University of Queensland School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences Latin American Scholarship 2017, Australia

University of Queensland


Deadline:

October 31, 2017

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The School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences Latin American Scholarship

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and reward students from Latin American countries studying postgraduate coursework programs administered by the School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences at The University of Queensland.

Award value:

Award value 50% of tuition fees
The value of the scholarship is 50% of the tuition fees payable for the minimum number of units required to complete the program by the student who is awarded the scholarship, for each semester for which it is held.

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for the scholarship, if the applicant -
(a) submits an application to the Head, by the closing date for applications; and
(b) is a citizen of a Latin American country; and
(c) has achieved at least the equivalent of the entry requirements for the proposed program of study; and
(d) is able to commence as an international student in Australia on a student visa.

About the award

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and reward students from Latin America studying postgraduate coursework programs administered by the School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences at The University of Queensland.

Selection criteria

(1)  For the selection process, the Head must establish a selection committee, comprising a minimum of three  directors of postgraduate coursework programs administered by the School of Chemistry & Molecular  Biosciences.  The Head will appoint a chairperson from those appointed to the selection committee.
(2) The scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by -
  (a)   academic achievement in undergraduate studies; and
  (b)   strength of interest demonstrated in the relevant field of postgraduate coursework study; and
  (c)   personal qualities, including leadership potential; and
  (d)   any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future    professional success in the relevant field of postgraduate coursework study.

Terms and conditions

(1)  The recipient may hold the scholarship for the minium completion time of the relevant program, subject to  the recipient -
  (a)   continuing to be enrolled full-time in the relevant program, unless otherwise exempted by the Head;   and
  (b)   achieving a GPA of at least 4 for each semester of study in which the recipient holds the scholarship;   and
  (c)   resuming study after an approved interruption of up to 1 year, as approved by the Head; and
  (d)  being eligible to continue to hold a student visa.
(2)   If the recipient fails to satisfy rule 6(1), the student must show cause to the Head why the scholarship  should not be cancelled. 
(3)  The recipient may be required by the Head to pay the full tuition fee of any course that  is repeated.
(4)  In this rule -
  minimum completion time, means the minimum period of time it would take a student  to complete the  remainder of the program in which the recipient is enrolled when the  recipient is awarded the scholarship.

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April 27, 2017
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