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Aboriginal and torres strait islander phd scholarship – ngarrngga project.

The Ngarrngga Project aims to empower educators to teach Australian students about the depth and wealth of First Nations peoples’ histories, cultures and contributions to Australia. The Project is led by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) in partnership with the University of Melbourne’s Indigenous Studies Unit and the Indigenous Knowledge Institute. The next phase of the project is to deliver teacher-ready curriculum plans and resources for educators nationally, appropriately customized for year level and against national, state and territory curriculum guidelines. The project will be a vehicle for delivering long-term systemic change by inspiring future generations to be curious about Indigenous culture, and to embrace Indigenous Australians and the richness they contribute to Australia and our region.

Collette Tayler Indigenous Education Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to further recognise Indigenous Australians and to support students in endeavours that promote excellent teaching of young Indigenous children, educational leadership and close collaboration with Indigenous leaders and communities.

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Doctoral Research Prize

The Doctoral Research Prize is awarded to the student who submits the most meritorious research thesis in the Philosophy of Education (PhD) during the preceding year.

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Dorothy Jean Ineke Scholarship in Education

This scholarship has been established to support students transitioning to a research higher degree.

Freda Cohen Prize

This prize recognises research excellence in the Master of Education. The Freda Cohen Prize was established by Brigadier Harold Edward Cohen, who presented the University with funds in the 1930s, in honour of his wife, Freda.

Indigenous Doctoral Research Prize

The Indigenous Doctoral Research prize is awarded to an Indigenous student who submits the most meritorious research thesis in the Philosophy of Education (PhD) during the preceding year.

Jack Keating Fund Scholarship

This scholarship supports research students of the Faculty of Education who are pursuing policy research in the field of education, where the research is likely to impact on greater equality of opportunity and education outcomes and the advancement of social justice.

John Smyth Award

The John Smyth Award is awarded to the student who submits the most meritorious thesis for the degree Doctor of Education in the preceding year.

Lochrie Indigenous Australian Education Scholarship

This scholarship supports Indigenous Australian students in the Master of Teaching or undertaking research in Indigenous Education, with up to $6,000 per year over the two-year duration of the course.

Jack Keating Fund Policy Paper

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education and the Jack Keating Fund Scholarship Committee are delighted to offer financial assistance to enable the creation of a policy paper.  This paper would support policy research in Australia in the field of education where the research is likely to impact on greater equality of opportunity and educational outcomes and the advancement of social justice.

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10 PhD scholarships in Australia for 2022

PhD scholarships in Australia

Australia has been a perennial favourite destination among international PhD candidates: cutting-edge facilities, well-regarded universities with robust global rankings and dynamic research culture. Little wonder many seek PhD scholarships in Australia.

Home to six of the world’s top 100 universities, this country is one of the world’s education powerhouses. These universities offer almost every major possible, which is another attractive incentive.

At the same time, an Australian PhD takes on average three and a half years to complete; with research supervisors who strive to ensure students complete their PhDs on time and successfully. The high emphasis placed on education in Australia should assure that the quality of an Australian PhD is not compromised as well.

All of the above, however, do not come cheap. Melbourne has “one of the world’s wildest and most expensive real estate markets .” Sydney was recently ranked the most expensive city in Australia and 14th most expensive globally, thanks to its astronomical property prices, living costs, transportation and telecommunications.

University tuition fees are not cheap either. That is why in order to attract the best talents from all over the world, the government and universities listed below have created the following PhD scholarships in Australia for international students:

Australian National University – Australian Government Research Training Programme (AGRTP) International Fee Offset Scholarship

Australian National University is the top-ranked university in Australia (QS World Ranking 2021). Located in Canberra, this research-intensive university is well-known for its research expertise and strong industry partnerships.

PhD scholarships

These generous Australian PhD scholarships include living stipend and tuition fees coverage as well as health insurance cover, making them one of the world’s best PhD scholarships. Source: Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP

This particular PhD scholarship – provided by the Australian governmen t – covers three years’ tuition fees with two possible six-month extensions, and overseas student health cover for the student and their immediate family. You should contact your prospective supervisor beforehand to discuss your research topic; the deadline is Apr. 15 if you plan to study in 2022.  

University of Sydney International Scholarship

The University of Sydney is consistently one of the world’s top 50 universities, thanks to its excellent teaching and research. Offering Australia’s widest range of academic programmes, students at this university can participate in the latest research projects as well.

This International Scholarship – covering both tuition fee and stipend scholarships via the Australian Government Research Training Programme – is worth 35,629 Australian Dollars (2021 rate). Note that it has four research periods – however, the submission deadline is Sep. 30, 2022 should you apply in Research Period 1 and 2, 2023.

China Scholarship Council-University of Melbourne PhD Scholarship

Ranked 33rd in the world, the University of Melbourne has an enviable network of research platforms that enable its student researchers to have access to some of the best research infrastructure. Their vibrant community of alumni and leading academics allows you to access industry-integrated learning and networking opportunities there as well.

This PhD scholarship – for citizens of the People’s Republic of China only – is provided by both the China Scholarship Council and the University of Melbourne; the former will contribute to return airfares, living stipend of 22,800 Australian dollars per year (2020 rate) and visa application fees. The latter provides a full fee tuition scholarship up to four years and a supplementary living allowance of AU$10,200 per year (2021 rate).

University of Melbourne Graduate Research Scholarship

All international students can apply for this PhD scholarship without needing to fill in a separate form. When you apply for a graduate course at University of Melbourne, you are automatically considered for this scholarship . 

Scholarship winners will get AU$31,200 (2021 rate) as a living stipend for three and a half years, a relocation grant of AU$3,000 if they are from overseas, and Overseas Health Student Cover. The Fee Offset Scholarship will pay your tuition fees for up to four years.

Monash University Graduate Research Scholarship

Monash University is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight – a group of Australian universities with excellent teaching and research – with six locations in the state of Victoria. Not only is it ranked 58th by QS World University Rankings 2022, but it is also the most innovative university in Australia within the Asia-Pacific region (Reuters, 2019) too.

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Working while completing a PhD is impossible, which is why these PhD scholarships in Australia are created. Source: William West/AFP

This scholarship is worth AU$30,000 per year, covering living costs and an additional relocation grant of AU$1,500. The application deadline is Mar. 31, 2022. This can be tied in with the Monash International Tuition Scholarship which covers tuition fees and Overseas Health Student Cover – the deadline application is Mar. 31, 2022 as well.

University of South Australia – William T. Southcott Scholarship

The University of South Australia is famous for having its research rated at or above world-class levels due to its expert supervisors and cutting-edgefacilities. If you are interested in pursuing a PhD in Practical Engineering, this university is offering the William T. Southcott Scholarship . 

It is valued at AU$32,000 per annum for a maximum of three years or three and a half years with an extension which is granted in extremely rare circumstances. As it is linked to a relevant research project – which will commence in 2022 – please contact the Graduate Research Team for further information. 

University of Queensland Earmarked Category 1 PhD project scholarship

The University of Queensland is ranked among the top 50 globally by the Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities, 46th in the QS World University Rankings and 66th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Such illustrious rankings are due to innovative research that contributes to life-changing advances, combined with its world-class teaching and research facilities.

This university has Earmarked Category 1 PhD projects within four broad areas; you may apply for the scholarship – which covers both tuition fees and living costs – given by the Australian government for these projects . You should aim to apply before Mar. 31, 2022 .

University of Queensland – PhD Scholarship for Bioresorbable Metals for Intraoperative Ligation Clips: In Vitro and Biomechanical Engineering Experiments

This PhD position is available at the School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, which forms part of the CranioFacial programme within the Herston Biofabrication Institute (HBI). This is a collaborative project between the University of Queensland and the HBI.

Get in touch here for further information if you meet the minimum application requirements. This scholarship is valued at AU$28,854 per year (2022 rate) for three and a half years with a possible extension; the deadline is Jan. 9, 2022.

University Technology Sydney International Research Scholarship

Located in the heart of Sydney with a culturally diverse campus, University Technology Sydney is an inclusive public university of technology. Despite their young age – established in 1988 – the university is one of Australia’s largest universities.

This particular PhD scholarship – with an aim to attract international students of high calibre to drive UTS’s research arm – will pay for your tuition fees for up to three years. The deadline is Jan. 15, 2022.

Flinders University – Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) Grant: PhD Scholarship in Material Science and/or Civil Engineering

Flinders University is among the top 2% of world universities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022). Located in Bedford Park, south of the city of Adelaide, its main teaching and research campus is home to over 26,000 students.

This particular PhD – a partnership between Flinders University and the University of Melbourne – includes a living stipend of AU$28,854 per year (2022 rate) for three years with a possible extension.

All in all, these PhD scholarships are great choices especially if you have been planning to study in Australia in 2022.

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PhD Scholarship Opportunities

We offer a variety of scholarships to support you financially as your undertake your PhD. See below for all currently available scholarships and be sure to sign up to study alerts to be notified of any new opportunities. For more scholarship information, please visit UQ Find a Scholarship .

Please note, all PhD applications at UQ are managed through a Central Portal on the  UQ Graduate School  website. Once you have selected your project (and received official endorsement), you may proceed to  apply directly via the portal .

Ensure you check  scholarship round application deadlines  and outcome dates before applying in addition to any key dates listed on this page.  For any queries, please contact the HDR Liaison Officer,  [email protected] .  

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UQ Graduate School Scholarship (UQGSS)

The UQ Graduate School Scholarship is the most common scholarship applied for when planning to undertake a Phd. Most PhD's at UQ are funded via the UQ Graduate School Scholarship. For more information on eligibility and how to apply, please visit the UQ Graduate School .

*Please note, currently the UQ Graduate School Scholarship is only available to Domestic candidates. International applicants are still elligible for Earmarked PhD projects (and accompanying Earmarked Scholarship).

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IMB Global Challenges Scholarship

The Global Challenges PhD Scholarship offers a per annum top up to the UQ Graduate School Scholarship plus $5,000 support for a placement on top of the $2,000 Student Development fund (over the period of the candidature) to outstanding domestic and eligible international onshore applicants .

The PhD projects on offer will give each student the opportunity to take a deep dive into a specialised topic and research discipline in one laboratory and within our broad-ranging approach. Each project will provide the rich foundational research training gained by completing a PhD and an opportunity to make a unique contribution to the field of knowledge. By conducting these projects within a cohort of other students, also aiming to broadly address the identified themes, the collective will form an intellectual hub, together, solving these global challenges. 

Importantly, the scholarship includes specialised training in each theme and cutting-edge research techniques, tailored transferable skills training and support to conduct a placement nationally or internationally with a related partner. Collectively, these will form four pillars of support for the research project and create job-ready graduates with links to the national and international research, entrepreneurial and industry community. 

To qualify for a Global Challenges Scholarship, you must

  • Apply for a participating  PhD Projec t   (marked with an asterisk).
  • Submit your PhD application before the deadline (check back for 2024 deadline)

In your application, ensure you:

  • Select ‘My higher degree is not collaborative’
  • Select 'I am applying for, or have been awarded a scholarship or sponsorship'.
  • Select ‘Other’, then add ‘ IMB Global Challenges + identified theme’

Please note, there are conditions for undertaking this scholarship. Refer to details below.

Scholarship conditions

If awarded the Global Challenges Scholarship, there are a few conditions that must be met in order to receive funding. These include:

  • Conducting a cross-disciplinary project that is targeted at solving a global problem within one of the themes of – Drug Discovery, Chronic Disease, Superbug Solutions and Population and Disease Genomics. All projects that qualify for the Global Challenges Scholarship are marked with an asterisk.
  • Conducting a project that is multidisciplinary, with an advisory group that is composed of at least one Associate advisor in a different IMB Centre (or UQ institute/school) to the principal advisor
  • Conducting a placement with an external partner - arranged by you in collaboration with The University of Queensland Graduate School within the first 18 months of commencement, the placement can take place at any time during the candidature but is normally undertaken towards the end of the PhD. The extension of your candidature period from 3.5 years to 4 years is conditional on undertaking a placement.
  • Being an IMB ambassador - both to promote the scholarship and IMB generally.
  • Being an active participant in SIMBA and mentoring junior scholarship holders
  • Training Week (May 2024)
  • Technical training Masterclass (May 2024)
  • PhD student retreat (June 2024)
  • Industry engagement training and event 
  • UniQuest commercialisation workshop
  • Career development workshops, alumni mentorship programs and career panelopportunities

* Please note, the scholarship duration is 3.5 years guaranteed plus 0.5 years conditional on completing training and a placement. Please know that further activities that build your cohort and enrich your PhD experience will be advised over the period of your candidature and your attendance will be required.

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Earmarked Scholarships

Earmarked scholarships are offered for research projects aligned with recently awarded grants from major Australian Government research funding bodies, including the Australian Research Council, the National Health and Medical Research Council and the Medical Research Future Fund.

Earmarked scholarships offer PhD students the opportunity to contribute to large projects of national significance and work with leading researchers. The scholarship provides a living stipend of $32,192 per annum (2023 rate, indexed annually), tuition fees, and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). You can apply anytime - there is no closing date.

IMB Earmarked Scholarships are added to the PhD Projects list as they become available.  Sign up to study alerts  to be notified of any new opportunities. For more information on Earmarked Scholarships and how to apply, please visit the UQ Graduate School website .

* Please note, Domestic and International candidates may apply for an Earmarked PhD project and accompanying Earmarked Scholarship.

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How to get a PhD scholarship

How to get a PhD scholarship or funding

Uni life Published 23 Jan, 2024  ·  3-minute read

If you’re passionate enough about a topic to complete a PhD on it, we think that’s amazing. But, understandably, you’ll want some reassurance that you’ll be supported financially during your research endeavours. Let’s look at how to get a PhD scholarship in Australia.

A common way for PhD candidates to supplement their income is to do casual or even part-time work while completing their degree. However, this isn’t a viable option for everyone – and it may not be enough in some circumstances.

In such cases, a PhD scholarship is just what the doctorate ordered.

What is a PhD scholarship?

A PhD scholarship is much like any scholarship – it supports a PhD candidate to complete their studies. 

PhD scholarships are offered by a variety of universities, specific schools, and research institutes. For example, at The University of Queensland (UQ), there are 2 categories of PhD scholarships you can consider:

  • UQ Graduate School scholarships  (UQGSS)  – about $33K per year for 3.5 years
  • earmarked scholarships for joining an existing research project – about $32K per year for 3.5 years.

In either case, your scholarship will comprise tuition fees and a living stipend. Both types also come with the possibility of a single extension and both domestic and international students are eligible to apply.

There is also a UQ Graduate School Scholarship which only covers tuition fees and does not include a living stipend. The UQGSS-T is only available to domestic students.

Deciding which scholarship category suits you will likely come down to whether an existing research project aligns with your interests. If you’ve got a niche passion and the ambition to find your own supervisor and create a fresh research proposal , a Graduate School scholarship is likely the path for you.

If you’d prefer to join an existing team of researchers pursuing an established line of research, you might find an earmarked scholarship more appealing. You can expand your search for a project that interests you by visiting FindAPhD.com , though we’d obviously love to see you contribute to the groundbreaking research efforts right here at UQ.

UQ has earmarked scholarships available for a wide variety of research projects. Our research areas span from agriculture to creative arts, health, business, science and everything in between. Explore our research areas and find an earmarked scholarship that appeals to your interests .

Top-up PhD scholarships in Australia

You may also find yourself eligible for a top-up scholarship of $7-14K per year. Find out more about top-up scholarships .

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How to get a scholarship for a PhD

When you’re looking at an earmarked PhD scholarship for an existing project, the process is rather simple: apply for the advertised position by contacting the project supervisor.

However, things get a bit trickier when you’re creating a new research proposal. Here are some tips for how to get a fully funded PhD project:

  • Make sure your school or institute knows you want a scholarship , as they will need to nominate you for one. At UQ, this means selecting the option in your PhD application that says I would like to be considered for a UQ scholarship…
  • Choose the right supervisor. Some of the criteria for getting a PhD scholarship include the experience and expertise relevance of your supervisor and advisory team. So, you’ll want to find a supervisor who checks all the right boxes .
  • Get advice from your PhD supervisor . The quality of your research project is another large factor in determining whether you get a PhD scholarship. At the start, the main means of demonstrating this is your research proposal, so be sure to use your supervisor’s wisdom to make this proposal as steadfast as possible .
  • Prepare the appropriate documents/evidence. Other criteria include your academic performance, your research capabilities, and the quality of your proposed research environment. This means having evidence prepared to demonstrate these factors (e.g. the academic transcript from your honours/postgraduate degree, or details of the laboratory where you’ll be conducting your research) can help you attain a PhD scholarship.

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Scholarships

Learn about the major scholarship programs that you might be eligible to apply for.

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There are a wide range of scholarships, grants and bursaries that can help support you financially when studying in Australia. Some are offered by the Australian Government, others by education providers, and public and private organisations.

Australia Awards

The Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS) program is highly prestigious and competitive. It offers government-funded grants to students from a selection of developing countries who can show leadership qualities and a drive for change. The program is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to return home and contribute to their nations’ development upon graduation.  

Destination Australia

The Destination Australia Program (DAP) is an Australian Government program that funds eligible tertiary education providers to offer scholarships to domestic and international students to study in regional Australia. Destination Australia scholarships are available to students studying courses ranging from a Certificate IV through to a doctorate (such as a PhD) for up to four years in regional campus locations across Australia. This means any location outside of major cities in Australia.

Applications for 2024 are now open. You can view the list of providers here.

Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP)

The Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) supports domestic and international students undertaking research doctorate and research masters level degrees. Find out more about the Research Training Program at the Department of Education website. Applications for these scholarships are made directly to a participating university .

Education provider scholarships

Australian education providers regularly offer scholarships to qualifying international students, based on academic merit. You can search for education provider scholarships on our Course Search tool . If you can’t find what you’re looking for, it’s always a good idea to contact the admissions team or international office at the provider you are applying to for more information.

Scholarships for students from the United Kingdom 

There are scholarships available specifically for students from the UK. 

  • The Northcote Postgraduate Scholarship enables students from the UK to undertake a higher degree at an Australian university for up to three years. 
  • The UK Government’s Turning Scheme provides funding for learning opportunities at a selection of education providers . 

Scholarships for students from the United States

US students can often bring their US Financial Aid with them to their education institution in Australia, including for one or two semesters’ study abroad. 

Many international and charitable organisations offer US scholarships for international study, including the Fulbright program . You can explore the full range of scholarships available for studying abroad at the Institute of International Education (IIE) website , as well as scholarships for US service members and veterans.

You must apply for these scholarships in your home country.

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Ph.D scholarships in Australia for International students 2024-2025

Find Ph.D scholarships for international students to study in Australia 2024-2025.

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Flinders University ARC Training Centre for Biofilm Research and Innovation and PhD Scholarship 2024

ARC Training Centre for Biofilm Research and Innovation – Delivering innovative biofilm solutions We are the leading Australian research and training centre tackling biofilm-related challenges. The ARC Training Centre for Biofilm Research and Innovation, led by Flinders University i

Published: 2024-01-26 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Value: $36,161 Deadline: February 9, 2024

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University of New England Australia’s Women Cartoonists Scholarship 2024

Expressions of Interest are invited for a PhD project to be completed as part of the Australian Research Council (ARC) funded Discovery Grant ‘Cartoon Nation: Australian Editorial Cartooning – Past, Present, and Future’ The PhD project should be designed to explore aspects of th

Published: 2024-01-22 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Value: $32,192 Deadline: October 18, 2024

Flinders University PhD Scholarship 2024

We are seeking an outstanding PhD candidate to undertake a program of research within a broader NHMRC Ideas Grant entitled: Personalised daily body-clock tracking and circadian light therapy retiming to improve sleep, performance, health and safety. This exciting project is supported by a large

Published: 2024-01-22 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Value: $33,990 Deadline: January 31, 2024

University of New England DVCR Completion Awards for PhD Students 2024

DVCR Completion Awards are funded by the University of New England to encourage timely doctoral completions. DVCR Completion Award will only be awarded to those doctoral students who can clearly demonstrate their thesis will be submitted within the award period.  

Published: 2024-01-19 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Value: $31,192.00 Deadline: November 17, 2024

Flinders University The SANFL Industry PhD Scholarship 2024

In partnership with Flinders University, SANFL are offering an industry PhD Scholarship to undertake innovative research into the sociocultural impact and legacy of AFL Gather Round on South Australian communities. SANFL are collaborating with Flinders University’s SHAPE Research Centre on

Published: 2024-01-09 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Value: $35,000 Deadline: January 12, 2024

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UNSW Sydney AUFRANDE Advanced PhD Scholarship Program for Talented Researchers 2024

Application are open for AUFRANDE Advanced surface modified materials for Li-ion batteries.  AUFRANDE is a PhD training program for talented researchers to kick-off their PhD journey both in France and Australia within one of our industry-supported research projects. We are looking for a

Published: 2024-01-05 Type: PhD Study in: Australia , France Deadline: January 24, 2024

UNSW Sydney Artificial Intelligence Fully-funded Scholarship for Sustainable Cities 2024

We are excited to announce immediate openings for TWO FULLY FUNDED PhD candidates to work on a cutting-edge project at the intersection of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT). We welcome applications for candidates interested in commencing in Term 2 or Term 3 of 2023.

Published: 2024-01-05 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Deadline: January 31, 2024

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Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Science PhD scholarship for Domestic or International Students 2024

The Faculty of Science is calling for applications from domestic and international students in the priority areas of Earth and atmospheric sciences, for commencement of course and scholarship in 2024. Three PhD scholarships are available.

Published: 2023-12-15 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Deadline: January 31, 2024

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University of Newcastle Australia Judy Kennedy Research Scholarship in Mental Health

Judy Kennedy Research Scholarship in Mental Health is established for a student whose research aims to improve the care and outcomes for people with mental illness and their families. Judy Kennedy was an outstanding leader in health care in the Hunter region. Initially trained as a ment

Published: 2023-12-08 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Deadline: Not Specified

Flinders University Playford Trust / Defence Science and Technology Group PhD Scholarship 2024

In partnership with the Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG), the Playford Trust offers three PhD Scholarships. The scholarships are valued at $35,000 and are paid at the rate of $10,000 per annum for three-and-a-half years. DSTG is the Australian Government’s lead agency dedicated t

Published: 2023-12-04 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Deadline: January 19, 2024

Flinders University Healthy Development Adelaide and Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation PhD Excellence Award 2024

Flinders University invites applicants for Healthy Development Adelaide and Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation PhD Excellence Award 

Published: 2023-11-27 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Deadline: January 19, 2024

Flinders University Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship PhD Scholarship 2024

A PhD scholarship is available to work on the ARC Future Fellowship Project: Molecular movies using time-resolved momentum spectroscopies. This exciting project is in the area of physics, chemistry and/or material science within the Institute of Nanoscale Science and Technology housed within th

Published: 2023-11-03 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Deadline: December 31, 2023

Flinders and St Peter’s College Industry PhD Scholarship 2024

Change lives and change the world with impactful PhD research co-funded by Flinders and St Peter’s College. Receive a $33,000 per annum scholarship tax free, for up to 3.5 years. Apply your research skills during an internship with St Peter’s College Flinders University and

Published: 2023-11-03 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Deadline: December 1, 2023

Flinders University PhD Scholarship -- Machine Learning -- Object Detection in 3D X-ray Images 2023

A full-time PhD scholarship is available in the area of Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning in Computer Vision for students pursuing a PhD study. The project will develop machine learning and deep learning approaches in processing, segmenting, identifying, and analyzing 2D and 3D x-ray images

Published: 2023-10-20 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Deadline: November 15, 2023

Flinders University 2023 Suicide Prevention Research Fund PhD Scholarship

The PhD Scholarship provides funding for successful applicants to attain a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The PhD Scholarship is a funding agreement between Suicide Prevention Australia and the applicant’s Administering Institution (a University in Australia). The PhD Scholarship aims to su

Published: 2023-10-18 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Deadline: November 7, 2023

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University of Queensland 2024 Dr Paul Stuart McCarthy Memorial Prize, Australia

Dr Paul Stuart McCarthy Memorial Prize 2023 is offered for  degree in the field of Open to current Domestic and International UQ students who Study area is Health and medicine only. Established in 2008 and maintained by the income from a donation of $25,000 by Mrs Haila McCarthy on

Published: 2023-10-12 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Deadline: October 22, 2022

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RMIT University 2024 Fully-funded RMIT Latin American PhD Scholarships, Australia

RMIT is offering 3 international PhD scholarships for citizens of Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico, for commencement in 2024. RMIT Latin American PhD Scholarships 2024 is offered for PhD degree in the field of All subjects offered by the university.

Published: 2023-10-12 Type: PhD Study in: Australia Deadline: October 31, 2023

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From 1 January 2023, WEHI PhD scholarships will be boosted so the minimum rate is $37,685, guided by the net national minimum wage.

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This is a stipend scholarship offered by ANU Colleges to Higher Degree by Research candidates. It is normal for recipients to undertake study on a full-time basis, however, in accordance with strict criteria, the scholarship can be awarded for part-time study for Domestic candidates only. International scholars must undertake study on a full-time basis.

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  • Scholarship for 3.5 years
  • Travel and removal allowances for students relocating to Canberra to commence their research program
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No application is required specifically for this scholarship as all eligible candidates will be considered. Applications must be complete at the time of submission, including all supporting documentation and referee reports, in order to be considered in the scholarship ranking process.

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In order to be considered for an ANU PhD scholarship, in the main round of scholarship offers, applicants are required to apply for admission by the deadlines below. Once you have applied for the program, all eligible applicants will be automatically considered for the ANU PhD scholarship

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Commonwealth Teaching Scholarships deliver on Action 2 under the  National Teacher Workforce Action Plan to help attract high quality candidates into the teaching profession and to help address teacher workforce shortages.

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Round One applications for the first semester/study period for 2024 have now closed. Round Two applications are expected to open in late 2024/early 2025.

If you have applied, please be patient while applications are assessed. The Australian Government Department of Education (the department) will not provide individual application status updates to applicants.

Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their scholarship application by email, once the assessment process has been finalised.

About Commonwealth Teaching Scholarships

Commonwealth Teaching Scholarships support new undergraduate and postgraduate teaching students to meet the costs of their study in exchange for teaching in government schools or government-run early learning settings for a period of time after graduating from their degree.

Scholarships of up to $40,000 per student are available for full-time undergraduate initial teacher education (ITE) students ($10,000 per year for a four-year qualification) and up to $20,000 for full-time postgraduate ITE students ($10,000 per year for a two‑year- qualification).

Applications are strongly encouraged from school leavers and career changers who meet the eligibility criteria and who are high-achieving students (with an ATAR of 80 or above or equivalent academic result), First Nations peoples, people for whom English is an additional language or dialect, people with disability, people from regional, rural or remote locations, mid-career professionals or people from low socio-economic backgrounds, who aspire to a rewarding career in teaching.

Scholarships will be available over five rounds from 2024 to 2028 with up to 1,000 scholarships per year to be offered. Please note, the 2024 scholarship application process has now closed. Applications for 2025 will open later 2024/early 2025.

Information about the Scholarships, who can apply and how to apply is provided below. Prospective applicants should read the  Scholarship Guidelines ,  Applicant Handbook ,  Applicant Fact Sheet ,  Scholarship FAQs  and  other information  on this site to determine eligibility.

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To apply you must be a person living in Australia who is:

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  • a permanent resident
  • a holder of a permanent humanitarian visa; or
  • a New Zealand citizen living in Australia.

You can only apply for a scholarship in Round Two if you will be studying full-time and commencing an accredited ITE program in the first semester or study period of 2025.

In return for your scholarship, you must also be willing to commit to teaching for up to four years (undergraduate) and up to two years (postgraduate) in a government school or government-run early learning setting.

Applications are strongly encouraged from school leavers and career changers who meet the eligibility criteria and who are high-achieving students (with an ATAR of 80 or above or equivalent academic result), First Nations peoples, people for whom English is an additional language or dialect, people with disability, mid-career professionals, people from regional, rural or remote locations or people from low socio-economic backgrounds, who aspire to a rewarding career in teaching.

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Once the Round Two applications open in late 2024/early 2025 you must submit your application through the online application form before the closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

Scholarships will be offered to eligible teaching students (with a focus on supporting target cohorts) who are commencing a full-time undergraduate or full-time postgraduate ITE program.

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If you are successful in gaining a Commonwealth Teaching Scholarship you will be required to sign a  Scholarship Agreement  with the department.

The Agreement will outline your obligation to teach in a government school or government-run early learning setting for a time equivalent to the length of your teaching degree.

This means teaching for up to four years full-time equivalent for those scholarship recipients who have completed an undergraduate degree and up to two years full-time equivalent for scholarship recipients who completed a postgraduate degree.

You can teach in any, or in more than one, government school or government-run early learning setting in any location, to meet your commitment to teach obligation.

Education departments in each state and territory provide information about how to seek employment in their schools and early learning settings. The department does not find or place scholarship recipients in schools.

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  • Namrata Sukhtankar
  • January 24, 2024
  • Last Updated: January 24, 2024

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With 20 universities securing positions in the top 300 according to the 2024 Times Higher Education Rankings, Australia ensures a top-notch educational experience. The country’s appeal lies in its English-speaking programmes, breathtaking natural landscapes, and distinctive study opportunities. Despite being a more costly option, both in terms of tuition and living expenses, Australia attracts students globally. Notably, doctoral fees are higher for international students, as Australian students benefit from state subsidies. However, Indian students pursuing PhD programmes can significantly cut costs through various PhD Scholarships in Australia for Indian students. This blog explores different doctoral scholarships for PhD students and highlights their advantages for international students.

Fully Funded PhD Scholarships In Australia For International Students 

As an international student studying in Australia, you will be subject to higher tuition fees. According to estimates from the Australian government, typical international PhD fees range between AUD19320-48290 per year. This total cost of studying in Australia is the anticipated cost if your research project lacks specific funding or if you are proposing a topic on your own. Hence, you can opt for a PhD in Australia with scholarships that are external or university-funded. In this section, we have mentioned a few of these scholarships that you can apply for. 

PhD Scholarships From Australian Universities For Indian Students

Top universities provide PhD Scholarships which are majorly fully funded and cover your entire cost of studying in Australia, which comes with living expenses, travel costs, and much more. Applying for these merit-based scholarships can make your study abroad journey easier. The table below gives a breakdown of these scholarships. 

Eligibility Criteria For Fully Funded PhD Scholarships By Australian Universities

To pursue a Ph.D. in Australia with a scholarship designed for international students, Australian universities establish specific eligibility criteria. Enhance your likelihood of securing a scholarship from any of the aforementioned universities by thoroughly evaluating the eligibility criteria outlined in the table below. 

Externally Funded PhD Scholarships In Australia For Indian Students 

Apart from university scholarships, there are fully funded PhD scholarships from external organisations and the Australian government, too. Let’s look at these scholarships ‌for a better understanding. 

Note: Many universities offer Australian Government Research Training Programme scholarships as a PhD scholarship in Australia – like the University of Western Australia PhD Scholarships, Queensland University Scholarship, etc. Hence, you can directly apply from the college website or head to the scholarship website. 

Eligibility Criteria For Externally Funded PhD Scholarships For Indian Students

Externally funded scholarships too have their eligibility criteria, that you diligently must follow, as these scholarships have a large pool of applicants and are highly competitive. We have tabulated the eligibility criteria below: 

Australia PhD Scholarships Funded By Indian Government Or Organisations 

These scholarships, backed by the Indian Government, highlight a dedication to nurturing academic talent and prioritising the educational goals of Indian students pursuing doctoral programmes abroad. By fostering collaboration between Indian scholars and Australian institutions, the government actively supports research excellence, cross-cultural understanding, and the exchange of knowledge. 

Note: These scholarships are available to all nationals for all courses of PhD or master’s studies across the world. 

Application Process For PhD Scholarships In Australia

Here, we will outline the step-by-step process to help you map the application process. From identifying suitable universities and understanding eligibility criteria to engaging with potential supervisors and crafting an interesting application, each step is crucial in the process of obtaining a scholarship for doctoral studies in Australia.

Step 1- Identify universities or research institutions in Australia that offer PhD scholarships in your field of interest. Explore the research strengths and focus areas of potential supervisors and institutions.

Step 2- Review the eligibility criteria specified by the scholarship provider or university. Ensure that you meet the academic qualifications, English language proficiency requirements, and any other specified criteria.

Step 3- Reach out to potential research supervisors or faculty members to discuss your research interests and seek guidance on the application process.

Step 4- Complete the online application form provided by the scholarship provider or the university. Ensure accuracy and thoroughness in filling out the form.

Step 5- Be prepared for potential interviews or assessments as part of the selection process. Some programmes may require candidates to take an entrance exam or undergo additional evaluations.

Step 6- Submit a well-crafted application that highlights your academic achievements, research potential, and commitment to your chosen field of study.

Documents Required For PhD Scholarships In Australia

The specific document requirements may vary among universities and scholarship providers, so it’s essential to carefully review the application guidelines provided by the respective institutions. However, we have listed a general set of documents required for every PhD Scholarship application in Australia. 

Securing scholarships for postgraduate studies is crucial, as they provide a financial lifeline to ambitious students pursuing a PhD in Australia. Scholarships not only reduce the financial burden but also recognise and reward academic excellence, help secure highest paying jobs in Australia, and other countries, enabling deserving candidates to achieve their goals. 

Education loan for Australia offer an alternative avenue for aspiring scholars, addressing the financial demands of overseas education. These loans become particularly beneficial in overcoming the competitiveness associated with scholarships, providing a guaranteed source of funding. 

Education loans ensure that students have the necessary financial support to cover tuition fees, living expenses, other educational costs, and even funds required for Australia study visa  empowering them to pursue their PhD studies with confidence. UniCreds can immensely help you get student loans to study PhD in Australia as we have partnered with the top financial institutions to offer the best study abroad loan for students like you. Go check us out!

Q1. Is PhD fully funded in Australia? 

Ans: Yes, PhD in some universities and external organisations are fully funded in Australia. Some examples include- the Melbourne research scholarship, the Leakey research grant, etc. 

Q2. How do I fund my PhD in Australia?

Ans: You can fund your PhD in Australia by opting for scholarships, or applying for education loans through UniCreds. 

3. What are the eligibility criteria for PhD scholarships in Australia?

Ans: The eligibility criteria include academic excellence, acquiring a master’s degree from an Australian university, and meeting the minimum English language test scores. 

Q4. What is the duration of PhD scholarships in Australia and is there an option for extension? 

Ans: PhD scholarships in Australia typically last for three to four years, with the possibility of an extension based on academic progress and research needs, subject to university policies.

Q5. Can I apply for multiple PhD scholarships simultaneously, and how does it affect the application process?

Ans: Some institutions may have restrictions on simultaneous applications, while others may allow it. Managing multiple applications requires attention to deadlines, documentation, and communication with potential supervisors.

Q6. Are there any post-PhD commitments or obligations associated with receiving a scholarship in Australia, such as working in the country after graduation?

Ans: Post-PhD commitments or obligations associated with receiving a scholarship in Australia vary. Some scholarships may have specific requirements, such as a return-of-service obligation or restrictions on employment in certain countries.

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When looking to study abroad, students can often be deterred by the high cost of university. However, scholarships can help to alleviate the cost by providing funding to students to help with the expense of tuition fees, accommodation, travel and academic materials.

This guide outlines everything international students need to know about applying for and getting scholarships.

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A scholarship is a financial award granted to students to help with the cost of studying at university. Scholarships can vary in amount and can usually be used to pay for tuition fees, living costs, travel costs and academic materials among other things.

Scholarships can be awarded based on various criteria such as academic achievements, extracurricular involvement, research areas, leadership potential or financial need.

Scholarships are open to all students including domestic, European Union and international students and can be used for all levels of university study including undergraduate degrees, postgraduate degrees, research programmes, doctoral programmes and PhD programmes.

Where can you find scholarships for international students?

1. University scholarships: These are given by the university based on good grades, extracurricular activities or financial need. Universities will set their own criteria for applying to scholarships, and each university has its own list of scholarships it provides.

2. Academic or merit-based scholarships: These are for students who achieve high grades in school, either in a particular subject or in final exams and have a good academic record or GPA .

3. Performance-based scholarships: These are for students who are exceptional in areas such as sports, arts or music and are looking to pursue that at university.

4. External scholarships: These come from organisations outside universities, such as businesses, charities or higher education associations. Applications to them are usually separate from any university application forms.

5. Government scholarships: Most governments will have their own range of scholarships that will fund tuition fees and travel expenses (such as airfare) for international students wishing to apply to study in their country. Many will also be targeted at students from specific countries or regions.

6. Country/region-based scholarships: These can come from a range of sources including universities themselves, government departments, businesses or charities and will be aimed at students from a particular country or region.

What types of scholarships available for international students?

1. Partially funded scholarships: Unlike a full scholarship, these will cover only some of a student’s expenses. Therefore, students may need to find other ways to pay for the rest of their university expenses such as personal savings, help from families, part-time jobs or other scholarships. Some may offer funding for only one or two years of study.

2. Fully funded scholarships: These cover all expenses, including full tuition fees, accommodation and living costs throughout the university degree course.

3. Research grants: Research grants are financial awards given to university students so they can do in-depth studies and learn more about specific topics in their courses. These are offered globally and can be provided by institutions, government bodies or private organisations.

4. Work-study programmes: Some universities offer programmes in which students can work and gain experience while earning money for their studies.

5. Undergraduate scholarships: These are awarded to students pursuing an undergraduate degree.

6. Postgraduate scholarships: These are awarded for students pursuing postgraduate degrees, doctoral programmes and PhD programmes.

How to get a university scholarship

Obtaining a scholarship as an international student can be competitive. Here are some tips to help your application stand out.

1. Begin by researching all the different types of scholarships available, including those from governments, universities, companies and charities for the study abroad country of your choice. Contact universities to find out what they have available, and ask teachers or counsellors at your school if they know of any.

2. Ensure that you meet the criteria for each scholarship, including academic grades, country/region of residence, and thresholds for funding requirements.

3. Try your best to maintain your academic grades, as you will often have to list these as part of your application.

4. Partake in extracurricular activities or activities that are related to your degree, which can help to boost your application.

5. Connect with current university students , alumni , school counsellors or university admissions officers for insights and guidance on applying for a scholarship.

6. Ensure that you have all the correct supporting documents, such as university acceptance letters, proof of financial need, English language test results and academic transcripts.

7. Write a compelling personal statement outlining your achievements, extracurricular activities, academic goals and how the scholarship will help you to develop these skills while at university.

8. Secure recommendation letters from teachers or professionals aligning with the scholarship requirements.

9. Proofread your application as many times as you can and, if possible, find someone else to review it.

10. Submit applications well before the deadline to avoid last-minute issues.

11. You can apply to multiple scholarships at a time, so keep a list of all deadlines and requirements for each application so you can stay on top of them. Remember, each scholarship is unique, so adapt these tips to fit the specific requirements of the opportunities you pursue.

What scholarships are available in the UK?

Scholarships available in the UK for international students : Use this guide as a starting point to search for scholarships in the UK, including government-backed schemes and university scholarships.

New scholarships for Indians to study in the UK: UCL and Imperial College London have two scholarship programmes for Indian students aspiring to undertake their studies in the UK.

UK government AI scholarship and visa package: The UK government created a scholarship programme and visa pathway to help international undergraduates, doctoral candidates and early career researchers to pursue studies in AI and data science in the UK.

The Rhodes Scholarship: The Rhodes Scholarship provides support for students from any part of the world to pursue postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford .

Chevening scholarships: Chevening is a UK-government scholarship scheme that offers fully funded scholarships for master’s courses at UK universities for students from 160 countries.

University of Birmingham Commonwealth Scholarship : The University of Birmingham Commonwealth Scholarship provides a £3,000 award for eligible students from Commonwealth countries enrolled in a master’s programme at the university, with the scholarship amount deducted from their tuition fees.

GREAT Scholarships:   The  British Council’s GREAT Scholarships  offer students from 15 countries around the world funding and scholarships to study in the UK.

What scholarships are available in the US?

S cholarships available in the US for international students: Use this guide to find a scholarship if you are thinking about studying abroad in the US.

MPOWER Financing: MPOWER Financing’s Global Citizens Fund provides scholarships of up to $10,000 for refugee, DACA and international students studying in the US.

Fulbright Foreign Student Program: The US government’s Fulbright Foreign Student Program has been supporting people to study in the US for more than 80 years. It is one of the most widely recognised and prestigious scholarship programmes in the world.

Scholarship opportunities available at historically black colleges and universities: Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the US offer a wide range of scholarship opportunities for international students, among them the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, UNCF Scholarships, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and the National Racial Equity Initiative Scholarship.

What scholarships are available in Australia and New Zealand?

Scholarships for international students in Australia and New Zealand: For international students considering studies in Australia or New Zealand, this guide outlines some of the scholarships offered by governments and universities.

The Pinnacle Foundation: The Pinnacle Foundation in Australia offers scholarships and mentorship to LGBTQIA+ students seeking full-time higher education degrees at public institutions.

Monash International Leadership Scholarship: The Monash International Leadership Scholarship covers tuition fees for successful applicants to the university.

Australia Awards Scholarships: The Australia Awards Scholarships offer fully funded opportunities for students from Africa and the Indo-Pacific region to study at Australian universities at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

What scholarships are available in Canada?

Scholarships in Canada for international students: This guide will provide you with all the options for scholarships in Canada from universities and the government.

MPOWER Financing: MPOWER Financing’s Global Citizens Fund offers scholarships of up to C$10,000 to support refugee, DACA and international students pursuing their studies in Canada.

Vanier Canada Graduate scholarships: The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship offers financial assistance to doctoral students applying to study in Canada.

What scholarships are available in Europe?

Scholarships available in France for international students: If you are hoping to study in France, this guide outlines the types of scholarships that may be available to you.

Imagine Fellows : HEC Imagine Fellows is open to master’s students from war-torn countries who hope to study at HEC Paris .

Scholarships available in Germany for international students: This guide provides information on all the options for scholarships in Germany, including DAAD scholarships and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarship.

Scholarships to study in the Netherlands for international students: If you are planning to study in the Netherlands, this guide to scholarships will help you find the right one for you.

Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Programme : The Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Programme offers funding and mentorship opportunities for students across Africa to study abroad.

World Bank Scholarship Programme : The World Bank Scholarship Programme is open to students who wish to study development-related topics for their master’s degrees.

Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme : The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships for students from select countries to pursue a postgraduate education.

Google Generation Scholarships : Google has developed a range of scholarships for those studying computer science, gaming and technology.

IELTS Prize : The IELTS Prize is an annual award that supports IELTS test-takers with £3,000 towards their university tuition fees.

Search for scholarships by your country of residence

When preparing to study abroad, international students may find it challenging to navigate the multitude of scholarships available. Below you will find a list of scholarships organised by country of residence.

Scholarships for Chinese students looking to study abroad

Scholarships for Indian students to study abroad

Scholarships for African students to study abroad

Scholarships for students from Japan to study abroad

Scholarships for South Korean students looking to study abroad

Scholarships for Indonesian students looking to study abroad

Scholarships for students from Hong Kong to study abroad

Scholarships for Malaysian students to study abroad

What scholarships are available for refugee students?

University scholarships available for refugee students: Many universities worldwide provide scholarships, grants and financial aid to students who are refugees. Explore this guide to learn about the available financial support for students with refugee status from different parts of the world.

What scholarships are available for students with disabilities?

Scholarships for students with disabilities: Financial support for international students with a disability is available from a variety of organisations, charities and universities. This guide covers scholarships for students with a range of additional needs, including learning difficulties, invisible illnesses and mobility issues.

What scholarships are available for postgraduate students?

For students looking to continue their studies at postgraduate level, scholarships will be a great resource to help them continue their studies. They can either help with the tuition fee costs or can be used to contribute towards research projects or academic advancements in your chosen subject.

Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships : Available for international students from Commonwealth countries who wish to pursue a master’s programme in the UK.

GREAT Scholarships : Offered for postgraduate studies in the sciences, technology, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences. Available for students from specific countries, including China, India, Pakistan and Japan.

University of Cambridge Scholarships : Awarded to students looking to undertake a postgraduate degree at the University of Cambridge . It covers the full cost of studying and provides additional discretionary funding.

The American Association of University Women Fellowship : Offers fellowships for non-American women pursuing master’s or doctoral degrees in the US. Fellowships range from $18,000 to $30,000, depending on the degree.

Rotary Foundation Global Grant : Provides up to $12,500 to international students studying at a graduate level in the US.

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program : Provides scholarships for outstanding students from selected developing countries to pursue postgraduate study. The scholarships are 50 per cent grant and 50 per cent loan.

Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships : These are postgraduate-level scholarships for domestic and international students looking to pursue research degrees at participating Australian universities.

Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program : Provides an opportunity for students from ADB’s developing member countries to undertake postgraduate studies at participating academic institutions in the Asia-Pacific region.

Victoria University of Wellington Master’s Scholarships : Scholarships for full-time research-focused master’s degrees at Victoria University in New Zealand.

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships : Offered to international students pursuing postgraduate study in natural and social sciences or health sciences in Canada.

Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships : For international students applying to a doctoral programme in the social sciences and humanities in Canada, with an annual value of up to C$60,000 per scholar for a maximum of three years.

University of Saskatchewan Master’s of Excellence Awards : Open to international master’s students starting a research-based graduate programme, providing C$2,500 per term for a maximum of five months.

What scholarships are available for STEM students?

STEM scholarships provide financial support to students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields . Additionally, they may include opportunities for mentorship and research experiences to enhance recipients’ academic and professional development.

Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Industrial Design Studentships : One-year studentships for graduates in engineering or science looking to enhance their industrial design skills in the UK.

Institute of Engineering and Technology : The Institute of Engineering and Technology based in the UK awards for scholarships starting from £1,000. They are open to students worldwide.

Institute of Civil Engineering QUEST : The institute offers scholarships and awards ranging from £1,000 to £2,500 for postgraduate students studying civil engineering .

The Aero MSc Bursary Scheme : This scheme covers tuition fees for MSc students in aerospace engineering in the UK.

Marshall Scholarships : The Marshall Scholarships offers scholarships for students from the US hoping to study a STEM subject in the UK.

Frequently asked questions about scholarships.

When attending open days or speaking to university admissions officers, consider asking about the available scholarships, eligibility criteria, application processes, scholarship details, duration and renewal, competition, alternative financial aids, student support services, networking opportunities, and cultural and visa aid. Be sure to adapt these questions to the specific university or institution you’re interested in for valuable insights into the available scholarships.

1. How do scholarships work?

Scholarships are financial awards given to students based on a range of criteria including academic merit, research proposals, nationality and financial need. These funds aim to support students to pursue their education by covering a portion or the entirety of tuition fees, living expenses or other educational costs.

2. How to apply for scholarships?

To apply for scholarships, students need first to find the right scholarship for their studies. They then need to complete the application forms and submit the required documents, which may include academic transcripts, letters of recommendation and personal statements. Each scholarship has its own application process, and it’s important to carefully follow instructions and meet deadlines.

3. Where can I find scholarships?

We can help you get a scholarship as an international student through many of our guides and “scholarship of the month” spotlights. Online scholarship databases, university websites and government scholarship portals are also valuable resources for discovering available opportunities.

4. What do scholarships cover?

Scholarships can cover a range of university-related expenses, including tuition fees, accommodation, books, airfare or travel expenses, and living costs. The specific coverage will depend on the scholarship provider.

5. Do scholarships cover all expenses?

While some scholarships may cover all expenses, others may only partially cover certain aspects of your time at university. It’s crucial for students to carefully review the terms and conditions of each scholarship to understand the extent of financial support offered.

6. What are the eligibility requirements for scholarships?

Eligibility requirements for scholarships are different for each award and can include academic achievements, leadership qualities, nationality, financial need, extracurricular activities and more. Read the criteria outlined by each scholarship provider to determine what you need to provide to demonstrate your eligibility.

7. How can I find eligibility criteria for scholarships?

Eligibility criteria for scholarships are usually detailed in the scholarship guidelines or terms and conditions provided by the awarding institution or organisation. Students can find this information on the official websites of universities, government agencies or scholarship databases.

For our “scholarship of the month” features, we provide details on the highlighted award and what a candidate will need to demonstrate eligibility. You can also subscribe to our student newsletter to find out about new opportunities as they arise.

8. What is the easiest scholarship to get for international students?

Figuring out the “easiest” scholarship can be subjective as eligibility criteria and competition vary. However, some scholarships may have more accessible requirements. It’s advisable for students to explore opportunities offered by universities, governments and organisations with criteria aligning closely with their academic and personal achievements.

9. Are there government scholarships for international students?

Each government will have their own scholarship schemes for international students. Below are just a few of them.

In the UK, the Chevening Scholarships and Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan support individuals to study in the UK.

In the US, the Fulbright Program and Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program offer opportunities for international students to study, conduct research or teach.

Canada offers the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and ICCS Scholarships for doctoral students and those interested in Canadian studies.

Meanwhile, Australia Awards and Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships in Australia facilitate study, research and professional development for international scholars.

10. Do scholarships consider where you were born or your nationality?

Yes – some scholarships will be specifically offered for students from a certain country or region. Examples include scholarships for Chinese , Indian , African , Japanese , South Korean , Indonesian and Malaysian students, as well as students from Hong Kong . But there are many other scholarships that provide funding for students living in countries outside of these listed above.

11. How can international students get ready for scholarship applications?

Preparation for scholarship applications can begin long before completing the application itself. Research where you want to study and then look at government and university scholarships in your chosen destination. Make sure that you keep your grades up and take part in extracurricular activities as these can all help to boost your application. Ensure that you then collect all your supporting documents in plenty of time and that you’ve taken all relevant tests and exams.

12. What are needs-based scholarships?

Needs-based scholarships are there to help students who may not have the financial means to fund their education. These will be based on things such as such as family income, assets and how many people are in the household.

To apply, students usually need to show documents such as income tax returns, parental wages and proof of assets to demonstrate their financial situation.

13. What documents are needed for scholarship applications?

Although every scholarship application is different and can require specific documentation, most ask for an accurately completed application form, academic transcripts or records demonstrating scholastic performance, letters of recommendation from teachers or employers, a compelling personal statement or essay, and a comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV) or résumé detailing your educational background and extracurricular activities.

There may also be other documents required, so be sure to read the application requirements carefully.

14. Is there support for international students during the application process?

Yes, international students can often access support during the scholarship application process through their university international office. These offices provide guidance on application requirements, procedures, and may offer assistance in navigating the application process. It is best to contact them directly as you start your application for specialised help.

Students can also speak to their teachers or high school counsellors for help with their applications.

15. Are there any extra benefits when you are awarded a scholarship?

In addition to financial support for tuition, accommodation and living expenses, many scholarships offer added benefits. These may include mentorship programmes, networking opportunities or exclusive events to enhance your overall academic and personal development.

16. How long do scholarships last, and can I renew a scholarship? What are the conditions for renewal?

The duration of scholarships varies, and applicants should carefully review the terms and conditions of each award. Some scholarships cover the entire duration of your academic programme, while others may be renewable each year. The conditions for renewal often depend on maintaining a certain level of academic performance or meeting specific criteria outlined by the scholarship provider.

17. How competitive are scholarships?

Some scholarships can be very competitive depending on the popularity of the programme and the number of applicants. Usually, prestigious scholarships have a higher level of competition, while others with specific eligibility criteria may be more accessible. It’s best for students to research each scholarship and tailor their applications to align with the specific criteria to give themselves the best chance of submitting a successful application.

18. What services are available for international students on scholarships?

International students on scholarship programmes can access various support services provided by universities. These may include academic advising, career counselling and assistance with visa and immigration matters. Additionally, universities often offer orientation programmes and workshops to help scholarship recipients navigate the academic and cultural aspects of their studies.

19. Is there a specific office or adviser for international scholarship-related questions?

Yes, many universities have dedicated offices or advisers to assist international students with scholarship-related questions. These offices can provide information about available scholarships, application processes and offer guidance on eligibility criteria.

20. Can I connect with alumni who have received similar scholarships?

Yes, connecting with alumni who have received similar scholarships can provide valuable insights and advice. Universities often have alumni networks or associations that can help you make these connections. Alumni can share their experiences, offer tips on the application process, and provide guidance on making the most of the scholarship opportunity.

21. How to write a great scholarship application essay?

Writing a scholarship essay involves clearly expressing your goals, achievements and the reasons you deserve the scholarship. Begin by carefully reading the essay prompt and ensuring that your response addresses all aspects. Craft a compelling narrative, focus on your unique qualities and experiences, and illustrate how the scholarship aligns with your academic and career aspirations.

22. How to prepare for scholarship interviews?

Preparing for scholarship interviews involves researching the scholarship provider, understanding the goals of the scholarship, and anticipating common interview questions. Practise explaining your achievements, goals and reasons for applying. Dress professionally, demonstrate enthusiasm, and be ready to discuss your academic and extracurricular experiences in a concise and compelling manner.

23. What are the deadlines for scholarship applications?

Programmes have different deadlines, so make sure you take note of every due date on your chosen scholarship applications. Carefully review the application guidelines provided by each scholarship and plan accordingly because many scholarships do not accept late applications.

24. Are there scholarships for community college students?

Yes, there are scholarships available for community college students. While some scholarships may be specific to four-year institutions, many organisations, foundations and institutions offer scholarships that are inclusive of community college students. It’s essential for students to explore both local and national scholarship opportunities and check with their academic advisers or financial aid offices for guidance on available options. Additionally, some scholarships may be tailored specifically to the field of study or academic achievements of community college students.

25. Are there scholarships open to high school students?

Yes, high school students can start their scholarship search early, allowing them to have awards ready for their first year of university. You will often need to know which country or university you have been accepted to, so read the application criteria for each scholarship and get everything ready before you start applying.

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Two Shelby students get full scholarships to Gardner-Webb University

The winners of Gardner-Webb University’s most competitive academic scholarship have been announced.

The winners of Gardner-Webb University’s most competitive academic scholarship — Ignite Excellence — have been announced. Two students from Shelby are among the eight high school seniors who rose above the 288 top-ranked students invited to participate in on-campus interviews.

“This really was an amazingly accomplished group of finalists, and we are thrilled to welcome each of these high-ability students to GWU,” said Gardner-Webb President Dr. William M. Downs. “It’s good to see top students making our University their top choice, and the full-tuition scholarships will ensure a fast start for all of these new Runnin’ Bulldogs.  I’m eager to get them to campus in August and to watch them excel in the coming years.”

The 2024 Ignite winners from Shelby are listed below, with what they plan to study:

  • Ja’Kayla M. Alexander, nursing.
  • Lucy A. Merritt,  nursing.

Each recipient receives a full-tuition scholarship that covers the cost of tuition for eight semesters. The award is valued at $33,770 per year. The winners have an average GPA of 3.96 noted Molly Allison, director of Admissions for Undergraduate Admissions.

During the interviews, students meet one-on-one with a GWU faculty member. “Our faculty implement a standardized scoring system and ask predetermined questions to evaluate the students,” Allison explained. “Based on these assessments, we select the highest-scoring candidates as our winners.”

The 288 qualified applicants came from 19 states:

  • North Carolina
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina

Gardner-Webb University is North Carolina's recognized leader in private, Christian higher education. A Carnegie-Classified Doctoral/Professional University, GWU is home to nine colleges and schools, more than 80 undergraduate and graduate majors, and a world-class faculty.

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Learning Sciences and Human Development is a graduate study option that focuses on the nature and interaction of learning, development, and culture in a variety of settings. We study learning and development where they happen: in families, communities, workplaces, and schools from pre-school to college.

We are an interdisciplinary group working at local, state, national, and international levels with a shared focus on equity. Our research approaches are diverse, from ethnography to design-based research to survey and experimental methods.

Despite this diversity, we are unified in our interest and commitment to how our work can improve the lives of real people in real places. We involve students in innovative research around these issues, supported by federal, state, and private funding sources.

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Our students gain technical and intellectual foundations for practice in a variety of research and educational settings. Graduates of the master's program can be found working as educators in settings such as museums and nonprofit organizations and as researchers and consultants in public and private sector positions ranging from schools to software design. Graduates of the doctoral program often take university faculty positions.

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Master's degree students experience a unique blend of two specializations within the field of education research, both with a strong focus on issues of equity. The program comprises an articulated sequence of courses and experiences designed to allow full-time students to graduate in two years.

Ph.D. students in work closely with their advisors to create highly tailored programs of study that include intermediate and advanced coursework in LSHD as well as outside coursework to gain broader perspective and deeper insight into specialized topics.

The LSHD M.Ed. Course of Study  details required and recommended courses and sequence. It includes required core courses in Learning Sciences and Human Development:

  • EDPSY 542A  Proseminar in Learning Sciences & Human Development
  • EDPSY 501 Human Learning and Educational Practice
  • EDPSY 502 Developmental Foundations of Early Learning
  • EDPSY 503 Culture, Learning and Development 
  • EDPSY 532 Adolescence and Youth       

Also required is a year-long cohort-based seminar (EDPSY 581) designed to facilitate students’ navigation of the program, at least one course in the foundations of education (e.g., Education as a Moral Endeavor, History of Education, Philosophy of Education, Sociology of Education, or Foundations of Curriculum and Instruction), and two quantitative research methods and one qualitative research methods course (EDPSY 490 Basic Educational Statistics, EDPSY 517 Applied Measurement in Educational Research, and either EDPSY 581 Design-Based Research I or EDLPS 558 Introduction to Qualitative Methods).

Additional coursework reflects four  intellectual strands with multiple areas of focus within each:

  •   Culture and Learning within and across Domains
  •   Culture and Development across the Life Course
  •   Learning across Environments
  •   Learning to Resist Opression & Promote Cultural Resurgance

Students must have a specialization (3-4 courses in one major strand ), plus at least one course in two other supplemental strands .  Additional courses in research methods are recommended, tailored to the interests and goals of individual students. See the above course of study for suggested courses in each strand.

Ph.D. students in Learning Sciences and Human Development work closely with their advisors to create highly tailored programs of study that include intermediate and advanced coursework in LSHD as well as outside coursework to gain broader perspective and deeper insight into specialized topics. 

  • COE specific requirements and milestones for Ph.D. students  
  • LSHD Ph.D. Course of Study

Admission requirements and process

  • A bachelor's degree is required for the Master of Education (M.Ed.) program
  • A master's degree is required for the doctorate program
  • Your degree can be in-process at the time of your application but must be completed before the program starts.
  • Include one from each institution from which you've earned a degree and one from every institution you have attended in the previous 5 years.
  • Your transcripts must include your name, coursework and degree (if completed)
  • If you are offered admission, the UW Graduate School will request an official transcript from your most recent degree earned

The UW Graduate School requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0, or 3.0 for your most recent 90 graded quarter credits (60 semester credits). However, we review your application holistically. If your GPA is below 3.0, contact us at [email protected] for advice on how to strengthen your overall application.

During the online application process, you will be given instructions for adding your recommenders and getting their letters submitted electronically.

A current academic and professional resume or vita is required. In addition to educational degrees and professional experience, you should include a listing of all relevant awards, publications, presentations or other achievements that will help us evaluate your application.

  • 1-2 pages for M.Ed.
  • 3-5 pages for Ph.D.

Admissions committees use your statement of purpose, along with other evidence, to determine whether your goals are well-matched with our our programs. Your statement should address goals, relevant experience, future plans and how the desired specific program meets your needs. Be sure to include personal experiences that have prepared you for the challenge of graduate school, topics like:

  • Scholarly interests
  • Career goals
  • Your match for the program
  • Faculty interests

While optional, you can add to your application by submitting a personal history statement with each application. This statement should address your intellectual growth and development, inclusive of and beyond your academic goals. Speak to topics like:

  • Educational, cultural and economic opportunities and disadvantages you've experienced
  • Ways these experiences affected the development of your special interests, career plans and future goals.

Statements should be no longer than two pages long. And while there are no standard formatting requirements, we encourage double-spaced text with a legible font.

Doctoral candidates must submit one sample of scholarly writing (e.g., course papers, articles, essays). The sample should demonstrate how well you can analyze or synthesize and critically reflect on information. The writing sample must have been written by you alone.

If you have no appropriate examples of scholarly writing, we urge you to consider preparing a medium-length (10-12 page) critical essay review of a book that you feel is central to your interests in education. The writing sample will be uploaded in your online application. Faculty will only review one writing sample. 

  • Gather all required documents
  • Visit the Graduate School website
  • Log into your account or create a new profile if you are a first-time applicant
  • Complete all steps in application process and upload your documents
  • You may request a fee waiver during the application process
  • Submit your application

Here is our general timeline for decisions. Have questions about the process? Visit our graduate admissions page .

Step 1: Application processing

  • Within 7 business days after the deadline, we will check if your application if fully complete
  • We will email you whether your application is complete or incomplete
  • If your application is missing anything, you will have a short amount of time submit these items
  • You can also log into the online application and check your status and see any missing items

Step 2: Application review

  • Committees begin reviewing applications about three weeks after the deadline
  • You will receiving an email when your application has entered the review phase

Step 3: Decision notification

  • The final decision will be emailed to you
  • Your status will also be updated in the online application

We value and welcoming applications from international students! If you are applying from outside the United States, there are additional requirements and application materials.

  • At minimum, you must have the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree (a four-year degree from an institution of recognized standing)
  • The national system of education in the foreign country
  • The type of institution
  • The field of study and level of studies completed
  • International transcripts must be submitted in the original language.
  • Your transcript should include date of graduation and title of the awarded academic degree
  • If your transcript is not in English, you must also provide a certified English translation
  • You do not need to have your transcript evaluated for the degree by an agency

Per  UW Graduate School policy , you must submit a demonstration of English language proficiency if your native language is not English and you did not earn a degree in one of the following countries:

  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Trinidad and Tobago

The following tests are accepted if the test was taken fewer than two years ago:

  • Minimum score: 80
  • Recommended score: 92+
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  • Recommended score: 7.0+
  • School information for submission: University of Washington, All Campuses Undergraduate & Graduate Admission Box 355850 Seattle, WA 98195
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  • Recommended score: 120+
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If apply and are offered admission to UW, you will need to submit a statement of financial ability.

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We are a tuition-based program. Estimated tuition rates are based on your residency: 

  • Washington state residents: $19,584 per year
  • Out-of-state students: $35,352 per year

Estimates are subject to change and may differ due to course load and summer quarter enrollment. Estimates include building fees, technology fees, U-Pass, etc. Additional program-specific fees are not included in this estimate.

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Federal financial aid is available for students. Visit the UW Financial Aid website for information and resources. The College of Education also provides scholarship and other funding opportunities.

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  1. Research Scholarships

    The Melbourne Graduate School of Education and the Jack Keating Fund Scholarship Committee are delighted to offer financial assistance to enable the creation of a policy paper. This paper would support policy research in Australia in the field of education where the research is likely to impact on greater equality of opportunity and educational ...

  2. PhD Funding in Australia

    As an international student in Australia you'll pay fees at a higher rate. The Australian government estimates that typical international PhD fees are between AUD $20,000-50,000 (USD $12,740-31,850) per year. This is what you can expect to pay if your project doesn't have funding attached or you're proposing your own topic.

  3. 10 PhD scholarships in Australia for 2022

    Working while completing a PhD is impossible, which is why these PhD scholarships in Australia are created. Source: William West/AFP. This scholarship is worth AU$30,000 per year, covering living costs and an additional relocation grant of AU$1,500. The application deadline is Mar. 31, 2022. This can be tied in with the Monash International ...

  4. Education PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in Australia

    Deakin University Postgraduate Research (DUPR) scholarship applications are now open. This is your opportunity to undertake a PhD with the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE). Read more. Funded PhD Programme (Students Worldwide) Social Sciences Research Programme. More Details.

  5. Best 19 Education PhD Programmes in Australia 2024

    Doctor of Philosophy. This page shows a selection of the available PhDs in Australia. If you're interested in studying a Education degree in Australia you can view all 19 PhDs. You can also read more about Education degrees in general, or about studying in Australia. Many universities and colleges in Australia offer English-taught PhD's degrees.

  6. Scholarships for Education in Australia

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  7. PhD Scholarship Opportunities

    The Global Challenges PhD Scholarship offers a per annum top up to the UQ Graduate School Scholarship plus $5,000 support for a placement on top of the $2,000 Student Development fund (over the period of the candidature) to outstanding domestic and eligible international onshore applicants.. The PhD projects on offer will give each student the opportunity to take a deep dive into a specialised ...

  8. PhD Study in Australia

    Internationally renowned research - 15 of Australia's world leading universities rank in the global top 250.; Generous funding options - It's unlikely you'll have to pay for your entire PhD out of your own pocket. Many PhD scholarships and other funding opportunities are available from universities and the Australian Government.; Unique PhD opportunities - From Marine Biology at the ...

  9. Postgraduate research Scholarships

    Find the right scholarship. Explore all that we have to offer. We have a number of opportunities available for high calibre PhD students to conduct research in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Explore your options.

  10. How to get a PhD scholarship in Australia

    For example, at The University of Queensland (UQ), there are 2 categories of PhD scholarships you can consider: UQ Graduate School scholarships (UQGSS) - about $33K per year for 3.5 years; earmarked scholarships for joining an existing research project - about $32K per year for 3.5 years. In either case, your scholarship will comprise ...

  11. Scholarships

    Scholarships. Learn about the major scholarship programs that you might be eligible to apply for. There are a wide range of scholarships, grants and bursaries that can help support you financially when studying in Australia. Some are offered by the Australian Government, others by education providers, and public and private organisations.

  12. Top 5 Fully Funded PhD Scholarships in Australia [Latest]

    2. Adelaide Scholarships International. The University of Adelaide offers fully funded PhD scholarships in Australia for international students to outstanding graduate international students who will be commencing their Masters or their doctoral research studies. They provide a 100% tuition fee waiver for all the three years of the PhD course.

  13. Ph.D scholarships in Australia for International students 2024-2025

    In partnership with the Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG), the Playford Trust offers three PhD Scholarships. The scholarships are valued at $35,000 and are paid at the rate of $10,000 per annum for three-and-a-half years. DSTG is the Australian Government's lead agency dedicated t. Published: 2023-12-04 Type: PhD Study in: Australia ...

  14. 183 Phd Scholarships in Australia

    The scholarships are offered through Australian higher education providers such as University of Sydney and University of Newcastle. Awards covers tuition fee and living costs for up to three years. Find Phd scholarships to finance your study abroad in Australia. For bachelors, masters and phd's, in any field of study.

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    Our Scientific Education Office and Grants Office are available to discuss your PhD scholarship application. International students International students (not Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens) may be supported scholarships from a range of sources, including philanthropic or government sources, WEHI ...

  16. ANU PhD Scholarship

    Graduate Research Office. +61 2 6125 5777. This is a stipend scholarship offered by ANU Colleges to Higher Degree by Research candidates. It is normal for recipients to undertake study on a full-time basis, however, in accordance with strict criteria, the scholarship can be awarded for part-time study for Domestic candidates only.

  17. Regional Scholarships

    Scholarships for regional students to study anywhere in Australia. Up to $18,000 is available to students from regional Australia to undertake studies from Cert IV to PhD. Scholarships are not awarded based on academic achievement, and you can study on campus or online at any eligible Australian institution. Learn more about Rural and Regional ...

  18. Graduate Education Fund

    The American Australian Association established its Graduate Education Fund in 2002 to provide much needed financial support and assistance to American and Australian individuals to undertake innovative and transformational Masters, Ph.D. or Postdoctoral study and research in each other's countries respectively. With more than 350 scholars ...

  19. Scholarships for Primary Education in Australia

    Find exclusive scholarships for international PhD students pursuing Primary Education studies in Australia. Search and apply online today. Explore; Decide; Apply; Explore. ... Primary Education scholarships in Australia. Programmes Scholarships. Page 1 | 133 Scholarships . Filters 2.

  20. Destination Australia Program scholarships available for 2024

    Thirty-two education providers have been approved to offer 551 scholarships to students through the 2024 program which is open for applications. Students apply directly through providers for a scholarship. To find out more about the program, visit the Destination Australia Program webpage.

  21. PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in Australia

    Search Funded PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in Australia. Search for PhD funding, scholarships & studentships in the UK, Europe and around the world. PhDs ; ... Education Management (0) Educational Psychology (0) Electrical Engineering (17) Electromagnetism (4) Electronic Engineering (9)

  22. Commonwealth Teaching Scholarships

    Commonwealth Teaching Scholarships support new undergraduate and postgraduate teaching students to meet the costs of their study in exchange for teaching in government schools or government-run early learning settings for a period of time after graduating from their degree. Scholarships of up to $40,000 per student are available for full-time ...

  23. Business School PhD or MPhil RTP Scholarships

    15 Mar 2024. Eligibility. Applicants must hold a Masters or Honours degree in any areas related to the four Departments in the Business School (Accounting & Finance, Economics, Management & Organisation, Marketing) with a final result of first-class honours (WAM of 80+ or HD). These scholarships are available for commencement before 31 May 2024.

  24. PhD Scholarships In Australia In 2024 For Indian Students

    With 20 universities securing positions in the top 300 according to the 2024 Times Higher Education Rankings, Australia ensures a top-notch educational experience. The country's appeal lies in its English-speaking programmes, breathtaking natural landscapes, and distinctive study opportunities. ... Australia PhD Scholarships Funded By Indian ...

  25. Scholarships for international students

    2. Academic or merit-based scholarships: These are for students who achieve high grades in school, either in a particular subject or in final exams and have a good academic record or GPA. 3. Performance-based scholarships: These are for students who are exceptional in areas such as sports, arts or music and are looking to pursue that at university. 4. External scholarships: These come from ...

  26. Two Shelby students get full scholarships to Gardner-Webb University

    1:29. The winners of Gardner-Webb University's most competitive academic scholarship — Ignite Excellence — have been announced. Two students from Shelby are among the eight high school seniors who rose above the 288 top-ranked students invited to participate in on-campus interviews. "This really was an amazingly accomplished group of ...

  27. DeVry University Launches New Scholarship Programs

    Lisle, Ill. - Feb. 22, 2024 - DeVry University announced today the addition of four new scholarship programs for eligible students and alumni to help them pursue or advance their education. "DeVry University is committed to helping learners thrive at any stage in their academic journey," said Agnam Memeti, DeVry University's chief enrollment and student support officer.

  28. Learning Sciences & Human Development

    Learning Sciences and Human Development is a graduate study option that focuses on the nature and interaction of learning, development, and culture in a variety of settings. We study learning and development where they happen: in families, communities, workplaces, and schools from pre-school to college. We are an interdisciplinary group working ...