Thursday, March 9, 2017

Victoria Graduate Award for New Zealand and International Students in Australia in 2017

Victoria University of Wellington is offering various awards for New Zealand and international students. These awards are available for pursuing Graduate programme for the year 2017.

The main objective of the university is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students.

Scholarship Value:
Domestic tuition fees up to$5,000.

One year.

Closing Dates for Applications:
01 November 2017
01 November 2018
Applications close 1 November each year.

Number of Awards Offered:

History or background of award
These awards consist of domestic tuition fees payable for the nominated degree programme up to the value of $5,000. Graduate Awards are awarded solely on the basis of academic merit.

Purpose of award
In line with the University's strategic objective of encouraging undergraduate students to proceed to graduate study and to research degrees, the University offers Victoria Graduate Awards to students intending to embark upon an Honours degree or a Masters degree, Part 1.

Selection criteria
Applicants will have completed all pre-requisite course requirements and will enrol full-time at Victoria University in the year following application for at least 90 points of coursework for either:
• an Honours degree; or
• a Master’s degree taken via coursework with at least 90 points at 500 level and a thesis/research component of less than 90 points.

These scholarships are not available for post experience or vocational Master’s degrees, such as the MBA, MIM, or MIS, nor to Honours students undertaking or intending to undertake an undergraduate programme such as LLB (Hons) or BE (Hons). Postgraduate Diploma study will only be considered if it is recognised as Part 1 of a two year Masters course.

Subject to the approval of the University Research Scholarships Committee, a Victoria Graduate Award may be held with any other scholarship or award for which the holder is eligible, with the exception of a School Graduate Award or other fees remission.

*  Victoria Graduate Awards shall be awarded solely on the basis of academic merit by the University Research Scholarships Committee.
*  Applicants are expected to have achieved a minimum A grade average (GPA 8.0) at 300-level or above.
*  These scholarships are awarded based on the funds available determining the final minimum GPA requirement in any one year.
*  Holding a Victoria Graduate Award is conditional upon the scholarship recipient gaining enrolment in their intended Honours or Masters programme.
*  The Awards are for domestic tuition fees only whilst studying at Victoria University of Wellington and are not available for field trips or exchanges. 

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