Australia Awards Scholarships 2024 and the application procedure

Australia Awards Scholarships(AAS)for study commencing in 2025 About Australia Awards Scholarships Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS) are a set of long-term programs sponsored by the Australian Government's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The primary objective of these scholarships is to support the development needs of Australia's partner countries, in line with bilateral and regional agreements. This award program provides full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study opportunities for future global leaders from developing countries, particularly those located in the Indo-Pacific region, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions. The study and research opportunities provided by Australia Awards Scholarships aim to develop individuals' skills and knowledge to drive change and contribute to their countries' development. In a nutshell, the Aus

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Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships Scheme

This is a unique chance for students pursuing coursework degrees. Scholarships for coursework degree programs are not commonly available, which makes this opportunity even more special. It is open to all international undergraduate and masters degree students who intend to study in Australia during the 2024-2025 academic year. You can read more here about why scholarships for coursework degrees are not as widespread as we might think.

About Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships Scheme

This is a wonderful opportunity for exceptional international students who are looking to pursue their studies in Australia. The Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship Scheme is a scholarship program that is offered to students who are starting a coursework degree. It is a fund that aims to support new international students who are pursuing either an Undergraduate or Postgraduate coursework degree at the University of Sydney, Australia. It is important to note that the scholarship is only awarded once, during the first year of commencement.

Scholarship 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 the rounds  and deadlines below
Semester 1, 2024     Close date
Round 3 8 January 2024

Semester 2, 2024  Close date
Round 1  1 March 2024
Round 2  15 April 2024
Round 3  17 June 2024
(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 the 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 the Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships Scheme

The process of applying for this program is quite simple. All international students who receive an unconditional offer of admission by the relevant close date are automatically considered for this scholarship. Therefore, you do not need to fill out a separate application for the scholarship. Just focus on getting an admission offer and you will be considered for this scholarship automatically.

If you are a first-time applicant to an Australian university and are feeling overwhelmed about where to start, don't worry! You can learn more here about how to find a course and the complete process to study in Australia.

Who to contact for more information on the 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 2024 undergraduate scholarship programs

Some  essential  tips for successful scholarship application

    When applying for a scholarship, meeting the eligibility requirement is just the beginning. There are many other factors to consider in order to increase your chances of success. Below, you can find some tips on how to successfully apply for a scholarship.

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