Tuition and Allowances
Allowances and tuition will be paid for up to 24-months for Masters students and over 3 years for a PhD candidate.
Allowances* are outlined below:
||FJD750 as a one-off payment
||FJD1,900, as a one-off payment, if applicable
||This is applicable to certain applicants ONLY if the criteria are met- as per USP Dependent Allowance Criteria
*Please note that these are indicative only and are dependent on your personal circumstances. For more exact details, please discuss with the contact at your chosen university.
Successful scholarship holders will have access to a Research Grant of up to a maximum of:
- FJD20,000 (USP)/FJD17,500 (FNU) for Masters’ students, and
- FJD45,000 (USP)/FJD40,000 (FNU) for PhD students
This grant funding is to cover research operating costs, minor equipment, and travel expenses essential to undertake research.
The Research Grant will be considered and allocated based on a detailed research proposal and supporting budget prepared by the student in consultation with his/her supervisor and the ACIAR co-supervisor.
Successful PASS-CR scholars will have additional academic support from the Australian Centre for Pacific Islands Research at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC), including access to USC Library resources, HDR training workshops, student placements with a relevant agency or business, and networking opportunities.