International Postgraduate Coursework Awards (IPCA) in Australia, 2016

The University of Melbourne annually awards up to 28 International Postgraduate Coursework Awards (IPCA). To be considered for an IPCA, applicants need to have an unconditional course offer in one of the postgraduate coursework programs. The scholarship provides fee remissions of between 25% and 100% of tuition fees for the duration of your course. Scholarships are awarded each year based on academic merit to outstanding international students. The application deadline is 28 February 2016.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded for following programs: Any Master degree by coursework offered by the Melbourne Business School, Melbourne School of Design and Melbourne School of Engineering; Master of Science in Botany, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Genetics, Geography, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics or Zoology, Master of Urban Horticulture and the Master of Forest Ecosystems offered by the Melbourne Graduate School of Science; Master of Teaching offered by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education; Executive Master of Arts offered by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Melbourne Law Masters offered by the Melbourne Law School.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undertaking a postgraduate coursework degree at the University of Melbourne.

Scholarship Provider: The University of Melbourne, Australia
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Accreditation: University of Melbourne is accredited by the Group of Eight, Universitas 21, APRU and ACU.

Eligibility: To be considered for this scholarship, you must:
-a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand and not a permanent resident of Australia;
-be commencing study at the University of Melbourne for the first time;
-not in receipt of any other tuition fee remission scholarship or sponsorship which, in combination with the IPCA, exceeds 100% of tuition fees; and
-not have received any other scholarship provided by the Australian Government in the last 2 years.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International Postgraduate Coursework Awards (IPCA) are open for international students.

Scholarship Description: The International Postgraduate Coursework Award (IPCA) was established by the University of Melbourne and is awarded to high achieving international students undertaking a graduate coursework degree.

Number of award(s): Up to 28 International Postgraduate Coursework Awards (IPCA) will be available.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships are awarded for the duration of the course.

What does it cover? The scholarship provides fee remissions of between 25% and 100% of tuition fees for the duration of your course.

Selection Criteria: Eligible candidates are selected on the basis of academic merit.

Notification: Successful candidates are advised of the outcome by email.

How to Apply: Applicants do not need to submit an application for this scholarship. Students who have received an unconditional offer for an eligible graduate coursework degree, will be automatically considered for an International Postgraduate Coursework Award.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 28 February 2016.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application


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  1. Adane Gelagey

    November 17, 2015 at 3:06 pm

    I would like to give special thanks for your scholarship for Africa students next to this I am happy and lucky to join by this chance I am graduated in B.S.C degree by Agricultural Economics & I wanna to start Masters in MBA.

  2. Joseph T.Sesay

    November 17, 2015 at 4:20 pm

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    November 17, 2015 at 6:54 pm

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    September 21, 2016 at 7:44 am

    am Alice ujeneza am Rwandan people I like this school I was finished in psychology i need a scholaship if it is possible

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