Australia is opening up its doors to Indian students by offering them scholarships to study in Australia.
The University of Wollongong (UOW), in partnership with the Bradman Foundation , is offering the UOW Bradman Scholarship to one undergraduate student from India each year.
"The scholarship is granted for the duration of the scholar's UG programme. This scholarship will give the selected candidate an opportunity to play cricket/regional cricket/professional cricket depending on his/her performance. This scholarship will support a student who has already got admission at the UOW," says Paul Wellings CBE, vicechancellor , University of Wollongong.
A new scholar will be selected in each calendar year. The scholar will receive 50% tuition fee waiver for each standard academic year. Indian students, currently residing in India, who have turned 18 years of age, prior to the commencement of the UOW course; who have completed their ICSE / CBSE with a minimum 70% average in the best four academic subjects can apply.
Students have to submit a letter of application , history of education and employment , certificates of academic record, among other things. For details, visit uow.edu.au. The last date for submission of application form is January 31, 2013.