Australia is a land unlike any other and without a doubt one of the top five favorite study-abroad destinations in the world for international students. Just in 2022, hundreds of thousands of international students have landed in Australia to commence the next stage of their academic evolution. When following through with your application, it is always advisable to run it through proper channels and select the best study abroad agency in Kerala. Here are some important points to remember why Australia is one of the best locations in the world for international aspirants and why Medcity Study Abroad candidates often prefer the country.

Excellent educational opportunities are offered at the world's leading academic institutions.

High-quality training facilities

Excellent lecturers and student support services

Australia offers many scholarships for international students. 

Eligibility is purely based on merit and students must prove their eligibility for the scholarship they are applying for. The scholarship amount varies depending on the student's profile, ranging from $2,000 up to 100% of tuition fees. Doctoral degrees in the country are usually fully funded.

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum overall score of 6.5 in IELTS, with no band less than 6.0 

75% marks at your previous academic level

A valid student visa to enter Australia

A Full-time student attending a regional university campus in Australia 

A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.0/7 or equivalent is required to receive the 15% scholarship

A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 6.0/7 or equivalent is required to receive the 30% scholarship

Australian Government Scholarships

Destination Scholarships Australia

The Australian Government offers the Destination Australia scholarship program to support Australian and international students to study in regional Australia. More than 1000 scholarships of $15,000 per year will be offered to support study and living costs associated with studying a Certificate IV to Doctorate level qualification at a regional campus of an eligible university in Australia.

Australia Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships.

The Australia Research Training Program enables international students to complete a postgraduate research qualification in Australia and gain experience with leading Australian researchers. Scholarships are available for two years for a Master's degree program or three years for a Ph.D., depending on the degree of research. The scholarship covers tuition and health insurance costs.

Australia Awards Scholarships

Australian Awards, formerly known as Australian Development Scholarships (ADS), are long-term development awards administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. They provide opportunities for people from developing countries, particularly those located in the Indo-Pacific region, to undertake full-time or postgraduate studies at participating Australian universities and technical and further education (TAFE) institutions. Scholarship benefits generally include: full tuition fees, return air travel, establishment allowance, living expense allowance (CLE), overseas student health insurance (OSHC), etc. 

Australian University Scholarships 

The University of Sydney International Scholarships

The University of Sydney invites candidates who are eligible to undertake a Postgraduate Research Degree or Masters Research Program at the University to apply for the University of Sydney International Scholarship (USydIS). USydIS will cover tuition and a living allowance for up to three years, with the possibility of a one-semester extension for doctoral students.

Macquarie University International Scholarships

The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding students to study an undergraduate or postgraduate course at Macquarie University's North Ryde campus. The scholarship amount is up to AUD$ 10,000.

Griffith Notable Scholarships

Griffith University makes the Griffith Remarkable Scholarship available to exceptional students applying for undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Griffith University. The scholarship covers 50% of tuition fees, which will be deducted from tuition fees for the duration of the program.

University of Melbourne Postgraduate Research Scholarships

The Postgraduate Research Scholarship was established by the University of Melbourne and is awarded to high-achieving domestic and international research students. Scholarship benefits include a tuition waiver, living allowance, relocation grant, and medical coverage for international students.

Adelaide Global Excellence Scholarships for International Students

The University of Adelaide Global Academic Excellence International Scholarship is a highly competitive award that rewards international students entering undergraduate and postgraduate courses who have demonstrated academic excellence in their previous studies. The scholarship covers 50% of tuition fees.

Flinders International Postgraduate Scholarships

Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (FIPRS) are awarded to suitably qualified applicants to study full-time at a higher research degree at Flinders University – up to two years for a Research Masters and up to three years for a Research Ph.D. The scholarship covers international student tuition fees, living allowance, establishment allowance, relocation costs, and airfare.

Charles Darwin University Vice-Chancellor's International High Achievement Scholarships

Charles Darwin University offers a limited number of 25-50% tuition fee scholarships to international students who have a record of academic excellence and high achievement and who wish to start an undergraduate or postgraduate course at CDU.

UNSW International Scholarships

UNSW offers a wide range of scholarships and awards to support international undergraduate and postgraduate students commencing full-time study at UNSW. Scholarships can provide full or partial payment of tuition fees, while others provide a stipend to help with the costs associated with your studies.

Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarships

The International Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to high-achieving international students in recognition of their excellent academic results.

o If studying at the University of Melbourne, Australia

o Any undergraduate degree offered at the University of Melbourne

o An unconditional offer for an undergraduate course

o Achieved excellent final-year school results - India Secondary School (CBSE, ISCE or State Board Exam); an overall score of at least 95%

o Not have previously undertaken any tertiary studies (excluding extension studies completed as part of a year 12 program)

This scholarship provides either a:

o • $10,000 tuition fee remission in the first year of an undergraduate degree,

o • 50% fee remission for the three-year duration of an undergraduate degree, or

o • 100% fee remission for the three-year duration of an undergraduate degree

Earn globally recognized degrees, explore various Australian scholarship opportunities and receive education from the best instructors in the world.

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