The JCU International Merit Stipend provides fortnightly payments of A$350 to assist with expenses throughout the duration of study at JCU, providing a strong GPA is maintained.
|Student Level||Undergraduate & Postgraduate coursework|
|Student Status||International; new students|
|Area of Study||Excluding but is not limited to, the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Bachelor of Veterinary Science, Master of Engineering (Professional) and online and non-award programs.|
|Scholarship criteria/type||International; Living allowance|
|Scholarship Value||Payment of A$350 per fortnight|
|Scholarship duration||Duration of student’s course* (ongoing GPA requirement applies)|
|Number of scholarships available||Varies|
|Application Open / Close||Automatically assessed when application is received|
In 2022, the International Merit Stipend is for eligible high achieving students from Asia, Africa, Papua New Guinea and the Middle East.
In 2023, the International Merit Stipend is for eligible high achieving students from Africa. High achieving students from Asia, PNG and the Middle East may be eligible for the International Excellence Scholarship.
Some programs are ineligible for the International Merit Stipend. This includes, but is not limited to, end on honours degrees, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Bachelor of Veterinary Science, and online and non-award programs. Australia Awards students and SACM students and all other government scholarships/sponsorships covering full tuition fees, international students transferring from joint programs, and study abroad and exchange students are not eligible.
Master of Engineering (Professional) students are not eligible to apply for this scholarship in 2022 as there is a seperate Master of Engineering (Professional) scholarship.