2015 Sydney Achievers International Scholarships

The University of Sydney takes great pleasure in announcing the Sydney Achievers International Scholarships for new international students commencing at the University in 2015. These prestigious Scholarships will be offered to high achieving, academically meritorious, international students, inviting them to enjoy the Sydney experience at one of the finest institutions of higher education in the world.

Selection is based strictly on academic merit.

For all enquiries regarding Sydney Achievers scholarships please email .


Sydney Achievers International Scholarships (Undergraduate)

Benefits
  • 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.
Criteria for Eligibility
  • 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.

For further information on equivalents to Australian Year 12 qualifications and a table showing standard academic requirements for some of these examinations relative to ATAR scores see:
Undergraduate entry requirements

To enquire about this scholarship: email .

Sydney Achievers International Scholarships (Postgraduate)

Benefits
  • 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.
Criteria for Eligibility
  • 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 are not eligible.

To enquire about this scholarship: email .


Application and Selection Procedures

  • No separate application is required for the scholarship. Applications for Admission to Semester One 2015 are now open. To apply, visit our FIND A COURSE website.
  • To be considered for the Sydney Achievers International Scholarship, a candidate must receive an Unconditional Offer of Admission.
  • All eligible applicants with an unconditional offer by a specified cut-off date will be considered. From that pool, top-ranked eligible applicants will be selected and invited to complete an Expression of Interest form. All those returning a completed EOI form by the due date will be further considered, from which successful candidates will be selected and then offered the scholarship by email.

Deadlines - Semester One 2015

Round One
To be considered, you must have an Unconditional Offer by 01 December 2014.
Invitations to EOI will be sent to selected applicants by 05 December 2014.
Those returning their EOIs by 12 December 2014 will be further considered.
Offers for the scholarship will be made by 19 December 2014.

Round Two
To be considered, you must have an Unconditional Offer by 15 January 2015.
Invitations to EOI will be sent to selected applicants by 23 January 2015.
Those returning their EOIs by 30 January 2015 will be further considered.
Offers for the scholarship will be made after 06 February 2015.

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 unconditional offers of admission will be considered.
  • Selection will be made by the Student Recruitment & Admissions Group, whose decision will be final. No appeals will be entertained.

Conditions

  • Scholarship recipients will need to maintain satisfactory academic progress, which, for the purposes of retaining the Scholarship, is defined as maintaining a credit average (at least 65%) or more each year. Failure to do so may result in the Scholarship being terminated.
  • Successful candidates:
    - must not be in receipt of any other tuition scholarship or sponsorship;
    - must commence study in Semester One 2015 – commencement may not be deferred to a later semester;
    - will be required to pay for their own airfares to Sydney, living expenses, study materials, text books, any ancillary fees (if applicable) and Overseas Student Health Cover each year;
    - are also responsible for paying the balance of the tuition fees each year;
    - are required to enrol as full-time international students and must maintain their international student status on a full-time basis throughout their enrolment at the University of Sydney; and
    - may not be entitled to a ‘Leave of Absence’ during the duration of the Scholarship, unless it is due to extenuating circumstances.

The University of Sydney reserves the right to make changes to this Scholarships program without notice and at its discretion.