Are you a young African woman in STEM?

Apply to study in the Macquarie University Vice Chancellor’s International Scholarship 2021 for a chance at undergraduate and postgraduate at a reduced tuition.

Application Deadline: Ongoing


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Applicants must:

  • Be a female
  • Have a citizenship of a country within the sub Saharan African Region.
  • Have met the University’s academic and English requirements for the course to be considered a scholarship.
  • Hold a full offer of admission or package offer with English for a coursework program that is listed as in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Macquarie University (North Ryde Campus).
  • Have a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0 go postgraduate applications and a minimum ATAR equivalent of 90 ouy of 100 for undergraduate applications.
  • Commence the degree program in 2021 or 2022, commencement may not be deferred.
  • Have applied for a course which has a full time study load.
  • Have applied for a program that is longer than one session in duration.
  • Upon receipt of the scholarship applications, students would be contacted with further details on submitting a selfie video as part of the assessment process

You are not eligible if:

  • You are a citizen of Australia, New Zealand or you hold permanent residency in Australia.
  • You are currently enrolled at Macquerie University for a program which is equivalent in level.
  • You have completed the sane or a higher level of study previously.
  • You are in receipt of another award of scholarship from Macquarie University, unless you are advised otherwise by the representative of Macquarie university.
  • You are a study abroad or exchange student coming into Macquarie.
  • You have applied or are currently enrolled at Macquarie University International College.

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Application Instructions

Applicants must complete an online course application form. 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 “African Some STEM” in the scholarship Name field.

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About the Macquarie University Vice Chancellor's International Scholarship

The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship – African Women in STEM provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding female students from certain African countries. This scholarship is introduced to support those who share the passion to study in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, our elite and highly ranked programs at Macquarie University.

The Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship – African Women in STEM is highly competitive and will be awarded to ONE student in the year 2021 or 2022.

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Application is currently ongoing.

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