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Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture, Australia (15Oct07)

Scholarship / Financial aid: a number of scholarships are available
Date: academic year 2007/2008
Deadline: 15 October 2007
Open to: international students

Announcement follows:

The Faculty of Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture (EPSA) offers a number of scholarship opportunities for outstanding international students intending to study in an EPSA undergraduate or coursework masters program.

To be eligible for a Faculty International Scholarship, you must be an international student from one of the available categories and able to study in Australia on a student visa.

How to apply:
1. Lodge an official UQ undergraduate application form or postgraduate application form for international students to the International Office
2. Receive a UQ Student ID Number
3. Complete the Faculty of Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture International Scholarship Application Form and submit to the Faculty Office:
Faculty of Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture
The University of Queensland QLD 4072
AUSTRALIA

Phone: +61 7 3365 4777
Fax: +61 7 3365 4444
Email: admin@epsa.uq.edu.au

The scholarship application must be received by 15 October 2007 .

Conditions:
The scholarship can cover 50% - 100% of the tuition fee for the standard duration of the program. The successful application must commence study in Semester 1 2008 The scholarship does not provide for:

Overseas Student Health Cover
Living Allowances
Books
Tuition fees for repeating failed courses

Obligations of Students:
Students are expected to fulfil all requirements associated with their student visas.
Students shall diligently and to the best of their ability apply themselves to the successful completion of their degree.
Students are required to conform to University regulations (including disciplinary provisions).
Students are required to pay the tuition costs of any failed course that must be repeated.
Notification in writing to the Director of Studies is required if the student wishes to defer, transfer, or withdraw from the approved program wishes to apply for an extension is absent for any reason (other than recreation leave) for a period of 14 days or more from the place of study, except with prior approval of the Head of School.

Health Insurance:
Students are required to pay for their own medical insurance through the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) scheme. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is a compulsory requirement of your student visa. The University has appointed Worldcare Assist as the preferred provider for OSHC.

Termination of Award:
The scholarship can be terminated:

If, after due inquiry, the Faculty of Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture concludes that the student has not fulfilled obligations, or is not making satisfactory progress.
If the student has not resumed study after an approved maximum period of deferment of 1 year.
If the student transfers to another program in UQ or withdraws from the University. Please note approval from the University is required if a student wishes to transfer or withdraw from the program. The University may require the student to repay the scholarship funds.
If the student fails to maintain full-time study.

Closing date: 15 October 2007

Website: http://www.epsa.uq.edu.au/