CMU-A Academic Merit Scholarships (MSIT-ITM 12-Month Track)

Awarded By: Carnegie Mellon University - Australia in Australia
Updated on Apr 22, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Apr 22, 2024
Amount: AUD 31,680

Scholarship Overview

CMU-A Academic Merit Scholarships (MSIT-ITM 12-Month Track) provides financial support, to academically excellent Indian students, for pursuing any Masters Degree course at the Carnegie Mellon University – Australia, This scholarship is specifically meant for Indian students who are pursuing full-time Masters Degree course in Master of Science in Information Technology (Information Technology Management) 12-Month Track from the Carnegie Mellon University – Australia. CMU-A Academic Merit Scholarships (MSIT-ITM 12-Month Track) for Master of Science in Information Technology (Information Technology Management) 12-Month Track in Master of Science in Information Technology (Information Technology Management) 12-Month Track, at the Carnegie Mellon University – Australia, involves a one_time scholarship award of 31680 that can be used to pay for the tuition. To be eligible for the award, applicants must have completed their 12th grade and also possess a Bachelor degree. To be eligible for this award, international students must take English language examinations as well as standardised exams like TOEFL, IELTS, GRE and GMAT. For the purpose of receiving the scholarship, students must have job experience. In order to apply for the scholarship, students need the following documents: SOP, LOR and CV.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in Carnegie Mellon University – Australia in Australia
    • Master of Science in Information Technology (Information Technology Management) 12-Month Track
  • Applicable for all Masters program offered by University except for global programs


Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: AUD 31,680 => Rs 17,43,034
Conversion rate used: 1 AUD = Rs. 55.72 (last updated 9th January 2024)

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
Tuition & Fees ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense × Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • Statement of Purpose:
    • Applicants are required to submit an essay (approximately 1,000 words) describing their academic and professional background, career goals, and how the program will help them to achieve their goals
  • Letter of Recommendations:
    • All applicants are required to have two (2) recommendation forms submitted on their behalf
  • Recommendations should be provided from employers, supervisors, professors, or others who are able to comment on applicants professional and educational goals and potential
  • Resume:
    • Applicants are required to submit a resume
    • The resume must be current and include all part-time and full-time work experience, the dates of when the employment began and ended and a brief description of their responsibilities under the title of the position
  • Work Experience:
    • 3 or more years of professional work experience is required
    • Academic transcripts are supposed to be sent directly from the register of Institute
  • How to Apply:
    • When lodging to program application, Applicants must simply tick the scholarship application box
    • Scholarships are only awarded once a completed and an eligible application is submitted
  • Confirmation of the scholarship value will be provided at the time of offer into the program

Scholarship Application:
Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. No separate application is needed.

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
SOP Required
LOR Required
CV Required
Work Experience Required


Important Dates & FAQ info:

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available


Additional Information:

  • Students who are citizens or hold permanent residency of Australia or New Zealand are not eligible
  • This scholarship will not be applicable for students who defer the commencement
  • This scholarship is not applicable in conjunction with any another CMU Australia scholarships or other government scholarships including but not limited to Endeavour and Australian Awards scholarships
  • Students need to maintain their enrolment throughout their course in full-time study and meet CMU Australia’s academic progression policy
  • If a student withdraws from the master program before completion, he/she may be required to repay the value of scholarship awarded


Scholarship Eligibility

  • Must provide documentation of their completed undergraduate degree (a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent) from a regionally accredited institution prior to matriculation
  • Are required to submit valid test results from either the GRE or the GMAT(with a minimum score of GRE-300/GMAT-600) from within the last 5 years
  • Applicants applying for 12-month track requires 3 or more years of professional work experience
  • Applicants applying for Information Technology programs require programming experience in data structures and an object-oriented programming language such as C, C++ or Java
  • Applicants must satisfy the English language proficiency requirement with one of the following tests:
    • IELTS: The minimum score is 65 overall and 60 in each band
    • TOEFL: The minimum score is 22 on each section of the Internet-based test

Special Restrictions:
No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required
IELTS Required (minimum score 65)
GRE Required (minimum score 300)
GMAT Required (minimum score 600)
12 Required
UG Required
Work Experience Required (minimum 3 years)


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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 various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
To qualify for the award, candidates must have completed the 12th grade.
What is the procedure for applying?
These scholarships are automatically processed by the University and no separate application is required.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Statement of Purpose, Letter of Recommendations, Resume, Work Experience

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time