The scholarship is open to students who have completed at least 2.5 years of their PhD studies but require more time to complete their thesis.
The Shafi Family Scholarship was established to assist and encourage students, preferably from developing countries who are undertaking a PhD in Engineering. Its purpose is to recognise and reward talent and assist in meeting their education costs. The scholarship is a contribution to tuition fees only. The Closing date for applications ends on November 1st.
The scholarship is open to students who have completed at least 2.5 years of their PhD studies but require more time to complete their thesis. Previous scholarship holders will be considered. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of an assessment of the student’s ability to complete the thesis within the specified timeframe. First preference will be given to students from developing countries followed by those that can demonstrate clear financial hardship which could impact their ability to complete their studies.
Up to $5,000 (subject to funds availability) – (fees will be paid directly by the Scholarship Office into the student’s fees account)
Tenure for award
How do students apply?
Applicants will be asked to complete all documentation included in the application form.
Applications will be considered by the Engineering Faculty Research Committee.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this Award?
Victoria University Foundation will expect recipients to write a letter of thanks to the donor on receipt of the award
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