Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Australia Scholarships for International Students 2021/2022 (Up to AUD $30,000)

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Australia Scholarships for International Students 2021/2022 (Up to AUD $30,000)

Deadline: April 30, 2021

Applications are open for the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Australia Scholarships for International Students 2021/2022. The scholarships are awarded to eligible students from Asia, Latin America and Africa who apply for Carnegie Mellon University Australia master programs in August 2021.

The following scholarships are offered:

  • Young Asian Leaders Scholarship (YALS): The scholarship will enable Asian students to lead and contribute to the development of their countries and the Asian region after their studies.
  • Latin American Leaders for Change Scholarship (LALCS): The scholarship will support Latin American students to become leaders to catalyse positive change in their respective countries.
  • Future Innovator Scholarship for Africa (FISA): With this scholarship, ambitious African students will be encouraged to be leaders in innovation in the African region.

Scholarship Value

  • The CMU Australia Scholarships for International Students is valued at AUD $30,000 for the duration of 21-month masters degrees, and AUD $20,000 for the duration of 12-month masters degrees.


  • Be a citizen of a country in Asia, Latin America or Africa.
  • Meet the admission requirements for a CMU Australia full-time master coursework degree, 12 month or 21 month tracks.
  • Be accepted into a CMU Australia master coursework degree commencing in August 2021.
  • Accept CMU Australia’s offer letter and pay the deposit by required deadline.

Other Conditions

  • Students who are citizens or hold permanent residency of Australia or New Zealand are not eligible.
  • This scholarship will not be applicable for students who defer the commencement.
  • This scholarship is not applicable in conjunction with any another CMU Australia scholarships or other government scholarships including but not limited to Endeavour and Australian Awards scholarships.
  • Students need to maintain their enrolment throughout their course in full-time study and meet CMU Australia’s academic progression policy.
  • If a student withdraws from the master program before completion, he/she may be required to repay the value of scholarship awarded.


If you’re a resident from a country belonging to Asia, Latin America, or Africa, you will be automatically assessed for the scholarship when you apply for a master’s program to study with Carnegie Mellon University. Upon being accepted to study at CMU Australia, they will contact you about your scholarship eligibility.

For more information, visit Carnegie Mellon University.