Top 10 scholarships in Australia for international students in 2014
Published on May 5, 2015
The Australian Government and Australian Universities provide a large number of scholarships for international students wanting to study in Australia. Brainstorm prepared a list of the top Australia Scholarships for study at Australian Universities in 2014.
Australian Government Scholarships
Australia Awards Scholarships
Australia Awards Scholarships, formerly known as Australia Development Scholarships (ADS) are scholarships for international students who wants to study in Australian Universities. Australian Development Scholarships are available for vocational education and training courses, undergraduate degrees, postgraduate degrees, and PhD degrees at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions. The scholarship benefits generally include: full tuition fees, return air travel, establishment allowance, contribution to living expenses (CLE), Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), etc.
Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship Awards
The Endeavour Postgraduate Awards provide full financial support for international students for 2 to 3.5 years to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Masters or PhD level either by coursework or research in any field of study in Australia. The scholarships include tuition fees, travel allowance ($AUD 3,000), establishment allowance ($AUD 4,000), monthly stipend ($AUD 3,000; up to maximum programme duration on a pro-rata basis). Health and travel insurance will also be provided.
International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS)
The IPRS program enables international students to undertake a postgraduate research qualification in Australia and gain experience with leading Australian researchers. The scholarships are available for a period of two years for a Masters by research degree or three years for a Doctorate by research degree. The scholarship covers tuition fees and health cover costs.
Australian University Scholarships
Sydney Achievers International Scholarships
The Sydney Achievers International Scholarships provides new international students who wants to study in University of Sydney in Australia. 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. Each scholarship has a value of AUD$10,000 per annum.
Macquarie University International Scholarships
Macquarie University International Scholarships (MUIS) are available across most courses to cover international tuition fees for study in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree at the University. The scholarship covers full international tuition fees.
Melbourne International Research Scholarships
The Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) is awarded to international students wishing to undertake graduate research degree studies at the University of Melbourne. MIRSs are funded by the University with each faculty having a limited number to award. Benefits provided by the MIRS include living allowance, relocation grant, thesis allowance and paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.
Adelaide Scholarships International
The University of Adelaide offers the Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) program to attract high quality international postgraduate students to areas of research strength in the University of Adelaide to support its research effort. The scholarships includes course tuition fees, annual living allowance, and health insurance.
La Trobe Academic Excellence Scholarships for International Students
La Trobe’s Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES) are targeted towards high achieving international students from all countries across all of La Trobe’s undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs. The scholarships are non-renewable tuition fee awards of A$10,000-$20,000 paid across a maximum period of two semesters (or twelve months).
Monash University International Merit Scholarships
Monash University is offering a number of scholarship programs including the Monash University International Merit Scholarships for outstanding international students who wish to pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Monash University. The scholarship has a total average value of up to $50,000 (based on a 5 year degree).
Flinders International Postgraduate Scholarships
Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (FIPRS) are awarded to suitably qualified applicants to pursue a full-time research higher degree at Flinders University – up to three years for a Research Doctorate degree and up to two years for a Research Masters degree. The scholarship includes tuition fee, living allowance, and establishment allowance.