Macquarie University $10,000 Early Acceptance Scholarship – Master of Biotechnology

Awarded By: Macquarie University in Australia
Updated on Apr 3, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Jun 28, 2021
Amount: AUD 5,000

Scholarship Overview

This early acceptance scholarship is awarded to talented international students from India who intend to pursue a coursework degree at Macquarie University, offsetting approximately 25% of their annual tuition fees. Among one of the most generous in Australia, this scholarship is valued at AUD $10,000 per year for the duration of your Bachelor’s or Master’s coursework degree (AUD $5,000 will be credited each session).

Applicable course, university, and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree. This scholarship is applicable for courses in Macquarie University in Australia

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: AUD 5,000 => Rs 2,78,600
Conversion rate used: 1 AUD = Rs. 55.72 (last updated 9th January 2024)
Scholarship amount will be given: Every Semester.

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


Appication Process for this scholarship

  • Academic transcripts
  • Certified copy of passport
  • Certified copies or original evidence of all academic qualifications, including transcripts and graduation certificates
  • Credit for previous studies (if applicable)
  • Applicants will be assessed automatically for this scholarship Successful candidates will receive the scholarship with their offer letter To be assessed for this scholarship,applicants must ensure:
    • have successfully lodged an application for the undergraduate or postgraduate degree you plan to study
    • have met the eligibility criteria for the course you have applied for

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
Official Transcripts Required
Passport Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Application final end date June 28, 2021
Contact email: study@mqeduau
Contact number: 61 2 9850 7346

Additional Information:

  • Enrol and begin your course as per your Letter of Offer. Commencement may not be deferred
  • Maintain your enrolment throughout your course in fulltime study load which is 8 standard units per academic year
  • Meet the University’s Academic progression policy
  • Students receiving a fully sponsored Government scholarship or any other scholarship towards the Macquarie University Bachelor or Postgraduate coursework degree will not be eligible for this scholarship. Unless otherwise approved by Macquarie International Scholarships
  • If you withdraw from your program before completion, you may be required to repay any scholarship previously awarded to you during your study period at Macquarie University based on the outcome as decided by the scholarships and grants committee

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognized institution with a minimum GPA of 450 on a 70 scale, which is equivalent to 50-54% in India
  • Applicants must meet course specific requirements if required
  • Applicants must be a full-time international student commencing a postgraduate coursework degree
  • Applicants must be a citizen of india
  • Applicants must accept their Letter of Offer and pay the commencement fee by the Acceptance Deadline
  • Applicants must remain enrolled in each compulsory study period
  • Applicants must satisfy the English language proficiency with one of the following:
    • TOEFL – Overall 83 with a minimum of 12 in listening, 13 in reading, 18 in speaking and 21 in writing
    • IELTS – Overall 65 with no band less than 60
    • PTE – Overall 58 with 52 in each sub-section

Special Restrictions:
No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required (minimum score 83)
IELTS Required (minimum score 65)
PTE Required (minimum score 58)
UG Required (minimum score 500%)
Work Experience Required


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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 bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
Students will be auto considered for the scholarship. No separate application is required.

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

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
Every Semester