Avondale Science Scholarships for Undergraduate Students in Australia

Avondale College of Higher EducationAvondale College of Higher Education offers scholarships for undergraduate students in Australia. Scholarships are provided in the field of science. The scholarship is available to any new student from Australia or New Zealand, who has citizenship or permanent resident status in any of the states or territories within these countries. The Science scholarship is worth $2,000 ($1,000 for each semester) for one year of study for students.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided in the field of science at Avondale College of Higher Education in Australia.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at Avondale College of Higher Education in Australia.
Scholarship Provider: Avondale College of Higher Education, Australia
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: The scholarship is available to any new student from Australia or New Zealand, who has citizenship or permanent resident status in any of the states or territories within these countries.
-The recipient must undertake a full study load of at least 24 credit points (4 units) per semester. Any approved cross-institutional study will be included when determining a student’s study load for each semester;

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Australia or New Zealand can apply for the scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Avondale offers up to 9 Science scholarships to new students to Avondale, from Australia and New Zealand, who have a passion for Science and a desire to study a Bachelor of Science at Avondale. The Science scholarship is worth $2,000 ($1,000 for each semester) for one year of study for students enrolled in the Science undergraduate degree.

Number of award(s):
 Nine scholarships will be offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships will be offered for one year.

What does it cover? The Science scholarship is worth $2,000 ($1,000 for each semester) for one year of study for students.

Selection Criteria: Application should address all of the following criteria and provide examples of evidence in relation to each of them.
Commitment to Avondale’s Adventist Christian values and lifestyle –
-Nurture: Explain how you have responded to your own needs and the needs of others in the past.
-Spirituality: Describe how you respond to God’s invitation to commune with Him in prayer, meditation, fellowship, study of the Bible and Sabbath rest.
-Balance: Explain how you develop a balanced program of spiritual growth, intellectual development, cultural enrichment, physical activity, relaxation and recreation.
-Excellence: Provide some examples of how you have aimed to reach the highest standard possible in your work and human relationships and how you know that you have reached the level of excellence that you have set for yourself.
-Service: Provide some examples of how you have responded when you became aware that others are in need of care and support both in Australia or New Zealand (as relevant) and overseas.

Notification: Where there are scholarships still available in the second semester, applications will be processed in the last week of July and applicants will be notified within 7 days.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadlines are 31 January 2014 (first round), 14 February 2014 (second round), 28 February 2014 (final round) or by 15 July 2014 for new students commencing in second semester.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

JMC Academy Undergraduate Scholarships in Australia

JMC AcademyJMC Academy offers six undergraduate scholarships in Australia. Scholarships are provided in the field of Audio Engineering and Sound Production, Film and Television Production, 3D Animation, Game Design, Contemporary Music and Performance and Entertainment Business Management. These scholarships cover the tuition fees for the first two full academic trimesters of study in one of the JMC Academy’s six Bachelor Degrees. These two trimesters are also commensurate with a complete Diploma course. The application deadline is 6 December, 2013.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided in the field of Audio Engineering and Sound Production, Film and Television Production, 3D Animation, Game Design, Contemporary Music and Performance and Entertainment Business Management.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: JMC Academy
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: To be considered for this highly competitive scholarship:
-You may be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
-You will need to have an ATAR or equivalent examination score of 65.00 or above or OP of 16 or below, with supporting evidence of relevant work experience or a portfolio of sample work.
-You must have completed Australian Year 12.
-You must attend a scholarship application interview at your local JMC Academy campus. A performance based audition will also be necessary for those students wishing to apply for the Contemporary Music and Performance Scholarship.
-You must satisfy the prerequisite studies for your nominated course.
-You must not have undertaken any previous study at tertiary level excluding TAFE and extension studies undertaken as part of a Year 12 program.
-Continuation of the scholarship is subject to satisfactory academic performance with maintenance of at least a credit average. To be considered for this high profile scholarship award, the applicant must display:
-Demonstrated willingness and ability to undertake full time study
-Demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in the creative industries.
-A willingness to advocate the merits and services of the JMC Academy to the public at large as outlined in the JMC Academy’s Ambassador Programme information. (This programme will be discussed during the interview).
-Maturity.
-Common sense.
-Clear and engaging personal presentation skills.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Australia can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The JMC Academy is offering six (6) undergraduate scholarships for the 2014 Academic year. Scholarships are provided in the field of Audio Engineering and Sound Production, Film and Television Production, 3D Animation, Game Design, Contemporary Music and Performance and Entertainment Business Management. These scholarships cover the tuition fees for the first two full academic trimesters of study in one of the JMC Academy’s six Bachelor Degrees. These two trimesters are also commensurate with a complete Diploma course.

Number of award(s): Six scholarships will be offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships will be offered for two full academic trimesters.

What does it cover? Tuition fees to the value of two full academic trimesters. These scholarships cover the tuition fees for the first two full academic trimesters of study in one of the JMC Academy’s six Bachelor Degrees. These two trimesters are also commensurate with a complete Diploma course.

Selection Criteria: Selection is based on a combination of academic merit as demonstrated by an ATAR score of 65.00 or OP of 16 or below, or equivalent, and an interview with the JMC Academy’s Head or representative of the Department nominated for study and a JMC Academy management member. Applications for Contemporary Music and Performance Scholarships will also require a performance based audition in conjunction with the interview. Further details are outlined in the application form.
-Selection is based on interview performance and a weighted score on the quality of sample work shown and/or demonstrated work experience in a field directly related to the chosen course of study.
-The applicant’s financial status or personal circumstances will not be considered in any way in the evaluation process.
-The applicant will be responsible for ensuring that academic results are provided to JMC Academy upon their release in order to be considered for a scholarship.
- JMC Academy reserves the right not to offer all the scholarships available and to set a maximum limit on scholarships available for any one course or in any one faculty.

Notification: Successful applicants will be notified about their scholarship award by the 28th of January, 2014.

How to Apply: All scholarship applications must include the following:
-A fully completed scholarship and general application form.
-One reference letter of recommendation from a Careers Advisor, High School Principal, High School Music Teacher or International Student Agent.
-A portfolio containing suitable documentation, samples of student work, employer letter or any other piece of information that you think may positively support your application. Portfolios should contain colour copies and not original documents. Portfolios remain the property of JMC Academy.
-To complete your application and qualify for the scholarship award, the above portfolio and documentation (sent to the campus by 5.00pm Friday 6 December, 2013) must be followed up with the submission of a copy of the student’s ATAR or equivalent examination score by Friday 3, January 2014.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 6 December, 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Herbert and Inge Littauer Scholarship in Nursing at RMIT in Australia

RMIT UniversityRMIT is offering Herbert and Inge Littauer scholarship for Australian citizen. Scholarship is available for studying nursing at diploma or degree level. Scholarship can provide assistance towards your study and living expenses (provides $2500 as a one-off payment). Applicants must be enrolled full time in an RMIT nursing program at diploma or bachelor degree level. The application deadline is 22 November 2013.

Study Subject (s): Scholarship is provided in the field of Nursing at RMIT in Australia.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing diploma or bachelor degree level at RMIT in Australia.
Scholarship Provider: RMIT, Australia
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
-be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a Permanent Humanitarian Visa holder
-be enrolled full time in an RMIT nursing program at diploma or bachelor degree level
-demonstrate educational disadvantage
-have at least one year of full time enrolment left of your program to complete in 2014.
-Preference will be given to students who are current or former refugees (hold/held a Permanent Humanitarian Visa). Should no suitable students apply, students with the following backgrounds will then be considered: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, non-English speaking who has resided in Australia for less than 10 years and relocated from rural/regional location to study at RMIT in Melbourne
-Previous recipients are encouraged to apply.
-Postgraduate students are ineligible to apply.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Australia can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: If you have experienced education hardship due to circumstances beyond your control and are studying nursing at diploma or degree level, this scholarship can provide assistance towards your study and living expenses.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? The scholarship provides $2500 as a one-off payment.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 22 November 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Health Sciences WACE International Scholarship at Curtin University in Australia

Curtin University of TechnologyCurtin University offers health sciences WACE international scholarship in Australia. Scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at Curtin University in Australia. The scholarship will provide 40% of international student tuition fees per annum for the duration of the undergraduate degree for which the scholarship is awarded. Applicant must be an international student studying onshore at the Bentley campus in Semester 1, 2014. The application deadline is 31st December 2013.

Study Subject (s): Scholarship is provided for all undergraduate Health Sciences courses in the fields of Exercise, Sports and Rehabilitation Science, Food Science and Technology, Health Promotion, Health, Safety and Environment, Health Sciences, Human Biology Pre clinical, Laboratory Medicine, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Psychology & Human Resource management, Social Work and Speech Pathology at Curtin University in Australia.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at Curtin University in Australia.
Scholarship Provider: Curtin University, Australia
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered for the Health Sciences WACE International Scholarship:
-Must have completed a WACE program through an education institution in Malaysia in 2013.
-Must be an international student studying onshore at the Bentley campus in Semester 1, 2014.
-Must achieve an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) equal to or above 85; met relevant course pre-requisite subject requirements and achieved a scaled mark of 50% or above in stage 2 or stage 3 English, Literature or English as an additional language/dialect in the year preceding studies at Curtin.
-Must submit a Curtin application for admission form to your WACE institution or directly to Curtin University by 31st December 2013.
-This scholarship covers all Health Sciences undergraduate degrees offered at Curtin University at the Bentley campus.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for the scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Health Sciences WACE International Scholarship has been developed by Faculty of Health Sciences to encourage and support international students who have chosen to study Health Sciences at Curtin University. The scholarship will provide 40% of international student tuition fees per annum for the normal expected duration of the undergraduate degree for which the scholarship is awarded.  An extension will be considered for students who wish to do an honours year.

Number of award(s): One scholarship will be offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for the duration of the undergraduate degree.

What does it cover? The scholarship will provide 40% of international student tuition fees per annum for the duration of the undergraduate degree for which the scholarship is awarded.

Selection criteria: The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applicants do not need to complete a separate application form to apply for this scholarship, but they must apply for admission at Curtin University as an international student and submit it to their institution or apply directly to Curtin University before the 31st December 2013.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st December 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Oyu Tolgoi International Scholarship for Mongolian Students

Oyu Tolgoi LLCOyu Tolgoi LLC offers scholarship for Mongolian students for pursuing undergraduate and graduate degree level. The international scholarship is provided to study at the University of British Columbia, Canada and Curtin University, Australia. Applicants should have a TOEFL and/or IELTS english language proficiency score relevant to the English language requirements of intended school of study (test results must be valid until January 2015) and must be expecting Bachelor of Engineering and/or master of engineering degree. Application should be submitted till 18th October, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is provided in the field of mining engineering, mechanical engineering, geology, geosciences, electrical engineering, mineral processing/metallurgy engineering, chemistry, and civil engineering (graduate) and mining engineering, mechanical engineering, geology, geosciences, electrical engineering, mineral processing/metallurgy engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, and environmental study (undergraduate).
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate and graduate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Oyu Tolgoi LLC
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada, Australia      

Eligibility: -Be a citizen of Mongolia
-Have a minimum GPA of 3.4 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
-Have a TOEFL and/or IELTS English language proficiency score relevant to the English language requirements of intended school of study (test results must be valid until January 2015)
-Must be expecting Bachelor of Engineering and/or Master of Engineering degree
-Must not hold other scholarships except for Oyu Tolgoi National scholarship
-Must not hold fulltime employment contract with the Oyu Tolgoi LLC
-For applicants for undergraduate study: Be a third and/or fourth year full time student at an accredited Mongolian university majoring in Mining engineering, Mechanical engineering, Geology, Geosciences, Electrical engineering, Mineral processing/Metallurgy engineering, Chemistry, Civil engineering, and Environmental study.
-For applicants for graduate study: Be a recent graduate (must have graduated within the last three years) and hold Bachelor’s degree from accredited higher education institutions, and majoring in Mining engineering, Mechanical engineering, Geology, Geosciences, Electrical engineering, Mineral processing/Metallurgy engineering, Chemistry, and Civil engineering.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Mongolia can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: Oyu Tolgoi encourages and strongly values education, development and the pursuit of excellence. As per the Investment Agreement and the Memorandum of Understanding between Oyu Tolgoi LLC and the Ministry of Education of Culture and Science on professional training and education in 2010, Oyu Tolgoi LLC has established a scholarship program for assisting in the education of Mongolian nationals. Oyu Tolgoi scholarship programme is designed to financially assist selected applicants in obtaining undergraduate and graduate degrees from accredited academic institutions of higher learning in fields related to the mining industry.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Scholarship recipients will receive following benefits:
-Application fee
-Tuition fee
-Contribution to purchase of study materials
-Monthly living allowance
-Dormitory fee
-International student health insurance
-Visa and travel fees

Selection Criteria: Applicants will be assessed according to the eligibility criteria. Application materials and supporting documents of selected students will be sent to overseas universities. The universities will review applicants’ materials according to their admission criteria and make an admission decision.

Notification: Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.

Step 1. Applicants should submit:
-Completed application form.
-Official academic transcript with an official English translation
-Certified copy of a Bachelor’s degree diploma with transcript (with an official English translation) for graduate applicants
-Certified copy of an official TOEFL or IELTS exam result (test results must be valid until January 2015)
-Certified copy of GRE exam result, if available (only for graduate applicants)
-Two letters of recommendation from university professors and/or current employer. A reference form is available at the right-hand-side of this page
-Statement of Academic Goals – please attach an essay in English within 500-600 words describing your intended field of study, your career objectives and how you can contribute to the mining industry of Mongolia through the newly acquired knowledge and skills from your study overseas.
Step 2. Materials will be reviewed by the Oyu Tolgoi scholarship committee. Applicants will be assessed according to the eligibility criteria. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.
Step 3.Application materials and supporting documents of selected students will be sent to overseas universities. The universities will review applicants’ materials according to their admission criteria and make an admission decision. The Oyu Tolgoi Scholarship will be offered to those applicants who are successfully accepted by the overseas university.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 18th October, 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Australia: OCE Postgraduate PhD Scholarship–Unconventional Gas: Exploration to Production

PhD Scholarship ProgramCSIRO now welcomes applications for the Office of the Chief Executive (OCE) PhD Scholarship Program in the priority research area: Unconventional Gas: exploration to production within CSIRO’s Energy group.

CSIRO’s OCE PhD Scholarship Program provides enhanced opportunities in science and engineering for outstanding graduates enrolling each year at Australian tertiary institutions as full-time postgraduates for research leading to the award of a PhD. Scholarships are being offered in 20 priority research areas. Further information including details of research areas and contact details are available by following this link: http://www.csiro.au/resources/Postgrad-Scholarships.html 

Location: Various across Australia

Scholarship: Top-up Scholarships valued at $7,000 per year (full scholarships available in certain circumstances)

Duration: 3 years

Ref No: OCEPhD13/03404

Applications will be Assessed on:

  • Quality and relevance of the student project
  • Academic calibre of the student
  • Availability of appropriate university supervision
  • Potential to support directions of research area

Australia is founding its future on science and innovation. Its national science agency, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), is a powerhouse of ideas, technologies and skills for building prosperity, growth, health and sustainability. With over 6500 staff located across the country, it serves governments, industries, business and communities. CSIRO recognises the need to link with Australian universities to ensure that we have emerging talent in areas critical to Australia’s future.

PhD Scholarship Details – OCEPhD13/03404 http://csiro.nga.net.au/publicfiles/csiro/jobs/b1cfa7b0-e4ef-4f22-8691-a227011d10f2/PhD%20Scholarship%20Details%20-%20OCEPhD13-03404.docx

Application Deadline: 15 November 2013

Sydney Achievers International Scholarships for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students 2013

University of SydneyCourses: Any field
Level: Undergraduate (bachelors) & Postgraduate (Masters, PhD) Degree
Provider: University of Sydney
Country to Study in: Australia

Scholarship Description: The University of Sydney takes great pleasure in announcing the Sydney Achievers International Scholarships for new international students commencing at the University.

These prestigious scholarships are aimed at attracting high achieving, academically meritorious, international students to enjoy the ‘Sydney experience’ at one of the finest institutions of higher education in the world.

Eligibility: To be eligible, the following apply:
Undergraduate:

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification or an international senior secondary qualification accepted by the University with an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 98* or equivalent.
  • Students who have already commenced tertiary studies or students transferring with credit exemptions and/or advanced standing are not eligible. Students completing Foundation Studies Programs are also not eligible.

* For further information on equivalents to Australian Year 12 qualifications and a table showing standard academic requirements for some of these examinations relative to ATAR scores see:
http://sydney.edu.au/future_students/international_undergraduate/admissions/entry_requirements

Postgraduate:

  • Applicants must have completed the equivalent of an Australian Bachelor Degree Qualification with a minimum high distinction average as based on the Australian grading system.
  • Students who have already commenced postgraduate studies or students transferring from other postgraduate programs are not eligible.

Selection Criteria:

  • Selection will be based strictly on academic merit as per the University’s admission requirements.
  • Selection will be based on actual results (academic and English language proficiency). Predicted/forecast results will not be considered.
  • Only applicants with firm, unconditional offers of admission will be considered.
  • Selection will be made by the University’s Scholarship Selection Committee, whose decision will be final.

Eligible groups: Citizens of ANY nationality i.e. ALL International Students - Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Participating Institution(s): University of Sydney, Australia

Field(s) of study: Any undergraduate or postgraduate course/subject area offered at the University

Number of awards: Upto 100 scholarships are available in 2014 for the undergraduate and postgraduate programs

Sponsorship duration: Three (3) years for Undergraduate Programme and one (1) year for masters programme

Scholarship benefits
UndergraduateScholarships of AUD$10,000 each per annum, available for a maximum of three years (total value AUD$30,000), for any Undergraduate program offered at the University of Sydney (subject to the recipient maintaining satisfactory academic progress each year).

Postgraduate: Scholarships of AUD$10,000 each, available as a one-off award (total value AUD$10,000 each per annum, (ie, $15,000 in total for a 1.5 year program, $20,000 in total for a 2 year program) for any Postgraduate Coursework program offered at the University of Sydney.

No living allowance is payable to recipients of both undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships.

Method of Application: No separate application for a scholarship is necessary.

An Application for Admission into the University of Sydney in 2014 will constitute an application for a scholarship. All applications meeting the selection and eligibility criteria will be automatically considered. Only applicants with unconditional offers of admission will be considered. 

Applicants must submit an application for admission and complete supporting documentation (academic and English language proficiency results) in time and receive a firm, unconditional offer from the University of Sydney before the deadline dates below to be considered for a scholarship commencing either Semester 1 or 2 as indicated.

DEADLINES: The deadline for receipt of applications and complete supporting documentation (academic and English language proficiency results) for Semester 1, 2014 is 15 January 2014; and for Semester 2, 2014 is 30 June 2014. Applications received after these deadlines will not be considered.

PLEASE NOTE: Undergraduate scholarship recipients will need to maintain satisfactory academic progress, which, for the purposes of retaining the scholarship, is defined as maintaining a credit average (at least 65%) or more each year. Failure to do so may result in the Scholarship being terminated.

Application Deadline: 15 January / 30 June 2014
Open to International Applicants: Yes

Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) for 1000 African Students and Professionals 2013-2014

Australian GovernmentCourses: Available Courses
Level: Postgraduate (Masters, PhD, Short Courses) Degree
Provider: Australian Government
For Which Country: Africa, Australia

Scholarship Description: The Australia Awards in Africa (AAA), an initiative of the Australian Government, is a pan-African program of development scholarships and fellowships that offers 1,000 Postgraduate Scholarships each year to eligible African professionals.

Australia is committed to developing the capacity and leadership skills of Africans to enable them to contribute effectively to development in their home countries. 

Over the past three years, the number of scholarships available for African professionals has increased ten-fold to a total of 1,000 development awards annually. One-quarter of all Australia’s development scholarships are now directed to Africa.

The Australia Awards currently comprise two types of scholarship: Australian Awards Scholarships, to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at Masters level (the Master Awards) AND Australia Awards – Africa Fellowships, to undertake short-term, targeted professional training courses, in Australia and/or in Africa, in a range of development-focused sectors (the Africa Fellowships & the Australia Awards Fellowships).

The 2014/15 Australian Development Scholarships applications are now open for up to 1,000 African Students.

Eligibility: You are only eligible for an Award if these apply:

  • You must not be 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 organisation 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 your country 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) (for Nigerian candidates- visit adsafrica.com.au for country specific requirements) 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

Target Groups

  • 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 Organisation (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.

Eligible groups
African 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 were eligible for the Short Course Awards (SCAs) for the 2013 Intake: Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Mauritania, Niger, North Sudan, Republic of Guinea, South Sudan

Please refer to the country-specific pages (see METHOD OF APPLICATION below) for specific country-based scholarship information and submission deadlines for the 2014/15 Intake. Sectors of focus for ADS are agreed with each participating Partner Government. The country specific information for applicants’ home country will indicate what those priority sectors are.

Participating Institution(s): All accredited institutions of higher learning in Africa and.or Australia

Fields of Study: Masters level, Doctoral level and Short term professional training courses in various fields specific for different countries (see ‘country specific details’ from link below).

Scholarships for Masters studies in Australia are offered to eligible African candidates for postgraduate studies commencing in 2014.

Two types of Fellowships are available. The first one, Africa Fellowships, offers opportunities for short post-graduate training delivered in Australia and/or in Africa for up to three months. The second type, Australia Awards Fellowships, managed from Canberra, Australia; aim to develop leadership, address priority regional development issues, and build partnerships and linkages between Australian organisations and partner organisations in developing countries, including countries in Africa.

The Current Priority Fields for 2014/15 Include:

  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Education
  • Health (including HIV/AIDS)
  • Public Policy (including public sector management, public sector reform, trade, international diplomacy)
  • Technical and Vocational Education & Training (available for Short Courses only)

Long-Term Awards are postgraduate scholarships that lead to an academic qualification from an Australian university. For studies commencing in 2014, Long-Term Awards are available to eligible applicants from 28 African countries.

Short Course Awards are available for studies in a range of priority sectors including Agriculture, Maternal and Child Health, Mining Governance and Public Policy. Studies are conducted at locations in Africa and in Australia for periods up to 3 months. Short course awards are available to eligible applicants from 51 African countries.

Number of Awards: Up to 1000 scholarship awards will be granted

Sponsorship Duration: For the whole duration of the Masters degree study, PhD program or short course stay

Scholarship Benefits: This is a FULL government-sponsored award – thus covers full financial support for the postgraduate programmes

Method of Application: Visit the official country page OR the Africa country map. Select your country of origin (if country page) OR hover over the Africa map (if Africa country map). Follow the country-specific details and instructions to apply.

DEADLINES: Applications will be accepted for the Australia Awards from 1st September 2013. Applications will only be received over a 4 month period from September to December each year.

The closing date for the 2014/15 Australia Awards Scholarships is 13 December 2013 for Masters level Awards and 17 January 2014 for the Africa Fellowships.

PLEASE NOTEApplication from women and people with disability is strongly encouraged

To find out more information on country-specific information, eligibility criteria and application process for the two types of awards, please go to your country page.

The awards below were previously considered in past years:

  • Australian Leadership Award Scholarships: Supplementary scholarships for recipients of Masters-level Awards that aim to enhance leadership in tackling development challenges; AND
  • Australian Leadership Award Fellowships: Fellowships hosted by an Australian organisation that are intended to build long-term relationships between Australia and African professionals

Contact: Should you require further information on the Australia Awards in Africa program, you are encouraged to go through the Frequently Asked Questions AND/OR to contact the providers directly.

Application Deadline: 13 December 2013 / 17 January 2014
Open to International Students: Yes (ONLY Africans)

Herbert and Inge Littauer Scholarship in Nursing at RMIT in Australia 2014

RMIT UniversityEligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
-be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a Permanent Humanitarian Visa holder
-be enrolled full time in an RMIT nursing program at diploma or Bachelor Degree Level
-demonstrate educational disadvantage
-have at least one year of full time enrolment left of your program to complete in 2014.
-Preference will be given to students who are current or former refugees (hold/held a Permanent Humanitarian Visa). Should no suitable students apply, students with the following backgrounds will then be considered: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, non-English speaking who has resided in Australia for less than 10 years and relocated from rural/regional location to study at RMIT in Melbourne
-Previous recipients are encouraged to apply.
-Postgraduate students are ineligible to apply.

Description: If you have experienced education hardship due to circumstances beyond your control and are studying nursing at diploma or degree level, this scholarship can provide assistance towards your study and living expenses.

Subject: Various Courses

Level: Pursuing Diploma or Bachelor Degree Level at RMIT in Australia.

How to Apply: by Post.

Provider: RMIT

For Which CountryAustralia

For Whom: National

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? The scholarship provides $2500 as a one-off payment.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

Deadline: 22 November 2013.

JMC Academy Undergraduate Scholarships in Australia 2014

 JMC AcademyEligibility: To be considered for this highly competitive scholarship:
-You may be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
-You will need to have an ATAR or equivalent examination score of 65.00 or above or OP of 16 or below, with supporting evidence of relevant work experience or a portfolio of sample work.
-You must have completed Australian Year 12.
-You must attend a scholarship application interview at your local JMC Academy campus. A performance based audition will also be necessary for those students wishing to apply for the Contemporary Music and Performance Scholarship.
-You must satisfy the prerequisite studies for your nominated course.
-You must not have undertaken any previous study at tertiary level excluding TAFE and extension studies undertaken as part of a Year 12 program.
-Continuation of the scholarship is subject to satisfactory academic performance with maintenance of at least a credit average. To be considered for this high profile scholarship award, the applicant must display:
-Demonstrated willingness and ability to undertake full time study
-Demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in the creative industries.
-A willingness to advocate the merits and services of the JMC Academy to the public at large as outlined in the JMC Academy’s Ambassador Programme information. (This programme will be discussed during the interview).
-Maturity.
-Common sense.
-Clear and engaging personal presentation skills.

Description: The JMC Academy is offering six (6) undergraduate scholarships for the 2014 Academic year. Scholarships are provided in the field of Audio Engineering and Sound Production, Film and Television Production, 3D Animation, Game Design, Contemporary Music and Performance and Entertainment Business Management. These scholarships cover the tuition fees for the first two full academic trimesters of study in one of the JMC Academy’s six Bachelor Degrees. These two trimesters are also commensurate with a complete Diploma course.

Subject: Various Courses

Level: Pursuing Undergraduate Degree Level

How to Apply: All scholarship applications must include the following:
-A fully completed scholarship and general application form.
-One reference letter of recommendation from a Careers Advisor, High School Principal, High School Music Teacher or International Student Agent.
-A portfolio containing suitable documentation, samples of student work, employer letter or any other piece of information that you think may positively support your application. Portfolios should contain colour copies and not original documents. Portfolios remain the property of JMC Academy.
-To complete your application and qualify for the scholarship award, the above portfolio and documentation (sent to the campus by 5.00pm Friday 6 December, 2013) must be followed up with the submission of a copy of the student’s ATAR or equivalent examination score by Friday 3, January 2014.

Provider: JMC Academy

For Which CountryAustralia

For Whom: National

Number of Award(s): Six scholarships will be offered.

Duration of Award(s): Scholarships will be offered for two full academic trimesters.

What does it cover? Tuition fees to the value of two full academic trimesters. These scholarships cover the tuition fees for the first two full academic trimesters of study in one of the JMC Academy’s six Bachelor Degrees. These two trimesters are also commensurate with a complete Diploma course.

Selection Criteria: Selection is based on a combination of academic merit as demonstrated by an ATAR score of 65.00 or OP of 16 or below, or equivalent, and an interview with the JMC Academy’s Head or representative of the Department nominated for study and a JMC Academy management member. Applications for Contemporary Music and Performance Scholarships will also require a performance based audition in conjunction with the interview. Further details are outlined in the application form.
-Selection is based on interview performance and a weighted score on the quality of sample work shown and/or demonstrated work experience in a field directly related to the chosen course of study.
-The applicant’s financial status or personal circumstances will not be considered in any way in the evaluation process.
-The applicant will be responsible for ensuring that academic results are provided to JMC Academy upon their release in order to be considered for a scholarship.
- JMC Academy reserves the right not to offer all the scholarships available and to set a maximum limit on scholarships available for any one course or in any one faculty.

Notification: Successful applicants will be notified about their scholarship award by the 28th of January, 2014.

Deadline: 6 December, 2013.