Raymond Wei Thek Chin International Undergraduate Fee Remission Scholarship

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International Undergraduate Scholarships for 2014

In recognition of the significant contribution made to the University of Melbourne by international students, and the University’s commitment to equity and diversity, the University is proud to award undergraduate scholarships to international students commencing study in an undergraduate degree.

Scholarships have been awarded to students from countries such as Mexico, Singapore, Bangladesh, China, Mauritius, Sweden, Malaysia, USA and India.

Benefits

Scholarship Number Benefit Honours OSHC
50% fee remission scholarships up to 10 a 50% remission from tuition fees for the normal duration of an undergraduate degree Does not cover an honours year Does not cover Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
100% fee remission scholarships up to 10 a 100% remission from tuition fees for the normal duration of an undergraduate degree Does not cover an honours year Does not cover Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
$10,000 fee remission scholarships up to 30 a one off $10,000 fee remission from tuition fees in the first year of an undergraduate degree Does not cover an honours year Does not cover Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

Eligibility

Eligible students must:

  • have received an unconditional offer for an undergraduate course in 2014
  • have achieved excellent final year school results to be considered for a scholarship such as: 4 A grades in the GCE A Levels; ATAR of 99.9 in the Australian Year 12 program, 98% in an approved Foundation program or an International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 44
  • be a citizen of a country other than Australia and New Zealand and not a permanent resident of Australia. Australian citizens and permanent residents and New Zealand citizens are not eligible;
  • have not previously undertaken any tertiary studies (excluding extension studies completed as part of a year 12 program)
  • not be receiving any other scholarship for tuition

Selection

Selection is made by International Admissions based on academic merit. Scholarships are allocated on a competitive basis subject to quotas by course and region.  There are five selection rounds with a designated number of scholarships available for each round.

Selection Round** Commencement
November Semester 1 or 2 of the following year
December Semester 1 or 2 of the following year
January Semester 1 or 2 of the current year
April Semester 2 of the current year
June Semester 2 of the current year

**Notes: scholarships may be offered outside of selection rounds

Application process

  • There is no separate application for the scholarship program
  • All eligible students who have submitted a course application will automatically be considered and ranked against other international applicants on the basis of academic merit.

Outcome

Successful students will be notified within two weeks of the selection round being held.

Unsuccessful students will not be notified.

Deferring your scholarship

These scholarships cannot be deferred into the following year.

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