Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship - African women STEM

Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship - African women STEM

The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship - African Women STEM provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding female students from certain African countries. This scholarship is introduced to support those who share the passion to study in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, our elite and highly ranked programs at Macquarie University.

The Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship - African Women STEM is highly competitive and will be awarded to ONE student in the year 2019. The application is now open and the outcome will be released in July 2019.

Awarding area: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

What does Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship - African Women STEM cover?

Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship - African Women STEM is a Partial Scholarship to support studies in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The total value of the scholarships is 50% of the total tuition fee and will be applied towards your tuition fee when you commence your study at Macquarie University.

This scholarship does NOT provide financial support in the form of a living allowance, nor does it provide for the cost of visa application, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), airfares, accommodation, conferences or other costs associated with study.

The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship - African Women STEM is a single scholarship and not available to be renewed.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:
  • Be a female.
  • Have a citizenship of a country within the Sub-Saharan Africa region.
  • Have met the University's academic and English requirements for the course to be considered for a scholarship.
  • Hold a full offer of admission or package offer with English for a coursework program that is listed as in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at Macquarie University (North Ryde Campus).
  • Have a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0 for postgraduate applications and a minimum ATAR equivalent of 90 out of 100 for undergraduate applications.
  • Commence the degree program in Session 1 (February) 2019 or Session 2 (July) 2019. Commencement may not be deferred.
  • Have applied for a course which has a full-time study load.
  • Have applied for a program that is longer than one session in duration.
  • Upon receipt of the scholarship application, students will be contacted with further details on submitting a selfie video as part of the assessment process.
You are not eligible if:
  • You are a citizen of Australia, New Zealand, or hold permanent residency of Australia.
  • You are currently enrolled at Macquarie University for a program which is equivalent in level.
  • You have completed the same level or a higher level of study previously.
  • You are in receipt of another equivalent or major award or scholarship from Macquarie University, unless you are advised otherwise by the representative of Macquarie University.
  • You are a Study Abroad or an Exchange student coming to Macquarie University.
  • You have applied or are currently enrolled at Macquarie University International College.

How to apply

  1. Applicants must complete an online course application form. Once your course application has been processed, you will receive a Macquarie University Student Number which is compulsory to submit the online scholarship application form.
  2. Applicants must complete an online scholarship application form and type “African Women STEM Scholarship" in the Scholarship Name field.
  3. We will be in touch with you regarding sending your selfie video provided if you are assessed as to have met all other eligibility criteria.

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Summary
Vice–Chancellor's International Scholarship – African women STEM has been designed to recognize academic excellence and provide financial assistance for female students from certain African countries. This scholarship is awarded one eligible applicant every year.

Area of study
Engineering and IT; Science

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

Tags
Vice Chancellor's International Scholarship, African, Africa, women, female, STEM, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde,Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Benefits
Fee reduction

Value
50 percent of total tuition fee

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Email
scholarships@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/scholarships/muis/apply

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

Level of study
Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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