Australia Scholarships

Scholarship Name: Deakin International Scholarship

Deadline: His scholarship is open to all students starting their studies at Deakin. It is recommended that scholarship applications be submitted at least one month prior to starting your studies at Deakin.

Eligibility: 

Applicants must:

  • Be a prospective international student for a coursework degree at Deakin University
  • Be eligible to study at Deakin University
  • Have achieved a 65% average (or equivalent) in previous studies.

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: Deakin University

Application process: Complete the Deakin International Scholarship Program application form (PDF, 536KB). Please email your completed form to the Deakin International Admissions office.

Website link: https://www.deakin.edu.au/study/fees-and-scholarships/scholarships/find-a-scholarship/deakin-international-scholarship

Total amount allotted: This scholarship is available for the normal duration of your course. 25% of your student contributions (tuition fees)

Scholarship Name: University od South Australia International Merit Scholarship

Deadline: Not Mentioned

Eligibility: 

  • Be a prospective international student
  • Be eligible to study in Australia
  • Not have accepted any other UniSA scholarship or bursary
  • Meet normal degree admission requirements for the degree applied into
  • Have achieved the UniSA equivalent of a credit average (Grade Point Average (GPA) 5.0) or above in previous studies or have an offer conditional upon completion of an award with a Credit average
  • Meet the minimum English language entry requirements for the degree applied into or have an offer conditional upon meeting the English language entry requirement.
  • You will automatically be assessed when applying for an eligible undergraduate (Bachelor) or postgraduate (Masters by Coursework) degree offered at UniSA

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: University of South Australia

Application process: 

  • Find the best degree for you
  • Check entry requirements. Confirm you meet all entry requirements (English, academic and degree specific requirements) for your degree.
  • Make sure your degree is eligible for these scholarships. See the list of eligible degrees below.
  • Apply for your degree. Once you have submitted an application for an eligible degree you will automatically be assessed and we will advise you if you’re successful.

Website link: https://international.unisa.edu.au/scholarships-and-sponsorships/international-merit-scholarship/

Total amount allotted: Recipients will receive a 15% reduction in their student contributions (tuition fees) for the duration of their chosen degree.

Scholarship Name: Swinburne International Excellence Postgraduate Scholarship

Deadline: Not Mentioned

Eligibility: 

  • Be a citizen of any country except Australia or New Zealand. Permanent residents of Australia are not eligible
  • Not be currently accepted or enrolled at Swinburne in a two-year master by coursework program
  • Have achieved an academic result of at least 60% GPA Australian standard equivalent
  • Not be holding another scholarship or reduced fee arrangement from Swinburne.

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: Swinburne University of Technology

Application process: You don’t need to submit a separate application* for these scholarships. Just apply for your Swinburne course of choice, and when we assess your course application we will automatically assess you for a Swinburne International scholarship.

Website link: https://www.swinburne.edu.au/study/international/scholarships/

Total amount allotted: For most master degrees: 10% – 75% off your course fees every year for a maximum of two years. For the Master of Science (Network Systems), the scholarship is valued at A$2500 towards your program, A$1000 for the first year and A$1500 for the second year

Scholarship Name: Australian National University

Deadline: Not Mentioned

Eligibility: You must be enrolled for the current academic year in a university/college as an undergraduate or graduate* student at the time of application. Full-time enrollment is not required; part-time enrollment is acceptable.

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: All graduate courses

Application process: Please click on the “Apply now” button on the top-right of this page to submit your application.

Website link: https://www.anu.edu.au/study/scholarships/find-a-scholarship/20192020-global-student-entrepreneur-awards-gsea

Total amount allotted: US$25,000

Scholarship Name: University of Sydney

Deadline: https://www.sydney.edu.au/scholarships/international/postgraduate-research/general.html

Eligibility: 

  • Indian citizen and resident
  • International student
  • Applied for a postgraduate degree

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: Many scholarships are available for International students

Application process: No application required. Nominations will be made by the Asha Community Health and Development Society (ASHA).

Website link: https://www.sydney.edu.au/scholarships/international/postgraduate-coursework/general.html

Total amount allotted: Up to $60,000

Scholarship Name: Destination Australia Scholarship (International Students)

Deadline: 16 January 2022

Eligibility: 

  • Scholarships are available only to students studying at UQ’s regional Gatton campus and living in a regional area.
  • For the current scholarships round, applicants must have a full offer for study in an approved program

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: University of Queensland Agriculture and Environment

Application process: Apply on the university website

Website link: https://scholarships.uq.edu.au/scholarship/destination-australia-scholarship-international-students#qt-scholarship_tabs-foundation-tabs-1

Total amount allotted: $15,000 per year

Scholarship Name: Monash International Merit Scholarship

Deadline: –

Eligibility: You must be an international student

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: All masters program

Application process: You must submit a separate application form for this scholarship

Website link: https://www.monash.edu/study/fees-scholarships/scholarships/find-a-scholarship/international-merit-5770?domestic=true

Total amount allotted: $10,000 per annum (48 credit points of study) paid per year

Scholarship Name: RMIT- Future Leaders Scholarship

Deadline: Not Mentioned

Eligibility: 

  • In order to qualify for this scholarship you must:
  • Be a citizen of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal or Pakistan
  • Hold or plan to apply for a student visa
  • Have an offer letter to commence from 2021 intakes onwards in one of the following programs* at RMIT: Bachelor degree*
  • Masters by Coursework
  • Not be an existing student who commence in another program within the same study level

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: RMIT

Application process: 

  • Check if your program is eligible to receive the scholarship.
  • No scholarship application is required.
  • If you are successful, you will receive an offer letter with the scholarship details outlined.

Website link: https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/international-students/apply-to-rmit-international-students/fees-and-scholarships/scholarships/future-leaders-scholarship

Total amount allotted: 20% tuition fee reduction for the program duration outlined on your offer letter.

Scholarship Name: Macquarie University-$10,000 Early Acceptance Scholarship

Deadline: Diiferent Courses have different deadlines

Eligibility: 

  • Be a citizen of Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan or Sri Lanka.
  • Meet the Academic and English requirements for a Macquarie University Bachelor or Postgraduate Coursework Degree which is longer than one session in duration. Be accepted into a Macquarie University Bachelor or Postgraduate Coursework Degree commencing in 2021 or 2022.

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: Macquarie University

Application process: You do not need to apply for this scholarship. You will be assessed for the scholarship when you apply for an eligible program to study with us. Applicants who meet the criteria will be automatically advised of their eligibility in their Macquarie University course offer letter.

Website link: https://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/scholarships/details/macquarie-university-south-asian-scholarship

Total amount allotted: This scholarship is valued at AUD $10,000 per year for the duration of your Bachelor or Master coursework degree (AUD $5,000 will be credited each session).

Scholarship Name: Macquarie University- Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship

Deadline: Not Mentioned

Eligibility: 

  • The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship is awarded to recognise academic excellence for international students. This highly competitive scholarship is based on academic merit and awarded to future students. Meet the Academic and English requirements for a Macquarie University Bachelor or Postgraduate Coursework Degree.
  • Achieve a minimum WAM equivalent of 65 for Postgraduate applications; or a minimum ATAR equivalent of 85 for Undergraduate applications.
  • Be accepted into a Macquarie University Bachelor or Postgraduate Coursework Degree commencing in 2021 or 2022.

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: Macquarie University

Application process: 

  • Applicants must complete an online course application form. Once your course application has been processed, you will receive a Macquarie University Student Number which is compulsory to submit the online scholarship application form.
  • Applicants must complete an online scholarship application form and type “VCIS” in the Scholarship Name field.

Website link: https://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/scholarships/details/vice-chancellors-international-scholarship

Total amount allotted: This scholarship provides up to AUD $10,000 applied towards your tuition fee.

Scholarship Name: MGSM scholarships and awards

Deadline: Not Mentioned

Eligibility: 

  • All applicants for MGSM scholarships must first meet the essential requirements for admission to an MGSM program, being:
  • An undergraduate degree and a minimum of two years’ relevant managerial or professional work experience (allowing direct entry into the MBA)
  • An undergraduate degree (allowing direct entry into the Master of Management)
  • Alternatively, a minimum of five years’ relevant professional/managerial work experience if no undergraduate degree is held (allowing access to the Graduate Diploma or Certificate in the first instance).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in English (if applicable).
  • In addition, successful scholarship candidates will usually possess a combination of some, or all, of the following qualities:
  • A strong university record of scholarship, such as a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.3 out of 5.0 or above (or equivalent) (except where a particular scholarship requires a higher GPA)
  • Financial need.
  • Strong leadership accomplishments and/or potential.
  • Community involvement.
  • Evidence of experiences where a global mindset is demonstrated.
  • Have the capacity to create sustainable value for companies and/or communities.
  • Demonstrate ethical citizenship.
  • Maturity, motivation and common sense.
  • The capacity to triumph over hardship.
  • There may be additional criteria relevant to each specific scholarship as detailed on the tables included in this document.

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: Macquarie University

Application process: To register interest for a scholarship, submit a Scholarship Application Cover Sheet, along with a personal statement (of no more than 1,000 words) addressing the selection criteria and outlining the reasons why you feel you should be awarded the scholarship for which you are applying. Your scholarship application should be submitted at the same time as your program application. A face-to-face interview, or phone/Skype interview, may be required.

Website link: https://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/scholarships/details/mgsm-scholarships-and-awards

Total amount allotted: UP TO 25 PER CENT OF TOTAL TUITION FEES

Scholarship Name: Macquarie University – Indian Partner Arts Scholarship

Deadline: Open year round

Eligibility: 

  • Be a citizen of India.
  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate program or be a recent graduate from:
  • St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata
  • Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi
  • The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai
  • Meet the Academic and English requirements for a Macquarie University Postgraduate Coursework Degree. Achieve a minimum WAM equivalent of 65.
  • Be accepted into a Macquarie University Postgraduate Coursework Degree commencing in 2021.
  • Accept your Admission Offer and pay by the deadline below:

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: 

  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate program or be a recent graduate from:
  • St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata
  • Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi
  • The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai

Application process: Please contact the International Office at your institute to nominate you for this scholarship or email mi.india@mq.edu.au for more information.

Website link: https://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/scholarships/details/indian-partner-arts-scholarship

Total amount allotted: 50% OF THE TOTAL TUITION FEE

Scholarship Name: Sydney Scholars India Equity Scholarship

Deadline: Not Mentioned

Eligibility: 

a. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be an international student as defined in the Higher Education Support Act 2003. This excludes Australian citizens and permanent residence.
b. You must hold Indian citizenship and be a current resident of slum communities in Delhi, India where ASHA Society works. Proof of residency will be required.
c. The applicant must have applied for but not yet commenced a postgraduate coursework degree at the University of Sydney at the time of application for the award.
d. Applicants commencing a second degree at the University of Sydney are not eligible to apply.
e. Applicants wishing to be considered must first meet all requirements set by Asha Community Health and Development Society (ASHA) and be recommended as a preferred candidate by this organisation.

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: Not Mentioned

Application process:  –

Website link: https://www.sydney.edu.au/scholarships/e/sydney-scholars-india-equity-scholarship0.html

Total amount allotted:

a. One scholarship will be offered inclusive of normal full-time study load of the course:
i. Full tuition fee of postgraduate studies – up to $45,000 per year
ii. Annual living allowance – $12,000 per year
iii. Textbooks and annual return flight to India – up to $3,000 per year
iv. Overseas Health Cover for the duration of program – single cover only
v. Student Amenity Fees
vi. On-campus accommodation for the duration of the program will also be provided by the University in conjunction with the University Colleges.
b. Applicants must complete the ‘Acceptance of their Unconditional Admission Offer’ by the deadline associated with their scholarship offer round. Failing to do will result in the scholarship offer being rescinded.
c. On award, the student must remain enrolled at the University of Sydney after the census date.
d. Living allowance payments will be made to the student’s Australian bank account after the census date of each semester, however, the first instalment will be made within 7 business days upon arrival of studying. The student must contact the Scholarships Office upon arrival for payment to be processed timely.
e. Textbooks and one annual return flight to India will be reimbursed to student up to the value of $3000 upon presentation of receipts. Payment will be processed in April and September each year. The student must submit a claim form (PDF, 99kb) and attach receipts.
f. Deferral or suspension of the scholarship is not permitted.
g. The scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
h. No other amount is payable.
i. All amounts quoted are in Australian Dollars.

Scholarship Name: Sydney Scholars India Scholarship Program

Deadline: Application Closed

Eligibility: 

a. To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must be an international student as defined in the Higher Education Support Act 2003. This excludes Australian citizens and permanent residence.
b. You must hold Indian citizenship and be a current resident of India. Proof of residency will be required.
c. The applicant must have an unconditional offer of admission and not yet commenced an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree at the University of Sydney at the time of application for the award.
d. Applicants commencing a second degree at the University of Sydney are eligible to apply provided they have not previously held The Sydney Scholars India Scholarship.

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: –

Application process: Refer Website

Website link: https://www.sydney.edu.au/scholarships/e/sydney-scholars-india-scholarship-program.html

Total amount allotted: 500000

Scholarship Name: Australia Awards Scholarships

Deadline: Not Mentioned

Eligibility: 

a. Be a minimum of 18 years
b. Be a citizen of a participating country and be residing in and applying for the scholarship from their country of citizenship
c. Not be married, engaged to, or a de facto of a person who holds, or is eligible to hold, Australian or New Zealand citizenship
d. Not be current serving military personnel
e. Not be a citizen of Australia, hold permanent residency in Australia
f. Not be applying for another long‐term Australia Award u
g. Have satisfied any specific criteria established by the Program Area or the government of the applicant’s country of citizenship
h. Be able to satisfy the admission requirements.
i. Be able to satisfy all requirements of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection
j. Applicants must inform the Program Area of any connection or relationship to staff employed

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: Not Mentioned

Application process: 

  • “Go to the Online Australia Scholarships Information System (OASIS). When you register online, you will be required to answer some questions to establish your eligibility. You will then be given a unique registration number, username and password.
  • OASIS – http://oasis.dfat.gov.auYou do not need to submit your application immediately. You can update your draft application form and supporting documentation until 30 April 2016, (or an earlier date specified on the relevant participating country profile).”

Website link: https://internationaleducation.gov.au/scholarships/pages/scholarships-landing.aspx

Total amount allotted: 

  • Full tuition fees
  • Return air travel-payment of a single return
  • Establishment allowance-accommodation expenses, text books, study materials A$5,000.
  • Contribution to Living Expenses (CLE) – fortnightly contribution – summing upto A$30,000 per year.
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) the student’s basic medical costs.
  • Pre-course English (PCE) fees-if deemed necessary PCE
  • Fieldwork (for research awardees and Master by coursework – one return economy class airfare.
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