Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships at University of Queensland in Australia, 2015

University of Queensland is inviting applications for postgraduate coursework scholarships available for outstanding students who are citizens of India or of countries in Latin America. Up to six scholarships will be awarded each year. Scholarships will cover 50% of tuition fees of Master of Biotechnology, Master of Molecular Biology or Master of Bioinformatics programs. The application deadline is 31st October 2014 for a Semester 1, 2015 (February) commencement or 31st March 2015 for a Semester 2, 2015 (July) commencement..  The School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences at The University of Queensland invites outstanding students who are citizens of India or of countries in Latin America to apply for a postgraduate coursework scholarship to cover 50% of tuition fees in the Master of Biotechnology, Master of Molecular Biology or Master of Bioinformatics programs. Up to six scholarships will be awarded each year.. Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate coursework degree level at University of Queensland.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Scholarships are awarded for the following programs: Master of Biotechnology, Master of Molecular Biology or Master of Bioinformatics programs at University of Queensland.
Who can apply to this scholarship? India Eligibility:
· be a citizen of India,
· possess a Grade Point Average of at least 80% in 7 semesters of undergraduate studies or received a minimum of 75% over 8 semesters of study at a higher education institution in India which is ranked section 1 or 2 according to NOOSR (the Australian government, National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition),
· be able to commence as an international student in Australia on a student visa,
· have submitted the application by the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted. Latin America Eligibility:
· be a citizen of a country in Latin America,
· has achieved at least the equivalent of the entry requirements for the proposed program of study,
· be able to commence as an international student in Australia on a student visa,
· have submitted the application by the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted.
Benefits of the scholarship: Approximately AUD$ 16,080 per year, based on an indicative annual fee of AUD$ 32,160. Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students’ actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not Known
Number of scholarships: Up to six scholarships will be awarded each year as follows: India: Up to two scholarships will be awarded each semester (four per year), with one of every two reserved for Master of Biotechnology applicants. Latin America: Up to one scholarship will be awarded each semester (two per year).

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