The University has worked closely with the University of Strathclyde Students’ Association, Scottish Refugee Council and The Carnegie Trust in developing this Scholarship which is intended to help Asylum Seekers and those staying in the UK on humanitarian grounds to overcome barriers in progressing to higher education.

The scholarship is open to prospective undergraduate and taught postgraduate students of the University of Strathclyde. The scholarship meets the cost of your tuition fees and includes an allowance for essential study-related expenditure.

To provide financial assistance for students from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds to undertake an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Murdoch University.

Provider:
Murdoch University
No. of Scholarships:
1
Duration of Award:
3 or 4 years
Level of study:
  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate
Semester Availability:
  • Semester 1
Study Area:
  • Business
  • Creative Arts and Communication
  • Engineering
  • Health
  • Science
  • Social and Cultural Studies
  • Teaching
  • Technology
  • Law and Criminology

Student Type: International Students

Eligibility

You must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be residing in Australia
  • A person seeking asylum
  • Be on a Temporary Protection Visa or Safe Haven Enterprise Visa or in the process of applying for one of these or any other protection visa.
  • Be eligible for entry into an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the time of application
  • Be intending to enrol and commence studies in Semester 1, 2023 at Murdoch University

Benefits

100% of tuition fees will be covered. Annual Living Stipend – Payment will be made in the following instalments: $5,000 per annum ($2,500 per semester) across the length of the successful recipient’s degree. Student Amenities fee will be waived. The successful recipient will also have use of a Murdoch Laptop

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Application

Completed application form Please provide a copy of your visa or provide evidence you have applied for a protection visa/SHEV/TPV A personal statement (of no more than 1 A4 page) that includes: What has been your previous work and study experience – this can be formal (school or TAFE) or informal (voluntary work, learning with volunteer organisations)?

What are your motivations regarding studying your particular course and how does this relates to your future career? What barriers (financial or otherwise) does this scholarship assist you in overcoming? Statement of recommendation from a school (secondary or tertiary) or community leader (not a family member). Referee Statements which could support your application

How to Apply

Please email the completed application form and required documents to scholarships@murdoch.edu.au

Required Documents

The scholarship requires you to provide the following documents:

  • completed application form
  • please provide a copy of your visa or provide evidence you have applied for a protection visa/SHEV/TPV
  • a personal statement (of no more than 1 A4 page) that includes:
  • What has been your previous work and study experience – this can be formal (school or TAFE) or informal (voluntary work, learning with volunteer organisations)?
  • What are your motivations regarding studying your particular course and how does this relates to your future career?
  • What barriers (financial or otherwise) does this scholarship assist you in overcoming?
  • Statement of recommendation from a school (secondary or tertiary) or community leader (not a family member).
  • Referee Statements which could support your application

Payment Method

100% of tuition fees will be covered.

Annual Living Stipend – Payment will be made in the following instalments: $5,000 per annum ($2,500 per semester) across the length of the successful recipient’s degree.

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Student Amenities fee will be waived.

The successful recipient will also have use of a Murdoch Laptop.

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