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Friday, September 8th, 2017

OzTREKK scholarship up for grabs!

So, you’ve applied to an Australian university through OzTREKK. Have you applied for the OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship yet? The application deadline for submissions is Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

OzTREKK scholarship up for grabs!

Don’t forget to apply for the OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship.

Why are you inspired to study in Australia? Who are you? How do you contribute to your community?

Applicants must submit a video explaining why they should be considered. We encourage you to be creative and tell us about yourself! Videos must be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo (or any other platform that can be accessed by OzTREKK via a link). It must not require log-in or a password.

The video must be no more than 2 minutes in length.

Applicants may also submit a max. 1-page personal statement that explains your community leadership; however, this is not mandatory.

Applicants, please submit video link (and letter, if desired) to scholarship@oztrekk.com by 5 p.m. EST, Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

Applications close: November 8, 2017*
2018 Winner announced: December 2017 (date to be finalized)

*Please note late applications will not be considered.

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Get all the details about the OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship. Let us know if you have any questions! Contact us at info@oztrekk.com or ask your admissions officer. We look forward to your submissions!

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship applications are open!

Last year we introduced the Community Leaders Scholarship for OzTREKK students. We know that studying abroad is huge financial investment, and once again, all of us at OzTREKK would like to show our support by offering a $10,000 scholarship to a student who embodies the OzTREKK vision: passion for their chosen career and the courage to go after it!

Who may apply for an OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship?

All OzTREKK students are eligible to apply, regardless of their program of interest. If you have applied to an Australian university via OzTREKK, you are eligible to apply for an OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship.

http://www.oztrekk.com/how_we_help/scholarships.php

Find out how you can apply!

How is the winner selected?

The OzTREKK Scholarship Committee will select one (1) winner from all eligible applicants. Selection will be based upon the student’s contribution to his/her community. Think you’ve got what it takes? Here’s the breakdown:

  • Tell us how you’ve shown leadership in your community.
  • Why are you inspired to study in Australia?
  • Who are you? Show us your personality!

Please note the scholarship winner must

  • have applied through OzTREKK;
  • have accepted his/her Australian university offer via OzTREKK by 4 p.m. December 6, 2017 Eastern Standard Time; and
  • commence his/her program after October 2017; and
  • be enrolled in his/her Australian university program by the census date (this date varies by institution).

What is the timeline for the OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship?

Applications open: July 25, 2017
Applications close: November 8, 2017*
2018 Winner announced: December 2017 (date to be finalized)

*Please note late applications will not be considered.

When and how will the winner receive the scholarship?

The scholarship winner will be notified via email in December 2017. Unsuccessful applicants will not be notified. Funds in Australian dollars will be deposited directly to the student’s Australian university tuition account. Please note the timing of the payments of funds is at the sole discretion of OzTREKK and will occur after the winning student’s census date. The scholarship will not be paid in time to meet the deposit or first semester payment deadlines.

How do you apply for an OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship?

MANDATORY

Applicants must submit a video explaining why they should be considered. We encourage you to be creative and tell us about yourself! Videos must be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo (or any other platform that can be accessed by OzTREKK via a link). It must not require log-in or a password.

The video must be no more than 2 minutes in length.

OPTIONAL

Applicants may also submit a max. 1-page personal statement that explains your community leadership; however, this is not mandatory.

Applicants must submit video link (and letter, if desired) to scholarship@oztrekk.com by 5 p.m. EST, Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

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Find out more about the OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship. Let us know if you have any questions! Contact us at info@oztrekk.com or ask your admissions officer. We look forward to your submissions!

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

University of Sydney announces Engineering and IT Technologies scholarships

The Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies at the University of Sydney is pleased to announce that online applications for the Dr Abdul Kalam International Undergraduate Scholarships and Postgraduate Scholarships for Semester 2, 2013, and Semester 1, 2014, are now open.

The scholarships are valued at 50% of the tuition fees for one year of study in any undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program offered by the Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies.

About Dr Abdul Kalam

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was the 11th president of India. During his five years in office, Dr Abdul Kalam’s focus was on transforming India into a developed nation by 2020. A distinguished  scientist and aeronautical engineer by training, Dr Kalam advocates that is possible to work cooperatively for an economically developed, prosperous and peaceful society.

In recognition of his contribution to his profession, Dr Kalam was presented with an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from the University of Sydney in May 2011. The Dr Abdul Kalam International Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships celebrate his commitment to education, and his endeavours to support  outstanding students to develop as future leaders.

About the Scholarships

Selection will be based on academic merit as determined by the Faculty Selection Panel. Selection will be made by the Faculty Selection Panel which will include the Associate Dean Education, Associate Dean International, International Marketing Manager and Manager of the Graduate School of Engineering & IT.

Dr Abdul Kalam International Undergraduate Scholarships

Important points to note:

  • The scholarship shall be tenable in the Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies and shall not be transferable to another faculty.
  • The scholarship may not be deferred to another semester or year.
  • The scholarship shall be tenable for a maximum of one year subject to the recipient meeting all obligations of the program, and subject to satisfactory academic progress deemed to be a minimum credit average (65%)each semester.
  • The recipient will be required to enroll as a full-time international student and must retain their international student status on a full time basis throughout their enrollment at the University of Sydney.
  • The recipient must not be in receipt of any other tuition scholarship from the University of Sydney.

Dr Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarships

This postgraduate scholarship is open to all international applicants with an offer of admission for a master by coursework program in the Faculty of Engineering and IT at the time of submitting a scholarship application.

As well, the scholarship is open to applicants with a firm/unconditional offer of admission by the relevant scholarship closing date for the appropriate semester. Students who have already commenced their postgraduate studies, or students transferring from other postgraduate programs at the University of Sydney are not eligible.

The scholarship shall be awarded on recommendation of the Faculty Selection Panel based on academic merit with a minimum high distinction average or equivalent as indicated by the applicant’s performance in their undergraduate degree.

For full details of the terms and conditions, eligibility requirements, and the online application form please see the following links:

Undergraduate Scholarship and Postgraduate Scholarship

Please note the following deadlines for applications for these scholarships:

2013 – Semester 2

Undergraduate: June 14, 2013

Postgraduate: May 31, 2013

 

2014 – Semester 1

Undergraduate: January 6, 2014

Postgraduate: November 6,  2013

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Find out more about Engineering and IT at the University of Sydney and at other Australian universities.


Do you have questions about international scholarships offered by the University of Sydney and by other Australian universities? Curious to see if you qualify for a scholarship?

Contact OzTREKK for more information about Australian university scholarships and about how OzTREKK helps you to study in Australia!