- The Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship Scheme (VCIS) is a scholarship that targets exceptional international students who are enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate coursework full degrees.
- This scholarship supports high-achieving international students who are commencing their studies at the University of Sydney.
- The VCIS is only offered at the beginning of a coursework degree, i.e. it is only awarded once in the first year of commencement of study and is not renewable.
- University of Sydney
Fields of Study
- Any bachelor’s degree program that is a CRICOS (Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students) registered award program
What does the scholarship cover?
- This scholarship program offers four scholarship amounts based on ranking against selection criteria. These are:
- $40,000 payable for one year in two equal installments per semester
- $20,000 payable for one semester
- $10,000 payable for one semester
- $5,000 payable for one semester
NOTE: The availability of some amounts may be limited to specified cohorts.
How many scholarships are given?
- Not stated
Which countries are targeted?
- International students
Am I Eligible to Apply?
To apply for this scholarship, you must:
- Be an international student
- Have applied for but not yet commenced an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree at the University of Sydney
- Secured an Unconditional Offer of Admission by the application deadline
- Not be in receipt of any other tuition scholarship or sponsorship administered by the University of Sydney, of a value exceeding A$10,000 per annum.
- Have applied for but not yet commenced a bachelor’s degree or a coursework master’s degree that is a CRICOS registered award program
NOTE: Applicants commencing a second degree at the University of Sydney are eligible provided they have not previously held the Vice Chancellor’s International Scholarships.
How Do I Apply – Next Steps
- There is no separate application is required for the scholarship.
- All eligible applicants holding unconditional offers by the specified deadline will be automatically considered for the scholarship.
- Academic merit
- Nomination by a selection committee consisting of two nominees, i.e. The Executive Director of Sydney Future Students and one nominee from the Admissions Office.
- 15 June 2021
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