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La Trobe University- Australia offers scholarship for Indian students

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An Australian university Monday declared scholarships of worth $240,000 for deserving Indian students.

"The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, at La Trobe University has announced scholarships of worth $240,000 for deserving students. These scholarships are being offered across various masters degree courses at the university," said Leigh Drake, executive dean, Faculty of Business, of the Melbourne-based La Trobe University.

Earlier this year, La Trobe had also signed an agreement with Presidency College, Bangalore to provide opportunities to Indian students to experience the diverse and rich offerings at the college and university.

"In an effort to strengthen the existing relationship with India, we have developed new curriculum and trying to offer something new constantly. We are also introducing a new executive MBA for working professionals," added Drake.

Below are the details on international scholarships offered by the university.

The Australia Awards scheme, funded by the Commonwealth of Australia, offers a range of scholarship opportunities to international students wishing to study in Australia. La Trobe hosts students from the Australia Awards Endeavour Scholarships scheme and the AusAID Australia Awards Scholarship scheme. Both the schemes offer non-qualification based fellowship opportunities.

Australia Awards Endeavour Scholarships are internationally competitive and merit-based awards providing opportunities for citizens from the Asia Pacific, Asia, Middle East, Europe and the Americas to study the degree of their choice in Australia. More information on Endeavour Awards is available on the Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research, and Tertiary Education website.

AusAID Australia Awards Scholarships provide long and short term study opportunities to citizens from developing countries around the globe. It is also linked to Australia's aid programs in partner countries. Further details regarding AusAID Australia Awards Scholarships is available on the AusAID website.

Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) is funding generous scholarships for international students commencing undergraduate studies in a business School/Faculty of an Australian University. There is one scholarship per calendar year, and the first year of the award is 2014.

Who is eligible?

  • International students
  • Students undertaking an undergraduate course (commerce, economics, accounting etc) in a business Faculty/School of an Australian campus in Australia
  • Students with highest results achieved in the selection test - the International Student Admissions Test (ISAT).

How to apply?
Interested candidates can APPLY ONLINE.

Important Dates:

  • Last date to submit your Scholarship Applications is 01 Feb 2014.
  • You must take a Selection Test (ISAT) by 07 Feb 2014. (Test registration fee applies)
  • Scholarship recipient to be announced on 14 Feb 2014.

Contact Details:
Australian Council for Educational Research,
19 Prospect Hill Rd, Camberwell, VIC,
Australia 3124.

Phone No.: 61 3 9277 5502

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