Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships for students of India to be taken Australia, 2013/14




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University of Queensland, Australia is providing these scholarships which are for pursuing Postgraduate Degree Level in the field of Biotechnology, Bioinformatics or molecular biology. It valued up to AUD$ 14800 per year, based on an indicative annual fee of AUD$ 29600. Note that they are for newly commencing students and is not available for students who have already commenced studies at the University of Queensland. Further it is open to nationals of India and can be taken at Australia.


·        About the eligibility:-

An applicant is eligible for the scholarship, if the applicant –

-submits an application to the Head, by the closing date for applications; and

-is a citizen of India; and

-achieved a GPA (or overseas equivalent) of 80% over 7 semesters of undergraduate studies or 75%  over 8 semesters of undergraduate studies at a higher education institution in India; and

-is able to commence as an international student in Australia on a student visa.

·        About the nationality:-

The students of India can submit an application for these scholarships.

·        About the awards:-

1.     Two scholarships are offered.


2.     The maximum period of tenure for the scholarships is for the standard full-time duration of the program unless otherwise stated.


3.     Approximately AUD$ 14800 per year, based on an indicative annual fee of AUD$ 29600. Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students’ actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.


4.     The successful applicant will be selected on academic achievement as well as the quality of their 500 word expression of interest


5.     Successful applicants will be notified in December.

·        About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-

1.     Download an application form via this link (Word) or this (PDF) and send by electronically.


2.     The application deadline is 31 October 2013 for a Semester 1 (February) commencement.

For further information about the application and the scholarship please visit the link


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