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Carnegie Mellon University Academic Merit Scholarships: All you need to know

It’s no secret that most Indian students aspire to pursue higher education from abroad because a foreign degree promises to provide global experience and maximum exposure. Only a handful of student get the opportunity to study in a foreign university. Most of the students drop the idea because they do not have adequate financial support. Hence, the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has come up with the Academic Merit Scholarships to help such students.

Under the scheme of Carnegie Mellon University Academic Merit Scholarships, Australia 2018, graduates who wish to pursue a Master’s degree from CMU will receive financial help in the form of 10% to 40% tuition fee waiver and several other benefits.

Reasons to choose CMU

Ranked 23rd in the World University Rankings of Times Higher Education, Carnegie Mellon not only provides financial assistance to meritorious students through its scholarship programs but also aims to inculcate leadership qualities, communication and interpersonal skills, creativity and problem-solving abilities among its students. Also, the CMU is known for its diverse cultural environment and innovation in the education sector.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, an applicant must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.

In case, a student does not have a valid score of either GRE (minimum 300) or GMAT (minimum 600), he/she can sit for CMU Institutional Maths Online Test.

English language proficiency is a must.

Also, if the candidate is applying for a 12-month track course, he/she must display a professional work experience of more than 3 years.

Unique benefits

Apart from receiving a globally recognised degree from the CMU, students will get a 2-year post-study-work visa in Australia. Also, the successful students will receive up to 40% of tuition fee waiver, internship, an industry-based project and various other benefits.

Terms and conditions

Students do not need to pay any application fee while applying for the scholarship. Also, the courses for which aspiring candidates can apply are Master’s degree courses in Information Technology Management, Business Intelligence & Data Analytics, Cyber Security and Public Policy & Management. Last but not the least, this scholarship is applicable for only August 2018 intake for which the deadline is 15 June 2018.

Application process

To apply for the Carnegie Mellon University Academic Merit Scholarships, Australia 2018, applicants can visit this link to complete their application process.

Documents required

Before a student applies for this scholarship, he/she should make sure to have the following documents at hand:
A valid test result of GRE/GMAT
Scorecard of IELTS/TOEFL
Statement of purpose, in not more than 1000 words
Two letter of recommendations
Transcript of bachelor's degree

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