Asylum Seekers and Refugees Scholarship

Updated: about 22 hours ago
Location: Perth, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 05 Feb 2023

Asylum Seekers and Refugees Scholarship

​​To provide financial assistance for students from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds to undertake an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Murdoch University.


Provider:
Murdoch University
No. of Scholarships:
1
Duration of Award:
3 or 4 years
Level of study:
  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate

Semester Availability:
  • Semester 1

Study Area:
  • Business
  • Creative Arts and Communication
  • Engineering
  • Health
  • Science
  • Social and Cultural Studies
  • Teaching
  • Technology
  • Law and Criminology

  • Eligibility
  • How to Apply

Eligibility

You must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be residing in Australia
  • A person seeking asylum
  • Be on a Temporary Protection Visa or Safe Haven Enterprise Visa or in the process of applying for one of these or any other protection visa.
  • Be eligible for entry into an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the time of application
  • Be intending to enrol and commence studies in Semester 1, 2023 at Murdoch University

How to Apply

Please email the completed application form and required documents to scholarships@murdoch.edu.au


Required Documents

The scholarship requires you to provide the following documents:

  • completed application form
  • please provide a copy of your visa or provide evidence you have applied for a protection visa/SHEV/TPV
  • a personal statement (of no more than 1 A4 page) that includes:
    • What has been your previous work and study experience - this can be formal (school or TAFE) or informal (voluntary work, learning with volunteer organisations)?
    • What are your motivations regarding studying your particular course and how does this relates to your future career? 
    • What barriers (financial or otherwise) does this scholarship assist you in overcoming?
  • Statement of recommendation from a school (secondary or tertiary) or community leader (not a family member). 
  • Referee Statements which could support your application

Payment Method

100% of tuition fees will be covered. 

Annual Living Stipend - Payment will be made in the following instalments: $5,000 per annum ($2,500 per semester) across the length of the successful recipient's degree.

Student Amenities fee will be waived. 

The successful recipient will also have use of a Murdoch Laptop.


Scholarship Value:
Fee Waiver & Up to $5,000 annual living stipend (FTE)
Opening Date:
7 Nov 2022
Closing Date:
5 Feb 2023
Student Type:
International
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