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Scholarship details

RTP2021 R2 Digital Disability and Disability Media

Status: Open

Applications open: 15/07/2020
Applications close: 1/09/2020

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About this scholarship

This project will look at the important role communications technology and social media can play for people with disabilities to provide access to society from which they may otherwise be excluded. The project will focus on the factors that make this technology accessible as well barriers that may exist. The project has potential to explore a number of areas including different disability communities, or different specific types or classes on technology, such as social media, podcasting, gaming, or online steaming video services. This RTP scholar will join an existing team of HDR students, post docs and more experienced researchers from the Digital Inclusion and Media Access stream of the Centre for Culture and Technology with Professor Mike Kent.

  • Future Students
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Higher Degree by Research
  • Australian Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • International Student
  • Merit Based

Total value of the annual scholarships (stipend and fees) is approx. $60,000 - $70,000 p.a.

Curtin PhD Stipends are valued at $28,092 p.a. for up to a maximum of 3.5 years.

Successful applicants will receive a 100% Fee offset.

Scholarship Details

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All applicable HDR courses

·         English language IELTS level of: 6.5

·         Future Higher degree by research applicants

Application process

To apply for this project opportunity applicants must submit an email to the contact Project lead listed below. The email must include their current curriculum vitae, a summary of their research skills and experience and the reason they are interested in this specific project.

The Project Lead will select one preferred applicant for this project and complete a Primary reference on their behalf. 

After confirmation from the Project Lead that they will receive a primary reference for this project the applicant must submit an eApplication for admission into the applicable HDR course no later than 1st September 2020.

All applicants must send an external referee template to their chosen external reference. 

All references are confidential and must be submitted by the referee directly to HDRSCH-applications@curtin.edu.au no later than 1st September 2020.

Scholarship applications submitted without a primary reference or a completed application for admission will be considered incomplete.

For further information on the application process or for more RTP2021 Round 2 scholarship project opportunities visit: https://scholarships.curtin.edu.au/hdr-scholarships-funding/rtp-policy/ 

Enrolment Requirements

Eligible to enrol in a Higher Degree by Research Course at Curtin University by March 2021

Enquiries

To apply for this project opportunity email your current curriculum vitae, a summary of their research skills and experience and the reason you are interested in this specific project to:

Name: Prof Mike Kent

Email: m.kent@curtin.edu.au

Contact Number: +61 412 442 808

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