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Masters Scholarship In Australia 2019


Closing Date: 

December, 2019

Field of Study: 

Bursary Details: 

Degree level

Master's

Fields of Study

Priority sectors include:
- Agriculture
- Environment
- Extractives
- Gender Studies
- Health
- Human Rights
- Public Policy (especially Infrastructure and Economic policy as well as Trade Policy)
- Security Studies

 

Candidate Requirements: 

Who can apply?

Applicants must:

  • be a citizen of South Africa or other eligible country;
  • have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent;
  • be early- to mid-level official from a key government agency or a professional working in the private sector or civil society sector in one of the listed priority fields of study;
  • be a professional who wishes to undertake the scholarship in Australia in one of the listed priority fields of study. A Master's of Business Administration is not permitted;
  • have at least three-years' relevant post-graduate work experience;
  • demonstrate a clear vision of how the knowledge gained through the scholarship will be used to improve policy, practice or education in the proposed field of study;
  • be at least 25 years and not older than 52 years at the date of application;
  • have satisfactory English proficiency to enable full participation in a training course delivered in English;
  • satisfy all requirements of the Australian Government for the appropriate student visa (subclass 500).
  • Public sector applicants are required to obtain endorsement from their employer.

Bursary Equiries: 

How to Apply: 

Application process

All applications must be submitted online at Online Application Platform

What the Scholarship Offers

  • Full tuition fees – for up to two years
  • Economy class flight to and from Australia
  • Visa expenses
  • Overseas Student Health Cover – for basic medical costs
  • Adjustment support for women and persons with a disability, if required
  • Supplementary academic support (tutorial assistance) if required, to improve a student's performance for academic success
  • Opportunity to develop and maintain links with Australians and other Africans
  • Opportunity to join a prestigious Alumni network after the scholarship
  • Continued professional development after the scholarship
  • Contribution to living expenses.

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