CMU-A Academic Merit Scholarships (MSPPM 12-Month Track)

Awarded By: Carnegie Mellon University - Australia in Australia
Updated on Mar 7, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Apr 18, 2024
Amount: USD 5,000 - USD 6,000

Scholarship Overview

These merit-based scholarships are awarded to students admitted to the MSPPM program based on their application for admission, including their academic and/or professional achievement. Recipients can also apply for a research assistantship or other part-time work opportunities to earn $5,000-$6,000 per academic year to help with non-tuition expenses.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • Master of Science in Public Policy & Management (12 months)
  • Applicable for all Masters program offered by University except for global programs

Scholarship amount details

$5,000-$6,000 per academic year to help with non-tuition expenses
Conversion rate used: 1 AUD = Rs. 54.76 (last updated 7th December 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
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, United Kingdomraine, 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 the Institute
  • 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 Document Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
SOP Required
Transcripts Required
LOR Required
Work Experience Required
CV Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Application Deadline Not Available
Contact Email: hzfinaid@andrewcmuedu
FAQ Link: https://wwwheinzcmuedu/admissions/faq/financial-aidphp
Phone Number: +412-268-2164

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 the 12-month track require 3 or more years of professional work experience
  • 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)

iSchoolConnect Rating

The rating is done considering various factors

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?
The students must have completed their secondary education and bachelors from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

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

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time