Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the Implementation Officer and relevant enquiries contact and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) Scholarships procedure

Status Historic
Effective Date 3rd July 2017
Review Date 1st July 2020
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor
Approval Date 2nd July 2017
Expiry Date 25th November 2019
Implementation Officer Aaron Russell
Pro Vice-Chancellor Researcher Development and Integrity
+61 3 924 68268
Enquiries Contact Deakin Research
+61 3 924 68268

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

On 15 January 2019 administrative amendments were made to include a definition of partner, and to amend the definition of immediate family and parental leave to provide clarity and to align with the recent amendments made to University policies and procedures to ensure inclusiveness.


On 29 October 2018 administrative amendments were made to clauses 5ci, 62d and 62e of the Higher Degrees by Research Scholarships procedure to align with amendments made to the Diversity and Inclusion policy by replacing ‘spouse’ and ‘de facto partner’ with ‘partner’.


Administrative amendments were made to the Procedure on 14 June 2018 to replace the references of the ‘Pro Vice-Chancellor Research Training and Performance Enhancement’ with ‘Pro Vice-Chancellor Researcher Development and Integrity’ in clauses 20,21,35,48 and 55.


The following minor amendments were made to the Procedure on 18 December 2017:

- the duration of the RTP Fees Offset is now set out in clause 24

- all RTP Fees Offset information located in consecutive clauses

- updated the clause reference in clause 58 re acknowledgement of RTP Scholarship.