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Official Australian Government website for international students.
Postgraduate Scholarship Database for studies in Australia
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IWC partner universities participate in, and assist students to apply for student loan programs offered by their home countries to cover study and other related expenses while enrolled as a full-time student in our program.
Below is a selection of funding options available for postgraduate studies in Australia.
Government-funded scholarships, loans and other funding opportunities
Many international students in our program are funded by scholarships from their home government or other funding bodies.
North America, Europe, Middle East
- US citizens: US Federal Government Loans
- Canadian citizens: Canadian student loans
- Europeans: European study abroad programs
- Spanish citizens: Becas de la Obra Social ‘La Caixa’ and Becas Talentia
- Saudi Arabian citizens: King Abdullah Scholarships Program (KASP)
- Sultanate of Oman citizens: Ministry of Higher Education Scholarships
- Ecuadorian citizens: SENESCYT
- Mexican citizens: CONACYT
- Argentinian citizens: Becas Argentina
- Brazilian citizens: Ciência sem Fronteiras, CNPQ Scholarships, CAPES
- Colombian citizens: Becas Colfuturo, ICETEX, COLCIENCIAS, Enlaza Mundos
- Indonesian citizens: LPDP Scholarships (Beasiswa Pendidikan Indonesia), ACEH Scholarships
- Vietnamese citizens: MOET-VIET
For more information, you should contact the Ministry of Education or other appropriate government agency directly in your home country.
Other international scholarships
The Rotary's Foundation Global Grants support large international activities with sustainable, measurable outcomes including scholarships for postgraduate studies in areas that respond to real community needs. The IWC Master of Integrated Water Management 'International development' stream aligns with one of the Rotary's Foundation key areas of focus: "Providing clean water'.
Ben Cartwright from the UK received in 2014 a scholarship from the Rotary Foundation enabling him to come to Australia to study the MIWM program.
World Bank Scholarships for students from World Bank member countries
In 1987, the World Bank, with funding from the Government of Japan, established the World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (WBGSP) for graduate studies in subjects related to economic development. Each year the program awards scholarships to individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies at renowned universities throughout member countries of the Bank.
Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP)
The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is an international program under which member governments offer scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other Commonwealth countries. See Countries Offering Awards for details of what awards are available at the moment.
Only available to Golden Key Society members. Several scholarships are available each year to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Financial assistance for Australian students
Australian students can apply for FEE-HELP, which enables eligible students to obtain a Federal Government loan to pay all or part of their tuition fees. FEE-HELP booklet 2015.
The Australian Government offers a variety of tax benefits for people to enrol in professional development courses related to their field of work.
State and Territory Associations scholarships and awards have their own priorities and guidelines and may be limited to applicants residing in the State or Territory or enrolled at one of their universities. Read more
DISCLAIMER: The International WaterCentre Pty Ltd (IWC) does not administer the scholarships and funding opportunities listed on this page. IWC does not guarantee the availability or suitability of the aforementioned scholarships to study the Master of Integrated Water Management. For up-to-date information on these scholarships, please contact the scholarship provider or sponsor directly.