What does the scholarship provide?
Domestic candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of $30,000(AUD) per annum for up to 3 years to support living costs, supported by the Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset. International candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of $30,000(AUD) per annum for up to 3 years to support living costs. Those with a strong track record will be eligible for a tuition fee waiver. Support for conference attendance, fieldwork and additional costs as approved by the Institute up to a value of $15,000.
International candidates are required to hold an Overseas Student Health Care (OSHC) insurance policy for the duration their study in Australia. This cost is not covered by the scholarship.
We welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds, who are keen to apply their skills to the domain of music instrument learning. In particular, the project is suitable for candidates with strong interests in cognitive science and music education.
The successful applicant should: hold qualifications and experience equal to one of the following (i) an Australian First Class Bachelor (Honours) degree, (ii) coursework Masters with at least 25% research component, (iii) Research Masters degree, or (iv) equivalent overseas qualifications. demonstrate strong academic performance in subjects relevant to research design. be willing to learn analytical techniques specific to measuring musical performances. be enthusiastic and highly motivated to undertake further study at an advanced level.
International applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency.