So you want to Study in Australia.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

Due to the ongoing restrictions caused by COVID-19, the 2020 Study in Australia Scholarship program has reluctantly been cancelled.
There will be no new Study in Australia Scholarships available until further notice.

Mangold
Study in Australia Scholarships
for people from
Timor-Leste.

These scholarships are for people from Timor-Leste to come to Australia to undertake an intensive English Language study program.

2021 Study in Australia Applications.

Applications Open: Date Pending

Applications Close: Date Pending

(5.00pm AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time)

For travel to Australia from approximately July 2021 to December 2021.

NOTES.

  • No late applications will be accepted.
  • Applicants must meet the guidelines, eligibility criteria, and requirements. No exceptions will be provided.
  • Guidelines, eligibility criteria and requirements may be subject to change prior to the next application round.
  • Any enquiries can be directed to
    [email protected]
    mangoldtrust.org.au

Guidelines.

Who can Apply.

These Study in Australia scholarships are offered to workers and graduates from Timor-Leste.

Application Criteria.

All Applicants must submit an application by the due date, they must meet all eligibility criteria and provide a reference in the format requested.

Language Skills.

Applicants need to have a reasonable level of English proficiency. This is a  difficult course that is taught entirely in English.

Placements.

The successful applicants will have the opportunity to study in Melbourne, Australia, for several months to complete an intensive English language course.

Contributions.

These study in Australia scholarships are intended as a generous contribution towards travel, living and education costs.

Study Program.

Students are required to enrol in a study program consisting of one (1) week of General English. This is followed by twenty (20) weeks of intensive English for Academic Purposes.

Eligibility.

To be considered for a scholarship you must meet all the eligibility criteria:

01.

CITIZENSHIP

be a resident of Timor-Leste.

02.

EMPLOYMENT

working in paid employment with a:

  • company of commercial business
  • government organisation
  • Non-Government Organisation (NGO), or a
  • community organisation.

03.

GRADUATE

have been awarded a degree or diploma from a university or technical college.

04.

REFERENCE

provide a reference from your employer on letterhead.

05.

TIMEFRAMES

not have applied for a Study in Australia scholarship in the previous year (2020).

06.

APPLICATION

submit a complete online application by the closure date.

Reference.

You must obtain a Reference from your employer. It must address the following:

A. Applicant

The name of the Applicant.

B. Referee

The name and address of the Referee.

C. Relationship

How long, and in what context, has the Referee known the Applicant?

D. Study Skills

In the Referee's opinion, does the Applicant have the aptitude and the study skills to undertake an intensive English language course in Australia? Give reasons for this view.

E. Reasons

In the Referee's opinion, does the Applicant have the maturity to travel abroad and benefit from the opportunity to study in Australia? Give reasons for this view.

F. Comments

Please make any other comments or observations about the Applicant that are considered relevant.

References.

You must obtain a Reference from your employer. It must address the following:

A. Applicant

The name of the applicant.

B. Referee​

The name and address of the Referee.

C. Relationship

How long, and in what context, has the Referee known the Applicant?

D. Study Skills

In the Referee’s opinion, does the Applicant have the aptitude and the study skills to undertake an intensive English language course in Australia? Give reasons for this view.

E. Reasons

In the Referee’s opinion, does the Applicant have the maturity to travel abroad and benefit from the opportunity to study in Australia? Give reasons for this view.

F. Comments

Please make any other comments or observations about the Applicant that are considered relevant.

Application Process.

What is the application process?

01.

BEFORE APPLICATIONS OPEN

  • Arrange a Reference, on letterhead, that addresses the requested information.

02.

APPLICATIONS OPEN

  • Check you meet all the eligibility criteria.
  • Make sure you submit your application by the closing date and time.

03.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

  • After applications close you will receive an email from the Mangold Trust confirming we have received your application.

04.

SHORTLIST

  • The Mangold Trust considers all received and eligible applications.
  • You will receive an email to advise if you have, or have not, been shortlisted.
  • All shortlisted Applicants are provided with an appointment time for an interview and test.

05.

INTERVIEWS

  • Interviews and tests are conducted in Dili.

06.

OFFERS

  • The Mangold Trust will determine the successful scholarship recipients.
  • You will receive an email to advise if you have been successful or not.

Further information for Applicants.

What happens next if my application is successful?

You will be assisted to:

  • Apply for a place at the School
  • Apply for a student Visa for Australia after you receive a Certificate of Enrolment from the School*
  • Attend and complete a medical examination
  • Be allocated suitable Homestay accommodation
  • Arrive in Melbourne, Australia, ready to start your English course.

*Note that the Mangold Trust will cover the cost of the student Visa application. You will need to have a valid Passport arranged at your own cost.

What costs does the scholarshp cover?

The Mangold Study in Australia scholarship will cover the costs of:

  • the application and related costs to obtain a student Visa for Australia (but NOT the cost of your Passport)
  • the course tuition fees
  • one return economy air fare between Dili and Melbourne
  • basic homestay accommodation organised by the Mangold Trust
  • equipment/books and essentials allowance, and
  • a reasonable living allowance, paid in instalments.

What are the conditions of the scholarship?​

If successful, you will be offered a Study in Australia scholarship and you will be required to sign a Scholarship Agreement.

The conditions of the scholarship are that you:

  • obtain a student Visa
  • must live in a Homestay in Melbourne arranged by the School, or arranged with an organisation approved by the Mangold Trust. The Mangold Trust will only pay Homestay expenses either to the School or to an approved oragnisation, and
  • make satisfactory progress in your studies. The School will provide the Mangold Trust with reports on your progress.

Where will I live in Australia?

The Mangold Trust arranges through the School, for each student to live in a Homestay in Melbourne. Sometimes students may stay in a Homestay with another student. This is included in the scholarship.

This will provide a secure residence where meals are provided and you are encouraged to practice speaking English.

How long will I be in Australia?

Successful Applicants will be in Australia for about 22 weeks. 

Where will I study?

The Mangold Trust has made an arrangement with the school, EC English (“the School) in Melbourne, for scholarship recipients to study English for Academic Purposes in a supportive and effective study environment.

Cancellation of the scholarship.

The Mangold Trust reserves the right to withdraw or terminate the scholarship at any time if  you:

  • engage in serious misconduct which in the opinion of the Mangold Trust is inconsistent with the aims of the Mangold Trust or in any other way brings the Mangold Trust into disrepute; or
  • fails to make satisfactory progress in your studies; or
  • do not comply with your student Visa conditions.

“…greater understanding and tolerance between the people of the world – and consequently a lessening of conflict – could be achieved through the study of other languages and cultures.”

Anne Marie Herzenberg on Walter Mangold