Dr Abdul Kalam International Undergraduate Scholarship- Engineering (Bachelors)

Awarded By: The University of Sydney in Australia
Updated on Mar 7, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Bachelors
Deadline: Jan 11, 2021
Amount: Varies
Countries:
AustraliaAustralia

Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is offered in the memory of Dr.
APJ Abdul Kalam, the 11th President of India.
In recognition of his contribution to his profession, Dr.
Kalam was presented with an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from the University of Sydney in 2011.
It is initiated to celebrate his commitment to education, and his endeavors to support outstanding students to develop as future leaders.
The Scholarship will be awarded by the Associate Dean, Indigenous Strategy and Services, Faculty of Engineering, or their nominated delegate.

Applicable course, university, and country

This scholarship is applicable for all the full-time undergraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney Some of them include –

  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Aeronautical)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Mechatronic Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Biomedical Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Software Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Electrical Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil) and Bachelor of Design in Architecture
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)

Scholarship amount details

The value of the scholarship is 50% of the tuition fees for a maximum of one year.
The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
Conversion rate used: 1 AUD = Rs. 54.76 (last updated 7th December 2023).
Scholarship amount will be given: One Time
Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense × Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:
Varies

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • No specific documents required
  • Application Process:Online applications for the semester 1 intake of 2021 has been closed now (not available on the site)
  • Online applications for the semester 1 intake of 2021 has been closed now (not available on the site)
  • The application Start date: 28th September 2020
  • The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:Withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enroll,Commences part-time study without prior approval,Does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,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,Accepts an alternative tuition fee scholarship
  • In such circumstances, this scholarship will be terminated in favor of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship is of higher value,Does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, orAny other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination
  • Withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enroll,
  • Commences part-time study without prior approval,
  • Does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,
  • 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,
  • Accepts an alternative tuition fee scholarship
  • In such circumstances, this scholarship will be terminated in favor of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship is of higher value,
  • Does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or
  • Any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination
  • Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to a University error
  • 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

Scholarship Application:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
Transcripts Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship Application Open: 28th September 2020
Scholarship Deadline: January 11, 2021
Contact Number: 61 2 8627 1444
FAQ Link: https://wwwsydneyeduau/scholarships/contact-us/faqshtml

Additional Information:
The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

  • Withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enroll
  • Commences part-time study without prior approval,
  • Does not maintain satisfactory academic performance
  • 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
  • Accepts an alternative tuition fee scholarship
  • In such circumstances, this scholarship will be terminated in favor of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship is of higher value
  • Does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or
  • Any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination
  • Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to a University error
  • 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

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, or an international senior secondary qualification equivalent to an ATAR of at least 98
  • Applicants must be International students who have an unconditional offer of admission to any undergraduate program in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney
  • Applicants must enroll full-time in the semester immediately following the award of this scholarship
  • Preference will be given to following candidates:
  • The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit based on the applicant’s performance in an Australian Year 12 qualification or an equivalent International senior secondary qualification
  • The Scholarship will be awarded by the Associate Dean, Indigenous Strategy and Services, Faculty of Engineering, or their nominated delegate

Special Restrictions:
No Special Restriction applicable
Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required

iSchoolConnect Rating

4
The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their secondary education from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time