Postgraduate Scholarships in Biotechnology 2015-2016 at University of Queensland

Postgraduate Scholarships in Biotechnology in University of Queensland, Australia for 2015/2016 • The School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences at The University of Queensland invites outstanding students of India or of countries in Latin America to apply for a postgraduate coursework scholarships to cover 50% of tuition fees in the Master of Biotechnology, Master of Molecular Biology or Master of Bioinformatics programs. (For international scholarship in science, see Fulbright Master of Science & Technology Initiative Degree Program)

In Australia, graduates of these departments enjoy an employment rate higher than the national average. They also have successful careers in their home country and around the world.

Study in: Australia Host Institution: University of Queensland Course Level: Master Course Starts: February and July, 2015

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Postgraduate Scholarships in Biotechnology for 2015/2016 at University of Queensland-Australia

CLOSING DATE: 31 October 2014 or 31 March 2015

Field of Study(s):

This international coursework-scholarships offers master program on:

  • Biotechnology,
  • Molecular Biology,
  • Bioinformatics.

Target Group:

This postgraduate scholarships in biotechnology available for applicants from India and Latin America.

Number of Awards:

Up to six postgraduate coursework scholarships will be awarded each year.

Eligibility:

The postgraduate scholarship in biotechnology is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by: (a) academic achievement in undergraduate studies; and (b) strength of interest demonstrated in the relevant field of postgraduate coursework study; and (c) personal qualities, including leadership potential; and (d) any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant’s future professional success in the relevant field of postgraduate coursework study.

Applicants of India:

  • be a citizen of India,
  • be able to commence as an international student in Australia on a student visa,
  • possess a Grade Point Average of at least 80% in 7 semesters of undergraduate studies or received a minimum of 75% over 8 semesters of study at a higher education institution in India which is ranked section 1 or 2 according to NOOSR (the Australian government, National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition),
  • have submitted the application by the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted.

Applicants of Latin America:

  • be a citizen of a country in Latin America,
  • be able to commence as an international student in Australia on a student visa,
  • has achieved at least the equivalent of the entry requirements for the proposed program of study,
  • have submitted the application by the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted.

What does it cover:

  • This postgraduate scholarship value approximately AUD$ 16,080 per year, based on an indicative annual fee of AUD$ 32,160. Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Awardees’ actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

How to apply:

Download the application forms (see link below), complete it, and send back by email to:

  • MBiotech scholarship applications are to be emailed to scmbbiotechnology-at-uq.edu.au;
  • MMolBiol scholarship applications are to be emailed to scmb.molbiol.pgcw-at-uq.edu.au;
  • MBioinf scholarship applications are to be emailed to scmb.molbiol.pgcw-at-uq.edu.au (same email address as for MMolBiol).

Source & further information on Postgraduate Scholarships in Biotechnology at University of Queensland-Australia 2015/2016:

Official Invitation – UQ

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