Ashok Khurana Scholarship for Outstanding Indian Student

This scholarship supports the education of an outstanding Indian student who is undertaking full time post-graduate studies at the University.

This scholarship was established by Professor Ashok Khurana and offers a stipend of A$30,000, payable towards the recipient's airfares, living expenses and tuition fees. The successful applicant will receive a 50% reduction on the tuition fees for the duration of their program.

This scholarship is available to candidates who:

  • Are Indian nationals;
  • Not currently studying in Australia; and/or
  • Residing in Australia on a Student, Bridging or any other visa.

This Scholarship will be open only to candidates undertaking a postgraduate coursework program of study, on a full time basis at the University in the areas of:

  • Education;
  • Agriculture (including Food Security and Wine);
  • Health Services (including Biotechnology);
  • Clean Technology;
  • Environment (including Urban Planning & Architecture);
  • Aerospace;
  • Resources; and any other programs as agreed by the Donor and the University (excluding studies related to Military or Defence).

Selection of the successful applicant will be made according to:

  • academic merit; and
  • a personal statement which demonstrates outstanding leadership qualities and an intention to significantly enhance India's development in their field of study upon completion of their studies.
Applications for this scholarship are now closed.