This scholarship is awarded to all students from South Asia who commence their studies in 2019. This scholarship is valued at AUD $10,000 per year for the duration of your Bachelor or Master coursework degree.

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Award value:

$10,000 ANNUALLY (AUD)

Level of study:


Award benefits:


Important Dates:

For programs commencing in:

Session 1 2019 (Feb): 21 Dec 2018
Session 2 2019 (July): 14 June 2019

For MUIC programs commencing in:

MUIC Term 1 2019 (Feb): 7 Jan 2019
MUIC Term 2 2019 (Apr): 4 Mar 2019
MUIC Term 4 2019 (July): 1 Jul 2019
MUIC Term 5 2019 (Oct): 10 Sept 2019

For MGSM and AFC programs commencing in:

MGSM Term 1 2019 (Jan): 26 Nov 2018
MGSM Term 2 2019 (Apr): 18 Feb 2019
MGSM Term 3 2019 (June): 13 May 2019
MGSM Term 4 2019 (Sept): 5 Aug 2019

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a citizen of Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
  • Meet the Academic and English requirements for a Macquarie University Bachelor or Postgraduate Coursework Degree.
  • Be accepted into a Macquarie University Bachelor or Postgraduate Coursework Degree commencing in 2019.


  • Enrol and begin your course as per your Letter of Offer.
  • Maintain your enrolment throughout your course in a full‐time study load, and pass all units within the course.
  • The scholarship does not apply to Macquarie University International College (MUIC) Diploma, Foundation or Intensive courses, but will apply when you articulate into the Bachelor degree.
  • The scholarship does not apply to the Macquarie University Master of Management course.
  • Students on an English-packaged course are eligible for this scholarship if they commence their degree or MUIC program in 2019.
  • Students who have received any other Macquarie University scholarship will not be eligible for this scholarship.
  • If you withdraw from your program before completion, you may be required to repay any scholarship previously awarded to you during your study period at Macquarie University based on the outcome as decided by the scholarships and grants committee.

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