MBA and master degrees in business & management are among the most desired programs in the world. One can achieve his/her objective of higher education at home or abroad by availing these awards and scholarships. Scholarships are best way to encourage brilliant and needy students. Scholarships and study grants are available for business students in Australia. These scholarships assist financially with your study in Australia and equally available to domestic and international business students. Successful applicants can avail variety of scholarships for business studies offered by government, universities and private organizations. You can have benefit with these scholarships whilst studying in universities and some are even offered in form of on-job training & learning. Australian government, Australian universities and private organizations offer these scholarships for business studies to Australian students and brilliant international students who want to study in Australia but finance is the biggest constraint in fulfilling their dream to study abroad.
Explore these scholarships and financial aids as bellow:
Government scholarships for Business Stduies
Australian Development scholarships (ADS)
Australian award scholarship is also known as Australian development award (ADA). This is one of the most prestigious Australian scholarship offered by Australian government to students from developing countries of indo-pacific region. These scholarships provide opportunities to students from these countries by helping them paying their tuition fees, contributing to their living expenses, paying travel allowance and overseas health cover. You can apply for these scholarships only if;
- You are citizen of participating countries of indo-pacific region
- You are not married yet
- Scholarship value is maximum $30,000 per fellow
- Last date for applying this scholarship is 29 March Check this link
Australian research training program (RTP) scholarships
These awards are also offered by Australian government specifically to students undertaking research doctorate and research master degree in the field of business management. You are eligible for these scholarships and stipend if you are business research scholar. These scholarships are available for 2 years for master (research degree) and for 3 years for a PhD degree.
- These scholarships provide support on RTP fee offset and RTP allowance
- The deadlines are different according to universities but open around April-October each year
Endeavor postgraduate scholarship
These awards provides full financial aid including tuition fees, travel and establishment allowance, and is for those who undertake postgraduate study (master or PhD) level, both by course work or research in any field including business management. Students from Asia pacific region, Africa and Middle East are eligible for these endeavor scholarships for business studies. Candidate for this scholarship must not be married and engaged.
- This scholarship valued up to $AUD 18,500
- Deadline for this scholarship is 30 June 2017 (Check for update)
Flinders international postgraduate scholarships
These scholarships are awarded to research students at Flinders University. Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) is for international students to support them to undertake their research degree. Students of postgraduate study with research can apply for these scholarships for business studies. To be eligible for this scholarship you must have successfully completed first class Hons degree and meet the English proficiency level set by Flinders University.
- Covering international students tuition fee, living expense (A$26,682) and establishment allowance up to A$1,485
- Apply for scholarship before 11 August (Check Flinders uni for update)
Universities Scholarships for Business Studies
Chancellor’s / vice chancellors- scholarships
Chancellor and vice chancellor awards are available for national and international business students and available for undergraduate and postgraduate students equally. For example Macquarie Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships, Charles Darwin University Vice-chancellor high achiever’s scholarships and Vice-chancellor’s scholarship at university of Southern Queensland. These awards are granted on the basis of excellent grads, sports, project excellence and those who cannot continue their commerce study because of financial problems.
- Amount of these scholarships varied up to AUD$ 10,000 or by offering 25-50% contribution in tuition fee.
- Deadlines to apply for these scholarships are according to university
Melbourne research scholarships
These awards are established by University of Melbourne for high achieving domestic and international research students in any field including business management. Value and benefits of these scholarships depend upon situations of student including; Residence and relocating grants, leaves regarding maternity and parenting and limited paid sick. You are eligible for this scholarship if you are a postgraduate research student.
Amount of these scholarships varied from department to department. Deadlines are different for every course and degree accordingly. Visit official page for latest updates.