International Postgraduate Coursework Awards (IPCA), Australia, 2013

The University of Melbourne offers postgraduate coursework awards for  international students in Australia. To be considered for an IPCA,  applicants need to have an unconditional course offer in one of the  postgraduate coursework programs. 28 scholarships are offered for the  duration of the course. Scholarship offers 25% to 100% of international student  tuition fees (Normally IPCAs of 25% are offered). Scholarships are awarded each  year based on academic merit to outstanding international students.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are available for  Master’s by coursework in the faculties of: Graduate School of Business and  Economics( any coursework Master’s), Melbourne School of Design( any coursework  Master’s), Melbourne Graduate School of Education (Master’s of Teaching),  Melbourne School of Engineering (any coursework Master’s), Graduate School  of Humanities and Social Sciences( Executive Master of Arts), Melbourne School  of Land and Environment(any coursework Master’s), Melbourne Law  School (any Melbourne Law Masters) and Melbourne Graduate School of  Science (any coursework Master’s) (The list of eligible courses may vary  from time to time but will be regularly updated on university’s  site). Course Level: This scholarship is  available for pursuing postgraduate degree level at the University of  Melbourne in Australia. Scholarship Provider: The  University of Melbourne in Australia. Scholarship can be taken  at: Australia.

Eligibility: (1) To be considered for an IPCA, applicants  need to have an unconditional course offer in one of the postgraduate  coursework programs listed below, Masters by coursework in the faculties  of: -Graduate School of Business and Economics – any coursework  Master’s -Melbourne School of Design – any coursework Master’s -Melbourne  Graduate School of Education – Master’s of Teaching -Melbourne School of  Engineering – any coursework Master’s -Graduate School of Humanities and  Social Sciences – Executive Master of Arts -Melbourne School of Land and  Environment – any coursework Master’s -Melbourne Law School – any Melbourne  Law Master’s -Melbourne Graduate School of Science – any coursework  Master’s (2) Are commencing study at the University of Melbourne  for the first time in the year for which the IPCA is offered (3) Are a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand and  not a permanent resident of Australia (4) Are not in receipt  of any other tuition fee scholarship the value of which, in combination with the  IPCA, exceeds the tuition fees, and (5) Have not been  supported in the last 2 years by a scholarship provided by AusAID.

Scholarship Open for International  Students: International students can apply for these  scholarships.

Scholarship Description: International applicants are  strongly encouraged to submit their course application, including all of the  required documents, by the application closing dates. Closing dates may vary  according to the course for which the applicant is applying. Students should  confirm the course application closing date with the relevant faculty. Selection  is determined by individual faculties. Semester 2 rounds will only take place if  the faculty has remaining quota after Semester 1.

Number of award (s):  28 scholarships are offered.

Duration of award (s): Scholarship is offered  for the duration of the course. Each semester of the course the  scholarship recipient will be invoiced and required to pay the remainder of  the international student tuition fee (Up to 75%).

What does it cover? Total offer is of 25% to 100% of international student tuition fees (Normally IPCAs of 25%  are offered).

Selection criteria: Selection of IPCA scholarship  recipients is highly competitive and is based on academic merit and  determined by individual faculties.

 Notification: Successful students will be  e-mailed an IPCA offer letter when they are nominated by the Faculty. In case of  a second round of IPCA nominations for the same semester, students may receive  an IPCA offer letter after the start of the semester.

 How to Apply: Students need not to apply for  scholarships. All international students commencing one of the eligible  University coursework programs on a full-fee paying basis will be considered  automatically. International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit  their course application, including all of the required documents, by the  application closing dates. -Normally, an IPCA will only be awarded to an  eligible student who applies for a place in one of the eligible  courses.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Closing dates  may vary according to the course for which the applicant is applying. Students  should confirm the course application closing date with the relevant faculty.  Scholarships are awarded each year.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application