University of Queensland Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships 2019

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EligibilityGraduates (Science stream only)
Award50% of the tuition fee

About the Program


Last Updated On : 28-01-2020   Posted By : Admin

University of Queensland Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships 2019 invites applications from Indian students and students of Latin America who have completed their undergraduate degree in science and are willing to pursue a Master's course in Biotechnology, Molecular Biology or Bioinformatics programs. The key objective of the scholarship is to encourage and reward meritorious students from India to pursue postgraduate coursework programs at the University of Queensland. 

  • University of Queensland Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships 2019
    An applicant must -
    • Be enrolled in any of the postgraduate coursework at the University of Queensland given below and submitted the application to the Head -
      • Master of Biotechnology
      • Master of Molecular Biology
      • Master of Bioinformatics 
    • Have obtained a GPA (or international equivalent) of at least 80% over 7 semesters of the undergraduate studies or 75% over 8 semesters of the undergraduate studies at an educational institution in India which is ranked under section 1 or 2 as per the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (NOOSR)
    • Be able to begin his/her studies as an international student in Australia on a student visa
    • A total of up to six scholarships are given every year that cover 50% of the tuition fee of postgraduate coursework. 
    • The value of the scholarship is approximately AUD 19,448 per annum. 
    • The scholarship also includes indicative amenities fees and student services of AUD 38,896. 
    • An expression of interest in not more than 500 words
    • A supporting reference from a staff member of the institution to support the application
    • Copies of all academic transcripts 
    How can you apply?
    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarships online through following steps -
    Step 1: Click here to download the application form.
    Step 2: Read all the terms and conditions before applying.
    Step 3: Fill in all required details in the form. 
    Step 4: Attach all supporting documents. 
    Step 5: Send the applications via email (as per the course applied for) to -
    For Master of Biotechnology -
    For Master of Molecular Biology and Master of Bioinformatics -
Important Dates
For Semester 1 
Last date to apply - 31 October 2018
Notification of results to successful candidates - December 2018
Start of the semester - February 2019
For Semester 2
Last date to apply - 31 March 2019
Notification of results to successful candidates - May 2019
Start of the semester - July 2019
Selection Criteria
The scholars will be selected on the basis of the following criteria -
  • Academic achievement in undergraduate studies
  • The strength of interest demonstrated in the relevant field of postgraduate coursework study
  • Personal qualities of the applicant including leadership potential
Terms and Conditions
  • The scholarship is applicable to full-time courses only. 
  • Only the new students who are going to commence their studies at the University of Queensland are eligible for the scholarship. The students who are already studying cannot apply for this. 
  • The scholarship is tenable for the standard full-time duration of the program. 
  • The students are required to commence their studies in the semester specified in the offer letter. 
  • The scholarship will be terminated if the student does not maintain the GPA of at least 4 in each semester. 
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