The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship – African Women in STEM provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding female students from certain African countries. This scholarship is introduced to support those who share the passion to study in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, our elite and highly ranked programs at Macquarie University.


  • Applicants must have applied to and be accepted in a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate programme at MU.
  • Applicants are required to have completed a minimum of 12 years of schooling to be admitted at MU.
  • Applicants are required to attain minimum scores in the following English language proficiency tests:
    • IELT – 6.5
    • TOEFL-iBT – 83
    • PTE Academic – 58
    • Duolingo – 115

Application Deadline: 2nd July 2021

Eligible Countries: Applicants from sub-Saharan African countries Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, The Gambia Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe are eligible.

Type: Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Value of Award: 50%Tuition fee

Number of Awards: 1

Eligible Field of Studies: Applicants can apply for any undergraduate and postgraduate programme in the areas of science, mathematics, technology and engineering.

Method of Application: Applicants must first complete the online application process of the desired undergraduate or postgraduate programme. Applicants are required to fill an application form

Visit The Scholarship Website For More Information