Victoria University Scholarships for International Students in Australia, 2017

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Victoria University is offering scholarships for domestic and international students to study in Australia. These scholarships are available for graduate researchers undertaking a research project at the university.

Victoria University has world-leading researchers available to supervise successful graduate research scholarship applicants to become the next generation of research-qualified professionals.

Victoria University (VU) is a TAFE based in Melbourne, Australia. It is a dual-sector tertiary institution providing courses in both higher education and Technical and Further Education (TAFE).

Students require accepted evidence to demonstrate their English language proficiency.

Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.

Course Level: Victoria University scholarships for international students are available for pursuing a graduate research program.

Study Subject: VU has the following Research Focus Areas: Applied Informatics, Creative Arts & Writing, Diversity, Communities & Wellbeing, Education & Lifelong Learning, Food Sciences & Nutrition, Health & Biomedicine, Sport, exercise Science & Active Living, Strategic Economics & Finance, Supply Chain & Logistics and Sustainability & Innovation.

Scholarship Award:

Australian Postgraduate Award (APA): $25,849
VU Postgraduate Research Scholarship (VUPRS): $25,849
VU International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (VUIPRS): $25,849
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship: $25,849
VU Diversity Postgraduate Research Scholarship (VUDPRS): $25,849
Vice-Chancellor’s Graduate Research Award: $35,000

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility:

Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA): To be eligible for an APA, applicants must:

  • Be Australian citizens or have been granted permanent resident status (This includes New Zealand citizens who are granted permanent residency status on arrival)
  • Have completed at least four years of tertiary education studies at a high level of achievement.
  • Have achieved First Class Honours or equivalent results (80% or higher on VU Grading Scale)
  • Be undertaking a Masters by Research or Doctoral research degree in 2017
  • Enrol as a full-time student (Part-time awards may be available for compelling social or medical reasons)
  • Have their enrolment into the proposed degree approved by the institution Victoria University Postgraduate Research Scholarships (VUPRS)

VU Postgraduate Research Scholarship (VUPRS): To be eligible for a VU Postgraduate Research Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be Australian citizens or have been granted permanent resident status (This includes New Zealand citizens who are granted permanent residency status on arrival)
  • Have completed a four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent.
  • Be undertaking a Masters by Research or Doctoral research degree in 2016
  • Enrol as a full-time student (Part-time awards may be available for compelling social or medical reasons)

Victoria University Diversity Scholarship (VU Diversity Scholarship): To be eligible for a Diversity Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be Australian citizens, or have been granted permanent resident status (This includes New Zealand citizens who are granted permanent residency status on arrival)
  • Can provide evidence that you have experienced one or more of the following that have disrupted or adversely affected your studies:
  • Traumatic events beyond your control
  • Significant illness and/or disability
  • Socioeconomic and/or family circumstances
  • Have completed a four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent
  • Be undertaking a Masters by Research or Doctoral research degree in 2017
  • Enrol as a full-time student (Part-time awards may be available for compelling social or medical reasons)
  • Have had their enrolment into the proposed degree approved by the institution

International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) and Victoria University International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (VUIPRS): To be eligible for an IPRS and VUIPRS, applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of any country other than Australia or New Zealand.
  • Have completed a four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent
  • Meet the University’s academic entrance requirements for enrolment into a research degree
  • Meet the University’s English language proficiency requirements for enrolment in a research degree
  • Be commencing a Masters by Research or Doctoral degree in 2017.
  • Enrol as a full-time student.
  • Priority will be given to applicants who pursue a program of study in one of Victoria University’s areas of research focus

Nationality: Australian and international applicants can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:

  • All Ph.D., Professional Doctorate and Masters by Research applicants must meet the University’s minimum academic entry requirement of a 70% (Distinction VU standard) average in the most relevant qualifying degree.
  • To be considered for a graduate research scholarships in what is always a highly competitive process, applicants are expected to have at minimum 1st class honours (80%+ average) or the equivalent to 1st class honours.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Accepted evidence to demonstrate English language proficiency.

English language examination method Result: IELTS (academic module): Overall score (no band less than) 6.5 (6.0)
TOEFL Internet: Test score: 79 (Listening 19, Speaking 19, Reading18, Writing 22)
Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score (with no section score less than): 58-64 (50)
The University of Cambridge – Advanced (CAE): Total score of 58
VU English – University Preparation UPP (Postgraduate): Achieved
English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS) – EAP 2 (advanced): A grade

Scholarships for International Students

How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically. Applicants need only submit one application to be considered for a graduate research scholarship commencing 2016. The applicants have to follow this procedure:

  • Select a degree
  • Check eligibility for a graduate research scholarship
  • Meet minimum academic entry requirements
  • Review Areas of Research Focus
  • Prepare Research Proposal and CV
  • Confirm supervisor
  • Submit application
  • Referee reports

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline for international students is 30 September 2016 and for domestic students is 28 October 2016.

Note: For domestic students applications will open on 1 September 2016.

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