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2018 Faculty of Arts Merit Scholarships

The 2018 Faculty of Arts Merit Scholarship is available to International students from the countries/regions listed who are seeking entry into an undergraduate program in 2018. The program provides a one-off AUD $4,000 start-up grant for travel and living costs under the conditions described below.

  • India
  • Sri Lanka
  • Vietnam
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Hong Kong 

International students from the selected countries/regions who apply for an undergraduate degree within the Faculty of Arts will automatically be considered for the Merit Scholarship.

All undergraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Arts are eligible for the 2018 Merit Scholarship (see Annex B).

  • How to Apply

    When offered admission to The University of Adelaide in 2018, you will need to accept the offer within 20 business days. This will automatically be your application for the scholarship.

  • Entry Requirements

    In order to be eligible for consideration a student must:

    • Have applied to study in an undergraduate program offered by the Faculty of Arts and be offered admission into full-time study in Semester 1 or 2 in 2018 at the University of Adelaide; AND
    • Accept their offer (once specified conditions have been met) within 20 business days; AND
    • Commence an academic program for the first time at the University of Adelaide AND;
    • Be a citizen of India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Indonesia or Malaysia or a permanent resident of Hong Kong
    • Be an international student. International students are international citizens defined as those who are or will be studying onshore only with visa subclass 500.
  • Selection Criteria

    The Student Merit Scholarships will be awarded to Indian, Hong Kong, Sri Lankan, Vietnamese, Indonesian or Malaysian students who satisfy the eligibility requirements and are still studying in their program past the University census date* for the semester they commenced in. * for 2018 these dates are 31 March (Semester 1) and 31 August (Semester 2).

    Applicants must receive an additional 5% above their high school equivalent for entry in order to be eligible for the merit scholarship. Applications for Bachelor of Music programs may be awarded the scholarship based on audition performance and is at the discretion of the Elder Conservatorium of Music.

  • Benefits

    The scholarship provides a one-off AUD $4,000 payment for travel and living expenses. The scholarship will be paid to the recipient following confirmation of enrolment after the census date for the semester they commenced in.

  • Visa Entitlements and Requirements

    Scholarship recipients are required to meet the cost of compulsory Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), tuition fees, living costs and cost of return airfares. These costs will not be covered by the scholarship.

  • Commencement

    The scholarship must be taken up within the academic period for which it is offered. The University may withdraw the scholarship if a candidate fails to provide any required documentation or provides false or misleading documentation.

  • Deferment and Withdrawal

    It is not possible to defer the scholarship and the scholarship cannot be transferred to any other institution. Students who subsequently withdraw from their program of study at the University before the census date for their relevant semester will not be eligible for the scholarship.

  • Application Process

    Acceptance of an offer for admission to the University in 2018 for all undergraduate Faculty of Arts programs (see Annex B) within 20 business days will constitute an application for the scholarship.

    Successful recipients will receive the scholarship from the Faculty of Arts. If the offer is not accepted in 20 business days, the offer of the scholarship will be withdrawn. The University reserves the right to amend the availability of the scholarship and/or the information provided in the scholarship details at any time.

    Students with packaged offers conditional on completion of the Academic English program are also eligible for the scholarship.

  • Annex B - 2018 Eligible Programs
  • Enquiries

    Merit Scholarship Enquiries

Scholarship Fact Sheet

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