Ten scholars from India will be awarded 90,000 Australian dollars (about $94,400) each to pursue their Ph.Ds from varsities in Australia’s Victoria state starting 2012.

The new Victoria-India Doctoral Scholarships Programme, launched by the state government of Victoria and the Australia India Institute, is among the several strategic engagement opportunities initiated by the Victorian government to woo Indian students.

The scholarships are being offered in partnership with Victoria’s universities and offer a new attractive incentive for India’s high-achieving students to come to Victoria for doctoral studies.

It is said that more than 150,000 international students are already studying in Victoria’s education institutions.

At the New Delhi launch of the scholarships , Australia’s High Commissioner to India, His Excellency Peter Varghese, said this generous scholarship was a great opportunity for some of Indias smartest researchers to pursue their doctoral studies at Victoria’s universities.

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