Macquarie University in Australia Offers Scholarship to Indian Students

20 January, 2015

Macquarie University
Macquarie University situated in Australia has recently come up with a scholarship of 1 million Australian dollars especially for Indian students. This was part of the varsity’s accord with local research, education and business groups. This new grant is over and above the already existing 11 million dollar scholarship that this university provides to PhD holders of Indian nationality. In all, a total of 55 PhD students from India are enrolled in Australia’s Macquarie University, in various disciplines like cognitive sciences, law, engineering, science and economics.

The Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship amounting to 10,000 dollars will help bright students from India to pursue degree courses by compensating almost one third of their yearly fees at the University. A total of 50 grants will be accessible to Indian students in 2015. The Macquarie University based out in Sydney has made provisions under the South Asia Scholarships program for a concession under the ‘early acceptance’, valuing up to 6,000 dollars to cover the total tuition fees of a student’s program. 100 such scholarships will be granted from July 2015 to students who accept the university’s offer within the end date.

According to Professor Jim Lee, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, International said that the Macquarie University boasts of having an internationally recognized curriculum, world-class facilities and research accomplishments in the fields of engineering and science. He also added that the students, research faculty and academic in India as well as Australia will receive great benefit from this arrangement.

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