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Macquarie University Scholarships for Africans to Study in Australia



Application Deadline: 21st December 2018

Macquarie University Scholarship Invitation: Applications are currently ongoing for the Africa Scholarships at Macquarie University for Undergraduate & Postgraduate Students Australia. Applications are also ongoing for the Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship African Women in STEM. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

Study in Australia: 2018 Macquarie University Africa Development Scholarship Details

About Macquarie University

Macquarie University is a public research university based in Sydney, Australia, in the suburb of Macquarie Park. Founded in 1964 by the New South Wales Government, it was the third university to be established in the metropolitan area of Sydney. The university is a place of pioneering minds, breaking free of conventions. Discover our story as one of the global leaders in tertiary education.

Macquarie University Africa Scholarships Details and FAQs

Under the Africa scholarships, Macquarie University will provide AU$5000 annually towards your tuition fees for the length of the course (AU$2500 is credited against your tuition fees each semester). The scholarship is for full time, on-campus study only.

Payment of the scholarship will be applied equally towards your tuition fee for each session for the duration of your studies. As this scholarship is competitive, you are encouraged to accept your course and scholarship offers without delay to guarantee your eligibility to receive the scholarship.

The Macquarie University Australia through its Country Scholarships is offering the 2018/2019 Africa Scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate degree at the university.

When is the application deadline?

21st December 2018

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

African countries

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

Macquarie University, Australia

Field of Study:

Courses offered at the university

What is the category of this opportunity?

Undergraduate, Masters taught.

What are the selection and eligibility criteria for the scholarship?

To be eligible for this scholarship, candidate must:

  • be a citizen of an African country.
  • have applied for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework through a registered Macquarie University agent or through our online application system.
  • have met the University’s academic and English requirements for the course offered at our North Ryde campus.
  • commence study in the session and year indicated in your scholarship letter of offer. Commencement may not be deferred.

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

The university of Macquarie provides AU$5000 annually towards your tuition fees for the length of the course (AU$2500 is credited against your tuition fees each semester).

How long will the scholarship last?

The scholarship is awarded annually for on-campus study only.

How to Apply for the Macquarie University Africa Scholarships

Applicants don’t need to apply directly to be considered for a country scholarship. Applicants who meet the criteria will be automatically advised of their eligibility in their Macquarie University course offer letter.

  • Details on how to apply to Macquarie University for a coursework degree are available on the website. Visit goto.mq/howtoapply
  • Applicants who meet the criteria will be automatically advised of their eligibility in their Macquarie University course offer letter sent via email.

Scholarship Webpage

Important Notes:

  • You’re not eligible if you have received any other Macquarie University scholarship (which may include the UAC Scholarship) for this course of study, unless you have been advised otherwise by a representative of the university.
  • To remain eligible for this scholarship, you must stay enrolled in your original approved course of study and pass all units within the course.
  • If you withdraw from your program before completion, you may be required to repay any scholarship previously awarded to you during your study period at Macquarie University based on the outcome as decided by the scholarships and grants committee.

Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship for African Women in STEM

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 in STEM is highly competitive and will be awarded to ONE student in the year 2019.

The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship – African Women in STEM provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding female students from certain African countries. 

When is the application deadline?

30th June 2019

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

African countries (see list below)

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

Australia

Fields of Study

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

What is the category of this opportunity?

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

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.

How many scholarship awards are available?

1

What are the benefits of the award?

  • 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 in STEM is a single scholarship and not available to be renewed.

How long will the programme last? 

Duration of course

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

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

How to Apply for the Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship for African Women

  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” 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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