The Foundation for Australian Studies in China (FASIC) is an independent non-profit foundation in Australia established to support Australian Studies Centres located across China. FASIC is pleased to establish and implement the BHP Billiton Australia China Scholarships, with funding generously provided by BHP Billiton.
Available to: Current Student
Level of study:
The Scholarships have been established to encourage and assist students and young professionals to pursue specialised study, research and experience in priority areas of interest in the bilateral Australia-China relationship. The Scholarships will be given to encourage Australian students and young professionals to study in China in a priority area of interest.
Award value: up to A$60,000 per annum and may be payable for up to three years, depending on the successful applicant’s course of study
Applicants must be Australian citizens or have been granted Permanent Resident Status prior to the date of an Applicant’s submission of a Scholarship application.
Applicants for the BHP Billiton David Walker Australian Studies Scholarship may be citizens of the People’s Republic of China.
Applicants must have completed or be about to complete an undergraduate degree from an Australian or Chinese university and be planning to undertake postgraduate study at a Chinese university no later than in the calendar year following the year of the Applicant’s Scholarship award. Programs can commence in either 2018 or 2019.
Scholarships will be given to encourage Australian students and young professionals to study in People's Republic of China in the following priority areas of interest:
Scholarships may also be given to Chinese students and young professionals to study in Australia in the field of:
A Selection Committee will consider the following criteria in assessing Applicants: