Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship - COLFUTURO

Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship - COLFUTURO

The FundaciĆ³n para el Futuro de Colombia (COLFUTURO) and Macquarie University offer joint scholarships to Colombian students to undertake postgraduate coursework programs offered by Macquarie University.

The VCIS will provide two scholarships of 50 per cent of the tuition fees for master by coursework degrees. In addition, Macquarie will provide a scholarship of 10 per cent to all other eligible COLFUTURO recommended students.

Macquarie University will offer this financial support for the normal duration of the degree.

Priority will be given to the following areas:

  • Engineering and Technology
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Human Sciences
  • Natural Sciences

However students admitted to other graduate programs such as Business will also be considered.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a citizen of Colombia.
  • Have met the University's academic and English requirements for the course to be considered for a scholarship, and hold a full offer of admission for study at the North Ryde campus by the application deadline.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 5.0 out of 7.0.
  • Have applied for a program that is longer than one session in duration.
  • Have applied for a course that has a full-time study load.
  • Commence study in the session and year indicated in your scholarship letter of offer. Commencement may not be deferred.

Eligibility criteria and more information is available on the COLFUTURO website.

How to Apply

Colombian candidates must apply to the program of interest by the 30 April deadline.
It's highly recommended that candidates commence their application by the end of March at the latest to ensure they receive an offer letter from Macquarie for their program of study before 30 April. The application process can be found at study.mq.edu.au/study/postgraduate

Students admitted to graduate degree programs offered by Macquarie University will submit a Loan-Scholarship application to COLFUTURO, following the normal application procedures and meeting all the standard requirements established by COLFUTURO. Visit colfuturo.org for more information.

Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application by the end of the second week of July.

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Summary
The FundaciĆ³n para el Futuro de Colombia (COLFUTURO) and Macquarie University offer joint scholarships to Colombian students to undertake postgraduate coursework programs offered by Macquarie University.

Area of study
Education; Engineering and IT; Environment; Health and medical sciences; Law, security and intelligence; Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages

Eligibility
Has a GPA requirement; International students only; Only eligible to specific countries; Full offers only

Tags
International, Postgraduate, Master, COLFUTURO, Colombia

Benefits
Fee reduction

Value
2 partial scholarships of up to 50% of the tuition fees; 10 per cent of total tuition fees to other eligible COLFUTURO recommended students.

Phone
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Email
scholarships@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
http://www.colfuturo.org/

Closing dates URL
http://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/scholarships/muis/vcis-closing-dates

Level of study
Postgraduate

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