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

University of Sydney International Strategic Scholarship 2022 (multiple fully funded MSc/PhD)

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About the University of Sydney International Strategic Scholarship 2022 (multiple fully funded MSc/PhD positions)

The University of Sydney International Strategic Scholarships is multiple fully funded postgraduate research scholarship positions for eligible international students to study in Australia. These multiple masters and PhD positions are open to attracting outstanding international students with strong research potentials to undertake research in any disciple of choice in the University of Sydney

These prestigious awards will provide a stipend allowance of $35,629 per annum for up to 3.5 years for PhD and  2 years for masters degree program full time. Successful international students will also receive a tuition fee scholarship for their study covering this period of time. See details below for other benefits

(Also apply for RTPS scholarships 2022-CQ-University, Australia. Fully funded Masters/PhD scholarships. Application Deadline 31/12/2022)

Scholarship benefits and overview

  • Scholarship type: Full tuition fee cover
  • Research scholarship stipend value: up to $35,629 per annum (2021 rate), Forth night stipends support
  • Thesis Reimbursement: up to $420 for Masters candidates and up to $840 for Doctoral candidates
  • Degree Program: Masters/ PhD by research
  • Field of study:  Open to any field across the University
  • Number of awards: Multiple
  • Location: University of Sydney, Australia
  • Citizen type: International students/ All countries eligible
  • Award Duration: up to 3.5years  for PhD degree and 2 years for Masters. No extension
  • Application opens: Currently open
  • Application Deadline:  Open all year round
Applications for the University of Sydney international Strategic Scholarships are open all year round. The deadline for the application is per round across the whole academic year. Below are the various application dates  per research period throughout the year to consider before applying: 
  • For Research periods 1 and 2, 2022, submission deadline is 30 September 2021
  • For Research periods 3 and 4, 2022, submission deadline is 30 November 2021
  • For Research periods 1 and 2, 2023, submission deadline is 30 September 2022
Therefore the next submission deadline in 2022 is  September 30th 2022.

Also apply for this University of Queensland Graduate Scholarships(UQGSS)- 2022-(Fully funded Msc/PhD)

Eligibility criteria for this scholarship

To be eligible for the University of Sydney International Strategic Scholarship 2022, interested applicants must meet the following criteria
  • be a commencing or enrolled international student
  • have an outstanding record of academic achievement and research potential
  • have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled in a master's by research or PhD at the University of Sydney.

How to apply

Application is via the University admission portal. To apply, applicants will have to first submit a candidature for a Higher Degree at the time of application and in the application form select the check box to be considered for research scholarships.
Application is online via the University admission portal for Research Training Program Scholarship.

See summary (steps) to apply or to be considered for  this scholarship, you must:
  1. complete your application for admission in postgraduate research to the relevant faculty, and select the checkbox to be considered for this research scholarship
  2. ensure your application includes all relevant supporting documents, See related supporting documents below;
  • Academic transcripts
  • Evidence of publications, output in the arts or music, professional experience
  • English language requirements
For further details visit the University of Sydney How to apply page for more information on how to submit a research Masters or PhD candidature

Who to contact

For further detail on this scholarship, applicants can get in contact with the University of Sydney admission team via
Visit the University website for further detail and application 

Also apply for this Griffith University scholarships 2022- approximately 600 offers!

Below you can find some helpful tips to guide you in securing admissions and scholarships to study in Australia. Research degree scholarships to study abroad, in general, has specific procedures to follow. To increase your chances of securing one, make sure to get used to all these techniques. Don't waste time applying continuously for scholarships with no clue on where and how to start.

Pro-tips for research scholarship applications

The followings are some helpful links to browse through. They include tips and guides on how to successfully apply for research Masters and PhD scholarships and admissions to study in Australia. 
These are just some essential elements that any international student thinking to study abroad must be aware of especially when applying for research degree programs abroad. 

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