Scholarships To Study In Australia

Australia is emerging as one of the most prominent International Study destination on the world map. The same thing can be established by the fact that International education activities contributed $16.3 billion in export income of Australia thus playing a major role in the economy of the nation.Australian Government is also putting efforts to ensure that the International Students do not face problems while being in Australia.

Some Facts related to Australia in Terms of Education:

  • Australia is ranked as the 3rd most popular international student destination in world despite having a population of only 23 million.
  • Australia has 8 universities ranked amongst the Top 100 Universities of the world.
  • Near about 20,000 courses are offered by 1100 institutions located in Australia.
  • From Top 30 best student cities of world, 5 are in Australia.
  • The University System ranking of Australia has been ranked 9th and is ahead of Japan, New Zealand and Germany.
  • Australian Government offers scholarships worth more than 20 crore to International students.

Enough with the facts, now let us have a look at the scholarships which are available for Indian students to study in various universities in Australia:

  • Rotary Peace Fellowship: Provided by The Rotary Peace Foundation to those candidates who are engaged in field of international relations, peace and conflict resolution. The scholarship is available for studying in University of Queensland which is one of the Rotary Peace Centers for Master’s Degree. The fellowship is a fully paid fellowship program.
  • TOEFL Scholarship Program:offered by Education Testing Services (ETS) to the students who are pursuing their Undergraduate or Graduate degree. The value of awards under this scholarship is worth 70,000 USD.
  • Indo-Australian Career Boosting Gold Fellowship: This is a joint effort for Indian & Australian Government to increase collaboration between 2 countries in the field of Agricultural/Medical Biotechnology Research. The candidates will get monthly stipend, predatory allowance and air fare under this scholarship.
  • Ashok Khurana Scholarship: The scholarship is provided by The University of Adelaide to those Indian students who are willing to go for Master’s from the University. The scholarship has a value of $ 25,000 some students might get additional 50% discount on tuition fee for 1 year.
  • IWC Masters Scholarships: Offered by International Water Centre, Australia to meritorious students and the value of the scholarship is nearly 89,811 Australian Dollor.

Some scholarships offered by Australian Universities:

  • Deakin University Scholarship for Master’s Program
  • UOW Bradman Foundation Scholarship Scheme
  • University of Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarships
  • UQ Summer Research Program
  • University of Queensland MBA Scholarship
  • University of Queensland Women MBA Scholarship
  • University of Queensland Merit Scholarship in Music

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