Scholarships

Scholarships

Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) provides a range of scholarships that reflect our strong links with industry, the corporate sector and our alumni network, to support both Australian and International students. Securing an MGSM scholarship, award or prize is something to be proud of.

FEE-HELP  is available to support eligible students in paying tuition fees.

Making such opportunities possible for Australian and International students are generous donations from individuals, associations and the business community. Funding of an MGSM scholarship, award or prize is also something to be proud of,  and we are truly thankful to our numerous sponsors.

Scholarship selection criteria reflects the values of our school; leadership, global mindset, sustainable value and citizenship. Additional criteria such as; academic excellence, social inclusion and equity, financial need and/or other hardship are also considered carefully.

How to apply for scholarships

To register interest for a scholarship, submit a Scholarship Application Cover Sheet, along with a personal statement (of no more than 1,000 words) addressing the selection criteria and outlining the reasons why you feel you should be awarded the scholarship for which you are applying.  Your scholarship application should be submitted at the same time as your program application.  A face-to-face interview, or phone/Skype interview, may be required.

Candidates can apply for one or more scholarship, however no student may hold two or more scholarships simultaneously.

Assessment of application

The MGSM Scholarship Awards Committee is responsible for the selection of all recipients of MGSM Scholarships and successful applicants will be advised of their scholarship offer by email.

Scholarship application dates

TermDomestic scholarship deadlineInternational scholarship deadline
Term 3 201726 May 201714 April 2017
Term 4 201707 July 201718 August 2017
Term 1 201808 December 201710 November 2017
Term 2 201802 March 201819 January 2018

All programs

Australian student scholarships

Woolworth’s Scholarship (up to $20,000)

MGSM and Woolworths have collaborated to create a scholarship for students who are currently employed in the Australian retail industry. Applicable to all MGSM’s graduate study programs, applicants must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency.

Applicants from rural areas, or applicants who have; demonstrated capacity to triumph over hardship (such as financial disadvantage, sole parent or carer responsibilities), or are of a non-English speaking or indigenous background, suffering effects of trauma and/or abuse or a long term medical condition or disability will be looked upon favourably.

The scholarship covers up to $20,000 of tuition fees depending on the academic program the applicant is accepted into.

Additional (desirable) criteria include:

  • Demonstrated capacity to triumph over hardship (including financial disadvantage, sole parent or career responsibilities)
  • Non-English speaking or indigenous background (including effects of trauma and/or abuse)
  • Long-term medical condition or disability
  • Residing within a rural or remote community

The scholarship covers up to $20,000 of tuition fees depending on the academic program the applicant is accepted into.

MBA

Australian student scholarships

MGSM Alumni Scholarship (up to 25% of tuition fees)

Applicable to the MBA program, this scholarship is awarded to candidates with a bachelor’s degree who embody the values of ethical, sustainable and globally conscious leadership, and have made an outstanding contribution to their field of endeavour. The scholarship takes the form of a reduction in tuition fees for each unit completed over a two year period. Value: up to 25% of tuition fees.

MGSM Healthcare Scholarship (up to 25% of tuition fees)

Applicable to the MBA program, this scholarship is awarded to candidates working in the Australian healthcare, medical or pharmaceutical industry sector.  The scholarship takes the form of a reduction in tuition fees for each unit completed over a two year period.

International student scholarships

Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship (up to 25% of tuition fees)

Applicable to the MBA program this scholarship is designed to reward academic excellence and is awarded to candidates with a strong University academic record (usually reflected by a GPA of 3.3 or higher, or local equivalent). The scholarship takes the form of a reduction in tuition fees for each unit completed. Value: up to 25% of tuition fees.

MGSM Finance Industry scholarship (up to 25% of tuition fees)

Applicable to the MBA program, this scholarship is awarded to candidates from outside of Australia who are working within the finance, banking or insurance industry sector.  The scholarship takes the form of a reduction in tuition fees for each unit completed. Value: up to 25% of tuition fees.

Master of Management

Australian Student Scholarships

James Frank Kirk Citizenship Scholarship (up to 25% of tuition fees)

Applicable to the Master of Management program, this scholarship is awarded to candidates with a bachelor’s degree who can demonstrate ethical citizenship within business and the community.  The scholarship takes the form of a reduction in tuition fees for each unit completed over a two year period.  Value: up to 25% of tuition fees.

International Student Scholarships

Allan Moyes Leadership Scholarship (up to 25% of tuition fees)

Applicable to the Master of Management program this scholarship is available to candidates who can demonstrate both scholastic achievement and extracurricular achievements in the field of leadership and volunteerism. The scholarship takes the form of a reduction in the tuition fee for each unit completed. Value: up to 25% of tuition fees.

Graduate Diploma of Management

Australian Student Scholarships

Frederick Hall Global Mindset Scholarship (up to 25% of tuition fees)

Applicable to the Graduate Diploma, this scholarship is awarded to those with experience in the Information Communication Technology sector and who intend to continue to pursue a career in that sector.  The scholarship takes the form of a reduction in tuition fees for each unit completed over a one year period.  Value: up to 25% of tuition fees.

Malcolm Irving Sustainable Value Scholarship (up to 25% of tuition fees)

Applicable to the Graduate Diploma, this scholarship is awarded to those candidates with experience in the resources sector, who intend to continue to pursue a career in that sector and who are, or have been, a champion of the environment. The scholarship takes the form of a reduction in the tuition fee for each unit completed. Value: up to 25% of tuition fees.

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