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Rhodes Scholarships (Australia) 2024 at the University of Melbourne

Rhodes Australia 2024 Scholarships
Rhodes Australia 2024 Scholarships

The Rhodes Scholarships for students, available at the University of Melbourne, will open for applications on June 3, 2024, with a deadline of August 12, 2024. Aimed at graduate coursework students, the scholarship will offers 100% fee remission and a stipend of approximately AUD$37,000 per year.

Whereas, this article provides a comprehensive overview of the application process, eligibility criteria, benefits, and key dates for this prestigious scholarship opportunity.

Application Timeline

  • Applications Open: June 3, 2024
  • Applications Close: August 12, 2024

Benefits

Rhodes Scholars receive comprehensive support, including:

  • 100% Fee Remission: All university and college fees, including application fees, are covered.
  • Stipend: An annual stipend of £19,092, approximately AUD$37,000 in 2024.
  • Travel Costs: One economy-class airfare to Oxford at the start of the scholarship and one return flight to the student’s home country at the end.
  • Visa Costs: All necessary visa expenses are covered.
  • The scholarship can be awarded for one or more years, depending on the duration of the recipient’s course of study.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Rhodes Scholarships, applicants must:

  • Citizenship: Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident. Applications from refugees or asylum seekers currently residing in Australia will also be considered.
  • Education: Have completed at least two years of schooling at an Australian secondary school.
  • Age: Be between 18 and 25 years old as of October 1, 2024 (born between October 2, 1999, and October 1, 2006). Exceptions exist for older candidates who completed their undergraduate degree later than usual, extending the upper age limit to 27 years (born after October 1, 1997).
  • Academic Requirements: Have completed or will complete by July 2025 an undergraduate degree with a GPA of at least 6.75/7 or equivalent.

Application Process

Prospective applicants should:

  1. Review Eligibility: Carefully review the Information for Candidates specific to Australia.
  2. Contact Honorary Secretary: Discuss eligibility and gather information on the application process and selection of referees.
  3. Submit Application: https://scholarships.unimelb.edu.au/awards/rhodes-scholarship.

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