IWC Masters Scholarships

The IWC Masters scholarships are awarded annually to high calibre candidates who want to study the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) at The University of Queensland in Australia.

Scholarship Summary
Level: Postgraduate Institution(s): University of Queensland
Location: Australia Field(s): Integrated Water Management
Target: All Deadline(s): August

The International Water Centre (IWC) is offering up to three scholarships for international candidates for full-time study of the MIWM program starting in Semester 1, 2017. These include: Up to two full tuition and full living costs scholarships (Type A) for future water leaders from priority countries in Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Africa and the Middle-East. One of these scholarships will be reserved and awarded to a female candidate.

The IWC Masters scholarships targets international candidates who hold citizenship and currently live in one of the priority countries in the Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. Beneficiaries will receive financial support up to the tune of AU$92,645. This amount covers (a) Full tuition fees for full-time study of MIWM program commencing in 2017 (up to AU$52,500 for 18 months of study) (b) Living expenses stipend valued at AU$36,000 for 16 months (c) Return air travel to Australia (d) UQ Student Services and Amenities Fee (e) Cost of Student Visa (f) Cost of the Overseas Student Health Cover

List of eligible countries can be found here. The MIWM program must be completed within a maximum of three consecutive semesters of full-time study (18 months). The next intake will commence in Semester 1 (February) 2017 and finish in Semester 2 (July) 2018.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must:

  • be a national of any of the eligible countries found here.
  • have  completed undergraduate degree in a related field of study from an internationally-recognised institution
  • have at least two years of professional experience (paid work or volunteering experience relevant to the program and following the completion of an undergraduate degree)
  • demonstrate English language proficiency.

How to Apply for the IWC Masters Scholarships

Candidates must submit an online application form by 1 August 2016. A link to an online application form will be available on the IWC website during the scholarship applications period: When filling the online application form, the following documents will be need to be uploaded:
• Current Resume/CV
• Two reference letters
• Proof of English Language Proficiency (ELP) – eg. IELTS, TOEFL or PTE test or any other alternative
evidence of ELP as per UQ’s Policy.

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email on 23 August 2016

For detailed information on how to apply, visit the Official Website

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