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University of Sydney Scholarships 2020-2021 for International Students

Sugandhi Sood Sugandhi Sood
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Ranked in the top 50 universities in world, the University of Sydney welcomes almost more than 3000 international students every year. This number has been increasing rapidly as along with offering a comprehensive range of UG, PG and research programs, international students are also considered for 300+ University of Sydney scholarships.

Unlike majority of universities abroad, the distribution of scholarships at University of Sydney varies. Here, the university scholarships are not divided as per level of study. Meaning, all University of Sydney scholarships available to international students are common and applicable for undergraduate and graduate programs.

Then there are faculty-based scholarships at University of Sydney which are awarded and administered by each department individually. The university officials have no say over department’s choice of recipients. In addition the University of Sydney scholarships, international students can opt for Australian government scholarships and awards such as AGRTP, Australian Awards, etc. These cover major parts of the recipient’s tuition fee, accommodation in Australia, travel expenses, etc.

The eligibility criteria and application process vary for University of Sydney Scholarships. However, there is one aspect which is uniform for all University of Sydney scholarships, that is, scholarships award is must be used for the payment of program’s tuition fee.

Common Scholarships at University of Sydney

International students entering either undergraduate or graduate programs are eligible for entrance scholarships at the university. The majority of such University of Sydney scholarships have their own eligibility criteria and application process.

For the academic session 2020-2021, scholarships awarded at University of Sydney are tabulated below:

Scholarship NameBenefitsEligibilityApplication
Sydney Scholars India Equity ScholarshipUp to 60,000 AUD Indian resident of slum area in DelhiYes
Sydney Scholars India Scholarship Program50,000 AUD per annumIndian student; Academic meritYes; before May 31
Vice-Chancellor International Scholarship SchemeUp to 40,00 AUDAcademic scoreYes; Before June 12
The Bruton Educational Trust Scholarship10,000 AUDFinancially weak; Resident of rural locationYes
University of Sydney honors Scholarship6,000 AUDOpting UG honors programyes
Sydney Scholars Awards6,000 AUD per yearAcademic meritYes
University of Sydney International Strategic Scholarship35,000 AUD per annumEnrolled in postgraduate research programNo 

All the University of Sydney scholarships given above( and those not mentioned here) are awarded based on applicant’s academic excellence and personal attributes such as leadership skills, self-motivation, creativity, and communication skills.

Faculty Scholarships at University of Sydney

From Business program scholarships to engineering scholarships, the University of Sydney offers a wide array of faculty scholarships to international students. Furthermore, due to the fact that these are awarded by individual faculties, scholarships are available for both incoming and continuing students.

Some of popular Faculty-based University of Sydney Scholarships are mentioned in the following table:

Scholarship NameBenefitsEligibilityApplication
Business School’s International Scholarship5,000 AUD-20,000 AUDStarting bachelor or masters coursework programNo
Bates Smart Scholarship2,000 AUDStudying Master of ArchitectureYes
Dean’s Undergraduate Scholarship5,000 AUDBusiness UG studentNo
Dr Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarship50% tuition fee waiverBeginning masters program at faculty of engineering; Minimum WAM of 75 in UGYes 
Business Dean’s Scholarship for Academic ExcellencePartial tuition fee waiverContinuing PG business program studentNo

If there is any specific faculty-based scholarship that you are looking for, you can access full list of scholarships for each faculty/school on the university’s scholarship page.

External Scholarships at University of Sydney

The Australian government and various other organizations try to support academically excellent students and provide them with opportunities to study in top-ranking universities like this. Few of external and government-funded scholarships available to University of Sydney students are:

Scholarship NameBenefits
Australian Awards ScholarshipCover tuition fee, accommodation in Australia, travel expenses
Rotary Foundation ScholarshipsVariable
Australian Government Research Training ProgramFull tuition fees; living allowance
Destination AustraliaTuition and fees; stipend; travel expenses

Since these scholarships are managed by external organizations, international students are recommended to check the guidelines and conditions properly. They can apply for these scholarships as soon as they receive their admission offer from the university and have started application to obtain the Australian Student visa.

With a combination of the University of Sydney scholarships and external scholarships, international students surely have an opportunity to excel academically without any financial burden.

Scholarships Offered


Sydney scholars India Scholarship Program 2020


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Sydney Scholars India Equity Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $39,344
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Master
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Sydney Business School Continuing UG Merit Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $3,981
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Sydney Vice-Chancellor International Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Sydney Business School’s International Scholarships


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 85

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Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarships 2020


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Master
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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VueVille Future Technology Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 1

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JN Tata Endowment Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Doctorate
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Destination Australia Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $11,070
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 1000

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Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $150
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 3000

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Australia Awards Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 1985

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BrokerFish International student scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 1

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Robert S. McNamara Fellowship Program


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $25,000
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Doctorate
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Australian Government Research Training Program


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Doctorate
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Bhajan Lal Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Doctorate
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Master
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Paul Foundation scholarships


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $20,174
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Diploma
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Master
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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QS Leadership Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Master
  • Number of Scholarships: 1

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Go Clean Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $3,500
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 1

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