Macquarie Vice-Chancellors International Scholarships 2016

The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding students to study at Macquarie University North Ryde campus.

It has been designed to recognise academic excellence and provide financial assistance for international students.

Priority Areas: Engineering, Environment, Human Science, Media, Linguistics, and Education.

The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships do NOT provide financial support in the form of a living allowance, nor does it provide for the cost of visa application, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), airfares, accommodation, conferences or other costs associated with study.

The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship is a single scholarship and not available to be renewed.


Also See : Scholarships 2019


Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

Have citizenship of a country other than Australia or New Zealand.

Have met the University’s academic and English requirements for the course to be considered for a scholarship (must hold a full offer of admission for North Ryde by the application deadline).

Have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 (5.0 out of 7.0 from 2017 onward) for Postgraduate applications and minimum requirement of an ATAR equivalent of 90 out of 100 for Undergraduate applications.

Have applied for a programme that is longer than one Session in duration

Commence study in session and year indicated in the scholarship offer letter.

Have applied for a course which has a full-time study load

Commence study in the semester and year indicated in their offer of Scholarship. Commencement may not be deferred.

You are not eligible if

You are a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or hold permanent residency of Australia.

You are currently enrolled at Macquarie University for a programme which is equivalent in level.

You have completed the same level or a higher level of study previously.

You are in receipt of another equivalent or major award or scholarship from Macquarie University.


Macquarie University reserves the right to amend these Conditions of Scholarship.

The scholarship award is up AU$10,000 and valid to a standard programme as stipulated in the scholarship offer letter.

Receipts of the scholarship heave no further claim to financial support from the University, such as additional tuition scholarship or stipend.

If applicable, periods of study already undertaken towards the degree prior to the commencement of the award will be dedicated from the maximum period of scholarship tenure.


A Scholarship will be terminated if: (a) The Scholarship holder does not commence in the session and year indicated in their offer of scholarship; (b) The scholarship holders fails to maintain a GPA of 2.75 per session; (c) The Scholarship holders is awarded any other equivalent or major award or scholarship.

How to Apply

Applicants must complete an online course application form. Online course application will enable you to select your course and upload scanned copies of the required documents. Once your course application has been processed, you will receive a Macquarie University Student Number which is compulsory to submit the online scholarship application form.

Applicants must complete an online scholarship application form and type “Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship” in the Scholarship Name field.

Students are encouraged to check the DIBP website for the most up to date visa information.

Important Dates

Application deadline: 30th June 2016

Macquarie University

Sydney NSW 2109, Australia