Scholarships

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Swinburne scholarships

Scholarships Applications
Swinburne Student Achievement Awards (Vocational Education)
The Swinburne Student Achievement Awards recognise students who have experienced significant personal hardship or adversity and have persevered with their studies.
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(Closing soon 28 September 2020)
Charles D'Aprano Memorial Scholarship
The aim of this award is to provide opportunities for Swinburne students of Italian Studies to pursue their studies and/or research activities of their choice in Italy.
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(Closing soon 16 October 2020)
Access Scholarship for Final Year Undergraduates
The Access Scholarship for Final Year Undergraduates is open to any full-time final year student who is undertaking a undergraduate degree course at Swinburne.
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(Closing 15 November 2020)
Judith Kinnear Student Travel Scholarship
This scholarship is designed to be used by a student enrolled in a postgraduate degree, either a Masters (by research) or PhD in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology
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(Closing 15 November 2020)
George Alexander Foundation Scholarship
The Foundation was established in 1972 by George Alexander AM to offer talented undergraduate degree students access and opportunity to fulfil their potential.
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(Closing 31 January 2021)
Achievement Cleaning Humanitarian Welcome Scholarship
Scholarship opportunities for Diploma or Advanced Diploma students who are Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Alba Sorati Scholarship for Women
This scholarship is to honour the memory of Alba Sorati by supporting female students from disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake or continue tertiary education in the sciences.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Apollo Fund - First in Family Scholarship
The First in Family Scholarship is awarded to a commencing first business student who is the first in the family to attend university and who has experienced disadvantage. 
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
brWellington Accounting Scholarship
Applicable to 1st and 2nd year students in an accounting major.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
carsales Foundation - Women in IT Scholarship
Established by the online automotive business carsales.com Limited, the carsales Foundation is a charitable fund, which supports education of the next generation to help address the inequalities that remain in the technology industry.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Claire Sorati Scholarship for Women
This scholarship is to honour the memory of alumna Claire Sorati by supporting female students from disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake tertiary education in engineering, information and communication technologies or science offered by Swinburn
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Creature Technology Peter Luscombe Award
The Peter Luscombe Award supports a creative and resourceful student to enter a competitive industry.  As a maker and innovator interested in a career in the entertainment industry, a student will pursue a project, develop a product, or trave
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Dr Tuan Luu Scholarship for Women
This scholarship is to support female students from disadvantaged backgrounds to continue tertiary education and achieve their full academic potential.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Freemasons Foundation Victoria Scholarship
This scholarship is established to support students to commence their education and lift some of the financial burden associated with studying. 
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships (ICECS and ICAS)
The Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS) aims to improve higher education access for Indigenous people, particularly those who need to relocate from regional and remote areas, through payments to assist with education costs.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
InfraBuild Steel Scholarship
For engineering or science students with majors encompassing materials or process/metallurgy, mechanical, and/or electrical.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
International Aviation Women's Association Scholarship
IAWA is a non-profit association with members in 38 countries, representing 257 major companies and aviation authorities. IAWA is dedicated to promoting the advancement of women in the aviation and aerospace industries.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Jean Barry Scholarship for Women
This scholarship was established to support female students studying in the Bachelor of Arts to undertake/continue tertiary education by reducing the need to work outside of study.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Joe Manders Scholarship
For part-time students in an undergraduate business degree with at least 150 credit points completed.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Kath Watson Scholarship for Women
This scholarship was established to support female students from disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake and/or continue tertiary education and to achieve their full academic potential by reducing the need to work outside of study.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Len Bettess Memorial Scholarship
SMEC has established the Len Bettess Memorial Scholarship, in honour of a wonderful former colleague and Swinburne Alumnus. This scholarship provides $5,000 and aims to support students with a passion for engineering.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Malcolm Styles Local Government Scholarship
This scholarship aims to support a regional or rural-based (preferably) engineering student studying in a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Professional) with an interest in local government.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Merna Mattsson Scholarship for Women in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
This scholarship was established to support female students studying in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities to undertake/continue tertiary education by reducing the need to work outside of study.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Nancy Gullo Scholarship
This scholarship is established to support students to complete their education and lift some of the financial burden associated with studying. 
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Pathways Access Scholarship
The Pathways Access Scholarship is open to students who have completed a vocation education qualification in the year prior to commencing a full-time undergraduate degree at Swinburne.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Sheila Fitzgerald Scholarship
Applicable to all apprenticeships including: Spoken and Written English, General Education for Adults, EAL (Access), EAL (Further Study), Access to Vocational Pathways
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Sir Reginald Ansett Scholarship - Aviation
This scholarship is offered to assist a student with costs associated with their aviation studies, enabling them to realise their passion for an aviation career and full academic potential by reducing the need to work outside of study.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Sir Reginald Ansett Scholarship - Business
The Sir Reginald Ansett Scholarship for Business is offered to support Business undergraduate students with costs associated with their studies
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Stanley Liebich Memorial Scholarship
The Stanley Liebich Memorial scholarship is to support a student from a disadvantaged financial background articulating from the Associate Degree in Engineering into the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Violet Louise Bonner Postgraduate Scholarship for Women
Female postgraduate students studying sciences,engineering or technology postgraduate on campus or online degree
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Women in Vocational Education ICT Scholarship
The scholarships aim to support female students to undertake vocational education studies within Information Communication Technology (ICT) at Swinburne University of Technology.
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(Closing 14 March 2021)
Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop Scholarship
This scholarship is open to higher education and vocational education students of Swinburne University who expect to finish their Certificate IV, diploma, advanced diploma, associate degree, bachelor or honours degree in 2021. 
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(Closing 30 April 2021)
Access Scholarship for First Year Undergraduates (who have relocated from rural and regional areas)
Students offered an Access Scholarship for First Year Undergraduates may undertake any undergraduate degree course at Swinburne.
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Access Scholarship for Refugees
This scholarship is offered to students in an undergraduate degree who may be currently or previously a permanent humanitarian visa holder.
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Access Scholarship for Students who are Care Leavers from Australian State or Foster Care
The Access Scholarship for Students who are Care Leavers from Australian State or Foster Care is open to any full-time student who is undertaking a undergraduate degree course at Swinburne.
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Bachelor of Accounting and Business Information Technology (Professional)
This prestigious program aims to maximise student employability potential and provide future leaders in Australia’s Business sector. Students complete a four-year degree in just 3 years; and receive an industry-funded scholarship.
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Bachelor of Business Information Technology (Professional)
The Bachelor of Business Information Technology (Professional) is one of Australia’s most prestigious IT degrees.
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Care Leaver Bursary
The Care Leaver Bursary aims to support students in Vocational Education programs who spent time in formal out-of-home care.
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Education Abroad Exchange Scholarships
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Research Training Program Fees-Offset (Domestic) {formerly Research Training Scheme}
Local students applying for a place in a higher degrees by research program will automatically be considered for an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fees-Offset (Domestic) scholarship. 
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Research Training Program Stipend - RTPS
Awarded to students of exceptional research potential undertaking a higher degree in research.
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Sustainable Consumption and Digital Media
Applications are invited for a PhD scholarship based at the Swinburne University, Hawthorn campus, Melbourne, Australia, in conjunction with CSIRO.
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Swinburne CPA Australia Member Scholarship
The Swinburne CPA Australia Member Scholarship provides a course tuition fee discount for students who are current members of CPA Australia and are studying a postgraduate course in Financial Planning
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Swinburne Financial Planning Association Member Scholarship
This scholarship provides a course tuition fee discount for students who are current members of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and studying a postgraduate course in Financial Planning or selected stand-alone units.
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Swinburne University Postgraduate Research Award
Awarded to students of exceptional research potential undertaking a higher degree in research.
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Swinburne Welcome Scholarship
Swinburne Welcome Scholarships provide opportunities for holders of Bridging Visa ‘E’ (BVE’s) (subclass V050), Temporary Protection Visas (TPV) (subclass V785) and Safe Haven Enterprise Visas (SHEV) (subclass V790) 
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Tuition Fee Scholarship
For prospective international research students.
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Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
The Swinburne Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship is a prestigious award to study any Swinburne on-campus degree.
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Australia-Israel PhD Research Scholarship
The 'Australia-Israel PhD Research Scholarship' program aims at strengthening relations between Australia and Israel, by fostering innovation and academic exchange. The scheme will support a total of two Partnered PhD candidates starting t
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Australian Federation of Air Pilots and Australian Air Pilots Mutual Benefit Fund (AFAP & AAPMBF) Sc
The Australian Federation of Air Pilots and the Australian Air Pilots Mutual Benefit Fund is for aviation degree enrolled students.
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Book voucher grant
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Digitary Computer Science Scholarship
The Digitary Computer Science Scholarship aims to support and assist students with the cost associated with studying the final year of the Bachelor of Computer Science or Bachelor of Computer Science (Professional) offered by Swinburne Univer
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Food Voucher - undergraduate
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Food voucher grant - VE
This grant entitles you to a $50 food voucher. These grants are funded by a Rotary Camberwell donation to Swinburne University of Technology.
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Ford Blue Oval Scholarship
The Ford Blue Oval Scholarship aims to support a student studying in the second or third year of the Bachelor of Engineering at Swinburne University of Technology.  
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International Student Emergency Relief Fund
Through the International Student Emergency Relief Fund and Study Melbourne, the Victorian Government is supporting international students who have been impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) and are most at need of financial support.
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iPad grants
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Laptop grants - Lenovo ThinkPad
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Laptop grants - MacBook Pro
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MNDRIA Research Grants (commencing in 2017)
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Petrol voucher - major grants
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Petrol voucher - small grant - VE
This grant entitles you to a petrol voucher with a value of $50. This grant is funded by a Rotary Camberwell donation to Swinburne University of Technology.
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Petrol voucher - small grants
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Piers Fowler Aviation Tour Scholarship
Awarded to students undertaking the Aviation Study Tour (AVA20012) to support their airfares on this tour.
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Piers Fowler Flight Instructor Scholarship
For third year aviation students
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Piers Fowler Professional Development Initiative Scholarship
The Piers Fowler Professional Development Initiative Scholarship is offered to students who wish to attend one of the professional aviation conferences in Australia.
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Piers Fowler Professional Undergraduate Research Grant
For final year aviation students
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Pratt Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is offered to assist a student with costs associated with their business studies, enabling them to realise their passion for a business career and full academic potential by reducing the need to work outside of study.
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Pridmore Women in STEM Vacation Research Scholarship
In memory of the late Pridmores, this scholarship provides a female student with the unique opportunity to obtain experience in STEM-related research. The scholarships offer students the experience of working with Swinburne University researchers.
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Public transport grant - VE
This grant entitles you to a Myki card for public transport valued at $40 or $80. This grant is funded by a Rotary Camberwell donation to Swinburne University of Technology.
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Public transport grants (one month of travel)
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Public transport grants (one year of travel)
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Rental Assistance Scholarships
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Research Training Program Fee-Offset (International) {formerly International Postgraduate Research}
The scholarship is awarded by the commonwealth government to attract high-quality overseas postgraduate students to support Australian research.
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Rotary Club of Camberwell: Community Service Awards
The Rotary Club of Camberwell will recognise two individuals or teams with links to Swinburne (staff or student) for their exemplary community service and volunteer efforts.
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Scanlon Swinburne Intercultural Fellowship
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Swinburne Philanthropy and Social Impact Alumni Scholarship
The Swinburne Philanthropy and Social Impact Alumni (SPSIA) Scholarship provides support to an individual who either works within or runs/leads a purpose-driven organisation which has a focus on social impact.
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Swinburne Student Achievement Awards (Higher Education)
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE EXTENDEDThe Swinburne Student Achievement Awards recognise students who have experienced significant personal hardship or adversity and have persevered with their studies.
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Swinburne Student Emergency Fund (Phase 3)
Swinburne has established the Swinburne Student Emergency Fund to support all current Swinburne students who have been impacted by an emergency such as a bushfire, drought or health pandemic.
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The Professor Brad Dunstan Scholarship
The Professor Brad Dunstan Scholarship is named in memory of Brad Dunstan. Professor Dunstan was a colleague and friend to many Swinburne staff, while also being a strong supporter of Swinburne’s Product Design Engineering (PDE) program.
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Vice-Chancellor's Student Award - Reconciliation
Vice-Chancellor's Student Award – Reconciliation is in recognition of the commitment and contribution of a student who is actively engaged in activities at Swinburne University relating to the University’s
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External scholarships

Scholarships Applications
Australia Awards Scholarship
Australia Awards Scholarships aim to contribute to the long-term development needs of Australia's partner countries in line with bilateral and regional agreements.
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Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE Ltd) - Winter School
Annual all-expenses-covered 5-day school hosted at ANSTO for final year undergraduate students
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Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE Ltd) - WISE School
Annual all-expenses-covered 4-day school hosted at ANSTO for first year female-identifying students
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Charlie Bell Scholarship for Future Leaders 2021
Recognising contributions made by former McDonald’s Corporation CEO, Charlie Bell, a scholarship for future leaders has been created in his name recognising Charlie’s commitment towards the provision of ongoing learning and education.&
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Chilean Bicentennial Fund Scholarships
Chilean students who wish to undertake a postgraduate degree in Australia are eligible to apply for a scholarship under the Chilean Bicentennial Fund.
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China - China Scholarship Council
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CRC for Low Carbon Living Scholarship
The CRC for Low Carbon Living has a number of master and PhD scholarships on offer.
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CSIRO Agriculture and Food Vacation Scholarship Program
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Data61 PhD Scholarship Opportunities
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Elite Editing Thesis Write-up Scholarship
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Global Study Award
Global Study Awards recognises international study as a positive experience. Award winners will be selected on intercultural skills and their plan to make an impact on society.
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Graduate Women in Victoria Scholarship Program 2019
Our scholarships and bursaries range in value from $3500 to $8000 and are offered to female students enrolled in 2019 at Victorian universities, or at the Victorian campuses of the Australian Catholic University. Scholarships and bursaries are ava
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Hong Kong - Scholarship of Excellence
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John Monash Scholarships
John Monash Scholarships recognise excellence and leadership. Scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding Australian graduates to support them with post graduate study at the world’s best universities.
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Malaysia - Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (MAAC) Scholarship
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Northcote Graduate Scholarship
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Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships (RRES)
Scholarships of up to $18,000 are available to support students from regional and remote Australia to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses, including in health and agriculture. Eligible study can be at Certificate&
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Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Government of Canada) Doctoral Fellowships
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TALENTIA Fellowship Program
Andalusian government postgraduate scholarships for students from Andalusia to study abroad at selected institutions.
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Victorian Government early childhood scholarships and incentives program
Financial support in the form of scholarships and employment incentives are available for people looking for a rewarding career in the early childhood sector.
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Vietnam - MOET-VIED Scholarships
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World Bank Robert S McNamara Fellowships
The fellowship provides for a candidate to travel to a World Bank member country to conduct development-related PhD research.
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2018 Fulbright Postgraduate, Postdoctoral, Senior or Distinguished Chair Scholarship Opportunities
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ACAMAR SKA PhD Scholarship Scheme
ACAMAR and CAASTRO are delighted to offer China SKA PhD scholarships and PhD travel scholarships to selected Australian universities and research institutes. This scheme is open to students of Chinese nationality up to 35 years old.
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Australia-Vietnam Education Promotion Association (AVEPA) Scholarship Fund
AVEPA identifies outstanding Australian students of Vietnamese parentage completing their secondary education and who wish to proceed to a university degree program.They must have a high ATAR score and demonstrate that they have the potential and&
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Australian Indigenous Education Foundation - BHP Tertiary Scholarship
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Boroondara Cares Foundation
The Boroondara Cares Foundation CHANCES Scholarships Program supports educational opportunities for students of demonstrated motivation and ability who are experiencing financial hardship.
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Department of Justice and Community Safety Disability Scholarship Program
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Early Childhood Scholarship
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EMBL PhD Symposium Grants
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Gowrie Scholarship
Gowrie Scholarships will be awarded to members of the Armed Forces and children of members of the Armed Forces.
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Inspiro Tertiary Heath Scholarship Program
The Inspiro Tertiary Heath Scholarship program supports local tertiary and university health students in a recognised health science course at an Australian University, HE TAFE Institute or Vocational Education & Training (VET).
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Interior Secrets Scholarship
The Interior Secrets scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students who are currently studying or looking to further their education. The initiative is to help create future opportunities and direct career experience in the st
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Kenhub Scholarship Program 2019
Annual scholarship program to undergraduate and postgraduate students of healthcare disciplines. Kenhub is a digital learning platform providing extensive human anatomy, histology and medical imaging learning tools.
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MOVE muscle, bone & joint health PhD Scholarship in Musculoskeletal Health
As part of the MOVE muscle, bone & joint health Research and Knowledge Exchange Strategy 2015-2019, the organisation is offering full time scholars
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New Colombo Plan Scholarship
The New Colombo Plan Scholarship is an Australian Government program that supports Australian undergraduate students to undertake a semester of study, internship or mentorship in participating Indo-Pacific locations.
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Pakistan - The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Scholarship
For international future research students from Pakistan.
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Pinnacle Foundation Scholarship
Applicants must be able to demonstrate that because of their gender identity, sexual orientation or sexual characteristics they have been prevented or hindered from achieving their academic aspirations.
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SKA PhD Scholarship Scheme
ACAMAR and CAASTRO is delighted to offer China SKA PhD scholarships in selected Australian universities. These scholarships, of which up to 50 per year are available, are funded by the China Scholarship Council (CSC). This scheme will begin in 201
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The National Research and Innovation Agency, Uruguay (Doctorate)
For international future postgraduate and research students.
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The National Research and Innovation Agency, Uruguay (Masters)
For international future postgraduate and research students.
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Webjet Australia Student Grant
As Australia and New Zealand’s leading online travel agency, Webjet wants to nurture the next generation of talent to help usachieve our goals. That’s why we’re now offering the Webjet Australia Stude
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Women & Leadership Australia Scholarships
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