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Destination Australia Scholarship 2020/2021 for International Students – Curtin University

Applications are ongoing for the Destination Australia Program, announced as part of the Planning for Australia’s Future Population.

Application Deadline: Applications accepted at any time

About the Award: The Destination Australia Scholarship has been developed by the Australian Government to encourage students to study in regional Australia whist receiving a high quality learning experience. The scholarship is available to mining and metallurgy students who will be completing their full degree at the Curtin Kalgoorlie campus. 

Whilst studying at Curtin Kalgoorlie, students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience, learn from experts, and build industry networks. The Kalgoorlie campus also provides access to modern accommodation, a gym, outdoor recreation spaces and a thriving student social club. 

Applications are open until scholarships are exhausted. 

Eligible Field(s):

  • Master of Engineering Science (Mining)
  • Master of Engineering Science (Metallurgy) 

Type: Masters (coursework)

Eligibility:

  • International, full fee-paying, non-sponsored students
  • International students who are studying on a valid student VISA
  • Evidence of academic merit (minimum of a 75% course weighted average) for the highest completed qualification
  • 75% of your course needs to be completed at our Kalgoorlie Campus for courses of 2 years in duration or less
  • Not available to students who are sponsored
  • Can be revoked at the discretion of Curtin if the recipient already has a scholarship, sponsorship or fee offset for their mainstream course.
  • Enrolled full-time

Eligible Countries: International 

To be Taken at (Country): Australia

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • This Destination Australia Scholarship is valued at $15,000 per annum for the duration of your postgraduate degree. 
  • The scholarship will be paid as a cash stipend of $7,500 per semester. 

Duration of Award: 1 year

How to Apply:

Step 1: Submit an application for the course of study

  • Submit an application for an eligible course

Step 2: Destination Scholarship Application

  • Submit a one page Statement of Purpose demonstrating “How the Destination Australian Scholarship will assist you in reaching your career goal and how it will help you make tomorrow better”.

Step 3: Assessment

  • Applications will be assessed by an assessment panel using the following criteria:
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Academic merit

Step 4: Outcome

  • Outcome will be sent via the Curtin International Team prior to the commencement of the upcoming intake
  • All unsuccessful and successful applicants will be notified

Step 7: Acceptance

  • Successful applicants must accept and sign the terms and conditions and return to Curtin International on [email protected]
  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
  • GOODLUCK

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