Macquarie University announces scholarships worth AUD $1.5 million for Indian students in 2018

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Macquarie University announces scholarships worth AUD $1.5 million for Indian students in 2018

Scholarships include a dedicated scholarship for postgraduate female students and undergraduate students

New Delhi, December 5, 2017: Macquarie University, one of Australia’s top 10 Universities today announced scholarship worth AUD $1.5 million to reward outstanding students in India, with a focus on supporting postgraduate female students, undergraduate students across all Macquarie courses, and students interested in pursuing data science.

The Macquarie International Women’s Scholarship for postgraduate female students will enable women in India to achieve their career goals by improving the affordability of acquiring an internationally renowned Masters degree from Macquarie. The scholarship will provide for up to AUD $11,000 in tuition fees for the full duration of the course.

The Macquarie University Undergraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship is being offered to applicants applying for undergraduate degrees and provides for up to AUD $17,000 in tuition fees for the full duration of the course for academic session commencing in 2018.

Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships – Data Science Scholarship for Indian Students – Macquarie University has recently launched a new Master of Data Science program. To encourage high quality applicants for this new industry-oriented program, the University will offer a scholarship worth up to AUD $12,000 for the full duration of the course for academic session commencing in 2018.

Applicants for all scholarships will be required to meet the English requirements for the course they have selected and meet a minimum academic score in their last completed qualification.

The deadline for these scholarships is January 31, 2018 for Session 1 and June 30, 2018 for Session 2.

For details on application and eligibility please visit https://www.mq.edu.au/study/why-study-here/scholarships/scholarships

About Macquarie University, Australia

Established in Sydney in 1964, Macquarie University is consistently ranked amongst the Top 10 universities in Australia (ARWU, 2017) and Top 250 in the world (QS, 2017). It is ranked amongst the top 100 in the world in nine disciplines (QS 2015 rankings by subject). It was created during a time of extraordinary social transformation to be a different kind of university: it was, and will always be, a bold experiment in higher education. True to its founders’ vision, the University has challenged the conventional thinking of academia through innovations in its campus set-up, curricula, interdisciplinary research and engagement with industry and the wider community. Macquarie’s approach has paid off. Hundred percent of its research activity is rated through the ‘Excellence in Research for Australia’ initiative at world standard or higher, and it has received a rating of 5 stars across all categories measured by QS. 90% of its graduates under the age of 25 are employed within 6 months of completing their studies. More importantly, the University has helped to form generations of individuals who are audacious and responsible leaders in their field and active members of their communities.

For further information, please contact:

Rajani Vickram/ Vaibhav Gogia
9999765958/ 9015222095
rajani@cumulus.net.in/vaibhav.cumulus@gmail.com