The VisaEnvoy scholarship is open to domestic and international students, current and future, of all nationalities, that wish to study full time in their discipline in Australia:
- Certificate 3 and 4, Diploma and Advanced Diploma Courses
- Postgraduate (Coursework or Research)
- Graduate Diploma Courses
Students who have previously applied for the VisaEnvoy Scholarship and have not been selected are encouraged to apply in future application offerings.
The scholarship is a merit-based and is offered to students who have outstanding academic records and show research promise.
Panel of judges:
- Kate Ogg, Senior Lecturer, ANU College of Law
- Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny, School of Law, Murdoch University
- John Juriansz, Deputy Dean and lecturer, Western Sydney University
- Gavin Fernando, News.com.au Journalist
- Peyman Jamali, Executive Producer, Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) Australia
- Professor Afshin Akhtar-Khavari, Professor of International Law and Governance, Director of Research, School of Law, Queensland University of Technology
- All applications for the scholarship must be submitted with the required documentation. In addition, selection will be based on factors including:
- Academic record (particularly tertiary grades and ranking, and taking account of the ranking of the relevant institution at which studies were undertaken)
- Relevant professional experience
- Relevant scholarly publications
- Academic references
- your Curriculum Vitae (CV);
- proof of enrollment or application at an Australian university or tertiary level training institute; and
You may be awarded the scholarship based solely on your completed application; however, we may require shortlisted applicants for an interview.
Successful applicants will be contacted within 4 weeks after closing date.
Applicants may apply for selection in one round only each calendar year. Applicants are encouraged to apply after they have all relevant material and information, including grades from recent studies.The winner will be selected by a national panel of judges consisting of distinguished university lecturers, news reporters, and journalists. You will be awarded $4000 and an additional $1000 will be donated to the institute/school/college/TAFE/university you are enrolled in.