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Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

University of Melbourne Young Leaders Program webinar

How would you like to spend a week at Australia’s leading university and gain insights into future careers and areas of study?

University of Melbourne

Visit the University of Melbourne!

The University of Melbourne’s Young Leaders Program North America Scholarships give you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend a week this July building your leadership skills and making friends with other high-achieving students from Australia and around the world.

The Young Leaders Program is a pre-college program for students aged 14 – 17 and be due to graduate from high school after 2019. You can choose any study area such as biomed, science and engineering, design, etc. and follow it for a week to discover what it’s really like! Applications close May 9, 2019. Apply now!

This will be an amazing opportunity for you to engage in interactive lectures and workshops, develop your leadership skills, and gain confidence. You’ll live on campus, have fun experiencing Melbourne, and make friends with student leaders from Australia and around the world!

To help answer any questions you may have about the program, the University of Melbourne is holding a webinar tonight!

Young Leaders Program Webinar

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time: 8 – 9 p.m. Eastern (7 p.m. Central / 6 p.m. Mountain / 5 p.m. Pacific)
Register for this webinar!

Can’t attend at the scheduled time? Be sure to register and Melbourne will send you the recording after the session has concluded.

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Discover more about studying at the University of Melbourne! Send us an email at info@oztrekk.com or call us toll free in Canada at 1-866-698-7355—we’re here to help!

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Get a University of Melbourne Young Leaders Program Scholarship!

Do you want to discover future career and study directions and experience life at Australia’s top-ranked university?

University of Melbourne

Discover the University of Melbourne!

The University of Melbourne is ranked #1 in Australia and #32 in the world. It’s situated in one of the most liveable cities in the world that has been voted #3 globally for best university cities for students.

Worldstrides is excited to announce a new program with the University of Melbourne. UniMelb’s Young Leaders Program North America Scholarships give you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend a week this July building your leadership skills and making friends with other high-achieving students from Australia and around the world.

Many students describe the Young Leaders Program as transformative, inspiring and memorable. Here’s your chance to be a part of it!

Young Leaders Program North America Scholarships

What? Three scholarships are available, each valued at approximately AUD $1,990. These scholarships will cover tuition, room and board at the university’s residential Trinity College, plus airport transfers, local transport for excursions, and activity fees. Airfare and visas not included.

Who? The Young Leaders Program is a pre-college program for students aged 14 – 17 and be due to graduate from high school after 2019. You can choose any study area such as biomed, science and engineering, design, etc. and follow it for a week to discover what it’s really like!

When? Applications close May 9, 2019. Apply now! Students will be notified of the results of their applications after May 20, 2019.

Young Leaders Program Webinar

Join the University of Melbourne for a YLP webinar and get your questions answered!

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time: 8 – 9 p.m. Eastern (7 p.m. Central / 6 p.m. Mountain / 5 p.m. Pacific)
Register now!

Can’t attend at the scheduled time? Be sure to register and Melbourne will send you the recording after the session has concluded.

Spend a week this July at Australia’s leading university and gain insights into future careers and areas of study. You’ll engage in interactive lectures and workshops with leading academics and industry experts. Develop your leadership skills and gain confidence. You’ll live on campus, have fun experiencing Melbourne and make friends with student leaders from Australia and around the world!

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Do you have questions about studying at the University of Melbourne? Send us an email at info@oztrekk.com or call us toll free in Canada at 1-866-698-7355.

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

University of Sydney offering $10 million in new scholarships for international postgraduate students

International students will have even more reason to choose the University of Sydney for their postgraduate research degrees, with the announcement of 40 new fully funded PhD scholarships available from 2017.

“We want to attract the best students from anywhere in the world and these new scholarships—growing to an investment of $10 million per year—will help us do that,” said Associate Professor Ross Coleman, the university’s Director of Graduate Research.

University of Sydney offering $10 million in new scholarships for international postgraduate students

Find out how you can apply for a Sydney scholarship (Photo: University of Sydney)

“The university was founded on a principle of meritocratic admission and we are pleased to build on this foundation with these new PhD scholarships,” said Associate Professor Coleman.

“Graduate students are future researchers and high-level thinkers who will help solve the problems facing the world, as well as making new knowledge available to everyone. These new scholarships will help more of the cleverest people do their PhD studies with us.”

The new scholarships will be available to all international postgraduate research students in any discipline, and students will be considered for the scholarships when they tick the scholarship option on their application to study. Scholarship winners will be selected on the basis of academic performance in qualifying degrees and any prior research experience.

Like all University of Sydney centrally awarded postgraduate research scholarships, these new scholarships will be available all year with no application closing dates. The best students will get a scholarship offer in less than two months from submitting their application to study.

The new scholarships follow the same allocation as the federal government’s Research Training Program scholarships, which are for both domestic and international postgraduate research students. The university’s new international student scholarships include

  • tuition fees for the postgraduate research degree;
  • a stipend to assist students with their living costs while undertaking their postgraduate research degree; and
  • an allowance to assist students with ancillary costs of their degree, including relocation costs to Sydney, thesis printing and academic publication costs, and overseas student health cover costs.

“The value of a PhD is in the capacity of the doctoral graduate to identify and think through difficult problems. By increasing the number of funded PhD scholarships for students to work with our world-leading researchers, the University of Sydney is investing significantly in a better future,” said Associate Professor Coleman.

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Would you like more information about research degrees available at the University of Sydney? Contact OzTREKK Australian Research Programs Admissions Officer Adam Smith at adam@oztrekk.com.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Congratulations to our OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship winners!

Congratulations to our three 2016 OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship winners:

University of Sydney Occupational Therapy School

Sharon Yeung is headed to Sydney OT School

Jannelle Chisholm, Bond University, Juris Doctor
Sharon Yeung, University of Sydney, Master of Occupational Therapy
Barinder Khehra, University of Sydney, Doctor of Medicine

If you missed it, we announced our winners December 16, 2016 via our Facebook page!

The OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarships were created to assist students who have demonstrated leadership, compassion, and innovation in their communities. What we didn’t realise is that so many of you are so incredible! The task of choosing the top three was extremely difficult, but this is how we did it:

Bond University Law School

Future Bond JD student Jannelle Chisholm

Students were evaluated on their written letters and videos. It took approximately two months for our scholarship committee to review all applications. Many submissions had to be read/watched multiple times in order to absorb just how much some of the applicants had accomplished! In an office email, OzTREKK Director Jaime Notman commented that “there were a few jaw-dropping moments for me (where I read, re-read and re-read—again—to see if I was mistaken).”

The committee was truly blown away by the calibre of the applications! Such a of variety of community involvement, both on a local and a global scale, and there were certainly some applications that broke office silence—either with a laugh or a cheerful “wow!”

We also have to give a shout-out to the singers, the attempts at Aussie accents, and the didgeridoo players!

So what kind of community involvement did we see? A lot. Here are just a few examples:

  • CLOUD project, part of The NWC – Sustainable Travel for Impact and Community Development Projects in Dominican Republic, Haiti, Uganda, Kenya, Guyana
  • FITFAM – a health and fitness program to help encourage, educate and empower participants to live healthier lives, including weekly boot-camp class, nutrition challenges, health and wellness seminars, and sponsored 5K events.
  • Leader of a mobility fundraiser for wheelchairs delivered to Peru
  • Make Way For Me! Occupational Therapy for Children and Youth – Assisted in the creation, planning, and management as a Skill Development Summer Program, where program facilitators provided intensive services to address areas such as anxiety reduction, emotional regulation, social skills, printing development, and gross motor skills such as riding a bike.
  • President of the Caribbean Students Association – Raised awareness for the struggle of cultural integration, orchestrated events to raise money to donate to Haiti relief groups and donated backpacks to an elementary school in Saint Lucia.
University of Sydney Doctor of Medicine

Barinder Khehra will be studying medicine at Sydney Uni

The group evaluation was tough—the applications showed so much passion and purpose, we wanted to share the scholarship love with everyone! We watched many of the videos repeatedly, combed through written applications, and spent hours discussing and finally selecting the three winners.

It is difficult for the committee to express the appreciation we have for all of our applicants’ efforts. We understand many had likely taken weeks to plan and create their applications, and we want everyone to know we absorbed every detail.

Congratulations again, Barinder, Sharon, and Jannelle! OzTREKK is so proud of what you have accomplished thus far and we are excited to see the positive waves you’ll continue to make within your communities, even Down Under!

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Best wishes to all our OzTREKK students—we know you’ll make a difference!