Adelaide Scholarships International
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The Adelaide Scholarship International was introduced by the University of Adelaide in Australia to attract high quality international students to either pursue Master’s degree by research or Doctoral Research Degree offered at the University of Adelaide.

Adelaide Scholarships International is part of the Adelaide Graduate Centre Postgraduate Research scholarships.

The selection of applicants for research work in the University of Adelaide is undertaken by the Graduate Scholarships Committee, using the criteria of academic merit and research potential.

Eligibility criteria for Adelaide Scholarships International:

Generally, an aspirant applying for the Adelaide Scholarships International should have Master’s certificate. It also helps if he/she has publications and relevant work as proof of research experience.

Below are some of the eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants are required to have at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Honours degree certificate, which is a four-year degree with a major research project in the final year.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on academic merit and research potential. Extra-curricular achievements are not considered for the scholarship.
  • International applicants must not hold a research qualification equivalent to an Australian Research Doctorate degree or, if undertaking a Research Masters degree, not hold a research qualification equivalent to or higher than an Australian Research Masters degree.
  • International applicants have to meet the minimum English language proficiency requirements for direct entry by the scholarship closing date.
    • Adelaide accepts scores of IELTS, TOEFL, PTE and CAE.
ProgramIELTS (Academic)TOEFLPTECAE
Applicable to all Postgraduate Research programs in:• Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences• Faculty of Sciences• School of Economics• Faculty of Health Sciences (except for School of Nursing,School of Population Health and School of Psychology)Overall band score of 6.5;6.5 in Writing and Speaking 6.0 in Listening and ReadingInternet-based:total score of 7924 in Writing 22 in Speaking13 in Listening and ReadingOverall score:  6565 in Writing and Speaking;58 in Listening and Reading58
Specific Requirements Applicable to all Postgraduate Research programs in:• Faculty of Health Sciences-School of Nursing, School of Population Health and School of Psychology• Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences• Faculty of the Professions (except for the School of Economics)Overall band score of 7;7 in Writing and Speaking 6.5 in Listening and ReadingInternet-based:total score of 9427 in Writing 23 in Speaking 20 in Listening and ReadingOverall score:  73; 73 in Writing and Speaking;58 in Listening and Reading67

 

  • You are also eligible if you have completed a Pre-Enrolment English Program to meet the entry requirements for the course.
  • You should be a citizens and permanent resident of Australia. Citizens of New Zealand are not eligible.
  • You should be undertaking research via remote candidature.
  • Candidates are required to enroll in the University of Adelaide as ‘international students’ and must maintain ‘international student’ status for the duration of their enrolment in the university.
  • Candidates who have applied for Australian permanent resident status can apply for ASI scholarships.
  • International applicants are not eligible if they have already commenced the degree for which they are seeking the Adelaide Scholarships International, unless they can establish that they were unable to apply in the previous round.
  • Scholarship holders must commence study at the University of Adelaide in the semester the scholarship is offered.
  • Applicants who applied and were eligible for consideration in an international scholarship round, and were unsuccessful, will automatically be reconsidered in the following international scholarship round, assuming they hold a valid offer of candidature for that intake. However, an applicant who has been considered in 2 rounds cannot be reconsidered in any future scholarship rounds.
  • You should have been offered another award by the Commonwealth of Australia, the University of Adelaide, or an overseas sponsor.

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What does the scholarship cover?

ASI provides the following benefits:

  • Tuition fees for 2 years for a Masters degree by Research and 3 years for a Doctoral research degree. For doctoral programmes, ASI sometimes extends the term of benefits.
  • An annual living allowance ($25,849 in 2015) for 2 years for a Masters degree by Research and 3 years for a Doctoral research degree, and
  • If the award holder holds a subclass 574 visa, the award covers the cost of compulsory standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Worldcare policy for the student and their spouse and dependents (if any) for the period of the scholarship.

When and how to apply

You can apply for Adelaide Scholarships International via the online application system of Adelaide. There is, generally, more than one round of application.

 

Below are the rounds of application:

 

Round 1

Intake/Commencement: Semester 1, 
Last Day to Apply: 31st of August
Last Day to Enroll: 30th June 
Anticipated Outcome Notification: End October 

 

Round 2

Intake/Commencement: Semester 1 or Semester 2
Last Day to Apply: 15th January 
Commencement: Semester 1 or 2
Last Day to Enroll: 31st August 

 

Round 3

Intake/Commencement: Semester 2
Last Day to Apply: 30th April 
Commencement: Semester 2

Last Day to Enroll: 30th November 
Anticipated Outcome Notification: End June 

 

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