University College Postgraduate Research Scholarship (UCPRS)


This scholarship is awarded and administered by the University College to support students (both international and local) to undertake a postgraduate research degree at UNSW Canberra. The scholarship is only available for full-time on campus study at UNSW Canberra

The annual stipend for 2016 is AUD$26,288 as per the APA rate plus an additional AUD$1,200 per annum top-up. The stipend is paid in fortnightly instalments.

NOTE: There is no application for this scholarship. Applicants who apply for Domestic or International Research Student Scholarships will be automatically considered for a UCPRS. UNSW Canberra does not support scholarships for Master of Philosophy or Professional Dotorate candidates.

Prospective students with outstanding performance (roughly equivalent to the top 40% of first class Hons students) may be eligible for an out of session UCPRS offer.

*University College Postgraduate Research Scholarship Top-Up (UCPRS - Top Up)A top-up of AUD$1,200 per annum is paid to all UCPRS award holders. Award holders in receipt of a Domestic Postgraduate Research Scholarship (APA/UPA) or an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS/UIPA) will also receive a top-up of AUD$1,200 pa to bring them in line with the UCPRS.