Many students from all over the globe seeks admission in different universities of Australia but unfortunately many are unable to do so because of crucial problems like financial need. So many different foundations have started funding the international students who are talented and extra – ordinarily meritorious, but due to financial need or some other problem can’t afford to take admission. Some scholarships are also provided on the basis of GRE score.
Given below are some of the scholarships available for admission in Masters’ degree in Australia in any university for the international students. Although the list contains mainly those scholarships in which Indian students are eligible.
The scholarships that are available for the Masters’ degree in Australia are:
1. Rotary Scholarship
Rotary International offers some scholarships worldwide for the periods of 3 months, 6 months, 1 year and 2 years.
Eligibility: Applicants must have completed at least two years of university or college education, or must have a secondary school education and have been employed in a recognized vocation for at least two years when the scholarship begins. The applicants must be citizens of the country in which there is a Rotary club.
Scholarship Amount: The amount that shall cover all the academic expenses.
How to Apply: Applicants must initially apply through a Rotary club located in the area of their legal permanent residence, or the place of their full – time study or employment. Differently disabled persons and the members of Rotary clubs are eligible and encouraged to apply.
2. International Postgraduate Research Scholarship
IPRS enables international students to undertake a postgraduate research qualification in Australia and gain experience with leading Australian researchers. A sum of 330 International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) places are awarded each year at the cost of around $ 20m per annum.
Eligibility: Applicants must have completed at least two years of university or college studies, or must have a secondary school education and have been employed in a recognized vocation for at least two years when the scholarship begins. All the applicants must be citizens of the country in which Rotary club exists.
Scholarship Amount: The amount that could cover all the academic expenses.
How to Apply: Applicants must initially apply through a Rotary club located in the area of their legal or permanent residence, or place of full – time study or employment. Persons with some disabilities and members of Rotary clubs are eligible and encouraged to apply.
3. Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship Awards
This scholarship award provides full financial support for the international students aspiring to pursue their postgraduate degree from any university of Australia for the tenure of 2 to 3.5 years.
Eligibility: International candidates those who are not holding dual citizenship with Australia, is holding their undergraduate degree along with high academic achievements is eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Amount: Up to $ AUD 1,18,500 including the travel allowance, establishment allowance, monthly stipend, tuition fees per semester, health and travel insurances, etc.
How to Apply: The candidates can apply online through website.
4. Australia Awards Scholarship
This was previously known as Australian Development Scholarship and is for the different students coming from all round the globe who wish to pursue their Masters’ in Australia.
Eligibility: The international candidates who are holding their bachelor’s degree, not currently serving military personnel, not holding an Australian – Government funded scholarship within two years from now are eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Amount: The amount that would cover the full tuition fees, return air travel, establishment allowance, contribution to living expenses, overseas student health cover, etc.
How to Apply: The candidates have to apply online through the Online Australia Scholarship Information System (OASIS) in which the candidate may have to answer some questions to establish their eligibility. This application should be filled up and submitted on or before the mentioned deadline. By any chance if the application could not be submitted online, the candidate may also apply through mail.
5. Australia Awards Fellowship
This scholarship was previously known as Australia Leadership Awards. It is a component of the regional program that aims to develop leadership and build partnerships and linkages with developing countries.
Eligibility: Any international candidates those of who are holding the undergraduate degree, had been working in their country since four year at least, is able to join immediately and for the specified term is eligible for the scholarship.
Scholarship Amount: A maximum of $ 35,000
How to Apply: Candidates cannot apply directly. They needs to be sponsored by different Australian organizations. They may initiate a contact with any Australian organization to explore the latter’s interest in applying for the fellowship funding.
6. Endeavour Executive Awards
This award provides professional development opportunities in Australia for high achievers in the fields of business, industry, education, government etc. from the countries.
Eligibility: Any international candidates those are holding their undergraduate degree, are not holding dual citizenship and had not received this endeavor award within two years from now are eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Amount: A total of $ 18,500 including travel allowance, establishment allowance, monthly stipend, health insurance, etc.
How to Apply: The candidate should apply online through website.
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