Global opportunities

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Open Global Opportunities

Closes: 20 December

ICETEX Postgraduate Scholarships program, led by the Colombian Embassy, allows foreigners to study in Colombia in Semester 1, 2020. The ICETEX Scholarship covers tuition costs, a monthly stipend, set-up costs, health insurance, visa costs, and contributions towards books and incidentals.
Closes: 7 January 2020

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
Closes: 15 January 2020

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship program provides grants to students enrolled at Australian universities for a three month research internship at a Swiss University. Bachelors and masters students enrolled at UQ are encouraged to apply.
Closes: 15 January 2020

A Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship is a unique opportunity to study for a two-year Master’s degree in low or middle-income country of the Commonwealth. Through cultural exchange and academic collaboration, Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholars help bring about positive change and find solutions to the shared challenges we face – both in their home countries and those that host them.
Closes: 24 January 2020

Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships are awarded for graduate study at Harvard University. They include tuition and health insurance fees plus a stipend of at least $29,000, which is sufficient to cover the living expenses of a single fellow for a ten-month academic year.
Closes: 31 January 2020

Fellowship provides full tuition for a doctoral or master’s degree program at Washington University in St. Louis (for up to five years); a 12-month living stipend of US$28,000 a year; a one-time travel allowance of up to $750 for travel to St Louis; and travel support for one or more extended trips to a partner institution of the Academy.

Closed Global Opportunities

Opens: to be advised

An opportunity for Bachelor of Laws students to undertake a 2-3 month Fellowship with the World Bank’s Special Litigation Unit under the Integrity Vice President (INT). The successful student will be supported by a scholarship of USD$7,500 (approximately AUD$9,850) to meet travel and living expenses.
Opens: to be advised

Fellowship provides full tuition for a doctoral or master’s degree program at Washington University in St. Louis (for up to five years); a 12-month living stipend of US$28,000 a year; a one-time travel allowance of up to $750 for travel to St Louis; and travel support for one or more extended trips to a partner institution of the Academy.
Opens: to be advised

Each participant has 3 minutes on stage to present their work, answering the question “Which are the next walls to fall?” Hosted in Canberra by the Australian Academy of Science supported by the German Embassy. Final hosted in Berlin.
Opens: to be advised

The Australian Academy of Science invites expressions of interest from junior scientists who are no more than 30 years of age at time of application, to visit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States of America. Open to current PhD, final year master's or honours students.
Opens: to be advised

The QUEX program aims to recruit the very best students, to work across the University of Exeter and The University of Queensland, towards joint degrees. The scheme pays full fees and a stipend, as well as a generous training and travel fund.
Opens: June 2020

The New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program is a prestigious scholarship scheme that provides an opportunity for high-achieving Australian undergraduate students to undertake study and work placements, for one or two semesters, in host locations across the Indo-Pacific region.
Opens: TBC

The Australian–American Fulbright Commission promotes educational and cultural exchange between Australia and the United States. A range of scholarships are available, including for pursuing postgraduate study or postdoctoral positions.
Opens: TBC

The Westpac Scholars program supports exceptional individuals to undertake postgraduate study at one of Australia's leading universities. Valued at up to $120,000 over, typically, 2-3 years, scholarships will be awarded annually for research or coursework studies at graduate level.
Opens: TBC

Each year, there are nine Scholarships available in Australia to enable outstanding students — chosen on the basis of exceptional intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service — to study at the University of Oxford. Applicants from UQ may direct their enquiries to qldrhodesscholarship@uq.edu.au.
Opens: TBC

High-achieving students who are independent thinkers, display purposeful leadership, and have a civic orientation will receive full funding to pursue a graduate degree at Stanford University in any field.
Opens: TBC

Successful applicants will be given the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities.
Opens: TBC

The John Monash Scholarships recognise excellence and leadership. Each year the Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Australian graduates to enable them to study abroad at the world's best universities, appropriate to their career paths.
Opens: TBC

The PwC Innovation Challenge asks postgraduate students (coursework and research) to prepare a three-minute video response to a challenge posed by international consulting firm PwC on a topic faced by the international workforce for the chance to win a tailored employability experience and trip to Dubai.