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Now Open: Australia Awards Scholarships for 10000 African Students 2018/2019 – with at least 3rd Class

From 1st September, application opens for Australia Awards Scholarships 2017/2018. There are two categories of Award: Australian Awards Scholarships, to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at Masters level. And Australia Awards Short Courses, to undertake short-term, targeted professional training courses, in Australia and/or in Africa, in a range of development-focused sectors.

Application Deadline: 15th December, 2017 | Application for Short Courses closes 15th January, 2018.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroun, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo(Republic of), Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia etc.

In addition to the above, the following countries are eligible for Short Course Awards (SCAs)

Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Mauritania, Niger, North Sudan, Republic of Guinea, South Sudan

To be taken at: African or Australian Universities.

Priority Fields (varies by African country)

  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Education
  • Health
  • Public Policy (including public sector management, public sector reform, trade, international diplomacy)
  • Environmental Management
  • Natural Resource Management (including mining related subjects)
  • Technical and Vocational Education & Training (available for Short Courses only)
  • Energy (including Natural Gas and Oil Technology)
  • Infrastructure
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Transport (including Ports, Roads and Airports Management)

About the Award: Australia Awards, a cornerstone of the Australian Government’s development assistance program for Africa, provide access to postgraduate education, training and professional development opportunities for suitably qualified Africans from eligible countries. On their return to the workplace, Australia Awards Alumni are expected to contribute actively to development in their home countries.

Offered Since: 1980

Type: Masters taught degrees and short courses

Eligibility: Varies by country (see link below for specific country eligibility criteria)

  • You must be at least 25 and not more than 50 years of age at the date of your application.
  • You must have at least three (3) years’ relevant post graduate work experience. This work experience must be in a role relevant to your proposed field of study and to your employment organization type (e.g. public sector applicants should demonstrate public sector work experience, and so on). Preference will be given to candidates with greater periods of experience.
  • You possess, as a minimum, a Bachelors degree (or the equivalent) from a recognized Institution of at least 4 years in length with at least a 3rd Class Pass.
  • Public sector candidates must comply with Government of Nigeria regulations for government employees wishing to apply for scholarships.
  • Public sector, private sector and civil society candidates must provide evidence of completion of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) when they apply.
  • You must not already hold, or be studying for, a Masters degree.
  • You must be willing to make a formal commitment to return to your current employment following completion of the award.
  • You must meet the general minimum eligibility criteria for Australia Awards Scholarships – refer to the Australia Awards Scholarships policy handbook.

Target Group

  • You are a national of an African country. See country list below
  • You are an early or mid-career professional working in the Public Sector, the Private Sector or a Non-Government Organization (Civil Society) in one of the listed priority fields of study.
  • You wish to undertake a Masters degree in Australia in one of the listed priority fields of study. You cannot study a Masters of Business Administration.
  • You have a clear vision for how you will use the knowledge gained through the Masters degree to improve policy, practice or education in the proposed field of study.
  • Gender Equality: Australia Awards target equal participation by women and men. Applications from women are strongly encouraged, and mechanisms are in place to support women applicants and Awardees.
  • Disability Inclusion: Australia Awards aim to ensure that people with a disability are given fair and equal opportunity to compete for and obtain a scholarship. Applications from people with a disability are strongly encouraged. Mechanisms are in place to support applicants and Awardees requiring specific assistance.

Number of Scholarships: Up to 1,000

Value of Scholarships: This is a Full government sponsored scholarship

Duration of Scholarship: For the duration of the programme

Select your country of origin. Follow the specific instruction on the page.

Sponsors: Australia Awards in Africa (AAA), an initiative of the Australian Government.

To Apply: Visit the Application Link

Commonwealth Government Scholarships 2018/19 | University of Newcastle, Australia

The University of Newcastle, Australia is offering University and Commonwealth Government Scholarships for Research Masters & PhD degree for international students.

About: Full-time research students are eligible to apply for University and Commonwealth Government scholarships, which are awarded during one main round offer. They provide a living allowance so you can commit to full-time study. Historically over 90% of international students hold a scholarship from UON or a sponsor.

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): University of Newcastle, Australia

Offered annually? Yes

Application Deadline: 16th February, 2018

Type: Masters, PhD

Selection Criteria: Scholarships are granted on the basis of academic merit, which includes your undergraduate grade point average and extra research attainments.

Eligibility: To be eligible for scholarship candidate must:

  • written statement of support from a UON supervisor
  • an satisfy the English proficiency requirement (IELTS of at least 6.5, 7.0 in some disciplines)
  • met admission eligibility criteria
  • be no more than two full-time equivalent years into their PhD (or one year for Masters) at the scholarship closing date in which you are applying.

Successful international scholarship candidates usually also have:

  • A master degree with strong research component
  • International peer reviewed research publication or research experience

Number of Scholarships: Several

Value of Scholarship: A scholarship funded by the University of Newcastle or the Commonwealth Government provides:

  • An annual living allowance $26, 682 per annum (2017 rate – indexed annually)

The scholarship may also include:

  • a relocation allowance (up to $1,500)
  • a full tuition fee scholarship
  • overseas student health cover (OSHC) (international students and their dependents)

Duration of Scholarship: PhD scholarships are for three years and Masters scholarships are for two years, less any tenure already completed towards a research degree.

How to Apply

Visit the Scholarship Webpage for details

Sponsors: The University of Newcastle and Commonwealth Government

Important Notes: ensure you attach the following documents to support your scholarship application:

  • Copies of research publications, exhibitions or conference papers
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Details of previous research experience e.g. research work experience / study
  • Any additional documents that may add to your scholarship application e.g. evidence of the award of a University Medal.
Application Deadline: 16th February, 2018.

International Students Scholarships | Edith Cowan University, Australia

The Edith Cowan University is inviting applications for IEEE Computer Society Cyber Security Scholarships. Scholarships are available for students intending to enroll in the Bachelor of Science (Cyber Security) or Master of Cyber Security at ECU.

ECU offers innovative and practical courses across a variety of disciplines and we have a vibrant research culture. ECU is a leader in developing alternative entry pathways to higher education.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for students intending to enroll in the Bachelor of Science (Cyber Security) or Master of Cyber Security at ECU.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Cyber Security.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship provides a 20% discount on your tuition fees for the duration of your course at ECU.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • Have achieved the minimum score on a relevant Certification from the IEEE Computer Society;
  • Be an international student intending to enroll in the Bachelor of Science (Cyber Security) or Master of Cyber Security at ECU, or be a domestic fee paying student intending to enroll in the Master of Cyber Security;
  • Meet ECU’s English and academic direct entry requirements for the course;
  • Not have a pending course application with ECU or be enrolled in the course at ECU; and
  • Commence your course within four months of being granted pre-approval for the scholarship.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have achieved the minimum score on a relevant Certification from the IEEE Computer Society;

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

How to Apply:

  • Email your IEEE certificate to studyecu-ay-ecu.edu.au
  • You will then be contacted to provide accompanying evidence to demonstrate you meet the scholarship eligibility criteria.
  • ECU will pre-approve or decline your scholarship eligibility.
  • If successful, you will be provided with specific instructions on how to apply for your course and redeem your scholarship.
  • If you are made an offer for an ECU course, your fees will be adjusted automatically.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website  for more details.

Application Deadline: 31st December, 2017.

Study in Australia: The University of Australia Research Scholarship for International Students, 2018

About University: The University of South Australia (UniSA) is a public research university in the Australian state of South Australia. It is the largest university in South Australia with more than 32,000 students.

The University of South Australia is happy to announce the availability of International Research Tuition Scholarship on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated research capability. The scholarship will cover international tuition fee for 3 years.

The aim of the scholarship is to enable and encourage talent students to reach international programmes

Degree Level: The scholarship is available to pursue research programme

Country of Study: Australia

Available Subject: The scholarship is awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Scholarship Benefits: The scholarship will cover the following:

  • The IRTS will cover the international tuition fee for 3 years (plus a possibility of a 6 month extension) for a PhD student and the international tuition fee for 2 years for a research master’s student.
    The scholarship does not cover overseas health cover and applicants are responsible for ensuring they have visa length overseas health cover for themselves and, if applicable, their family.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Commencing international research degree students
  • High quality with demonstrated research capability
  • Be supported by a strong supervisory panel(with end-user adviser on the supervisory panel, where appropriate), and be enrolled in a research-rich environment
  • In receipt of (or been awarded) a fully externally funded stipend scholarship, or in receipt of a living stipend supported by external funding.

Eligible Nationality: International applicants are eligible for the scholarship.

How to Apply

Applicants can use the Online Application

Scholarship Link

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Australian Scholarships at University of Wollongong for International Students, 2018

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is offering Sydney Business School Bursary Scheme for students commencing master’s courses in 2018. The bursaries offer a 15% reduction of the tuition fee per trimester of the study of applied.

Postgraduate programs are designed for individuals seeking to expand or deepen expertise, to build professional excellence or to enhance their leadership capabilities.

The Sydney Business School, which was established in 1997, builds on the traditional strength and reputation of the University of Wollongong (UOW). It is the graduate school of the Faculty of Business and offers high-quality postgraduate business programs at the Sydney CBD Campus located at Circular Quay, and UOW’s Wollongong Campus.

Course Level: Bursaries are available for pursuing master’s programme.

Study Subject: Bursaries are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: The bursaries offer a 15% reduction of the tuition fee per trimester of the study of applied.

Number of Scholarships: There is no limit on the number of Bursaries to be granted for students commencing in 2018 and they will be awarded at the time of offer.

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility: Students commencing their first trimester of study with UOW, Sydney Business School for the following 16 subject Masters courses and meeting all other conditions will be eligible for the Bursary:

  • Master of Applied Finance (double specialization)
  • Master of Business (double specialization)
  • Master of Business Administration (Advanced)
  • Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced)
  • Master of Science (Supply Chain Management & Project Management)

Students returning a signed acceptance of the Terms and Conditions and meeting all conditions will be eligible for the Bursary.

Nationality: The bursary will apply to the following citizenships only: India, Nepal, Vietnam, Pakistan, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Thailand, Iran, Kenya, Mongolia, Nigeria, Cambodia, Zimbabwe, Myanmar and Ghana.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have undergraduate degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: All students are required to meet the UOW English language requirement for their course.

How to Apply

You do not have to make a separate application for a bursary, as it will be awarded automatically when you receive an offer for an eligible course and meet scholarship requirements. Applicants will receive a bursary notification and Terms and Conditions of their bursary at the same time as their offer of admission into their course.

Official Scholarship Website

Application Deadline: Contact Employer

Work and Study in Australia: DOOLEYS Lidcombe International Scholarship at the Australian Catholic University

About: Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a public not-for-profit university funded by the Australian Government. Within the Catholic intellectual tradition and acting in Truth and Love, Australian Catholic University is committed to the pursuit of knowledge, the dignity of the human person and the common good. In The ACU Mission, the Australian Catholic University engages the Catholic Intellectual Tradition to bring a distinct perspective to higher education.

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is seeking applicants to apply for DOOLEYS Lidcombe Catholic Club Undergraduate Bursaries. Domestic and international students are eligible to apply for these bursaries.

Established in 1995 and donated by DOOLEYS Lidcombe Catholic Club Ltd, this bursary is designed to financially assist undergraduate students, suffering financial hardship, to continue their studies.

Country of Study: Australia

Degree Level: Bursaries are available to pursue undergraduate programme.

Available Subject: Bursaries are awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: The bursary is valued at $2,500, to be paid in one lump sum. There are ten bursaries available.

Number of Scholarships: There are ten bursaries available.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Citizenship: domestic and international students
  • Faculty: any
  • Course: any postgraduate course
  • Campus: North Sydney or Strathfield
  • Year level: any

Eligibility Nationality: Domestic and international students are eligible to apply for these bursaries.

How to Apply

Apply online by clicking the button below and completing the application form. You must attach the following documentation with your application:

  • A written statement of approximately 200 words outlining the hardship or barriers you have faced in accessing higher education, and how your degree will change your future.
  • Most recent Tax Assessment Notice OR
    Centrelink Income Statement OR
    the most recent 60 days of bank transactions AND pay slips from the last 6 weeks

Apply Now

Application Form

Application Deadline: 5th March, 2018.

Study in Australia: University of Queensland Fully Funded International Scholarships in Australia, 2017

The University of Queensland is pleased to offer Boeing – UQ Research Alliance PhD Scholarship to study full time in Australia.

This project will explore novel human-centric IoT opportunities that will interface with future Boeing real-time data communication frameworks or existing IT infrastructure in the factory space. It will aim to provide unobtrusive, contextually significant data production to support factory operator activities in a safety critical manufacturing environment.

The University of Queensland positively influences society by engaging in the pursuit of excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer, and application of knowledge. UQ helps shape the future by bringing together and developing leaders in their fields to inspire the next generation and to advance ideas that benefit the world.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded under the project Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) for Digital Aviation (Novel Human-centric Data Production in Smart Factories).

Scholarship Award: The selected student will receive a UQ Graduate School living stipend of $26,682 per annum (2017 rate) and an additional Boeing Top UP Scholarship of $14,150 per annum. The top-up will be awarded on a yearly basis according to satisfactory progress.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

To be eligible you must:

  • Be studying full-time and onshore in Australia.
  • Be nominated by an enrolling school or Institute at UQ.
  • Be assessed by the Graduate School as meeting all conditions for admission to the research higher degree program.
  • Not hold a qualification at the same or a higher level than the research higher degree program you are undertaking.
  • Not be receiving a living allowance award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the RTP Scholarship living allowance rate to undertake the research higher degree program.
  • Not be receiving a Commonwealth funded tuition fee scholarship.

Nationality: Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens, as well as International students, are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: In order to be considered applicants must not hold a qualification at the same or a higher level than the research higher degree program you are undertaking.

English Language Requirements: In order to be considered applicants should meet the UQ’s English language proficiency requirements.

How to Apply

To apply for admission and scholarship follow these easy steps. There is no separate application for the scholarship and you will be given the opportunity to request scholarship consideration on the application for admission.

Please ensure that you

  • Select both ‘I would like to be considered for a UQ scholarship to cover a living allowance and/ or tuition fee expenses’ AND ‘I am applying for, or have been awarded a scholarship or sponsorship’
  • Enter in the free-text field the scholarship name “QAAFI PhD Scholarship (QPhDs)” and “QAAFI” as the sponsor.

Official Scholarship Website

Application Deadline:  31st August, 2017.

Australian Government is Awarding Scholarships for 10,000 African Students (2018 Session)

About: Australia Awards, a cornerstone of the Australian Government’s development assistance program for Africa, provide access to postgraduate education, training and professional development opportunities for suitably qualified Africans from eligible countries. On their return to the workplace, Australia Awards Alumni are expected to contribute actively to development in their home countries.

From 1st September, application opens for Australia Awards Scholarships 2017/2018. There are two categories of Award: Australian Awards Scholarships, to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at Masters level. And Australia Awards Short Courses, to undertake short-term, targeted professional training courses, in Australia and/or in Africa, in a range of development-focused sectors.

Sponsors: Australia Awards in Africa (AAA), an initiative of the Australian Government

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroun, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo(Republic of), Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia.

In addition to the above, the following countries are eligible for Short Course Awards (SCAs)

Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Mauritania, Niger, North Sudan, Republic of Guinea, South Sudan.

To be taken at: African or Australian Universities (Choose Location).

Priority Fields (varies by African country)

  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Education
  • Health
  • Public Policy (including public sector management, public sector reform, trade, international diplomacy)
  • Environmental Management
  • Natural Resource Management (including mining related subjects)
  • Technical and Vocational Education & Training (available for Short Courses only)
  • Energy (including Natural Gas and Oil Technology)
  • Infrastructure
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Transport (including Ports, Roads and Airports Management)

Offered Since: 1980

Type: Masters taught degrees and short courses

Eligibility: Varies by country (see link below for specific country eligibility criteria)

  • You must be at least 25 and not more than 50 years of age at the date of your application.
  • You must have at least three (3) years’ relevant post graduate work experience. This work experience must be in a role relevant to your proposed field of study and to your employment organization type (e.g. public sector applicants should demonstrate public sector work experience, and so on). Preference will be given to candidates with greater periods of experience.
  • You possess, as a minimum, a Bachelors degree (or the equivalent) from a recognized Institution of at least 4 years in length with at least a 3rd Class Pass.
  • Public sector candidates must comply with Government of Nigeria regulations for government employees wishing to apply for scholarships.
  • Public sector, private sector and civil society candidates must provide evidence of completion of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) when they apply.
  • You must not already hold, or be studying for, a Masters degree.
  • You must be willing to make a formal commitment to return to your current employment following completion of the award.
  • You must meet the general minimum eligibility criteria for Australia Awards Scholarships – refer to the Australia Awards Scholarships policy handbook.

Target Group

  • You are a national of an African country. See country list below
  • You are an early or mid-career professional working in the Public Sector, the Private Sector or a Non-Government Organization (Civil Society) in one of the listed priority fields of study.
  • You wish to undertake a Masters degree in Australia in one of the listed priority fields of study. You cannot study a Masters of Business Administration.
  • You have a clear vision for how you will use the knowledge gained through the Masters degree to improve policy, practice or education in the proposed field of study.
  • Gender Equality: Australia Awards target equal participation by women and men. Applications from women are strongly encouraged, and mechanisms are in place to support women applicants and Awardees.
  • Disability Inclusion: Australia Awards aim to ensure that people with a disability are given fair and equal opportunity to compete for and obtain a scholarship. Applications from people with a disability are strongly encouraged. Mechanisms are in place to support applicants and Awardees requiring specific assistance.

Number of Scholarships: Up to 10,000

Value of Scholarships: This is a Full government sponsored scholarship

Duration of Scholarship: For the duration of the programme

How to Apply: Go to the following link: australiaawardsafrica.org/africa-map/

Follow the application link, select your country of origin, follow the specified instructions on the page.

Commonwealth/Australian Government Scholarships 2018/19 | University of Newcastle, Australia

The University of Newcastle, Australia is offering University and Commonwealth Government Scholarships for Research Masters & PhD degree for international students.

About: Full-time research students are eligible to apply for University and Commonwealth Government scholarships, which are awarded during one main round offer. They provide a living allowance so you can commit to full-time study. Historically over 90% of international students hold a scholarship from UON or a sponsor.

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): University of Newcastle, Australia

Offered annually? Yes

Sponsors: The University of Newcastle and Commonwealth Government

Application Deadline: 16th February, 2018.

Type: Masters, PhD

Selection Criteria: Scholarships are granted on the basis of academic merit, which includes your undergraduate grade point average and extra research attainments.

Eligibility: To be eligible for scholarship candidate must:

  • written statement of support from a UON supervisor
  • an satisfy the English proficiency requirement (IELTS of at least 6.5, 7.0 in some disciplines)
  • met admission eligibility criteria
  • be no more than two full-time equivalent years into their PhD (or one year for Masters) at the scholarship closing date in which you are applying.

Successful international scholarship candidates usually also have:

  • A master degree with strong research component
  • International peer reviewed research publication or research experience

Number of Scholarships: Several

Value of Scholarship: A scholarship funded by the University of Newcastle or the Commonwealth Government provides:

  • An annual living allowance $26, 682 per annum (2017 rate – indexed annually)

The scholarship may also include:

  • a relocation allowance (up to $1,500)
  • a full tuition fee scholarship
  • overseas student health cover (OSHC) (international students and their dependents)

Duration of Scholarship: PhD scholarships are for 3-years and Masters scholarships are for two years, less any tenure already completed towards a research degree.

How to Apply

Visit the Scholarship Webpage for details

Important Notes: ensure you attach the following documents to support your scholarship application:

  • Copies of research publications, exhibitions or conference papers
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Details of previous research experience e.g. research work experience / study
  • Any additional documents that may add to your scholarship application e.g. evidence of the award of a University Medal.
Application Deadline: 16th February, 2018.

$25,000 AUD Scholarship Opportunity in Sydney – Apply!

Here’s a $25,000 scholarship opportunity to study in International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS) in Australia. Australian Education system is one of the strongest world-wide in terms of quality, plus International Students can stay, live and work after school.

The ICMS scholarship program is provided to international students applicants who wants to seek admission and subsequently obtain an undergraduate degree certification at the International College of Management, Sydney.

Applications are invited from all eligible students that require financial aids for their study courses in the institution, beginning from 2017 to 2018 academic session

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • be International students
  • be commencing their studies at ICMS in September 2017
  • have received an offer of study at ICMS
  • have good academic records

Visit the Scholarship Webpage For More Information. The International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS).

Application Deadline: 4th August, 2017.
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