Applications are invited for the 2014 University of Sydney Achievers International Scholarship open to new international undergraduate and postgraduate students commencing studies at the University in 2014.

Up to 100 of these prestigious undergraduate scholarships and several postgraduate scholarships will be offered in 2014 to high achieving, academically meritorious, international students, who want to study at one of the finest institutions of higher education in the world.

Worth of Award (Undergraduate)

  • AUD$10,000 each per annum, available for the CRICOS registered duration of a recipient’s program of study, for any Undergraduate program offered at the University of Sydney (subject to the recipient maintaining satisfactory academic progress each year).
  • No living allowance is payable.

Worth of Award (Postgraduate)

  • AUD$10,000 each per annum (ie, $15,000 in total for a 1.5 year program, $20,000 in total for a 2 year program), available for the CRICOS registered duration of a recipient’s program of study, for any Postgraduate Coursework program offered at the University of Sydney (subject to the recipient maintaining satisfactory academic progress each year).
  • No living allowance is payable.

Eligibility (Undergraduate)

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification or an international senior secondary qualification accepted by the University with outstanding results, as deemed by the University of Sydney.
  • Students completing Foundation Studies Programs offered by Australian or New Zealand universities are eligible.
  • Students who have already commenced/completed tertiary studies, or students transferring with credit exemptions and/or advanced standing, are not eligible.
  • Applicants must have completed the equivalent of an Australian Bachelor degree qualification with outstanding results based on the Australian grading system, as deemed by the University of Sydney.
  • Students who have already commenced/completed postgraduate studies, or students transferring with credit exemptions and/or advanced standing, are not eligible.

Eligibility (Postgraduate)

  • Applicants must have completed the equivalent of an Australian Bachelor degree qualification with outstanding results based on the Australian grading system, as deemed by the University of Sydney.
  • Students who have already commenced/completed postgraduate studies, or students transferring with credit exemptions and/or advanced standing, are not eligible.

How to Apply (Postgraduate and Undergraduate)

  • No separate application for a Sydney Achievers International Scholarship is necessary.
  • An Application for Admission to the University of Sydney in 2014 will constitute an application for a Scholarship.
  • All applications meeting the selection and eligibility criteria resulting in unconditional Offers of Admission will be automatically considered.
  • Successful candidates will receive an Offer of a Scholarship with the Offer of Admission.
  • Applications received after the deadlines will not be considered.
  • Candidates applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will be considered in January 2014.
  • Successfull candidates will be notified by email.

Selection Criteria

  • Selection will be based strictly on academic merit as per the University’s admission requirements.
  • Selection will be based on actual results (academic and English language proficiency). Predicted/forecast results will not be considered.
  • Only applicants with firm, unconditional offers of admission will be considered.

Deadline: The closing date for receipt of applications and complete supporting documentation (academic and English language proficiency results) is 15 January 2014 for Semester 1, 2014, and 30 June 2014 for Semester 2, 2014. Successfull candidates will be notified by email.

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