Vice-Chancellor International Scholarships Scheme- Tier 2 (Engg Bachelors) Ongoing

Awarded By: The University of Sydney in Australia
Updated on Mar 7, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Bachelors
Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
Amount: AUD 20000
Countries:
AustraliaAustralia

Scholarship Overview

This is a Merit Based Scholarship, which is provided to only maximum number of students, depending on the University student. Vice-Chancellor International Scholarships Scheme are valued at AUD 40000 for maximum number of students, depending on the University student who qualify from The University of Sydney. Also, the Vice-Chancellor International Scholarships Scheme is a one time tuition reducing scholarship, offered in the first year of Masters Degree only. Applications for Vice-Chancellor International Scholarships Scheme at The University of Sydney are filed separately.

Applicable course, university, and country

Available for the following undergraduate programs:

  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Flexible First Year)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Aeronautical)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Biomedical Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Electrical Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)

This scholarship is applicable for all the undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs offered at the University of Sydney

Scholarship amount details

Tier 2 Scholarships capped at AUD$20,000 towards a recipient’s first-year tuition fees.
The amount of $20,000 will be paid for one year in two equal instalments.
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, 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, United Kingdomraine, 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

  • Certified copies of academic transcript
  • English language proficiency scores
  • Application process:
    • No separate application is required for the scholarship
    • All eligible applicants with an unconditional offer by a specified cut-off date will be considered for the scholarships
  • The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit as assessed from a student’s application for admission to an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree
  • The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of two nominees of the Executive Director, Sydney Future Students and one nominee of the Admissions Office
  • The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:
    • withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol
    • becomes a domestic student
    • 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
    • has accepted another scholarship administered by the University of Sydney (funded by the University or by a third party), of a value at or exceeding A$10,000 per annum
    • 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
  • Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed

Scholarship Application:
Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable.
No separate application is needed.

Application Documents:

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

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Semester 1, 2024 Close date Not Available
Round 1 1 September 2023
Round 2 1 November 2023
Round 3 8 January 2024
Semester 2, 2024 Close date Not Available
Round 1 1 March 2024
Round 2 15 April 2024
Round 3 17 June 2024
Contact Email: scholarshipsofficer@sydneyeduau
FAQ Link: Scholarship FAQ
Contact number: +61 2 8627 1444

Additional Information:

  • Selection Criteria:
  • The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit as assessed from a student’s application for admission to an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree
  • The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of two nominees of the Executive Director, Sydney Future Students and one nominee of the Admissions Office
      • Termination:
      • The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:
      • withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,
      • becomes a domestic student,
      • 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,
      • has accepted another scholarship administered by the University of Sydney (funded by the University or by a third party), of a value at or exceeding A$10,000 per annum,
      • 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

      Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicants must have any one of the following:
    • CBSE score of 145, entry requirement is the total of the best four externally examined subjects (where A1=5, A2=45, B1=35, B2=3, C1=2, C2=15, D1=1, D2=05)
    • Indian School Certificate- 88 (average of the best four externally examined subjects, including English)
    • Indian Higher Secondary School Certificate- 85 (Average of the best 5 academic subjects in the HSSC in the states, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal)
  • Must satisfy the English language proficiency requirement by submitting one of the following tests:
    • IELTS- Overall score of 65, with a minimum score of 60 in each band
    • TOEFL- Overall score of 85, with a minimum of 17 in reading, listening and speaking and 19 in writing
    • PTE- Overall score of 61 with 54 in each band
  • Must be enrolled for CRICOS registered program of study at the University of Sydney in any Undergraduate coursework full degree program
  • To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the student must maintain a minimum semester average mark of 65 and have no outstanding tuition fees
  • Must be willing to promote the program in which they are enrolled as well as represent the University of Sydney at student orientation, marketing events and corporate networking events

Special Restrictions:
No Special Restriction applicable
Exams Details:

Exam Name Indicates if Exam is Required and Cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required (minimum score 85)
IELTS Required (minimum score 65)
PTE Required (minimum score 61)
12 Required (minimum score 880%)

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 and bachelors 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