31 October 2018
Netherlands and Australia.
HDR Scholarship – Young people’s learning in digital worlds: the alienation and re-imagining of education
A Ph.D. scholarship is available in the School of Education, Faculty of Arts and Education. The Ph.D. student will initiate and conduct research on the topic ‘Young people’s learning in digital worlds: the alienation and re-imagining of education’ led by Prof Julian Sefton-Green and Dr. Eve Mayes. The successful applicant will be based at the Melbourne Burwood Campus.
This project is about developing a study on young people’s development and learning in digital worlds and draws on interdisciplinary perspectives, therefore potentially building on the candidate’s previous studies in media and communication studies, youth studies, learning, education, digital citizenship, and cultural studies.
Specializations for studying on this opportunity:
SYRIA, IRAQ, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, TURKEY, IRAN & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.
Check and know more about the Eligible countries from HERE .
- This scholarship is open domestic and international candidates.
- Applicants must meet Deakin’s Ph.D. entry requirements, be enrolling full time and hold an Honours degree (First Class) or an equivalent standard Master’s degree with a substantial research component.
Additional desirable criteria include:
- Excellent writing skills.
- Excellent social and communicative skills, and willingness to collaborate.
- Excellent research skills: experience with independently carrying out empirical research, experience with qualitative research (conducting interviews, qualitative analysis), preferably also experience with quantitative research.
- Disciplinary knowledge and/or affinity with the following fields: digital media, youth studies, learning sciences, education, social anthropology, digital citizenship and cultural diversity.
- Willingness to engage in international research (international travel).
To know more information about the Honours degree and the standard master pleas click Here.
- A stipend of $27,082 per annum tax exempt (2018 rate) .
- For international students only: Tuition fee and overseas health coverage for the duration of four years.
First Step: You needs to be supported by two referee reports from current or former lecturers or academic or employment supervisors who are able to comment on your research expertise and potential. To see the referee reports please click HERE you have to fill this reports and send them back Deakin.
Second Step: Before you apply for a research degree, you’ll need to develop a research proposal. know more about the research proposal from HERE.
Third Step: If your first language isn’t English, or if your degree qualifications weren’t undertaken in English, please provide evidence of English proficiency.
- IELTS: International English Language Testing System: Band C: overall 7.0, no band less than 6.5.
- TOEFL (IBT): Test of English as a Foreign Language (internet based test): 94 Writing 24.
Prepare the following relevant documents/information:
- Prepare and submit your curriculum vitae or résumé as part of your online application in section 1.
- Provide transcripts of all tertiary education studies taken outside Deakin. Transcripts should indicate the name of the qualification, the institution, the years of study, the subjects/units undertaken, the grades achieved, explanatory notes concerning the grades and proof that the qualification was completed. If transcripts are in a foreign language, an English translation is to be supplied.
- If you’ve previously been enrolled in a research degree at another institution, or are applying to transfer your research degree from elsewhere, proof of your commencement date and evidence of any intermissions or changes of candidature (e.g. from full time to part-time) are to be provided.
- If you’ve had your research published, outline your contribution to the work, state whether the journal or conference was national or international, submit a copy of the contents page and abstract page for each item but don’t attach the full article.
- For each published work provide full bibliographic references.
- You will need to submit evidence of your citizenship and personal details (name, date of birth, etc.). Please provide:
- a certified copy of your birth certificate, relevant pages of your passport or a citizenship certificate if you’re an Australian or New Zealand citizen.
- a certified copy of the relevant pages of your passport showing your visa or a letter with your residency status from the Department of Home Affairs if you’re an Australian permanent resident.
- a certified copy of relevant pages of your passport showing your identity and citizenship if you’re an international passport holder.
- proof of any changes of name (e.g. marriage certificate) if applicable.
Fifth Step: Apply online
Answer all questions thoroughly in your online application and attach all requested documents. If information from the above information is missing it may affect your chances of being accepted.
In this step you will be asked about the following information each one on details:
Check more information about how to apply from HERE.
For more information and questions click HERE.
Know more about this opportunity:
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Mahmoud Gomaa/ Egypt “
Reviewed by” Menna Faramawy/ Egypt”
“ Somiyah Elhassawy/ Egypt ”
MARJ3 Scholarships team