Melbourne Scholarships

International Postgraduate Coursework Award

The International Postgraduate Coursework Award (IPCA) was established by the University of Melbourne and is awarded to high achieving international students undertaking a graduate coursework degree. 

The University normally offers around 28 scholarships each year. 


Benefits

The scholarship provides fee remissions of between 25% and 100% of tuition fees for the duration of your course. 

Eligibility

To be considered for this scholarship, you must:

  • a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand and not a permanent resident of Australia;
  • have applied for an eligible graduate coursework degree,
  • be commencing study at the University of Melbourne for the first time;
  • not be in receipt of any other tuition fee remission scholarship or sponsorship which, in combination with the IPCA, exceeds 100% of tuition fees; and
  • not have received any other scholarship provided by the Australian Government in the last 2 years.

Eligible graduate coursework degrees include:

  • Any Master degree by coursework offered by the Melbourne Business School, Melbourne School of Design and Melbourne School of Engineering
  • Master of Science in Botany, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Genetics, Geography, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics or Zoology, Master of Urban Horticulture and the Master of Forest Ecosystems offered by the Faculty of Science
  • Master of Teaching offered by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education
  • Executive Master of Arts offered by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Master of Public Administration offered by the Melbourne School of Government
  • Melbourne Law Masters offered by the Melbourne Law School

Application

You do not need to submit an application for this scholarship. Students who have received an unconditional offer for an eligible graduate coursework degree, will be automatically considered for an International Postgraduate Coursework Award.

Selection

Eligible candidates are selected on the basis of academic merit. 

Outcome

Successful candidates are advised of the outcome by email.

More information

For more detailed information, refer to the International Postgraduate Coursework Award terms and conditions.

Next round

Opens: 1 March 2016
Closes: 28 February 2017

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