Scholarship Description: Macquarie University is delighted to offer the National Research and Innovation Agency of Uruguay and Macquarie Co-Funded Scholarship Program. The scholarship is available to international students.

Scholarship Provider: The stage of scholarship is currently open for candidates to start with session 2 of 2019 at Macquarie University. This is to promote the training of Uruguay students in a Masters or PhD program at Macquarie University in specific research topics through co-funded scholarship.

5 Co-Funded Scholarships per year will be offered to eligible Uruguayan students accepted into a Master of Research (MRes) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program at Macquarie University. 

Degree Level: Scholarships are available to Master of Research and PhD program

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded in any discipline offered by the university

Scholarship Benefits: £3,000

Eligible Nationalities: International students are invited to apply

Entrance Requirements: In order to be eligible, candidates must:

  • 2 year Master of Research (MRes)
  • Master of Research (MRes) Year 2 + PhD Bundle (1 year + 3 years)
  • 3 year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (including “Cotutelle”)

Candidate’s research projects should be from one of the Specific Research Disciplines listed as follows:

  • Geosciences
  • Energy, including Renewable Energy
  • Animal and Human Health (include Pharmaceutical)
  • Environmental Science
  • Biological Sciences and Biodiversity
  • Climate Science
  • Marine Science
  • Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Audio-visual Production
  • Education and Social Development
  • Biotechnology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Engineering
  • Advanced Medicine
  • Cognitive Science
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Other areas defined by the Parties

Application Procedure:

  • Candidates must first apply to Macquarie University. New applicants will have to apply for admission and scholarship at Macquarie University. Candidate research projects should be from one of the specific research disciplines listed above.
  • New applicants apply online by completing the online HDR candidate and scholarship application through the online application system. The answer to the question within the application is as follows:
    • Scholarship Details – Select the scholarship that you would like to be considered for at Macquarie University, select ‘Co-funded Scholarship’
    • Funding Arrangements – How will you fund your living and study expenses?, indicate ‘ANII MACQUARIE’.
  • In order to consider scholarship, applicants will need to arrange to submit two academic referee reports to the Higher Degree Research Office (HDRO). The academic referee will need to complete the ‘Academic Referee Report (Reference) for Scholarship’ form, available under HDRO Forms.
  • Applications will be evaluated at Macquarie University and, if successful, Macquarie University will send the list of eligible candidates to ANI. Successful PhD candidates will have to forward their Macquarie University entrance papers by March 2019 to ANI.
  • Master and Master of Research candidates will have to give proof of their application for admission to the Macquarie University Program in ANI till March 2019.
  • ANI will make the final selection of students and inform Macquarie University.
  • Selected candidates will receive a proposal letter for a relevant higher degree research program.

For this scholarship, students must complete the application form through the given link:

Scholarship Benefits:

  • For a Master of Research program and a PhD program, the Co-Funded Scholarship will provide funding for:
    • Return Airfare between Uruguay and Australia
    • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
    • Full Tuition fees for up to 2 years for master and 3 years for PhD program
    • Scholarship payments valued at $20,000 for the 1st year of the Master of Research Program to assist in living costs.
    • A stipend paid at the Research Training Program (RTP) Rate (2019 Rate $27,596) in the 2nd year of the Master of Research Program and for up to 3 years for PhD program
  • A 50% tuition fee scholarship will also be offered to these students for programs offered by the Macquarie University English Language Centre

Scholarship Link

Deadline: March 14, 2019