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The MIT International Excellence Scholarship was conceived as a direct result of MIT’s desire to create an environment where students from around the world can be inspired and achieve excellence.
This scholarship is available only to international students who are commencing an undergraduate or postgraduate program in any of the two trimester; March or July (excludes November trimester) at MIT. Lists of eligible programs are listed under item number 5 of this document. Recipients are selected based on academic merit as demonstrated by their prior studies.
The MIT IE Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate applicants who have:
The MIT IE Scholarships are awarded to post graduate applicants who have:
All applicants who satisfy the eligibility criteria shall be interviewed. Such an interview serves two purposes. Firstly, to verify the information provided by applicant and secondly, to allow for a verbal communication assessment of the applicant to be made. Effective and easily understood verbal communication/public speaking is vital – to be considered an all-round - MIT scholar. Applicants who do not meet the criteria at the interview stage will not be considered further. Such interviews shall be conducted by the Admissions department.
For this scholarship to be carried forward into each subsequent trimester, the student must achieve an average overall grade of 70% or more, with no individual result below 65%, in their preceding semester in addition to the eligibility requirement stated under item number 2 of this documents (where applicable)
In determining the percentages, figures will ordinarily be rounded up to the nearest whole number. Students previously ineligible for this scholarship do not automatically become so as a consequence of any individual result being amended as the outcome of an appeal or review. The MIT Schools’ Scholarship Committee is responsible for assessing the retention of MITIE Scholarship.
All applications for this scholarship to be carried forward will be considered by the Schools’ Scholarships Committee, the membership of which is the Group General Manager (Chair) and the two Heads of School. The terms of reference for this committee are outlined below.
There is no right of appeal should an applicant be unsuccessful in securing a scholarship.
Successful applicants who are awarded a scholarship will receive a fee deduction of equivalent to 20% of the tuition fee of a program he or she is enrolled for the commencing trimester; March or July (November trimester if not eligible). This scholarship is not transferable to another Institute’s campus
The MIT International Excellence Scholarships are available for eligible candidates applying for the following MIT programs only:
|Name of the undergraduate programs||CRICOS course code|
|Bachelor of Business (any majors)||067439D (VIC)|
|Bachelor of Networking||062228M (VIC)|
|Name of post graduate programs||CRICOS course code|
|Master of Professional Accounting||057028F (VIC)|
|Master of Networking||062229K (VIC)|
|Master of Engineering (Telecommunications)||076147G (VIC)|
Qualifications submitted to apply for programs for which scholarships are sought, must be current (up to 12 months old). Where there are longer gaps between the application date and the latest submitted qualification completion date, candidates must provide relevant work experience.
Successful applicants will be notified with the program offer documents. All MITIE scholars who receive an official offer of place containing MITIE scholarship will note reduction in fees payable for the semester.
To maintain eligibility for the MITIE Scholarship during the academic year, students must be enrolled as a Melbourne Institute of Technology student during the academic year and be in good academic standing at the Institute. As a School’s Scholar, you are a member of the Institute community and are expected to comply with all laws, Institute’s policies, campus regulations and conducting yourself in ways that support a scholarly environment. During the tenure of your School’s Scholarship, you must agree to be guided by the MIT Campus Code of Student Conduct which can be downloaded at www.mit.edu.au/files/documents/MIT_melb_students_handbook.pdf.
7.1 The scholarship terms and conditions are as stated and MIT will not accept- any inferred interpretation not contained herein
7.2 For fair administration of the MITIE Scholarship communication between the scholarship applicants and MIT must be in writing and addressed to the Chair, School Scholarship Committee
7.3 Communication that is conducted through channels other than those stated in item 7.2 shall be deemed as invalid.
Applications for the continuation (retention of Scholarship) must be lodged by 4.30pm on the Friday of the week immediately before the classes start in the subsequent trimester.
Chair – Group General Manager
Members – Head of School Business, Head of School Information Technology & Engineering
Last updated 30 May 2012