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Faculty of Engineering Credit Agreement Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship
Assisting high achieving students who apply for admission via a formal credit recognition agreement.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$5000 pa (for up to 2 years)
  • International student
  • Enrolling as an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Engineering
  • WAM of 75 or equivalent
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How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is $5000 per annum for up to two years.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an international student
  • have received an unconditional offer of admission to an eligible undergraduate course within the Faculty of Engineering
  • have a WAM of 75 (or equivalent) in your current studies
  • have applied for admission to the faculty through:
    • a formal credit recognition agreement that the faculty or school, has entered into with an overseas higher education partner institution which permits eligibility for this scholarship, or
    • an alternative international agreement that has been recognised as permitting eligibility for this scholarship, under the discretion of the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering
  • be enrolling into an eligible course/s (see below).

Note: Currently applications are only accepted from students applying from Harbin Institute of Technology or Beijing Jiao Tong University who will be enrolling into either the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) or Bachelor of Engineering (Software).

This round is for students who will commence their studies at the University of Sydney in semester one or semester two 2021.

Background

This scholarship was funded in 2017 by the Faculty of Engineering to assist high achieving students who applied for admission via a formal credit recognition agreement, or other agreement which has been approved by the Dean.

1. Background

a. The Scholarship was established in 2017 by the Faculty of Engineering to assist high achieving students who applied for admission via a formal credit recognition agreement, or other agreement which has been approved by the Dean as being recognised as permitting participating in this Scholarship.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be International students who have received an unconditional offer of admission to an eligible undergraduate course within the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney and have a WAM of 75 (or equivalent) in their current studies.

b. Applicants must have completed at least 96 credit points of units of study at an overseas higher education partner institution.

c. Applicants must have applied for admission to the Faculty through:

I. a formal credit recognition agreement that the Faculty, or one of its schools, has entered into with an overseas higher education partner institution which permits eligibility for this Scholarship, or

II. an alternative international agreement that has been recognised as permitting eligibility for this Scholarship, under the discretion of the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering.

d. Applicants must be enrolling into an eligible course(s) which will be stated in the scholarship advertising.

3. Selection

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of prior tertiary academic merit.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the recommendation of the selection committee, which will include the Faculty Associate Dean (Education) or their nominee, and the Head of School of each participating school within the Faculty, or their nominees.

4. Amount

a. The Scholarship will provide an amount of $5,000 per annum, which will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

b. The Scholarship has a maximum duration of two years.

c. The Scholarship is not deferrable and cannot be transferred to another undergraduate course outside a participating school in the Faculty of Engineering.

d. The Scholarship may be transferred to another undergraduate course in another participating school within the Faculty of Engineering only with the approval of the relevant Heads of School.

e. The Scholarship will be offered subject to funding availability.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. The recipient must maintain a WAM of 65 or more each semester.

b. The recipient must have paid their University fees by the relevant due date for each teaching period.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. has not paid their University fees by the relevant due date,

III. commences part-time study (anything less than 24 credit points per semester) without prior approval,

IV. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

V. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application,

VI. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

VII. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or the Scholarship is terminated under any instance in the Termination Clause of these terms and conditions, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.

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