Macquarie University is on track to becoming one of Australia’s leading research universities. It’s our goal that by 2014 – our 50th anniversary – Macquarie will be among the top eight research universities in Australia and one of the top 200 in the world. Macquarie has continued its rise up the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Rankings of World Universities, moving up 17 places from 286th in the world in 2007 to 269th this year. Macquarie is currently ranked 9th in Australia.
* Be a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand. Permanent residents of Australia or New Zealand are not eligible.
* Hold a B. A. degree or equivalent from recognised institutions (a degree in Coptic Studies or any other historical subject is not a prerequisite). In exceptional cases previous experience in the field of Coptic Studies can be considered as an equivalent to a B.A.
* Have met the University’s academic and English requirements for the program.
* Have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0).
* Have not undertaken the same level or higher level of study previously.
* Not currently hold another major scholarship or award.
* Not be enrolled currently at Macquarie University for a program which is equivalent in level.
* Not be enrolled currently in the Coptic Studies program.
The applications will be evaluated on academic merit by a selection committee. To be considered for the scholarship, please send the following documents to Dr Malcolm Choat, Department of Ancient History by e-mail:email@example.com
* a curriculum vitae
* copies of academic transcripts and diplomas
* The names and contact details of 2 Referees: if your application is shortlisted, they will be asked to provide reports which give information on your academic ability and relevant experience in relation to this program
* a 1000 word essay in English setting out the reasons for considering yourself to be a suitable candidate for the award of this scholarship
Application Deadline : Closing date for applications for Semester 1, 2011 (to start the degree in late February, 2011) is October 15, 2010.
Ms Raquel Docdoc,
International Student Scholarship Advisor