$20,000 Postgraduate Merit Scholarship for Engineering International Students at the University of Sydney in Australia 2023

Written by catherine.caoile on May 2, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

    Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

For the academic year of 2022-2023, the University of Sydney in Australia wants to encourage international postgraduate degree students to pursue their engineering programs with the help of the Engineering International Students Postgraduate Merit Scholarship. The university has organized the scholarship to extend help to the deserving outstanding students with academic excellence to pursue their higher degrees and be one of the scholars who will be receiving a total value amount of $20,000 to be used towards their tuition fees.

With the rising educational fees all around the globe, international students find it very hard to search for scholarships that can help them with their financial barriers to continuing their higher degrees. The University of Sydney understands the situation of the students. Annually, the university aims to provide more resources to create more leaders and help both local and international students to pursue their studies without financial barriers.

All international students who will be admitted to an engineering program in postgraduate degree will have the chance to achieve the scholarship awards at the University of Sydney. The scholarship was established in the year 2021 and has been generously funded by the Engineering faculties to better assist and encourage the international students to commence their master’s degree in the engineering program at the University of Sydney.

Scholarship Provider: University of Sydney 

About the Provider

The University of Sydney is one f the public university in Australia that provides high-quality education and ranked 27th in the world and has always been among the top 50 universities in the world. The University of Sydney strongly believes in giving education to all and leadership that can help improve someone else’s lives with the community service.

As an internationally known leader in education, research, student experience, and graduate work. It represents remarkable excellence in research and education. The university was very dedicated to supporting students on their way to the University of Sydney.

Annually, the university offers a $105 million total value scholarship for both local and international students in different categories and levels to achieve their academic goals and future careers. The graduate students of the university have more chance of employability rate and support to undertake their internship and be more prepared for their careers. The majority of their degrees are embedded in an internship that can range from two weeks to a maximum of full years.

Sydney ranks first in Australia and second worldwide in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, which addresses the dual issue of environmental protection while addressing inequality through sustainable development.

Every student who will be admitted to the university has the chance to choose from more flexible courses and degree structures. The local and international students can browse more opportunities and courses that can suit their passion and goals in the future. The university promotes leadership by providing excellent research and teaching facilities. The university educators, researchers, and leading thinkers are paving the way for solving complex global problems affecting our health, environment, technology, and culture.

At the university core, they have research teams working to create cleaner fuels, a faster Internet, treat chronic diseases, and a more sustainable lifestyle.

Scholarship Summary 

  • Academic Year: 2022-2023
  • Degree Level: Master’s Degree
  • Field: Engineering
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Scholarship Total Value: $20,000
  • Applicant’s Nationality: International
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Offered Annually: Yes
  • Scholarship Country: University

Scholarship Eligibility 

Before proceeding with the application process, the students must check their eligibility for the program.

  • Must be an International student and will be admitted to a Master’s coursework degree in the Engineering department at the Univerity of Sydney.
  • Must be able to apply for admission at the University of Sydney.
  • The students must have achieved 75 of WAM or above in their previous studies.
  • Have good academic merit and can demonstrate their educational achievements
  • The international students must have good communication skills in oral and written English.
  • Not already started their postgraduate courses at the Engineering Department or being transferred to another program.

Application Process 

The interested eligible applicants can start their application by logging in to the provided application online portal of the university. The scholarship application must be submitted separately at the university. Keep in mind that meeting the eligibility of the program is very important for the application process.

The unconditional offer for the scholarship will only be given once the student has been admitted to a full-time postgraduate degree in the engineering department at the University of Sydney.

Language Requirement 

The international students must meet the English language requirements of the University. All courses will be thought in the English language and must be able to submit the test score:

  • IELTS score of 6.5

Required Documents 

As part of the application process, students are required to submit the following:

  • CV
  • Academic Transcript of records
  • English Language results
  • Scholarship Documentations
  • Application forms
  • Certificates

Required documents submitted in other languages must be accompanied by a full English translation prepared by an accredited translator from the government agency or registrar of the issuing institution.

Selection Criteria 

  • The scholarship award can only be awarded based on the academic merit of the applicants including the academic performances in their previous degree program.
  • The scholarship will be reviewed and awarded by the scholarship selection committee consisting of the dean of education associates.
  • Preferences will be given to the students who have not been offered a similar scholarship offer or any other high-valued scholarship at the university.

Scholarship Total Value 

The scholarship award will be valued at a total of $20,000 and will only be available for the first year of study of the recipient of the award. The beneficiary of the award must read and agreed to the terms and conditions applied to the scholarship.

The scholarship award can be used towards the student’s tuition fee and no other amount will be sent to the students.

Scholarship Deadline 

The deadline to complete and submit the application is until October 12, 2022.

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