Top 10 Scholarships For Undergraduates And Postgraduates Degrees In Australian Universities

So you have taken time out to view this article on the best schools to study in Australia. You have gotten your application requirements together and have begun applying.

How will you pay tuition fees, living, travel and thesis expense, especially in far away Australia?

That’s the big question gripping majority of the potential Nigerian students after admission announcements. It’s no problem, I’ve researched the top 10 Australian scholarship grants of both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees alike, in fact just get your pen and paper, and jot all these down!

Enough with the preamble, let’s get down to business. Here’s how to determine your eligibility to apply for these fantastic scholarships:

All scholarship applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to be eligible to apply

  • You must have received an offer of admission into the necessary accredited universities
  • Completed an undergraduate degree with distinction or equivalent in the case of post graduate degrees
  • International applicants must have the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate
  • University transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • English language test requirement: TOEFL test score 79, IELTS test score 6.5
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume

The mode of applying for Australian scholarships is online through the following steps:

Step 1: Fill application forms online

Step 2: Complete all important information required on the forms

Step 3: Submit all properly completed forms and supporting documents before the due date

Step 4: Application receipt will be sent to your email

Step 5: Assessment by the scholarship panels to determine if you’ll be granted i.e. responses to interview questions via phone or Skype for shortlisted candidates. After that, wait patiently for the outcome.

Here are ten Australia scholarship grants available right now:

Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS) 

These Scholarships are granted to students of all degree levels; bachelors, masters, PhD from selected countries within the Asia-Pacific region, Africa and the Middle East.

Australia International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS)

This scholarship is available for Postgraduate international students from all regions excluding Australia and New Zealand to study towards a research degree at a participating Australian university.

MBA (Global) Future Leaders Scholarship at Curtin University in Australia

This MBA Future Leaders Scholarship is available to Australian, New Zealand, and international students. Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree with distinction or equivalent. This scholarship will provide support for the expected duration of the MBA for up to a maximum of 2 years (based on a full-time load of 100 credits per semester), and it is worth 50% of the student tuition fees of the MBA each semester. The 50% tuition fee of the scholarship will be paid directly to the student fee account in two installments per year to be paid prior to the census date relevant to each enrolled semester. The application deadline is 9th January 2017.

Peter Faber Business School Postgraduate Scholarship

The Peter Faber Business School Postgraduate Scholarships are available to eligible international students commencing a course offered by the School of Business in 2017. Recipients will receive about AU$1,000 tuition-fee waiver for the first year of their course, provided they continue to successfully complete all their enrolled units. Scholarships are awarded to postgraduates who have a prior academic result of 70% or greater. The application is available as from 1st September 2016.

Australian Catholic University Scholarships for International Students

This scholarship is available to undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs for eligible international students commencing a diverse range of courses offered by the university in 2017. These scholarships are awarded annually to 20 undergraduate and postgraduate students’ equivalent to one-half of the full-time fees for the recipient’s course of study. Also, two Research Higher Degree scholarships equivalent to full fees and stipend is available for recipients enrolling in a Masters by Research or Doctoral course of study.

Australian National University

Various scholarships available for international students at all study levels, which can be found using this search tool on the university site.

University of Adelaide Undergraduate Scholarship Program (AIUS)

The University of Adelaide offers 40 scholarships for international students in 2017-2018 academic session. Scholarships will be available to undertake any discipline in undergraduate degree program. The application deadline for students is 20th January 2017.

University of Wollongong Scholarships for International Students

These Scholarships are open to international students for the academic year of 2016-2017. These scholarships are available to undergraduate, postgraduate, research program.

University of Melbourne International Scholarships in Australia

University of Melbourne offers scholarships to both domestic and international students to pursue undergraduate, graduate and research programs in the Faculty of Business and Economics and also, The Melbourne Business School. Applications are open for the academic session 2017-2018.

Monash International Merit Scholarships in Australia

Monash University is offering up to 31 merit scholarships for international students this year. These scholarship grants are available to full time undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) degree at a Monash campus in Australia.

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