9 October 2020.

For students commencing in Semester 1, 2021.



(Partially Funded)


Hsing Yun Education Foundation (HYEF) Scholarship for International Students

“I believe education can improve and transform one’s character which is instrumental to a better future. Hence, I founded the Nan Tien Institute”.

                                                                                – Venerable Master Hsing Yun-

To honour Venerable Master Hsing Yun, HYEF is offering this scholarship.

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To honour Venerable Master Hsing Yun, HYEF is offering this scholarship to assist high achieving international students to undertake Applied Buddhist Studies and Humanistic Buddhism programs at Nan Tien Institute (NTI). We hope that people with similar visions can contribute to this great initiative.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Master of Arts (Applied Buddhist Studies)
  • Graduate Diploma of Applied Buddhist Studies
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Buddhist Studies
  • Graduate Certificate in Humanistic Buddhism

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

The scholarship is tenable for the minimum period required by the recipient to complete the course of study.

  • Successful candidates must maintain a full-time “international student” status for the entire length of the Scholarship.
  • The Scholarship can not be deferred or transferred to another course of study at NTI. Successful candidates must commence study at NTI in the semester for which the scholarship is offered. The scholarship is tenable for the minimum period required by the recipient to complete the course of study.
  • The scholarship is awarded and monitored based on academic merit. It will be renewed automatically if the recipient attains at least a ‘credit’ grade average for the subjects taken in each semester and maintain satisfactory overall academic performance.
  • The Scholarship may not, without the approval of the HYEF Selection Committee be held concurrently with any other award.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The applicant must have been admitted or been offered admission to one of the following courses at NTI:
    • Master of Arts (Applied Buddhist Studies).
    • Graduate Diploma of Applied Buddhist Studies.
    • Graduate Certificate in Applied Buddhist Studies.
    • Graduate Certificate in Humanistic Buddhism.
  • The applicant must be a citizen of an overseas country (excluding New Zealand), and not normally reside in Australia.
  • Selection will be based on academic merit, reasons for undertaking the course, interview performance if required. The decision on award will be made by the HYEF Selection Committee.
  • Applicants are required to submit their application for admission to NTI prior to applying for the Scholarship. The number assigned to the online application for admission or current student ID must be indicated. Otherwise, the scholarship application is considered incomplete and will not be processed further.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

The scholarship covers:

  • Vegetarian meals provided by Nan Tien Temple.
  • Tuition fees for the course of study at NTI.
  • Twin share accommodation at the Pilgrim Lodge of Nan Tien Temple.


  • The scholarship does not include the cost of visa application, health check or health cover, travel insurance, living expenses, books or any other additional expenses associated with living in Australia or study at NTI or accompaniment by family members.
  • The scholarship is not transferable or redeemable for cash.
  • An additional weekly payment be charged if scholarship recipient wishes to upgrade the twin share accommodation to a single room.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill out and submit this application(name,email,phone number and selected course), here.

Second Step: Complete this application with academic qualifications and employment history, here.

Third Step:Please provide a personal statement on why you chose to study the particular course at Nan Tien
Institute, and how the course will benefit your future. Please use a separate sheet and attach it to
your scholarship application in the second step.

Fourth Step: Email these 2 applications with Letter of recommendation,Personal statement,Details of other awards or scholarships, if any,Any other documents to support your application to this email (

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This Scholarship Published by:
Aya Nady / Egypt

Reviewed by” Akram Salah / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team