How to apply for admissions & scholarships to study in Australia: Undergraduate & Postgraduate coursework applicant guide

How to apply for undergraduate, and postgraduate coursework programs and secure a scholarship to study in Australia Applying for undergraduate or postgraduate programs and scholarships to study in Australia is a much easier process than applying for research degree programs and scholarships . Research degree scholarships and admissions entry requirements are more complex and very competitive. The application process for an undergraduate or postgraduate work degree program is not that complex as these are not both research degrees.  In general, the whole application process can be done online (you can equally download the forms) or via approved University agents in your home country. This is however limited by geographic location. Some countries can only apply via agents. This information is all found on the University websites, including the registered or approved agents.  Generally, to apply for both admissions and scholarships, you wil

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Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships Scheme

This is a rare opportunity for coursework degree students. Coursework degree program scholarship opportunities are very rare. This is is a special opportunity for all international undergraduate and masters degree coursework students wishing to study in Australia for the  2023-2024 academic year. Read more why coursework degree scholarships are not as common as we think

About Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships Scheme

This is an exceptional scholarship opportunity for outstanding and high-calibre international students seeking to study in Australia. The  Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship Scheme is an award scholarship program offered on the commencement of a coursework degree. It is a fund to support new  Undergraduate and Postgraduate coursework students(Internationals) with offers to study at the University of Sydney Australia. The scholarship is only awarded once (during the first year of commencement)

Scholarships value and benefits

  • Scholarship Value: Up to $40,000 
  • Open to: All International students 
  • Course type: Any course work degree program Undergraduate and Masters
  • Deadline: the scholarships are offered in rounds all year round. See rounds deadline below
Semester 2, 2023     Close date
Round 1     1 March 2023
Round 2     14 April 2023
Round 3     19 June 2023
(Also check  this Monash International Leadership Scholarships: Up to 4 fully-funded Undergrad/MSc positions)

Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships Scheme eligibility criteria

To be eligible for Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships Scheme, applicants must meet the following requirements;

  • be an international student
  • have applied for but not yet commenced a bachelor’s degree or a coursework master’s degree that is a CRICOS registered award program usually delivered onshore at the University of Sydney
  • receive an unconditional offer of admission by the relevant close date. See the close date above, please.
Also, check some general scholarship Requirements for Undergraduate Programs in Australia and other Available Scholarships. Get more details on what is required to get an undergraduate scholarship to study in Australia

How to apply for Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships Scheme

The application process is easy. All international students are automatically considered for this program once they receive an unconditional offer of admission by the relevant close date. So technically, there is no application, all you need is to get an admission offer and you are considered for this scholarship automatically. 

If it is your first time applying to an Australian University and doesn't know where to start, don't panic! learn more here about how to find a course and the complete process to study in Australia

Who to contact for more information on Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships Scheme

For more information on this scholarship please refer to or contact :
  • University of Sydney Phone: 
1800 SYD UNI (1800 793 864)
or +61 2 8627 1444
Also, check ECU International Scholarships 2023/2024. Fully funded undergraduate scholarship programs

Some  essential  tips for successful scholarship application

    As a general tip, when applying for a scholarship, you must keep in mind that, this is not just about meeting the eligibility requirement. There are many other things you must consider. Find out below some of the things you need to know on how to successfully apply for a scholarships

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