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UQ’s yuletide scholarship debacle

400 mistakenly received offer on Christmas Eve. By Antonia Maiolo. “I am sincerely sorry about this, as are all my colleagues at UQ.” The University of Queensland has had to apologise for an email error that resulted in hundreds of ...

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Afghan envoy praises Fulbringht scholars

Representatives of the Australian, Afghan and US governments have praised the 2012 Australian winners of Fulbright scholarships at a dinner in Sydney. Nasir Andisha, Afghanistan’s ambassador to Australia, is himself a former winner of the prestigious scholarship, established in the ...

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Doctoral scholarship a dream come true

A Victorian scholarship program is helping turn dreams into reality for Sayali Shah. The 25-year-old student from Pune, in the Indian state of Maharashtra, is one of seven Indian PhD students last week awarded the Victoria India Doctoral Scholarship in ...

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Scholarship helps not for profit sector

The not-for-profit sector is a big employer in Australia but skills development and training is often a low priority for organisations, who have neither the time nor money to spend on it for their staff. The Australian-American Fulbright Commission, working ...

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