Deadline:

30 June, 2019.

Location:

 Australia.

(Partially Funded).

Description

Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship – 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.

More Details

  • 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.
  • 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 application is now open until 30th June 2019 and the outcome will be released in July 2019.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Science.

Astronomy and astrophysics.

Biological sciences.

Biotechnology.

Chemistry.

Conservation, marine biology and sustainability.

Earth and environmental sciences.

Mathematics and statistics.

Molecular sciences.

Palaeobiology.

Physics.

  • Engineering.

Electrical engineering.

Electronics engineering.

Mechanical engineering.

Mechatronic engineering.

Networking and telecommunications engineering.

Software engineering.

  • Technology.
  • Mathematics.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

SUDAN , MAURITANIA , COMOROS.

Program Period

It depends on the duration of every session.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The applicant 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.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • 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 to Apply

First Step: 

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.

Second Step:

After that the applicants must complete an online scholarship application form and type “African Women STEM” in the Scholarship Name field.

Third Step:

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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This Scholarship Published by:
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Reviewed by” Hend Younis/ Egypt
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