The International WaterCentre (IWC) is offering full-tuition scholarships to candidates who are accepted in the Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) commencing in Semester 1, 2014. Several scholarships will be awarded to applicants who clearly demonstrate potential to become water leaders of the future.
- Full-tuition (valued at AU$ 46,200) for full-time or part-time/distance* study of the Master of Integrated Water Management (2014 intake)
- Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for international students
Note: the scholarship does not include travel, accommodation, field work, or living costs. These costs will be the responsibility of successful recipients.
* Part-time/distance study option is available only to Australian/NZ citizens and Australian permanent residents.
Who can apply
The scholarship is available to eligible Australian and international applicants to study the Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) program. The next intake will be February 2014 (Semester 1).
Please note that the scholarship is only available to study the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management. It is not available for the IWC Graduate Diploma/Certificate programs or for any other program offered by IWC, partner universities or other institutions.
To apply for the scholarship, you must also apply for the MIWM program and meet the program entry requirements:
- A completed undergraduate degree in a related field of study from an internationally-recognised institution
- English language proficiency, as demonstrated by an officially recognised test of English language proficiency (see The University of Queensland or The University of Western Australia English requirements)
- Two years practical experience in a related field is preferred but not essential
Typically, successful scholarship candidates possess an excellent academic record and several years of relevant professional experience. The IWC selection panel uses the following selection criteria when assessing scholarship applications:
- Academic record: an excellent academic record and a likelihood of success in further study.
- Professional record: relevant employment experience, achievements, membership of professional bodies and professional references.
- Commitment to the whole-of-water cycle, integrated and interdisciplinary approaches to water management.
- Leadership qualities
including collaboration and team work, flexibility, initiative,
communication skills, integrity and vision through professional,
educational, community and other achievements.
- Potential outcomes: the likelihood of positive impacts on the individual and the water sector from participating in the MIWM program.
Please read IWC Masters Scholarships Terms and Conditions.
How to apply
Applications for the 2014 scholarships round are currently open.
Click on the link below to access the online application form.
- 1 May 2013: Masters Scholarships open
- 1 August 2013: Masters Scholarships close for international applicants
- 1 October 2013: Masters Scholarships close for domestic applicants (Australian/New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents)
Scholarship selection outcomes
Applications for the IWC Masters Scholarships will be assessed by a selection panel at the International WaterCentre.
The selection panel adheres to IWC's policy of non-discrimination for this process. Decisions of the selection panel are final and confidential. You will be notified of the outcome of your application:
- by 10 September 2013 if you are an international applicant, or
- by 11 November 2013 if you are a domestic applicant (i.e. Australian/New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents)
Questions regarding scholarships or program content:
- Register for our upcoming webinar. Dr Brian McIntosh, IWC Senior Lecturer and Education Program Manager, will present the Master of Integrated Water Management program and answer your questions about the scholarships on Tuesday 9th July 2013. Click here for more information and to register.
- Read our Frequently Asked Questions
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: +61 7 3014 0200
Questions regarding program admissions:
- Visit The University of Queensland website
- Email: email@example.com (international students)
- Email: AdmissionsEnquiries@admin.uq.edu.au (domestic students)
For the 'Water land and people' stream:
- Visit The University of Western Australia website
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (international students)
- Email: email@example.com (domestic students)
IWC Masters Scholarships - previous recipients
IWC Partial Scholarships (AU$ 6,000)
To support future water leaders, the International WaterCentre (IWC) will also be offering part-tuition scholarships (AU$ 6,000) to the first 50 students who enrol in the IWC Integrated Water Management programs (Masters, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate) for 2014.
These scholarships will be available to self-funded students (i.e. Australian and international students who do not receive a full-tuition scholarship from IWC or any other full-tuition funding from other organisations/institutions).
Partial scholarship value
Full-time study: AU$6,000 for the whole program, payable per semester towards tuition fees:
- Semester 1 (Graduate Certificate) AU$ 2,000
- Semester 2 (Graduate Diploma) AU$ 2,000
- Semester 3 (Masters) AU$ 2,000
Part-time study: AU$ 6,000 for the whole program payable per semester towards tuition fees (AU$ 1,000 per semester).
Recipients are responsible for paying the remainder of the tuition fees each semester and all other associated expenses.
The scholarship does not cover: travel, accommodation, field work, living costs, medical cover, insurance and other associated costs. These costs will be the responsibility of successful recipients.
Number of scholarships
There will be 50 partial scholarships available for the 2014 intake (Semester 1, 2014).
Please read complete Terms and Conditions:
- Available only to cover part of the tuition fees for the IWC Integrated Water Management programs (Masters, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate) in 2014
- Available in the year of offer only
- Available only to self-funded students** who have been offered a place in the program and have enrolled in it
- The scholarship will be paid out equally over the semesters of study. The program must be completed within 3 consecutive semesters of full-time study or 6 consecutive semesters (3 years) of part-time/distance study.
- This scholarship will not available with any other IWC scholarship.
** Self-funded students are students who do not benefit from any other full-tuition funding, scholarship, grant or award, including IWC’s Masters Scholarships (government, public or private institutions).
How to apply
There is no separate application form for this partial scholarship. To receive the scholarship, simply be one of the first 50 students to enrol in the program. Apply now!