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2016 - Semester 1 - Curtin International Scholarships - Merit Scholarship - Closed

2016 - Semester 1 - Curtin International Scholarships - Merit Scholarship is now closed.

Status: Closed
Applications open: CLOSED
Applications close: CLOSED

About this scholarship

Description/Applicant information

Curtin University strives to give high achieving students around the world the opportunity to pursue their ambitions and gain a world-class education. Through the Merit Scholarship, Curtin welcomes eligible students who are citizens of Bangladesh, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

This scholarship category awards eligible students 25% of their first year of tuition. Curtin University acknowledges the importance of being one of Australia's most multicultural university campuses and this scholarship aims to grow the trust and confidence in Curtin University as a place for students to further their studies, careers and life experiences.

Additionally, eligible students who enrol in a Curtin English ELB (English Language Bridging) program before undertaking their study at the University will receive a 10 per cent discount on Curtin English ELB tuition fees.

Student type
  • Future Students
Faculty
  • Health Sciences
  • Curtin Business School
  • Science & Engineering
  • Humanities
Course type
  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate Coursework
Gender

Non-gender specific

Nationality
  • International students
Scholarship base
  • Merit Based
Value

This scholarship provides eligible students 25% of their first year tuition fee, up to a maximum of AUD$10,000.

Eligible courses
Eligibility criteria

This scholarship is only for:

  • International, full fee-paying, non-sponsored students
  • Students commencing studies at Curtin’s Western Australia campuses in 2016
  • Students commencing a full Curtin undergraduate or master by coursework program

Please note that this scholarship:

  • Is not available to Australian citizens
  • Is not for students granted CRL (Credit for Recognised Learning) for any part of their studies
  • Covers a maximum of 25% of the first-year tuition fee up to a maximum of 200 credit points only
  • Only covers tuition fees and does not cover any other international student expense
  • Will be credited to recipient’s fee account at commencement of studies and cannot be accessed by them
  • Will not be extended beyond its prescribed duration or amount unless notified otherwise by Curtin
  • Can be revoked at the discretion of Curtin if recipient already has a scholarship or sponsorship
  • Can be revoked if the recipient does not accept their Letter of Offer or enrol in their course by the date specified
  • Cannot be retained if a recipient defers their studies beyond a 2016 start date
  • Cannot be transferred to a Curtin campus or partner outside Western Australia, or to another university

Additional note for master (coursework) students:

  • Can only be applied in full to master degrees of 400 credit points
  • Will only amount to 25% of the first semester tuition fee for master degrees of less than 400 credit points
Conditions that need to be met to keep your scholarship

To prevent the scholarship being revoked, the recipient:

  • Must remain enrolled in initial course and major of study unless approved by Curtin International
  • Must maintain a full time enrolment of 100 credit points each semester or study period
  • Cannot breach the scholarship conditions outlined in their acceptance document
  • Cannot take a leave of absence or withdraw from their units or course of study
  • Cannot be terminated from studies
Changes to enrolment

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How to apply

Application process

Students are invited to apply as normal for their chosen undergraduate or master program through any one of Curtin University registered education agents: http://international.curtin.edu.au/apply/agents/search/

Admissions Office will assess each application accordingly and issue a supplementary letter, along with a Letter of Offer, to confirm whether the applicant has been successful.

To accept the scholarship, the recipient must:

  • Meet any conditions listed in their Letter of Offer
  • Have met or exceeded the higher academic cut-off specified by Curtin, specific to this scholarship.
  • Pay the indicative deposit and OSHC indicated in their Letter of Offer
  • Be aware of the dates and deadlines by which the above need to have been completed

Need more information?

Enquiries

Curtin International
Curtin University
GPO Box S1512
Perth Western Australia 6845
Tel: + 61 8 9266 2431
study@curtin.edu.au

International Future Student Services is located on the Bentley Campus (Building 102).
Business hours: Mon - Fri 9:00 am – 4:45 pm

Further information

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