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

Fully funded Masters and PhD scholarship positions, the University of Sydney

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About the position

University of Sydney International Scholarship 2022 (MSc/PhD positions)

Multiple international postgraduate research scholarship positions are available at the University of Sydney via the  International Scholarship Program 2022. The scholarships are open for eligible international students to undertake Research Masters or PhD within any field of study across the University.

The International Scholarship will provide  a full-tuition cover and a $35,629 per annum living stipend to support high quality international postgraduate students to study for a master's by research or PhD

Also apply for HDR Scholarships Deakin University( Fully-funded Masters/ PhD programs. 

Scholarship Overview

  • Scholarship type: Full tuition fee cover
  • Research scholarship stipend value: up to $35,629 per annum (2021 rate), Forth night stipends supports
  • 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 Research Degree programs are accepted all year round but scholarships have a specific deadline, to be considered for the University of Sydney International Scholarship 2022, applications must be submitted before September 30th 2022. For Research periods 1 and 2, 2023, the submission deadline is 30 September 2022

Eligibility criteria for this scholarship

To be eligible for this scholarship,

  1. Applicant must be a commencing or enrolled international student
  2. Applicant must have an outstanding record of academic achievement and research potential
  3. Applicant must 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 for this scholarship

Interested applicants must first submit a candidature for a research degree at the University of Sydney. During submission, select the checkbox to be considered for research scholarships when completing the admission application for your postgraduate research degree. A separate application is not required

Application is done online via the Research Degree application portal. Here is a summary of the whole procedure

  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
Visit the University of Sydney How to apply page for further details on how to submit a research Masters or PhD candidature

Who to contact

For further details on this scholarship, please direct your inquiries via

Visit the University website for further detail and to apply

Also apply for this University of Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarships (TGRS)2022- Fully funded MSc/PhD scholarships, multiple fields of study

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Pro-tips for research scholarship applications

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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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