Type of Funding
The International WaterCentre (IWC) is offering IWC International Masters Scholarships to potential future water leaders from developing economies in the Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East as well as from countries in North America, Europe, and Asia, who wish to study the full-time IWC Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) program at The University of Queensland (UQ), commencing Semester 1, 2018.
Three scholarships are available for international candidates for the 18-month full-time study of the MIWM program starting in Semester 1, 2018. These scholarships are not available for the IWC Graduate Diploma/Certificate or any other program. Scholarships are only available for new (commencing) students and not for current students already studying the MIWM program.
There are 2 types of scholarships:
- Type A: 2 scholarships will be awarded to international candidates who hold citizenship and currently live in one of the priority countries in the Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East (see the Official Website for eligible countries). Each scholarship is valued at AU$92,645 and covers full tuition fees (up to AU$52,500 for 18 months of study), living expense stipend for 16 months (AU$36,000), return air travel to Brisbane, Australia up to AU$2,500, University of Queensland’s Student Services and Amenities Fee (AU$145), visa cost (AU$550), and the cost of the Overseas Student Health Cover (valued at AU$950 for 18 months). One of the Type A scholarships will be awarded to a female candidate.
- Type B: One full tuition scholarship will be awarded to international candidates who hold citizenship and currently live in North America, Europe or Asia (see the Official Website for eligible countries). Each scholarship is valued at approximately AU$52,500 and covers the full tuition fees for full-time study of the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management program (AU$52,500 for 18 months of study).
Scholars must maintain a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.5 or above throughout the MIWM program to continue to receive scholarship funding.
Applicants for the scholarships must hold an undergraduate degree in a related field of study from an internationally recognised institution, and possess at least 2 years of professional experience (paid work or volunteering experience) relevant to the program. Although professional experience is not essential for admission in the MIWM program, candidates with relevant professional experience have a higher chance of securing a scholarship.
International candidates must demonstrate English Language Proficiency (see UQ’s Policy including minimum scores for IELTS, TOEFL or PTE).
Applications for the scholarships are to be done online by 1 August 2017.