AMC offers a range of scholarships for research by higher degree to attract candidates of exceptional research potential to AMC's 'unique' research capabilities.
The selection criteria for these Scholarships are based on academic merit and demonstrated research potential.
We also provide our PhD candidates with a suite of practical resources throughout their Research by Higher Degree including laptops, opportunities for performance-based scholarship top ups, cloud data storage, a conference support fund, generic skilling and supportive candidature management.
John Foster ScholarshipsApplications accepted throughout the year for international and domestic students. Please contact the AMC Graduate Research Coordinator in your area of interest (see contact details below) - equivalent to a living allowance of $25,849 pa. (2015 full-time APA rate)
Further Information & EnquiriesFor details of the application process and further enquires, please contact the relevant AMC Graduate Research Co-ordinator:
- National Centre for Ports and Shipping
Dr Owen Nguyen
- National Centre for Marine Conservation and Resource Sustainability
Dr Phil Crosbie
Lodging an Application
To lodge an application for an AMC or UTAS scholarship, please visit: University of Tasmania Graduate Research website after discussions with the Graduate Research Coordinator.
Other Scholarships available to AMC candidates
- Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)
- Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (EIPRS)
- Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarships
In addition, Research Training Scheme (RTS) places are available to support Australian and New Zealand research candidates by providing full fee exemption for Research by Higher Degree studies.