May 25, 2013

Australia's ICE WaRM Masters Scholarships in Water Resources Management for International Students

ICE WaRM Masters Scholarship Programme

Course(s) Offered: Water Resources Management
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters, training)
Provider: ICE WaRM
Country to Study in: Australia

Scholarship Description
The International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM) offers a scholarship programme to attract high quality international students to education and training in water resources management, delivered by ICE WaRM partner institutions.

The ICE WaRM scholarship programme aims to:
  • provide high calibre students with the opportunity to study with ICE WaRM partners to further their knowledge;
  • provide students with the opportunity to participate in research and advance their scientific knowledge in water resources management;
  • encourage the exchange of ideas on best practice within water-related fields;
  • provide students with the opportunity to participate in presentations, conferences, seminars and forums on contemporary issues in water resources management;
  • provide the opportunity for students from organisations and countries currently facing major water issues to participate in programmes which they may not be able to fund; and
  • demonstrate a commitment to cultural change and diversity and the international sharing of knowledge and skills related to water resources management.
Eligibility
All persons with a water related background and/or an interest in further study in water resources management are encouraged to apply. Based on the scholarship guidelines (as of 2009), to be eligible scholarship candidates must:
  • satisfy Australian Government Visa requirements for international student entry to Australia;
  • not hold a current Australian Government scholarship;
  • meet or exceed the university’s academic requirements (qualify for the programme to which you wish to apply) for the programme which is to be considered for a scholarship;
  • be applying to commence a new programme of study and not be seeking support for a programme already commenced in Australia; and
  • be able to commence study in the semester and year for which the scholarship is offered.
See also the programme specific requirements of the Master of Water Resources Management.

Eligible groups
A number of scholarships may be limited to citizens of certain countries or to particular fields of study.

Participating Institution(s)
ICE WaRM’s five university partners are involved in the delivery of this programme, providing students with the opportunity to specialise in their area of interest in water resources management:
  1. University of Adelaide
  2. University of South Australia
  3. Flinders University
  4. Deakin University
  5. CQ University
Fields of study
Water Resources Management.
Visit the Post-Graduate Programmes page of the website to find out more about the programme.

Number of Awards
Not specified by provider

Scholarship benefits
ICE WaRM offers full and partial scholarships toward the cost of the programme (fee tuition). For international students the fully funded scholarship is AUD$40,000 and partially funded scholarship is AUD$20,000*. (Tuition fees are subject to change by the universities on an annual basis.)

Candidates are responsible for all other costs, such as fees for University applications, visa applications, fees, living costs during the course of study, health insurance etc. Candidates are permitted to apply for other scholarships to cover “other costs” as listed.

Method of Application
1) Complete the online registration form (bottom of webpage) to gain access to the relevant application forms. Once you press "submit" you will see a webpage with links to 3 documents:
  • Scholarship Guidelines
  • Scholarship Application Form
  • Scholarships Confidential Referee Report
2) Print and/or save these files. You will also receive an automatic email acknowledgement with a direct link to the application forms.

3) Complete the Scholarship Application Form and send to ICE WaRM with relevant documentation by the relevant deadlines (applicants can apply for current or future rounds at any time)

DEADLINES:
  • Semester 2 (July) - Deadline is last week of February each year
  • Semester 1 (February) - Deadline is last Friday of August each year
ICE WaRM offers two rounds of scholarships annually, in February and July. Applicants are able to begin applying for current or future rounds at any time.
    Please note that for current, updated and detailed information, read the three application-related documents on the official site (via link below).

    Contact
    For more information on ICE WaRM's international scholarship programme or your application status, please contact:

    ICE WaRM Education Services Coordinator
    Email: scholarships@icewarm.com.au
    GPO Box 860
    Adelaide SA 5000

    Phone: +61 8 8236 5200
    Fax: +61 8 8236 5236

    Application Deadline: 22 February / 30 August 2013
    Open to International students: Yes

    More Scholarship Information and Application

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