2015 Postgraduate Scholarships at the University of Queensland (For Indians and Latin Americans)

2015 Postgraduate Scholarships at the University of Queensland (For Indians and Latin Americans)

Deadline: October 31, 2014

The University of Queensland invites outstanding students who are citizens of India or of countries in Latin America to apply for a postgraduate coursework scholarship. Scholarships are awarded for the following programs: Master of Biotechnology, Master of Molecular Biology or Master of Bioinformatics programs.

Scholarship worth

  • Approximately AUD$ 16,080 per year, based on an indicative annual fee of AUD$ 32,160. Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only.

Eligibility

  • Applicants who are citizens of India;
    • possess a Grade Point Average of at least 80% in 7 semesters of undergraduate studies or received a minimum of 75% over 8 semesters of study at a higher education institution in India which is ranked section 1 or 2 according to NOOSR (the Australian government, National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition),
    • be able to commence as an international student in Australia on a student visa,
    • have submitted the application by the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted.
  • Latin America Eligibility:
    • be a citizen of a country in Latin America,
    • has achieved at least the equivalent of the entry requirements for the proposed program of study,
    • be able to commence as an international student in Australia on a student visa,
    • have submitted the application by the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted.

Selection criteria

The scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by –

  • academic achievement in undergraduate studies; and
  • strength of interest demonstrated in the relevant field of postgraduate coursework study; and
  • personal qualities, including leadership potential; and
  • any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant’s future professional success in the relevant field of postgraduate coursework study.

Deadline:

October 31, 2014 for a Semester 1, 2015 (February) commencement
March 31, 2015 for a Semester 2, 2015 (July) commencement.

Application

  • Applicants from India can download the application form in doc or pdf.
  • Applicants from Latin-America can download the application form in doc or pdf.

For more information, visit Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships.

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