All Higher Degree by Research stipend scholarships, including those funded by grants or Faculty funds, must be formally established and approved by the Dean, Graduate Research. This process is facilitated by Graduate Research and involves the development of Conditions of Award.
An HDR stipend scholarship should not be advertised or offered for award without the appropriate approval.
At the development stage, Graduate Research will assist with development of scholarship Conditions of Award and policy compliance advice. Graduate Research can also provide advice on financial implications based on scholarship duration, leave provisions and allowances, and other scholarship related conditions and their implications for funding.
It is assumed that the funding contract or other scholarship decisions have been made (in consultation with Research and Innovation Services where required) before Graduate Research is contacted.
Graduate Research is not involved in negotiating the funding contract or student agreement associated with a funding contract (refer to Research and Innovation Services).
To establish an HDR Scholarship, the Faculty must submit the below documentation to Graduate Research: