Scholarship Opportunities

University of Canberra Australian Postgraduate Award (UC APA) Scholarship

Students who have received a 1st Class Honours Award or equivalent from an Australian University may be eligible to receive an APA scholarship from the University of Canberra, worth up to $25,849 p.a., tax free (2015 rate) for up to 3.5 years to complete their doctoral studies.


The Norris Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Closing Date: 31 October 2014

The Norris Postgraduate Research Scholarship is generously funded from a gift by the late Professor Richard Norris of the Institute for Applied Ecology.

The Scholarship is offered for research in areas of research strength in the IAE (currently freshwater ecology, wildlife genetics and genomics, conservation biology and eco-chemistry and toxicology).

This full scholarship covers an APA level stipend ($25,849 per annum 2015 rate)(tax free for full time students and indexed annually) and allowances for 3 years, and is available to a domestic or international student. International applicants should carefully note the conditions governing the award.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to have identified a supervisor in the IAE and discussed a topic for research with that supervisor.


Candidates must be eligible to be enrolled at the University of Canberra and must submit their application for admission by the closing date, which is 31 October 2014.


Conditions governing the Scholarship can be found here: Awardee Conditions – Norris Scholarship

Further Information

The following link will direct you to the steps to apply for a University of Canberra Research Degree:

Please submit your application with the following cover letter to indicate that you are applying for the Norris Postgraduate Research Scholarship: Norris Scholarship Cover Letter