Merle Weaver Postgraduate International Scholarship at University of Tasmania in Australia, 2020 for Master

  •  Master
  •  16-Oct-2020
  •   Australia
  • $$  $28,092 per annum

Many students dream of studying in Australia, but they are unable to do it due to financial barriers. To cover study expenses, the University of Tasmania is offering Merle Weaver Postgraduate International Scholarship. This scholarship is open for students from Southeast Asian and Pacific Island countries.

The educational award encourages highly achieving students who want to commence a Higher Degree by Research programme for the session 2020/2021.

University of Tasmania Information

University of Tasmania

Merle Weaver Postgraduate International Scholarship at University of Tasmania in Australia, 2020 for Master Founded in 1890, University of Tasmania is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Hobart (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tasmania. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Launceston, Burnie. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, University of Tasmania (UTAS) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Tasmania (UTAS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 129 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Australian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: South East Asian and Pacific Island countries.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Postgraduate degree programme in any subject area offered by the university.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Must be a female graduate from any university in the South-East Asian countries and Pacific Island countries.
  • Excludes graduates from universities in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Must be undertaking postgraduate study in any area at the University of Tasmania.
  • Must not already hold Research Training Program (RTP) stipend or equivalent to a base living allowance stipend.

Offered Benefits

This scholarship provides a living allowance of $28,092 per annum (2020 rate, indexed annually) for 3.5 years, with no extension.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: Applicants who wish to commence a Higher Degree by Research should visit the University of Tasmania’s Apply Now website and complete an application. After submitting your application for candidature, please contact [email protected] with your name, application ID number, and the name of the program(s) you have applied for. Applicants who are already enrolled in a Higher Degree by Research at the University of Tasmania, please complete and submit the Donor-Funded application form for the Current Candidate (Word 74KB) to
  • Supporting Documents: Candidates must submit a CV, academic certificates, and transcripts with their application.
  • Admission Requirements: Students will be selected on the basis of the evidence of academic excellence and evidence of research capability (including publications, presentations, and non-traditional research outputs).
  • Language Requirement: If English is not your first language, you should provide evidence of English language ability: IELTS, TOEFL, or other acceptable proof. Please see the English Language Requirements section for more details.
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