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Australian Development Scholarships close on 30 April 2012

International students in developing countries keen for postgraduate study in Australia are encouraged to apply for Australia Awards: Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) by 30 April 2012.

Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) administered by AusAID provide a range of opportunities for study and professional development in Australia for international students in developing countries. Applications for most countries for ADS close on 30 April 2012. Find out here if your country is eligible for the award.  View application closing dates here.

In 2011, more than 2800 individuals from developing countries began their studies and professional development in Australia before returning home to contribute to the development of their countries.

Scholarship benefits

  • Full tuition fees.
  •  Return air travel—payment of a single return, economy class airfare to and from Australia, via the most direct route.
  • Establishment allowance—a once only payment of A$5,000 as a contribution towards as accommodation expenses, text books, study materials.
  • Contribution to Living Expenses (CLE) is a fortnightly contribution to basic living expenses paid at a rate determined by AusAID. From 1 January 2012, CLE payable to Scholars studying under an ADS is A$28,000 per year.
  • Introductory Academic Program (IAP)—a compulsory 4-6 week program prior to the commencement of formal academic studies covering information on life and study in Australia.
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of the award (for award holder only)—provided to cover the student's basic medical costs (with the exception of pre existing conditions).
  • Pre-course English (PCE) fees—if deemed necessary PCE may be available for students for in-country and/or in-Australia training.
  • Supplementary Academic Support may be available to ensure a Scholar's academic success or enhance their academic experience.
  • Fieldwork (for research students only)—may be available for eligible research students for one return economy class airfare via the most direct route to their country of citizenship or within Australia.

Find out more information on AusAID scholarships here.

IWC Master of Integrated Water Management

On average more than 50% of students who apply for The International WaterCentre Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) are from overseas. Many of our international students are AusAID scholarship recipients.

This postgraduate program teaches an integrated approach to water management and is delivered by four world-leading Australian universities (The University of Queensland, Monash, Griffith University and The University of Western Australia). Graduates receive a co-badged degree from the aforementioned universities. View the program structure here.




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