Sunday, 15 November 2015

2016 Monash International Merit Scholarships to Study in Australia

Applications are currently ongoing for the 2016 Monash International Merit Scholarships for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students who wish pursue their academic careers in Australia.
Monash University is ranked amongst the world’s most prestigious universities. Graduating with a degree from a university in the world’s top one per cent adds significant value to your resume. Their global reputation ensures you are recognised for your skills and talent – no matter where in the world you choose to pursue your dreams.
Monash University offers a number of scholarship programs including the Monash University International Merit Scholarships for outstanding international students who wish to pursue either an undergraduate or a postgraduate degree at Monash University.

Criteria for Eligibility:

International students from all countries. Countries with strategic priorities for Monash will be given preference.
To be eligible for this scholarship award, applicants must be:
  • International student
  • Commencing students with a full Monash course offer or continuing students, and
  • Undertaking a full time undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) degree at a Monash campus in Australia

Selection criteria:

  • Based on academic achievement
  • Students will also be assessed on their scholarship application statement (1000 words), and their potential to be an ambassador for Monash University
  • Preference will be given to commencing students, particularly commencing students who are not enrolled in a Monash pathway course

Fields of Study:

All eligible full-time undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) programs offered at the University.

Number of Scholarships:

Thirty-one (31) scholarships are available for offer.

Sponsorship Duration:

For successful applicants, this award will be applied throughout their duration of study. To retain this scholarship, you must maintain a distinction average (70% or above) each semester.

Eligible Countries/Target Groups:

Citizens of ALL countries of the world.

Value of Scholarship/Inclusions:

Total average value of up to $50,000 (based on a 5 year degree). $10,000 for a full time study load (48 credit points) paid per year until the minimum number of points for your degree are completed.

Application Procedure/Instructions:

Before applying for this scholarship, you must have received a full Monash course offer with no conditions. Then, you must submit a separate application form for this scholarship by the deadline dates below. Do not submit your supporting documentation with your application – this will not be considered. You need to visit the official website (link to it is below) to access the scholarship application form and for more detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Deadline for Application

There are 6 Selection rounds and closing dates –
Round one: October 15 (for Semester one or two of the following year),
Round two: November 15 (for Semester one or two of the following year),
Round three: January 15 (for Semester one or two of the current year),
Round four: March 15 (for Semester two of the current year),
Round five: April 15 (for Semester two of the current year) AND
Round six: June 12 (for Semester two of the current year).
Therefore, the upcoming deadline dates for application are 15 October 2015, 15 November 2015, and 15 January 2016 for Semester one of the 2016/2017 academic year.


Successful recipients may be asked to participate or be profiled in relevant Monash marketing, recruitment and promotional materials and/or events.



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