Ten Scholarships Worth Looking at for 2020
Study in Australia on partial and fully funded scholarships has never been as easy as it is now. The Government of Australia, as well as Australian universities, offer attractive awards to students for various academic degrees. This article sums up to ten best scholarships offered in Australia which you will find helpful no matter at whatever stage of academic career you are at. Top Ten Australian Universities.
1. Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI)
ASI attracts outstanding postgraduate students globally to commence their masters or doctorate degree at the University of Adelaide. The award covers tuition fees, living allowance and overseas student health cover. Check online: https://www.adelaide.edu.au/graduatecentre/scholarships/research-international/opportunities/adelaide-scholarship-international/.
2. Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS)
The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade offers AAS scholarships to developing countries (especially people from the Indo-Pacific region) for full-time undergraduate / postgraduate study. AAS is offered at Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions and participating Australian universities. These scholarships aim to contribute towards the development needs of countries that are a partner to Australia. Hence, knowledge acquired and skills developed by the students under this program help them in contributing to the development of their countries. The award covers full tuition fees, return air travel, establishment allowance, Overseas Student Health Cover, among others. The programmes offered are related to the country’s priority areas for development.
3. Macquarie Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships
This highly competitive scholarship is awarded to international students in recognition of their academic excellence. The scholarship based on academic merit is offered at the bachelors and masters level.
4. Australia Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships
This program provides block grants to higher education providers to support both local and overseas students who are undertaking a masters or doctorate degrees in research. Under RTP, flexible funding is provided to the students and they are equipped with the skills necessary to excel in academia and other sections of the labour market. The benefits include one or more of the following: tuition fees, a stipend to meet the living cost and allowance to fulfil the secondary expenses of research.
5. Sydney Scholars Awards
This prestigious scholarship program in Australia offered at the undergraduate level provides an opportunity for studying at the University of Sydney. The award ranges from $6,000 to $10,000 per annum and is conferred to the students meeting the selection criteria.
6. University of Sydney International Scholarship (USydIS)
This scholarship program in Australia aims to attract international postgraduate students to undertake their research so as to promote R&D culture at the University of Sydney. USydIS is offered in all research disciplines and the applications are open throughout the year. The eligibility criteria for this program is the same as RTP Scholarship.
7. University of Melbourne Graduate Research Scholarships
Local Australian and international students can benefit from this scholarship which is available for undergraduate research at the University of Melbourne. The award includes general allowance and fee remission.
8. University of Melbourne Human Rights Scholarship
Students who want to pursue their undergraduate research in human rights and are dedicated to advance respect for human rights, have an excellent opportunity to study at the University of Melbourne on scholarship with benefits such as living allowance, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), among others.
9. Victoria University Graduate Research Scholarships
These scholarships support students with an excellent academic background for high-quality research in Australia. The applicants are selected for any one of the following programs based on merit: Research Training Program Stipend Scholarship (RTPSS) – International; Victoria University International Research Scholarship (VUIPRS); and Foley Collection Scholarship.
10. Commonwealth Government University of Newcastle Scholarships
The research scholarships available under this program are either funded by the Commonwealth Department of Education (known as Research Training Program – RTP) or the University of Newcastle. In both cases, an annual living allowance, tuition fees, and Overseas Student Health Cover (in some cases) is provided to the awardee.