School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences Indian Scholarship


Enrolment status New students
Student type International students
Level of study Postgraduate
Study area Science and Mathematics
Scholarship value 50% of tuition fees and 100% SSAF for the minimum duration of the program
Scholarship duration Duration of the program
Number awarded Up to 4
Opening date 1 November 2019
Closing date 31 March 2020

Scholarship 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 four scholarships each year on the recommendation of the Associate Dean (Academic).

One of every two scholarships shall be awarded to a student eligible to enrol in the Master of Biotechnology Research Extensive (24 unit or 32 unit) program.

The value of the scholarship is 50% of the tuition fees 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.


To be eligible, you must:

  • submit an application to the Head, by the closing date for applications
  • be a citizen of India
  • have achieved a GPA (or overseas equivalent) of 80% over 7 semesters of undergraduate studies or 75% over 8 semesters of undergraduate studies at a higher education institution in India
  • be able to commence as an international student (in accordance with The University's Fee Policy) in Australia on a student visa.

Before you apply

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them before applying.

How to apply

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

  • for applications for Semester 1 (March) enrolment, the closing date is 31 October each year.
  • for applications for Semester 2 (July) enrolment, the closing date is 31 March each year.

Selection criteria

  1. For the selection process, the Head must establish a selection committee, comprising a minimum of three directors of postgraduate coursework programs administered by the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences. The Head will appoint a chairperson from those appointed to the selection committee.
  2. The Scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by:
    1. academic achievement in undergraduate studies; and
    2. strength of interest demonstrated in the relevant field of postgraduate coursework study; and
    3. personal qualities, including leadership potential; and
    4. 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.
    5. the selection committee will rank the top six applicants, and the Associate Dean (Academic) will then select the successful candidate(s).


School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
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Terms and conditions

The recipient may hold the Scholarship for the Minimum Completion Time of the Approved Program, subject to the recipient:

  1. continuing to be enrolled full-time in the relevant program, unless otherwise exempted by the Head; and
  2. achieving a GPA of at least 4 for each semester of study in which the recipient holds the scholarship; and
  3. resuming study after an approved interruption of up to 1 year, as approved by the Head; and
  4. being eligible to continue to hold a student visa.

If the recipient fails to satisfy the rules, the student must show cause to the Head why the scholarship should not be cancelled. 

The recipient may be required by the Associate Dean (Academic) to pay the full tuition fee of any course that is repeated.


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.