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IWC Full masters programmes for Australian and International Students, 2019

The International WaterCentre (IWC) is offering multiple grants for high caliber candidates who want to study the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) commencing in Semester 1, 2019. These prestigious financial aid positions will be awarded on merit to candidates who clearly demonstrate potential as future water leaders.

Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree in a related field of study from an internationally-recognised institution. International candidates must also demonstrate English Language Proficiency (see UQ’s Policy, including minimum scores for IELTS, TOEFL or PTE). Proof of English language proficiency needs to be uploaded with the online application form.

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Application Deadline: August 1, 2019

Description:

  • Course Level: The studentships are available for Masters degree programme.
  • Study Subject: The studentships are available to study the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) in Brisbane, Australia.
  • Number of Awads: The International WaterCentre (IWC) offers up to three scholarships for international candidates for full-time study of the MIWM program starting in Semester 1, 2019. These include:
    • Up to two full tuition and full living costs scholarships (Type A) for future water leaders from priority countries in Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Africa and the Middle-East (see details in the table below). One of these financial aid positions will be reserved and awarded to a female candidate.
    • One full-tuition grant (Type B) for a future water leader from selected countries in North America, Europe or Asia
  • Nationality: Australian and International students
  • The award can be taken in Australia

Eligibility:

Eligible Countries: Australian and International students are eligible to apply.

  •  You can view the full list of ‘Type A’ countries here.
  • You can view the full list of ‘Type B’ countries here.

Entrance Requirements: To apply for a scholarship, you must:

  • Have completed an undergraduate degree in a related field of study from an internationally-recognised institution;
  • Have at least two years of professional experience (paid work or volunteering experience) relevant to the program;

Although professional experience is not essential for admission in the MIWM program, candidates with relevant professional experience have a higher chance of securing a scholarship – see Selection Criteria below.

    • International candidates must also demonstrate English Language Proficiency (see UQ’s Policy, including minimum scores for IELTS, TOEFL or PTE). Proof of English language proficiency needs to be uploaded with the online application form.
  • English Language Requirements: International candidates must also demonstrate English Language Proficiency (see UQ’s Policy, including minimum scores for IELTS, TOEFL or PTE). Proof of English language proficiency needs to be uploaded with the online application form.

Australia Scholarships

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Application procedure is given below-

Step 1: Online Application

Scholarships candidates who meet the minimum eligibility requirements must submit an online application form by 1 August 2017.
When filling the online application form, the following documents will need to be uploaded:
  • Current Resume/CV
  • Two reference letters from a professional or academic referee (*reference letters can be from the same referees who are listed on the applicants’ application form *referees also have the option to email the reference letters directly to [email protected])
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (ELP) – eg. IELTS, TOEFL, PTE test or any other alternative evidence of ELP as UQ’s Policy.
Candidates do not need to submit an application for admission into the MIWM program at the University of Queensland (UQ). They will be invited to do so only if their applications are shortlisted.

Submit an application form here

Step 2: Scholarship Assessment Process

The Scholarship Selection Panel will conduct a preliminary assessment of each application received. Each application must meet the minimum eligibility requirements. In early August, applications will be divided into two groups:
  • Group 1: shortlisted applications which will be invited to proceed to the next stage; and
  • Group 2: non-eligible and/or non-competitive applications (unsuccessful).
Only shortlisted applicants (Group 1) will be invited to submit an application for admission into the MIWM program at UQ.

Step 3: Submit an application for admission

Shortlisted applicants will need to apply for admission in the program through The University of Queensland.

  • International students: international applications for Semester 1 2019 closed on 1 August 2019. You may apply for admission for the 2019 academic year.

Award:

Type-A Scholarships – Full tuition and full living costs scholarships-

  • Value for this application is AU$95,564, which covers:
    • full tuition fees for full-time study of Master of Integrated Water Management
    • living expenses remuneration
    • return air travel to Australia
    • cost of a student visa for a single student
    • cost of overseas student health cover for a single student.
  • Targeted to: International candidates who meet the minimum eligibility requirements (see below), hold citizenship and currently live in one of the priority countries in the Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East.

Type-B Scholarship – Full tuition grant

  • Value for this application is AU$58,989, which covers:
  • Targeted to: International candidates who meet the minimum eligibility requirements (see below), hold citizenship and currently live in North America, Europe or Asia.

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