windle trust postgraduate scholarship
A windle trust postgraduate scholarship is open to refugees
- You must be a refugee living in Australia
To apply for this scholarship, you must be able to prove your refugee status. This may require documentation from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and other supporting documents that you can verify your status with.
- You must currently be enrolled at an Australian university
If you are looking to enrol at a university and need help with finances, there are other scholarships offered by Windle Trust Kenya that could suit your needs more than this specific one. Otherwise, if you have already been accepted into a university program and need assistance with paying for postgraduate studies, this scholarship will apply to you (though make sure to check the terms and conditions of your enrolment).
Scholarships are being offered up to the value of $50,000.00 per awardee
Scholarships are being offered up to the value of $50,000.00 per awardee ($75,000.00 for medical degree scholarships) and consist of:
• payment of tuition fees as determined by the University’s fee schedule for a single Masters degree program;
• a return economy airfare from their country of residence to Brisbane at the commencement of thescholarship tenure;
• the cost of one visa application;
• OSHC (Overseas Student Health Cover) for the period of 12 months’ study in Australia commencing onthe scholarship start date (1st March); and
• an allowance for accommodation/living expenses for a total period up to fourteen months dependingon your course duration.
To be eligible you must be a refugee or asylum seeker, or the child of a refugee or asylum seeker.
An asylum seeker is someone who has left his or her home country and applied for protection as a refugee in another country, but whose claim for refugee status has not yet been determined. The term ‘refugee’ can also apply to people who have been granted refugee status by the UNHCR or the government of their host country.
If you meet these requirements, then you are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
You must meet all academic and other requirements for the course for which you are applying.
You must meet all academic and other requirements for the course for which you are applying. If you do not meet these requirements, your application will be rejected by the University of East Anglia.
- Have good grades from your undergraduate degree
- Have completed a relevant undergraduate degree (for example, if you are applying to study a Masters in International Development, then your Bachelor’s degree should also be in International Development)
- Have an offer of study at UEA that is conditional upon receiving this scholarship (by 16 July 2020)
- Meet the usual entry requirements for the course, including:
o English language requirements – IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (with no element less than 5.5)
o Scholarship requirements – see below
o Visa requirements – see below
o Citizenship requirements – see below
The scholarship will help fund tuition fees, rental assistance, living expenses and student amenities fees.
The scholarship will help fund:
- Tuition fees
- Rental assistance
- Living expenses
- Student amenities fees
You can apply for this scholarship if you are a refugee living in australia
If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, you should review the eligibility requirements listed below and then click on the ‘start my application’ button to start your application.
If you have all of the documents that are listed, please attach them when completing your online application. If there is something that is not applicable to your situation, please state N/A in the box provided.
You can apply for this scholarship if you:
- are a refugee or asylum seeker, or the child of a refugee or asylum seeker;
- meet all academic and other requirements for admission to an approved course of study at UNSW; and
- are able to commence full-time postgraduate studies in Semester 1, 2020