School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences Indian Scholarship

Summary

Enrolment status New students
Student type International students
Level of study Postgraduate
Study area Science and Mathematics
Scholarship value 25% of tuition fees and 100% SSAF for the minimum duration of the program
Scholarship duration Duration of the program
Number awarded Up to 4

Description

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and reward students from India studying postgraduate coursework programs administered by the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences.

The Senate may award up to 8 Scholarships each year on the recommendation of the Associate Dean (Academic).
(2) One of every two Scholarships shall be awarded to a student eligible to enrol in the Master of Biotechnology (16 unit or 24 unit) program or the Master of Biotechnology Research Extensive (24 unit or 32 unit) program.
(3) The value of the Scholarship is 25% of the tuition fees and 100% of the Student Services and Amenities Fee payable for the minimum number of units required to complete the program by the student who is awarded the Scholarship, for each semester for which it is held.

The scholarship was established in 2011 and is maintained by the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences in the Faculty of Science.

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant: 
(a) submits an application to the Head, by the closing date for applications; and
(b) is a citizen of India; and
(c) achieved a GPA (or overseas equivalent) of at least 80% over 7 semesters of undergraduate studies or 75% over 8 semesters of undergraduate studies at a higher education institution in India which is ranked section 1 or 2 according to NOOSR (the Australian government, National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition); and
(d) is able to commence as an international student (in accordance with The University’s Fee Policy) in Australia on a student visa.

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How to apply

To apply, submit the application form by the relevant closing date:

For applications for Semester 1 (February), 2021:
Scholarship Applications must be received at UQ by 5.00 pm (Brisbane time), 31 October 2020.
Successful applicants will be notified by December 2020.


For applications for Semester 2 (July), 2021:
Scholarship Applications must be received at UQ by 5.00 pm (Brisbane time), 31 March 2021.
Successful applicants will be notified by May 2021.

Selection criteria

The Scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by –
(a) academic achievement in undergraduate studies; and
(b) strength of interest demonstrated in the relevant field of postgraduate coursework study; and
(c) personal qualities, including leadership potential; and
(d) any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future professional success in the relevant field of postgraduate coursework study.
(e) the selection committee will rank the top six applicants, and the Associate Dean (Academic) will then select the successful candidate(s).

Contact

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
(07) 3365 3925

Terms and conditions

(1) The recipient may hold the Scholarship for the Minimum Completion Time of the Approved Program, subject to the recipient –

  • (a) continuing to be enrolled full-time in the Approved Program, unless otherwise exempted by the Head; and
  • (b) achieving a GPA of at least 4 for each semester of study in which the recipient holds the Scholarship; and
  • (c) resuming study after an approved interruption of up to 1 year, as approved by the Head; and
  • (d) being eligible to continue to hold a student visa

(2) If the recipient fails to satisfy rule 6(1), the student must show cause to the Associate Dean (Academic) why the Scholarship should not be cancelled.
(3) The recipient may be required by the Associate Dean (Academic) to pay the full tuition fee of any course that is repeated.
(4) In this rule - Minimum Completion Time, means the minimum period of time it would take a student to complete the remainder of the program in which the recipient is enrolled when the recipient is awarded the Scholarship..

Terminology

Minimum Completion Time, means the minimum period of time it would take a student to complete the remainder of the program in which the recipient is enrolled when the recipient is awarded the Scholarship.