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  • Suju Bhattarai

    May 14, 2018 at 6:57 am

    Australia has become one of the favorites destinations of international students for further education as the degree earned in the Australian universities is highly regarded throughout the globe. However, education here is bit expensive. But don’t worry; a number of scholarships, bursaries and grants are endowed by the Australian government, universities or other education intuitions and private & public organizations.

    Generally, there are two type of scholarship
    Merit Basis: Students with strong academic background are provided with merit basis scholarships. There are few criteria that the potential students should meet.
    Need Basis: Students who are not capable to pay their tuition fees are awarded need-based scholarships.

    Here I have listed some of the scholarships awarded by the Australian government, organizations and educational institutions.

    Australia Awards Scholarships: Offered by the Australian universities and TAFE institutions, the scholarship is for the students from developing countries, especially countries situated in the Indo-Pacific region.

    Melbourne Research Scholarships: Offered by the University of Melbourne for Masters and Ph.D. Degree.

    Adelaide Scholarships International: This scholarship is endowed by the University of Adelaide for masters and Ph.D. degree.

    IWC Scholarships for International Students: Offered by International Water Center, this scholarship is provided to the master level students.

    Rotary Peace Fellowships: This scholarship is endowed by the Rotary International for Masters and certificate level.

    Macquarie Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships: The scholarship is granted on merit basis for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying at the university.

    Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) International Scholarships at University of Flinders: The scholarship is especially for the international students willing to pursue Masters or Ph.D. degree at Flinders University. Up to ten scholarships are awarded each year.

    University of Sydney International Scholarships: This scholarship is host by the University of Sydney for students who want to undertake a master or Ph.D. degree.

    Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Scholarship in Australia: The scholarship is awarded to the international students willing to study VET at Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma and Diploma in Australia.

    Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarships: Funded by the University of Melbourne, the scholarship is for an undergraduate degree. Each year fifty scholarships are awarded.

    Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarships in Australia for International Students: Awarded by the higher education’s institutions and universities in Australia, the scholarship is offered to students willing to undertake masters or Ph.D. programs.

    Australia Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships: The scholarship is offered by the participating Australian universities. The scholarship is for masters and Ph.D. level students.

    University of Newcastle Postgraduate Research: Funded by the University of Newcastle, the scholarship is for Masters and Ph.D. degree.

    Melbourne Human Rights Scholarships: Hosted by the University of Melbourne, the scholarship is provided to masters and Ph.D. program. Each year two scholarships are awarded.

    La Trobe Academic Excellence Scholarships for International Students: The scholarship is offered by La Trobe University. It is for undergraduate and postgraduate programs available at the university.

    Vice-Chancellor’s International Postgraduate Scholarships at the University of Southern Queensland: The scholarship is endowed by the University of Southern Queensland. It is offered on a merit basis to study postgraduate program by coursework. Each year one scholarship is offered.

    ANU International University Scholarship: It is provided to the academically bright students. The scholarship is endowed by Australian National University. The scholarship is offered to the students willing to pursue a bachelor degree in any program offered at the university.

    Australia Awards Fellowships: These scholarships are for professional attachment programs, short-term research, and study. It is endowed by Australian Organizations.

    International Undergraduate Scholarships at the University of Queensland: Funded by the University of Queensland, the scholarship is for highly talented international students willing to pursue an undergraduate degree at the university.

    Adelaide International Undergraduate Scholarships (AIUS): The scholarship is offered by the University of Adelaide for the students planning to join an undergraduate program offered at the university except for Bachelor of Oral Health, Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience). Each year up to forty scholarships are offered.

    One of the most developed countries in the world, Australia is the globe’s 6th largest nation by area. The population of the country is very low. Only around twenty-three million people reside here. The country is home to raging rivers, pristine lakes, mesmerizing rain forests, tropical islands, majestic alps, and deserts. It also possesses some of the globe’s most breathtaking natural beauties like the largest coral reef system in the world ‘the Great Barrier Reef’, the Twelve Apostles, THE Bungle Bungles in Western Australia and the Ayers Rock.

    Aussies are some of the friendliest, loving and accommodating people in the world. The climate here is moderate i.e in winter it is approximately 15ºC (59ºF) and is somewhat wet. In the summer the weather hovers around 30ºC.