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JCU Vice Chancellor's International Student Scholarship

The JCU Vice-Chancellor’s International Student Scholarships provide up to a 100% fee waiver per year for the minimum course duration.

Application for this scholarship is by invitation only, to international students enrolling in eligible programs, with a weighted average mark (WAM) of 85% or higher, and whose offer of a course is not conditional upon the student satisfying JCU's English entry requirements.

Students must meet the terms and conditions of the scholarship.

Student TypeInternational
Area of StudyUndergraduate and Postgraduate Coursework (exclusions apply)
Scholarship ValueUp to 100% per year for the minimum course duration (terms and conditions apply)
Number of scholarships available Varies
Application ClosedClosed

Round Four: Commencing Student for Trimester 1, 2023 and Study Period 1, 2023

Applications Open10 October 2022
Applications Close30 October 2022. midnight AEST
Outcome to Applicants6 November 2022

Round Five: Commencing Student for Trimester 2, 2023

Applications Open6 December 2022
Applications Close3 January 2023, 5pm AEST
Outcome to Applicants13 January 2023

Round Six: Commencing Student in Study Period 2, 2023 and Trimester 3, 2023

Applications Open                  3 March 2023
Applications Close31 March 2023, 5pm AEST
Outcome to Applicants10 April 2023

The JCU Vice Chancellor’s International Student Scholarship (full fee waiver) provides up to a 100% fee waiver for the minimum course duration.

The JCU Vice Chancellor’s International Student Scholarship (partial fee waiver) provides a 50% partial fee waiver for the minimum course duration.

Your eligibility to apply for the scholarship is automatically assessed when we receive your course application. If you are eligible to apply, you will receive an invitation to submit your scholarship application. Instructions on how to apply for the scholarship will be detailed in the email invitation.

Your application will be checked for completeness and you will receive an email confirmation. Your application will be assessed by the Selection Committee after the closing date of 30 October 2022. Your application will be ranked against others who have applied, and if you are successful in obtaining a scholarship, you will be notified by 6 November 2022.

JCU Vice Chancellor’s International Student Scholarship

Introduction


The JCU Vice Chancellor’s International Student Scholarship is part of JCU’s commitment to rewarding and supporting high-achieving students by providing up to a maximum of 100% fee waiver per year for the minimum course duration


The Scholarship provides financial support to high-achieving international students enrolling in eligible programs, with a weighted average mark (WAM) of 85% or higher.

This Scholarship is subject to the provisions of James Cook University’s Coursework Scholarships, Bursaries and Grants Policy.

Value and payment of the scholarship

The JCU Vice Chancellor’s International Student Scholarship (full fee waiver) provides up to a 100% fee waiver to for the minimum course duration.

The JCU Vice Chancellor’s International Student Scholarship (partial fee waiver) provides a 50% partial fee waiver for the minimum course duration.

Eligibility Criteria


The JCU Vice Chancellor's International Student Scholarship will be open by invitation only to students who meet all the following criteria:
* international students enrolling in eligible programs, with a weighted average mark (WAM) of 85% or higher, and whose offer of a course is not conditional upon the student satisfying JCU's English entry requirements.

Selection Criteria


The JCU Vice Chancellor's International Student Scholarship is automatically assessed during the admissions process and eligible candidates will receive an invitation to apply for the Scholarship from the JCU International Admissions team.

Full terms and conditions will be provided on offer of the scholarship, and will include:

Ongoing eligibility

The student must -

  • Must hold a visa that permits study prior to commencing
  • Must hold an offer for a full-time, internal program
  • Must have completed any IELTS conditions
  • Not applicable to Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science, Master of Clinical Psychology, Higher Degree by Research, Study Abroad or Exchange programs
  • Scholarships cannot be deferred
  • Scholarship recipients must maintain a 6.0 GPA (full fee waiver) or a 5.5 GPA (partial fee waiver)
  • The scholarship cannot be combined with any other JCU grant, scholarship, or allowance
  • Sponsored students are not eligible to apply
  • The scholarship provides a fee reduction only – no cash payments or reimbursements are permitted
  • Scholarships are allocated at the discretion of the Selection Committee
  • Where the recipient fails to meet this requirement of ongoing eligibility, evidence of special circumstances contributing to the reduced GPA must be provided to the Scholarships Office for consideration

Conditions of the Scholarship

  • If the recipient defers their study or takes a leave of absence without approval, the recipient will no longer be eligible for the Scholarship.
  • If the recipient transfers to another course of study, continuation of the Scholarship, including tenure, will be subject to the approval of the relevant Dean.
  • If the recipient fails to comply with any of the conditions of this Scholarship, the Dean of the relevant College may suspend or terminate the Scholarship or take such action as they deem necessary to enforce compliance of the condition by the recipient.
  • A student may lodge a request for review of decision in accordance with the provisions of the JCU Student Review and Appeals Policy.
  • JCU reserves the right to limit or adjust the number of scholarships awarded.

Administration of the Scholarship


The Scholarship shall be administered by the International Student Support Office, on behalf of the Vice Chancellor.
The funds of the Scholarship shall be held in an account in the name of the University and shall be administered by the Officer of the University charged with administering the Scholarship.
Where an award provides some benefit to the recipient from a body external to the University, or an obligation upon a body external to the University, the University, its servants, and agents, shall not be liable for that benefit or obligation.
Please refer to Glossary of Terms.