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International Undergraduate Commencing Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship in arts and social sciences
$10,000 scholarship to support international students starting an onshore undergraduate degree at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$10,000
  • International full-time student
  • Starting a bachelor's degree in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
N/A See information below

How to apply

No application is required, as all eligible students who have secured an unconditional offer of admission by the following dates, will be automatically considered:

Semester 1, 2022 Close date
Round 1 15 October 2021
Round 2 30 November 2021
Round 3 15 January 2022
Semester 2, 2022 Close date
Round 1 28 February 2022
Round 2 26 April 2022
Round 3 30 June 2022

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $10,000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an international student
  • have applied for but not yet commenced a bachelor's degree that is a CRICOS registered award program delivered onshore at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • must enrol full-time in the applicable degree.

Note: Students commencing a second degree at the University of Sydney are eligible provided they have not previously held this scholarship. Students applying with credit from partner institutions are eligible to be considered if their credit does not exceed 48 credit points.

Background

This scholarship was established by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to assist international undergraduate students with the costs of flights and other establishment costs.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to assist International Undergraduate Students with the costs of flights and other establishment costs.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to applicants having an unconditional offer of admission to study full-time in an undergraduate CRICOS registered degree in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants commencing a second degree at the University of Sydney are eligible provided they have not previously held this Scholarship.

c. Applicants applying with credit from partner institutions are eligible if their credit does not exceed 48 credit points.

d. Applicants must be international students at the time of application.

e. No separate application is required for this Scholarship.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on academic merit as assessed from the applicant’s application for admission.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or their nominated delegate.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum for up to one year.

b. The Scholarship value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each relevant semester.

c. Deferral of the scholarship is permitted for up to 12 months.

d. The Scholarship may not be suspended.

e. The Scholarship is transferable to another eligible degree within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

f. The Scholarship cannot be transferred to another Faculty or University.

g. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

h. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 65 each semester.

b. Recipients undertaking an exchange during the tenure of this scholarship are required to have achieved a Satisfied Requirements grade (SR) to receive their next payment.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

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

ii. becomes a domestic student before the relevant census date,

iii. commences part-time study without prior approval from the Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences,

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. accepts an alternative scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney, valued at $8,000 per annum or more for the same purpose as this Scholarship, or

vii. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave.

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.