The Marcia Nicholl Research Top Up Scholarship honours the memory of Marcia Nicholl, who graduated from the University of South Australia in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts (Liberal Studies). This perpetual scholarship is designed to empower female students to undertake a Doctorate by Research or Masters by Research, by providing financial support throughout the program for the maximum period of up to three years full-time, or where necessary, six years part-time.
The Top Up Scholarship is available to female students who are:
Applicants are required to hold a Research Training P rogram Domestic Stipend (RTPDSTIP) or a University of South Australia Postgraduate Award (USAPA). Eligible international students are required to hold a Research Training Program International Stipend (RTPISTIP) , a University President's Scholarship (UPS), or an International Research Tuition Scholarship, and be able to study full-time.
Applicants are required to provide a Curriculum Vitae and written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:
Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide a reference from their principal supervisor and attend a selection panel interview.
Preference will be given to a full-time students who can demonstrate academic achievement and/or positive involvement with the community.