Semester Exchange - Asia Society Scholarship Program

Semester Exchange - Asia Society Scholarship Program

Macquarie University-Asia Society Scholarship Program is a co-branded scholarship to incentivize students to undertake a semester exchange program in a leading partner University in Asia.

Scholarship recipients will be given the opportunity to spend one semester studying at a leading Asian University and obtain credit towards their Macquarie University degree.

Valued at up to $10,000, the scholarship contributes towards accommodation living expenses, and return flights to and from the host city in Asia.

Country: China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 1 Session
Language of Instruction: English

Scholarship holders will also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Invitation to Asia Society - Generation Asia networking events for a year
  • Asia Society Pre-Departure Workshop
  • 100 points towards the Macquarie Global Leadership Program

Partner Universities Include:

  • East China Normal University, China
  • Fudan University, China
  • Renmin University, China
  • Sichuan University, China
  • Wuhan University, China
  • Yunnan University, China
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (P.R. China)
  • International Institute of Information Technology (Bangalore), India
  • Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University, India
  • SP Jain, Mumbai, India
  • Symbiosis International University, India
  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), India
  • Binus University, Indonesia
  • University of Indonesia, Indonesia
  • University of Gadja Mada, Indonesia
  • Tohoku University, Japan
  • Osaka University, Japan
  • HELP University, Malaysia
  • National University of Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Taylor's University, Malaysia
  • University of Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines
  • De La Salle University, Philippines
  • Korea University, South Korea
  • Hanyang University, South Korea
  • Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • Mahidol University, Thailand
  • Thammasat University, Thailand
  • FPT University, Vietnam
  • Vietnam National University, Vietnam

Area of study  is dependent on the programs hosted by the host university.

Eligibility Criteria

Macquarie students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program.

  • Study full time while on exchange at the host university
  • Hold a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0
  • Meet host university entry criteria
  • This scholarship program is open to Commonwealth supported students as well as International Students.
    Note: International students are not permitted to go on exchange in their home country.

How to apply

Candidates need to complete the application form and submit a Statement of Purpose to, which meets below criteria:

  • Email subject title: Asia Society - Student ID - Student Full Name
  • One page length (minimum 300 words)
  • Address below topics:
    • Adaptability and Resilience
    • Leadership in the community
    • Ability to contribute to the Alumni Community of Macquarie University Asia Society scholarship

Important notes:

For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee.

There is a scholarship amount of up to $10,000. For more information and payment options please refer to the Cost and Funding Website.

Airfare: subject to change depending on time of booking. Students should not book until they receive official acceptance from their host University

It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

This is a fee-paying program, all students must pay the program fee under the instruction of the host university.

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Macquarie University-Asia Society Scholarship Program is a co-branded scholarship to incentivize students to undertake a semester exchange program in a leading partner University in Asia.

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