Continue your education in Australia. Excellent news! The International Scholarship at the University of Sydney is currently open. This article will go into detail about this scholarship, its benefits, and the application process.
The University of Sydney Scholarship 2022-2023 is a fully funded master’s and doctoral scholarship available to international students. This scholarship covers tuition and living expenses. A $40,000 scholarship is available for one year in two equal installments.
Please keep in mind that it may take up to four months from the time you submit your application to receiving an email informing you of your status. There is no need to submit a separate scholarship application form. To be considered for the scholarship, you must first apply for admission to your research degree program.
The University of Sydney International Research Scholarship (USydIS) is open to international candidates who are eligible to pursue a Postgraduate Research Degree or a Master’s by Research program. The USydIS seeks to attract top-tier international postgraduate students to work on research projects that will benefit the University’s research activities.
Summary of Scholarships
- Level of Education: Masters / PhD University(s): University of Sydney
- Study in Australia
- Courses Available: Any University of Sydney course.
- Duration of the program: Two to four years, depending on the course taken.
- Deadline for Admissions: (Available all year)
Coverage for Scholarships
University of Sydney International Scholarships (USydIS) will cover tuition and living expenses for up to three years, with a one-semester extension option for PhD students.
- A $40,000 scholarship is available for one year in two equal installments.
- A $20,000 scholarship is available for one year in two equal installments.
- A $10,000 scholarship is available for one semester.
- A $5,000 scholarship is available for one semester.
Eligibility Criteria for University of Sydney International Scholarships
To be eligible for the University of Sydney International Scholarships USydIS, you must meet the following requirements:
- English is the required language.
- All countries in the world are eligible.
- Be a student studying in a subject identified by the University as one of its current and emerging research strengths.
- You must not have held an Australia Award scholarship within the previous two years before applying for the RTP Fee Scholarship.
- Be an international student starting a full-time Higher Degree by Research (HDR) at this university. Students may also be considered up to a maximum of six months into their course candidature.
- You must not have previously received an RTP Fee Scholarship, unless the previous scholarship was for a Master of Science by Research degree that you have completed and are now applying for a doctorate research degree.
- Not have a research qualification considered equivalent to an Australian Research Doctorate degree, or, if pursuing a Research Master’s degree, not have a research qualification considered equivalent to or higher than an Australian Research Master’s degree.
- Not have applied for the scholarship more than three times in the last five years.
- Not be receiving a scholarship for which course tuition is a component under any other scholarship scheme to which the Australian Government contributes significantly.
How to Apply for International Scholarships at the University of Sydney (USydIS)
(1) Select a degree and confirm your eligibility: Admission is extremely competitive. Begin by reviewing the different types of degrees we offer and making sure you meet the eligibility requirements for the research degree you want to pursue.
(2) Create your research ideas: Think carefully about the topic of your research and see if your interests align with any academic members of staff.
(3) Locate a supervisor: You’ll need a mentor who shares your academic interests and has agreed to mentor you for the duration of your course. Finding the right supervisor is as important as choosing a research topic.
To find current research supervisors and research projects, use the Research Supervisor Connect database. To contact a supervisor, use the “Contact Research Expert” button on the project page. It is critical that they understand:
- your academic credentials and research experience
- the topic or area you wish to research, why you wish for them to supervise your project, and how your proposed research project corresponds to their background and experience
- To help support your research enquiry, you should include the following documents:
- Curriculum Vitae (CV).
- Academic transcripts for all degrees earned.
- A preliminary research proposal. In no more than 2000 words, explain how your research experience complements that of the supervisor and why you’re interested in this position. You must customize your research proposal for each opportunity you inquire about. Please review our Research Proposal Guidelines.
(4) Send in your application.
(5) Evaluation of your application:
We will review your application and contact you with one of the following outcomes.
- Admission to the program (an unconditional offer).
- A provisional offer. We may make you a conditional offer if you do not have all of your academic results or if you did not meet the English language requirements, for example.
- An alternative proposal. For example, if the faculty to which you applied cannot provide a doctorate level, we may make you an alternative offer. If you meet the minimum academic requirements for the course as outlined in the faculty handbook, you can apply to upgrade this qualification at the end of your research program.