The Northcote Postgraduate Scholarship Application (2024)

The Northcote Scholarships let UK residents study at an Australian university for up to three years.

The Britain-Australia Society put the Northcote Trust in charge of running this award, so it goes smoothly.

If you live in the UK (or one of its dependencies or territories) and you think you qualify for a postgrad program (MA or PhD) in Australia, go for it.

Also, you can study whatever you want.

The scholarship provides:

  • Visa costs
  • An economy return airfare to Australia
  • Payment of compulsory university fees and charges.
  • A generous living allowance, paid quarterly.

Northcote Postgraduate Scholarship Application Process

​​The Northcote Postgraduate Scholarship is one of the best postgraduate opportunities in Australia.

The Northcote Postgraduate Scholarship Application (2024)

Applications must be supported by:

  • A completed Northcote Postgraduate Scholarship application form which includes:
    • Contact details
    • A summary CV
    • A statement from the applicant on the proposed course (1 or 2 pages)
    • A statement of why the study must be undertaken in Australia
  • Two references, on the form provided, from persons able to assess the academic potential and character of the applicant
  • firm offer from the university. If no offer has yet been obtained then a statement from the host institution in Australia indicating that programme of study can be appropriately pursued there and that the candidate is eligible and has been given provisional acceptance.​

Obligations of scholarship awardees

  • Study must commence within one year of the award.
  • The flight out must be taken within one year of the award
  • No funds above those stated will be entertained
  • The award is granted for no longer than 3 years
  • Scholars are responsible for arranging their own visa, health cover, insurance etc.
  • A yearly report (and half-year update) must be submitted on progress and expenditure. This must be supported by course supervisors. Continuation of the grant depends on satisfactory reports
  • A comprehensive report on completion of the study is also required

If you are interested in this scholarship, you can learn more here.

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