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.