Category - Australia scholarship

Vice-Chancellor’s International Postgraduate Scholarships at University of Southern Queensland

University of Southern Queensland
Postgraduate Coursework

Deadline: 11 Mar 2016 (annual)
Study in:  Australia
Course starts Sem 2, 2016

Brief description:

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) will offer one scholarship in Semester 2, 2016 to an outstanding international student intending to study a full-time postgraduate degree by coursework at the University.

Host Institution(s):

University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Level/Field of study:

Any full-time postgraduate degree by coursework taught on-campus at one of the USQ campuses

Number of Awards:


Target group:

International Students

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship will have a maximum value of $5,000.


To be considered for a scholarship applicants must:

•  be an international student studying on-campus at Toowoomba, Springfield, Fraser Coast or Ipswich
•  be enrolling in a minimum of four study units
•  have an excellent Grade Point Average (GPA) – 80% or higher
•  be commencing study in the Semester indicated on their Letter of Offer – Semester 2, 2016
•  be commencing studies in a postgraduate coursework degree program.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

To apply for this scholarship, you must complete an International Student Application Form and the International Scholarship Application Form and supporting documents. Applications close at 5pm, 11 March 2016.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.  Applications forms can be downloaded at the official website.


Official Scholarship Website:

CDU Vice-Chancellor’s International High Achievers Scholarships

Charles Darwin University
Bachelors/Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 May 2017
Study in: Australia
Course starts Semester 2, 2017

Brief description:

Charles Darwin University (CDU) offers the Vice-Chancellor’s International High Achievers Scholarships to international students who have a record of academic excellence and high achievement and who are seeking to
 commence an Undergraduate or Postgraduate coursework degree at CDU.

Host Institution(s):

Charles Darwin University, Australia

Level/Field(s) of study:

Any Undergraduate or Postgraduate Coursework Degree offered at the University.

Number of Scholarships:


Target group:

International students

Scholarship value/duration:

25% or 50% of the tuition fee. The tuition scholarships apply to the 
tuition fees for the full duration of the degree.


Eligible applicants must:

• A demonstrated record of academic excellence and high achievement in previous relevant studies and qualifications
• Must meet the University’s academic and English entry requirement
• An unconditional offer (SVP cleared) of admission to the degree at CDU for Semester 2, 2017
• Not hold a scholarship from an Australian or foreign sponsoring agency
• Submitted a completed application for the scholarship by 1 May 2017 for commencement in Semester 2, 2017
• Not hold a current Australian Citizenship, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Citizenship.

Please note: the VCIHAS scholarships are very competitive and meeting the minimum eligibility standards described above does not guarantee that you will be awarded a scholarship.

Application instructions:

To apply, you must complete the scholarship application form and submit it together with your application for admission to a degree program at CDU. Deadline for applications is 1 May 2017 for commencement in Semester 2, 2017.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to download the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

Australia: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships at the University of Queensland for International Students, 2017/2018

The University of Queensland scholarships are available for outstanding international students in undergraduate or postgraduate coursework programs in science at UQ.


Application Deadlines: 

  • 1st June 2017
  • 1st December 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): Australia


About the Award: Two different scholarships are available:

* The Full Degree Scholarship is awarded to students enrolling in year one of a UQ Faculty of Science full degree program and is a single payment of AU$10,000

* The Advanced Standing Scholarship is awarded to students enrolling in a UQ Faculty of Science program with advanced standing (credit articulation), for example on the basis of previous study at a Polytechnic, and is a single payment of AU$3,000.



Eligibility: To be eligible for a UQ Science International Scholarship, you must:

  • Be classified as an international student in Australia
  • Have an unconditional or a conditional offer (with all conditions met by the scholarship closing date) from UQ
    • For undergraduate programs, have completed senior high school and obtained an entry score that equates to a Queensland Tertiary Education rank of 96 or higher
    • For postgraduate programs, have completed an undergraduate degree and obtained a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 6 or higher on a 7-point scale
    • Not have already commenced your studies at UQ, even if you seek a change of program
    • Not simultaneously hold another scholarship

    Selection Criteria: Following the closing date, UQ will select winners based on a competitive, merit-based process, based on:

    • Candidates’ academic performance as demonstrated by their Grade Point Averages (GPA)
    • Candidates’ potential to contribute to science, assessed on the basis of their personal statements

    Number of Awardees: Not specified

    Value of Scholarship: AU$3,000 or AU$10,000 depending on the award

How to Apply: For either the Full Degree Scholarship or the Advanced Standing Scholarship:

  1. Lodge an official UQ undergraduate or postgraduate application form for international students for entry into one of the eligible Science programs either directly to UQ or through your agent.
  2. Receive a UQ Student ID Number and an unconditional offer (or a conditional offer providing that all conditions are to be met by the scholarship closing date).
  3. Complete and submit the Science International Scholarship online application form.

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