World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship

Are you a high-achieving student and leader intent on securing a place in a world-class graduate program overseas?


The experience of studying abroad at some of the world’s most coveted academic institutions is an experience like no other.

Our benefactor Paul Ramsay wanted to support young Australian leaders in their pursuit of this opportunity, so they could realise their goals and make their own unique contribution to Australian society.

Our World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship supports young Australians to undertake graduate study at the world’s best universities (e.g. Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, Harvard, Princeton, Bologna, etc.) for one, two and, in select cases, three years of graduate coursework and/or research.


Who is eligible to apply?

  • Students applying for the scholarship will need to have secured a place in a graduate program abroad before finalising their application.
  • Must be australian citizens or permanent residents who have been accepted into a Postgraduate Degree at a world leading university overseas.
  • The scholarships are not awarded for undergraduate study, medical research (outside of a masters or PhD program), post-doctoral research, visiting fellowships, or any other research appointment.
  • They are not ordinarily available for part-time study or for Executive Education programs.

Scholarship worth:

The scholarship is worth AUD$90,000.

The scholarship covers living and tuition fees and other related expenses.

How to apply for World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship:

Applicants will be asked to upload proof of Australian citizenship or permanent residency, letter of offer from university of choice (up to three can be listed in preferential order), research proposal if applicable, academic summary (institutions and degrees obtained) including transcripts and awards, 2-page CV, responses to selection criteria and contact details of three referees.

Step 1: May-Dec 2023: You may express your interest in the Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship by emailing: postgrad@ramsaycentre.org


Step 2: Sep 2023 – Jan 2024: Commence and finalise your application for overseas study with the relevant institution. In your Ramsay application, you will be able to list up to three institutions at which you’ve been offered a place.

Step 3: 1 Feb – 28 March 2024: Open an account in the application portal on or after Feb 1 and commence your application. Applications will close at 5pm (Sydney time) 28 March 2024. 

Visit this page for more details: https://www.ramsaycentre.org/scholarships-courses/postgraduate-scholarships/how-to-apply-2/


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