Key interest area

Scholarships and fellowships (S&F)

This KIA focuses on all issues relating to international students who are sponsored to study in another country by their home government, host government or other agencies.

Topics under this KIA typically include:

  • managing the expectations of sponsors
  • meeting the unique needs of sponsored students
  • establishing appropriate systems to manage and support sponsored students
  • trends in scholarship numbers
  • innovations within international scholarship management

The AIEC 2020 Program Committee is specifically interested in for proposals cover the following topics:

  • partial scholarships – making these work for the institution 
  • short course scholarships – are these viable for an institution? 
  • outbound international scholarships 
  • managing sponsored and privately funded scholarship alumni 
  • Destination Australia scholarships (DET) – case studies 
  • sponsored students with a disability – case studies 
  • international development – update/future directions of scholarships from GoA 

Target audience:

  • middle to senior management of educational institutions
  • managing contractors
  • academics
  • scholarship funding agency representatives  


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