International scholarships will cover full tuition costs of the three semester MIWM Program as well as Overseas Student Health Cover for the duration of the Program.
Those interested in applying for an IWC Water Leaders Scholarship must meet the minimum eligibility requirements outlined below.
MIWM Program Entry Requirements (See also Applying to the Masters Program):
A four year undergraduate degree in a related field of study from an internationally-recognised institution. Applicants must have completed a university level qualification which is at least equivalent in standard to an Australian four year degree. If you are unsure whether your previous university qualification(s) is equivalent in standard to an Australian four year degree, you should seek advice from the Australian Education Centre in your home country or region, or contact UQ International Education Directorate.
Demonstrated English language proficiency (see www.uq.edu.au/international/language-requirements);
A minimum of two years practical experience in a related field is preferred but not required.
Citizenship and Visa Status
Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents and international applicants are eligible and encouraged to apply. Successful international applicants must meet visa requirements of the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
Selection Criteria and Process
Applicants will be assessed by The University of Queensland to ensure they meet minimum requirements for entry into MIWM Program. Students will also be assessed for the Water Leaders Scholarships by a selection panel at the International WaterCentre. The selection panel will adhere to IWC’s policy of non-discrimination for this process. Decisions of the selection panel are final and confidential. IWC will not enter into correspondence regarding outcomes of the selection process.
Applicants are required to respond to the following selection criteria:
Commitment to the International WaterCentre’s mission and to whole-of-water cycle, integrated and interdisciplinary approaches to water management.
Leadership qualities: As demonstrated by professional, educational, community and other achievements. Leadership qualities include collaboration and team work, flexibility, initiative, communication skills, integrity and vision.
Academic record: Successful applicants will demonstrate a high level of academic achievement and likelihood of success in further study.
Professional record: As demonstrated by employment experience, awards and achievements, membership of professional bodies and professional references.
Potential impact and outcomes: The likelihood of positive impacts on the individual and the water sector from participating in the MIWM Program.
Step 1: Print and fill in the The University of Queensland’s international student application:International Student Application for the Master of Integrated Water Management Program (international students)
Step 2: Print and fill in and sign the IWC Water Leader Scholarship Application Form.
- Step 3: Please submit your domcuments in the following order:
IWC Water Leader Scholarship Form (On top of your Student Application)
Your C.V. (or Resume)
UQ International Student Application Form
International applicants please send your applications to UQ International Admissions Section (Applications sent directly to IWC will be returned):
The Manager – International Admissions Section, The University of Queensland, Level 2, JD Story Building, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org