Scholars Awards at University of Sydney, Australia


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Scholars Awards at University of Sydney, Australia

The University of Sydney is inviting applications for the 2017 Sydney Scholars Awards. These awards are open for international and Australian students (including New Zealand).

Sydney Scholars Awards also supports students with excellent academic ability who have faced significant challenges, such as financial, medical or disability issues, have refugee status or live in a rural area. The University of Sydney is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850, it is Australia’s first university and is regarded as one of the country’s leading universities To be eligible you will need to apply for a Sydney Scholars Award on hardship grounds.

  • Awards are available for pursuing the undergraduate degree and combined degrees.
  • Awards are available in all subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: The Sydney Scholars Awards offers Year 12 students commencing their studies in 2017 the opportunity to apply for scholarships ranging from $6,000 to $10,000 in value and awarded in duration from one year, up to 5 years (combined degrees). For domestic students (including New Zealand citizens), if you receive an ATAR of 99.90 you will automatically be awarded a scholarship worth $10,000 for the duration of your undergraduate degree.

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility Criteria: These prestigious scholarships will be offered to students who meet the selection criteria including an ATAR requirement of 95 and above. Students applying to the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and Sydney College of Arts require an ATAR of 90 or above. If you are an international student, have recently completed an International Baccalaureate or educational award equivalent to the HSC, and are applying for admission through UAC, you are also eligible to apply.

Eligible Nationalities: Awards are open for international and Australian students (including New Zealand).

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Application Procedure: For Sydney Scholars Awards, applicants will need to complete an online application form and upload your most recent school report. Provision for a personal statement will be included in the online application. They suggest that you complete a draft first and then cut and paste their final answers into the text boxes provided. Please note there is a 1000 character limit on each text box (approximately 150-200 words). Strict character limits apply.

Deadline: The application deadline is 30 September 2016.

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