Ashok Khurana Scholarship for Outstanding Indian Students (Biotechnology-Masters)

Awarded By: The University of Adelaide
Updated on Dec 22, 2023
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters +1 more
Deadline: Dec 22, 2023
Amount: AUD 30000

Scholarship Overview

This scholarship was established by Professor Ashok Khurana and offers a stipend of A$30,000, payable towards the recipient’s airfares, living expenses and tuition fees. The successful applicant will receive a 50% reduction on the tuition fees for the duration of their program.

Applicable course, university, and country

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in The University of Adelaide in Australia

  • Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business
  • Master of Accounting and Finance
  • Master of Finance
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
  • Master of Applied Finance
  • Master of Finance and Business Economics

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: AUD 30,000 => Rs 16,50,600
Conversion rate used: 1 AUD = Rs. 52.91 (last updated 30th October 2023)
Scholarship amount will be given: One Time.

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses Scholarship amount can be used for this
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Eligible student nationality


Appication Process for this scholarship

Selection of the successful applicant will be made according to:

  • academic merit
  • a personal statement which demonstrates outstanding leadership qualities and an intention to significantly enhance India’s development in their field of study upon completion of their studies

Application Link:
Additional Information:
This scholarship is available to candidates who:

  • Are Indian nationals
  • Not currently studying in Australia, and/or
  • Residing in Australia on a Student, Bridging or any other visa

Application Documents: No specific document required
Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship Deadline Not available
Scholarship Decision date Not available
FAQ Link:
Contact email: Not available

Scholarship Eligibility


  • must have a relevant degree with high level of academic achievement eg: Plant Science, Biotechnology, Science and Agriculture
  • must have met the University’s minimum English language requirement:
    • IELTS- Overall 65, with no band below 60
    • TOEFL- Overall 79, with 21 in writing, 18 in speaking and 13 in reading and listening
    • PTE- Overall 58, with 50 in each section
  • must have an offer of admission from the University of Adelaide in order to apply for a scholarship
  • must demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities and a demonstrated ability to significantly enhance India
  • Selection of the successful applicant will be made according to:
    • academic merit; and
    • a personal statement

The University of Adelaide in Australia
Scholarship Restriction:
No Special Restriction applicable
Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12th Required
UG Required
TOEFL Required (minimum score 79)
IELTS Required (minimum score 6.5)
PTE Required (minimum score 58)

Additional Information:
This scholarship supports the education of an outstanding Indian student who is undertaking full time post-graduate studies at the University.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from India.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their 12th or equivalent degree from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
Students need to apply for the scholarship separately at

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time