Western Sydney University International Scholarships

Western Sydney University International Scholarships
Western Sydney University International Scholarships

Western Sydney University International Scholarships are open to candidates who are looking forward to applying for the Ph.D. International Scholarships in Neuromorphic Hardware for Epileptic Seizure Prediction for the 2022-2023 academic session.

This scholarship opportunity is open to the domestic and international candidate who is required to undertake a minimum of one year of industry experience at IBM or another relevant industry partner. The 12 months do not have to be undertaken in a single period.

Western Sydney University is an Australian multi-campus university ranked 51st in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings and is strongly positioned among the top 2% of international universities aimed at assuring the success of its candidates, impactful analysis and merit, sustainability, equity, and modification.

Why Apply for the Western Sydney University International Scholarships?

Western Sydney University deeply values academic quality, standards, and the quest for knowledge, academic excellence, integrity, and the pursuit of knowledge.

  • A tax-free stipend of $31,828(AUD) per annum for up to 3.5 years to support living costs will be awarded to both Domestic candidates and International eligible candidates, supported by the Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset.
  • Support for conference attendance, fieldwork, and additional costs as approved by MARCS.


Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Western Sydney University
  • Application Deadline:  Applications close on 30 April 2022 at 11.59 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST).
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: $31,828(AUD)
  • Number of Awards: N/A
  • Nationality: Domestic and International students
  • The award can be taken in Australia 

Western Sydney University International Scholarships’ Eligibility     

 

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Eligible candidates can apply for a Ph.D. degree in Neuromorphic Hardware for Epileptic Seizure Prediction and demonstrate strong academic performance in subjects relevant to electrical engineering, computer science, signal processing, and neuroscience, and have a cognition of the importance of AI applications in data-intensive medical contexts, to facilitate the next generation of data-driven and machine learning-based medical technologies.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Candidates are required to meet all the following criteria to be eligible for the scholarship:
  • Demonstrate strong academic performance in subjects pertinent to electrical engineering, computer science, signal processing, and neuroscience and understand the importance of AI applications in data-intensive medical contexts, to facilitate the next generation of data-driven and machine learning-based medical technologies.
  • Spend a minimum of 12 months at IBM or an industry partner. This does not need to be taken over consecutive months – it can be spread out over the enrolment period.
  • Residence in Australia for the duration of their studies, except for periods of approved overseas study leave.
  • Not receive income from another source to support general living costs while undertaking the program if that income is higher than 75% of the stipend rate.
  • Be enthusiastic and highly motivated to undertake further study at an advanced level.

Application Procedure

 

  • How to Apply for the Western Sydney University International Scholarships: Candidates are required to first submit an admission application on the university portal. Following the step-by-step instructions on how to apply for a project scholarship, applicants must mail the project application process; please contact the Graduate Research School: scholarships@westernsydney.edu.au.
  • Supporting Documents: Candidates are expected to present academic transcripts and other necessary documents.
  • Admission Requirements: 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) a Research Masters’s degree, or (iv) equivalent overseas qualifications.
  • Language Requirement: If English is not your first language as defined above and you do not have any degrees where the medium of instruction was English, you must demonstrate your English language proficiency by achieving a prescribed level in an approved English examination or test.
  • IELTS (Academic version):-Minimum 6.5 overall score; Minimum 6.0 in each subtest
  • TOEFL (Internet-based score):- Minimum total score 82;
  • Minimum:- Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13
  • PTE (Academic):-Minimum 58 overall;
  • No communication skills less than 50

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