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Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Heading to Bond Law School this September? Apply for a scholarship!

Bond University International Student Scholarships

Have you applied to Bond Law School’s Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws for the September 2017 intake? Why not apply for a scholarship?

Bond aims to offer the best and brightest students from around the globe, with tuition remission scholarships based on academic merit, as well as community, leadership and sporting achievements. The International Student Scholarships are a testament to Bond University’s commitment to quality and outstanding international students. These scholarships are available to international students who have demonstrated outstanding academic ability, as well as community, leadership and sporting achievements.

Heading to Bond Law School this September? Apply for a scholarship!

Find out how you can study at Bond Law School

These scholarships will award up to 50% tuition remission. Please note that the deferral of a scholarship will only be granted in extenuating circumstances, such as illness, family bereavement or essential overseas travel. Scholarships will be awarded at the university’s discretion.

Eligibility

  • Available to all international students applying for a single or combined bachelor or master’s degree program (excluding Bond University’s Medical Program, Master of Psychology, and Doctor of Physiotherapy).
  • Scholarships are open to international students who are not Australian citizens or holders of permanent residency visas.
  • Applicants must have outstanding academic ability, demonstrated strong leadership skills and extensive involvement in extracurricular activities.
  • Students whose first language is not English must refer to and meet Bond University’s standard English entry requirements for undergraduate applicants and English entry requirements for postgraduate applicants.
  • Applicants will be asked to submit academic statements, a summary of achievements, and letters of reference from relevant individuals who can support their application. They will also be asked to submit a 500-word personal statement outlining key achievements  and attributes.

Application Submission
For September 2017 semester entry, applications will close on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Interested applicants will need to submit an application via the OzTREKK office to get the process started. We will then guide you through the entire application process to ensure your application is complete and eligible for assessment.

OzTREKK applicants need to be prepared to submit the following:

  • Submit a Bond Law School application to OzTREKK: Apply to the Bond JD | Apply to the Bond LLB
  • Copies of your most recent transcripts (high school or university).
  • Two references who can vouch for your achievements.
  • A 500-word personal statement outlining why you feel you should be awarded with one of these scholarships.
  • A summary of achievements or current CV that exemplifies your particular area of excellence.

Bond University Juris Doctor

Program: Juris Doctor (JD)
Location: Gold Coast, Queensland
Semester intakes: January, May, September
Next available intake: September 2017
Duration: 2 years
Application deadline: There is no official application deadline. Students from Canada should apply early, particularly if they are seeking entry for a September intake.

Entry Requirements for the Bond University Juris Doctor Program

  • Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline in order to apply to the program. Students who have not yet completed a bachelor degree may apply, as long as they will have graduated prior to commencing the program.
  • Two reference letters are required.
  • Applicants who have a cumulative average of 70% or above should apply to the program.

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Would you like more information about the Bond University International Student Scholarships or about how to apply to Bond Law School? Contact OzTREKK’s Australian Law Schools Admissions Officer Shannon Tilston at shannon@oztrekk.com!

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are open for 2018

Thinking of applying to an Australian university but on a tight budget? Applications for the 2018 round of Australia Awards–Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowship are now open!

The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships aim to build Australia’s reputation for excellence in the provision of education and research, support the internationalisation of the Australian higher education and research sectors, and offer high-achieving individuals from overseas and Australia opportunities to increase their productivity and expertise in their field.

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are open for 2018

Apply for an Endeavour scholarship!

Since 2007, a total of 4,481 Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships have been received by internationals and 1,330 have been received by Australians to undertake research, study or professional development across 127 eligible countries.

All recipients will receive the following

  • Travel allowance: $3,000 (provision to pay up to $4,500 under special circumstances)
  • Establishment allowance: $2,000 (fellowships) or $4,000 (scholarships)
  • Monthly stipend: $3,000 (paid up to the maximum category duration on a pro-rata basis)
  • Health insurance for the full category duration (OSHC for international recipients)
  • Travel insurance (excluding during program for international recipients)

Endeavour scholarship recipients will also receive tuition fees paid up to the maximum study/research duration on a pro-rata basis. Tuition includes student service and amenities fees.

Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship

Degree: Australian master’s or PhD
Duration: Up to 2 years for a master’s; up to 4 years for a PhD
Total per semester: $15,000
Total: Up to $272,500 (PhD) and $140,500 (master’s)
Application deadline: June 29, 2017

Applications for the 2018 Endeavour Awards are now open and will close June 29, 2017. Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as early as possible due to the large volume of users on the system on the final opening days of submission.

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Would you like more information about the Australian Endeavour Awards? Contact the OzTREKK office at info@oztrekk.com or call toll free in Canada at 1-866-698-7355 and we’ll be happy to fill you in!

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Newcastle Law School offering scholarships for international JD students

Great news if you’re considering studying law!

The Dean has approved an extra international scholarship, established to provide assistance with the coursework costs of the Juris Doctor program at Newcastle Law School. The scholarship provides a benefit of $2,000 paid in two installments of $1,000 following your first and second semester census dates. This scholarship will be specifically for a student who intends to start during the second semester—June 2017. Mid-year entry students who miss out on the June scholarship are also eligible to apply for the scholarships available at the beginning of the 2018 intake.

Newcastle Law School offering scholarships for international JD students

Find out how you can study at Newcastle Law School

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Have received an offer and be enrolled in the Juris Doctor program in the Faculty of Business and Law.
  • Be enrolled full time (minimum 30 units).
  • Optional: provide evidence of financial need if this applies to you.

Required Documentation

If documentation is not provided, your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • For students who have qualifications not obtained with UON, your academic transcripts for prior study.
  • A current notice of eligibility for assistance, or financial hardship statement.
  • Optional: any documents supporting your claims, such as your CV and evidence of achievements. Please limit to just a few documents that support relevant eligibility criteria only.

Selection

Applicants for the scholarship must complete and submit the relevant scholarship application form online by the due date. Selection of the scholar will be assessed on the basis of supporting documentation and academic merit.

Deadline: Scholarship applications close July 27, 2017.

Apply for this scholarship!

About the Juris Doctor Program at Newcastle Law School

Program: Juris Doctor (JD) / Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
Location: Newcastle (Callaghan)
Duration: 3 years
Semester intake: June 2017
Application deadline: It is recommended that candidates apply at least three months prior to the program’s start date.

Entry requirements

Entry to the program is available to students that have successfully completed a 3-year bachelor degree in any discipline other than law, from a recognized institution; or other post-secondary qualification from a recognized institution assessed by the Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor to be equivalent.

Apply to the University of Newcastle JD program!

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If you have any questions about the Newcastle JD scholarships or about studying at University of Newcastle Law School, please contact OzTREKK’s Australian Law Schools Admissions Officer Shannon Tilston at shannon@oztrekk.com.

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Scholarships for international Master of Integrated Water Management candidates

Australia, the land of droughts and flooding rains is an ideal location to study water resource management issues.

Australia is the driest inhabited continent on earth. It is a country whose water resources are highly susceptible to changes in temperature and the hydrological regime.

Scholarships for international Master of Integrated Water Management candidates

Students enrolled at UQ participate in a one-day field trip to Brisbane River.

The Australian water industry is globally respected for its knowledge and technical capability in a diverse range of water management practices, and Australian research efforts are increasingly recognising the importance of integrating different disciplines for more effective water policy.

Scholarships for Master of Integrated Water Management candidates

The International WaterCentre (IWC) provides education and training, applied research and knowledge services to implement a whole-of-water cycle approach and develop capacity in integrated water resource management.

The International WaterCentre (IWC) is offering a full scholarship (valued at AU$52,500 for 18 months of study) for high calibre candidates accepted into the Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) commencing in Semester 1, 2018.

  • May 1, 2017: Applications open
  • July 31, 2017: Applications close
  • August 23, 2017: Shortlisted applicants will be notified (via email)
  • November 1, 2017: Scholarships Selection Panel will make a final decision on successful recipients (by this date)
  • February 2018: the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management will commence at the University of Queensland

Eligibility requirements

To apply for a scholarship, you must

  • have completed an undergraduate degree in a related field of study from an internationally recognised institution; and
  • have at least two years of professional experience (paid work or volunteering experience) relevant to the program.

Although professional experience is not essential for admission in the MIWM program, candidates with relevant professional experience have a higher chance of securing a scholarship.

Selection criteria

The Scholarship Selection Panel will use the following selection criteria to assess and rank applications:

  1. Leadership qualities: including collaboration and team work, flexibility, initiative, communication skills, integrity and vision through professional, educational, community and other achievements.
  2. Professional and volunteering record: relevant employment and volunteering experience, achievements, membership of professional bodies and professional references.
  3. Academic record: an excellent academic record and a likelihood of success in further study.
  4. Commitment to promoting and driving the implementation of collaborative, whole-of-water-cycle, integrated and interdisciplinary approaches to water management.
  5. Potential outcomes: the likelihood of positive impacts on the individual and the water sector from participating in the MIWM program.

About the Master of Integrated Water Management

The Master of Integrated Water Management at the University of Queensland is one of the few courses in the world that takes a truly transdisciplinary, integrated approach to water management in both developed and developing country contexts. The degree is co-badged and co-delivered by leading industry practitioners and lecturers from International WaterCentre’s  founding member universities: University of Queensland, Monash University, Griffith University, and the University of Western Australia.

The Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) creates water leaders by drawing on international teaching and research from many fields to provide a transdisciplinary, whole-of-water-cycle approach. Students get the skills to consider the impacts of decisions systemically across environment, politics, law, science, culture, engineering, economics, health and society.

Program: Master of Integrated Water Management
Location: Brisbane, Queensland
Duration: 1.5 years
Semester intake: February
Application deadline: November 29, 2017

Apply to the University of Queensland!

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Do you have questions about the Master of Integrated Water Management at the University of Queensland? Please contact OzTREKK Admissions Officer Shannon Tilston at shannon@oztrekk.com or call 1-866-698-7355.

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Our OzTREKK scholarships applications are incredible!

Holy smokes. I just spent hours immersed in some pretty incredible scholarship applications—and I am humbled.

First: the response was wonderful, overwhelming, really. We received more than 150 scholarship applications, and while we’ve not yet read / watched all of them, at first pass, they are truly amazing.

Our OzTREKK scholarships applications are incredible!

Stay tuned: winners announced Dec. 16, 2016

It was nearly awe-inspiring how accomplished our students are already. These are students who are not going to make an impact, but who have already made an impact on their communities. I say “communities” with intention as these students are making a positive impact on a variety of individual people, groups and organizations around them. We have students who have touched individuals, underserved citizens, church groups, towns and the global community in the truest sense of the words.

So where are we at this point? Well, the scholarships are inventoried. Over the next six weeks, our OzTREKK Scholarship Committee will review and rank each scholarship application and video leading up to the announcement in December.

I can see ahead already: this process is bittersweet as there are dozens and dozens of deserving students, but few OzTREKK scholarships. There are so many exceptional students! I feel honoured to be invited into their lives through this process, and it’s going to be fun to get to know each one of them a little more.

When we started the OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarships, I simply had no idea that we’d see students who are doing such incredible things before beginning their dream career. I am so keen to see what happens with the soon-to-be doctor in five years or the soon-to-be pharmacist in a decade.

Lives are truly being changed, and I know all of us at OzTREKK are grateful for the privilege to play even the tiniest role in that story.

Jaime Notman
OzTREKK Director / Operations Manager

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Thank you to everyone who submitted an application. Please note applications are now closed and the winners will be announced December 16, 2016 via our Facebook page!

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Newcastle Juris Doctor scholarships available

Are you planning to begin to the Newcastle Juris Doctor program in 2017?

University of Newcastle Law School

Former OzTREKK students and Newcastle JD International Scholarship winners Taija, Amber, and Meena

We are happy to announce that Canadians are eligible to apply for the Juris Doctor (JD) Scholarship for International Students. Established in 2013, this scholarship will provide two international students with $2,000 for the coursework Juris Doctor program and will be payable in two lump sums following the census date of each semester.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an international student
  • Be enrolled full time
  • Be enrolled in the Newcastle Juris Doctor program in the Faculty of Business and Law

Required documentation

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • A copy of your undergraduate transcript

Selection

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of academic merit; applicants will need to provide full academic transcripts with GPA or equivalent.

The application deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 27, 2017!

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Contact OzTREKK’s Australian Law Schools Admissions Officer Shannon Tilston at shannon@oztrekk.com for more information about these scholarships!

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Griffith University in top 50 under 50

Griffith University its place among the leading young institutions in the world with the release of the Top 50 Universities Under 50 rankings.

Griffith University in top 50 under 50

Study at Griffith University!

The QS Top 50 rankings place Griffith 34th in the world among universities less than 50 years old.

Griffith opened its doors in 1975 to 451 students at one campus. Today it hosts 50,000 students across five campuses in southeast Queensland as well as online.

The Top 50 announcement follows the QS World University Rankings last week which placed Griffith among the top 400 of all universities in the world, regardless of age.

“The impact that Griffith researchers, teachers, students and alumni are having across the globe is truly remarkable,” Vice Chancellor Professor Ian O’Connor said.

“We are proud of being recognised among the rising, young institutions globally.”

The QS Top 50 ranked Griffith 37th last year.

Griffith International Postgraduate Coursework Excellence Scholarships

For: Outstanding international students applying for postgraduate coursework studies at Griffith University.
Available to: New future students
Level of study: Postgraduate coursework
Citizenship: Citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand
Award value and benefits: $3,000 in total (Two tuition payments of $1,500)
Duration: Two semesters
Programs of study: All postgraduate (excluding online, non-award, offshore delivery and where students are given advanced standing or credit for previous studies)
Applications close: Semester 1 – Applications close November 29 (for January or February commencement). Outcome notified by end of December. Semester 2 – Applications close April 29 (for July commencement). Outcome notified by end of May.

About Griffith University

Students at Griffith University learn from degrees informed by world-class research and industry connections. Students learn in and out of the classroom, with teaching methods tailored to suit the needs of each degree. Depending on your degree, you might learn through work placements, overseas field trips, industry projects for real clients, or laboratory studies in Griffith’s state-of-the-art facilities.

Faculties at Griffith University

  • Arts, Education and Law
  • Griffith Business School
  • Griffith Health
  • Griffith Sciences

With more than $320 million worth of upgrades to Griffith’s campuses across Brisbane, Logan and the Gold Coast being rolled out over the next few years, students study in an exciting and progressive environment.

Griffith is a comprehensive university, offering more than 200 undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees across all disciplines. Some of the most popular schools and study areas at Griffith for Canadian students:

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Wondering how to apply for a Griffith University scholarship? Email us at info@oztrekk.com or call toll free in Canada at 1-866-698-7355.

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Griffith Medical School scholarships are up for grabs!

Have you applied to Griffith Medical School?

The Griffith Medical School is known for its innovation and excellence in medical research and education. Griffith MD students will develop communication skills and learn about the art and science of medicine in its wider social and ethical context. The program comprises extensive clinical placements in health care facilities ranging from rural settings through to the brand new Gold Coast University Hospital.

Griffith Medical School scholarships are up for grabs!

Study medicine at Griffith University!

And, guess what? Griffith offers scholarships for both the Doctor of Medicine and the Bachelor of Medical Science/Doctor of Medicine programs!

Pro Vice Chancellor (Health) Graduate Entry Scholarship in Medicine

For: High-achieving graduates applying for the Doctor of Medicine program at Griffith University
Available to: New students commencing in Trimester 1 2017
Level of study: Postgraduate
Citizenship: Citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand
Award value and benefits: $20,000 in total (four tuition payments of $5000 each year for four years)
Duration: Up to 4 years of study
Program of study: Doctor of Medicine
Applications close: November 3, 2016

Pro Vice Chancellor (Health) Undergraduate Entry Scholarship in Medicine

For: High-achieving secondary high school leavers applying for the combined Bachelor of Medical Science/Doctor of Medicine programs at Griffith University
Available to: New students commencing in Trimester 1 2017
Level of study: Undergraduate progressing to postgraduate
Citizenship: Citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand
Award value and benefits: $30,000 in total (six tuition payments of $5000 each year for six years)
Duration: Up to 6 years of study
Program of study: Bachelor of Medical Science/Doctor of Medicine
Applications close: November 3, 2016

Apply now to the 2017 intake at Griffith Medical School!

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Would you like more information about these scholarships and about studying at Griffith Medical School? Please contact OzTREKK’s Australian Medical Schools Admissions Officer Courtney Frank at courtney@oztrekk.com.

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Have you applied for your OzTREKK scholarship?

What kind of student are you?

We know that the “OzTREKK student” is not a “regular student.” OzTREKK students are intelligent, tenacious, and courageous. They tend to think outside the box, and ask What if?

Have you applied for your OzTREKK scholarship?

Find out how you can apply!

What if I studied in another country… on the other side of the globe?

What if I studied at one of the top universities in the world?

What if I could make a difference in others’ lives?

What if I could change my life because I chose to study in Australia?

The OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarships were created to assist students who have demonstrated leadership, compassion, and innovation in their communities. We feel it is important to support Canada’s future professionals!

All OzTREKK applicants are welcome to apply, regardless of their program of interest! If you have applied to an Australian university via OzTREKK, you are eligible to apply for one of the scholarships.

The OzTREKK Scholarship Committee will select three (3) winners from eligible applicants. Selection will be based upon the student’s contribution to his/her community. We are especially interested in a student’s

  • leadership and initiative;
  • community engagement; and
  • creativity!

Applicants must submit a one-page / 500-word (no more) letter highlighting their community involvement, their leadership qualities, and their passion for their future career.

You are also encouraged to submit a 30-second video explaining why you should be considered—we really want you to be creative and tell us about yourself! Videos may be sent via email (or published in a Dropbox, Google Drive or other similar application) or uploaded to YouTube via the link provided in the application.

Please note scholarship winners must

  • have applied through OzTREKK;
  • have accepted their Australian university offer via OzTREKK by 4 p.m. December 16, 2016. Eastern Standard Time; and
  • be enrolled in their Australian university program at by the census date (this date varies by institution).

Applications close: October 7, 2016*
2017 Winners announced: December 16, 2016

*Please note late applications will not be considered.

Applicants must submit their one-page letter and video to scholarship@oztrekk.com by 5 p.m. EST, Friday, October 7, 2016.

Git ’er done!

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Do you have any questions about the OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarships? Contact us at info@oztrekk.com or ask your admissions officer! We look forward to your submissions!

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

International scholarships available at Griffith University!

Are you heading to Griffith University as a postgraduate student? Apply for a scholarship!

International scholarships available at Griffith University!

Learn more about Griffith University!

Griffith International Postgraduate Coursework Excellence Scholarships

For: Outstanding international students applying for postgraduate coursework studies at Griffith University.
Available to: New future students
Level of study: Postgraduate coursework
Citizenship: Citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand
Award value and benefits: $3,000 in total (Two tuition payments of $1,500)
Duration: Two semesters
Programs of study: All postgraduate (excluding online, non-award, offshore delivery and where students are given advanced standing or credit for previous studies)
Applications close: Semester 1 – Applications close November 29 (for January or February commencement). Outcome notified by end of December. Semester 2 – Applications close April 29 (for July commencement). Outcome notified by end of May.

About Griffith University

Students at Griffith University learn from degrees informed by world-class research and industry connections. Students learn in and out of the classroom, with teaching methods tailored to suit the needs of each degree. Depending on your degree, you might learn through work placements, overseas field trips, industry projects for real clients, or laboratory studies in Griffith’s state-of-the-art facilities.

Faculties at Griffith University

  • Arts, Education and Law
  • Griffith Business School
  • Griffith Health
  • Griffith Sciences

With more than $320 million worth of upgrades to Griffith’s campuses across Brisbane, Logan and the Gold Coast being rolled out over the next few years, students study in an exciting and progressive environment.

Griffith is a comprehensive university, offering more than 200 undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees across all disciplines. Some of the most popular schools and study areas at Griffith for Canadian students:

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Wondering how to apply for a Griffith University scholarship? Email us at info@oztrekk.com or call toll free in Canada at 1-866-698-7355.