Scholarships in Australia

World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship, Australia 2024-25

This is to bring to your notice the application window for the World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship, Australia 2024-25 has now been opened for the general public to apply.

Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship

Important Points 

Listed below are the key points to be noted about the World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship, Australia 2024-25:

  • Funding is partial 
  • All the following courses offered at the host institution in respective departments and faculties are eligible for this scholarship:
    • All courses 
  • International students are eligible
  • All postgraduate applicants are eligible

Brief Description

Are you an ambitious student and a leader with a strong desire to secure a spot in a prestigious graduate program abroad? The experience of studying at renowned academic institutions worldwide offers a truly unique and enriching opportunity. Our benefactor, Paul Ramsay, was dedicated to empowering young Australian leaders in their pursuit of this experience, enabling them to achieve their aspirations and make a distinctive contribution to Australian society.

The World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship is designed to support promising young Australians in pursuing graduate studies at some of the finest universities globally, including institutions like Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, Harvard, Princeton, Bologna, and more. This scholarship provides funding for one, two, and in certain cases, three years of graduate coursework and/or research. The level of support offered is highly competitive, aligning with prestigious scholarships such as the Rhodes, John Monash, Fulbright, and other significant awards.

Application Deadline

  • The application deadline is as follows:
    • 1 Feb 2024: Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship applications open
    • 28 March 2024: Scholarship applications close at 5pm AEDT

Eligible Courses

World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship, Australia 2024-25 is a scheme that looks to reward high-achieving internationals, and it is only available for the courses below at the respective faculties:

  • All courses 

Eligible Countries

Students from the following nationalities are eligible:

  • Australia

Scholarship Award Benefit

The university will provide all of the following:

  • AUD$90,000 per annum 
  • Comprehensive Coverage: The scholarship encompasses living expenses, tuition fees, and other associated costs.
  • Eligibility Exclusions: The scholarships are not granted for undergraduate studies, medical research (excluding Masters or PhD programs), post-doctoral research, visiting fellowships, or any other research appointments

Degree Type

The World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship, Australia 2024-25 is for postgraduate applicants.

Number of Awards

  • Not specified 

Eligibility Criteria

All applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for the World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship, Australia 2024-25:

  • Prospective students must first secure a spot in a graduate program overseas before completing their scholarship application.
  • Applicants must hold Australian citizenship or permanent residency status.
  • Acceptance into a postgraduate program at a top-tier international university is a prerequisite.


  • Scholarships are not granted for undergraduate studies.
  • Medical research funding is limited to Masters or PhD programs.
  • Post-doctoral research, visiting fellowships, and other research appointments are not covered.
  • Part-time study and Executive Education programs are typically ineligible for consideration.

Application Procedure

The following procedure remains the only viable route to apply rightfully:

  • Express your interest by emailing:
  • From September 2023 to January 2024, complete your application for overseas study with your chosen institution. In your Ramsay application, you can list up to three institutions where you’ve been offered a place.
  • Between February 1 and March 28, 2024, open an account in the application portal and start your application. The deadline is 5pm (Sydney time) on March 28, 2024.

In your application, you’ll need to:

  • Provide evidence of Australian citizenship (or permanent residency).
  • Show acceptance into one or more of the graduate programs you applied for in 2024 (up to three options). For research programs, include your research proposal.
  • Present an academic summary (institutions attended and degrees obtained) with certified transcripts and awards.
  • Submit a 2-page CV detailing work experience, community service, leadership, and other non-academic activities.
  • Address the selection criteria and outline your future goals.
  • Provide contact information for three referees. They will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview, and at least one should be able to speak about your academic abilities.

Please click the World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship, Australia 2024-25 to begin your application.

Frequently Asked Questions

The following are the FAQs that would help you in your scholarship search:

World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship, Australia

  • It is an undergraduate position for only high-achieving applicants of the scholarship by Partner Universities

What are Tips to Increase My Chances of Getting Selected

  • Follow deadlines and give all documentation correctly upon request.

Is this Scholarship for Both Domestic and Foreign Applicants?

  • This is for International applicants.

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