University of Queensland offers Scholarship for International Postgraduate Students in the field of Science, Australia 2013
About Scholarship: The Faculty of Science is proud to offer the Science International Scholarships program. The program is two-tiered with applicants eligible to be considered either for scholarships valued at a total of AU $12,000 or AU $5,000 with one application. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic performance and the applicant’s personal statement.
Study Subjects: Agribusiness, Agricultural Studies, Animal Studies, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Environmental Management, Food Studies, Geographic Information Science, Magnetic Resonance Technology, Molecular Biology, Plant Protection, Rangeland Management, Regional Development, Rural Systems Management, Science, Sustainable Systems, Urban and Regional Planning, Veterinary Studies
Course Level: Postgraduate
Scholarship By: University of Queensland
Duration: Full postgraduate course
Value: $12,000 or $5,000
Eligibility: The scholarships are available for international students who have completed undergraduate studies and are eligible for postgraduate studies at UQ.
-For postgraduate programs, have completed an undergraduate degree and obtained a GPA (Grade
Point Average) of 6 or higher on a scale of 7.
Selection criteria: Following each closing date, applications will be considered by the following process:
-Applications will be assessed by a selection committee made up of the Faculty of Science Associate Deans (Academic), the Manager Academic Administration, Science, and a representative from UQ International.
-The selection committee will review applicants’ grades and personal statement and provide recommendations to the Executive Dean, Faculty of Science, for approval.
-Recommendations for the award of scholarships will be based on academic merit and the personal statement. UQ also reserves the right to prioritise specific study areas in the selection process.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Apply: Lodge an official UQ undergraduate or postgraduate application form for international students (www.uq.edu.au/international/how-to-apply) for entry into one of the eligible Science programs
Deadline: Scholarship applications must be received by: – 30 April to commence in Semester 2, 2012 (July) – 31 October to commence in Semester 1, 2013 (February)
Further Information: http://www.science.uq.edu.au/content/scholarships/Science%20International%20Postgraduate%20Scholarships.pdf