In recognition of Dr. Kalam’s contribution to his profession as a scientist and aeronautical engineer, he was presented with an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from the University of Sydney in 2011. In the same year, the university established Dr. Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarships to celebrate his commitment to education.
Available to all eligible international students, the scholarships offers them a chance to pursue a master’s course at the faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies.
The benefits of Dr. Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarships are given in the table below:
|Award Value||50% tuition fee|
|Eligible students||All International Students|
|Duration||One year; Renewable|
Application for the Dr. Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarship Program are available twice a year, once in September (1st semester) and mid-February (2nd semester).
For Dr. Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarships 2020, the deadlines for both semesters are January 12 and April 30 respectively.
|Scholarship Type||Merit Based, College Specific|
|No. of Scholarships||N/A|
|International Students Eligible||Yes|
|Scholarship Website Link||https://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/b/dr-abdul-kalam-international-scholarship.html|
To be eligible for Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarship, an applicant must:
Terms and Conditions
Since the applications for Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarships 2020 are currently open, applicants can access the online application form on the university’s website.
Along with the application form, all the applicants must upload their academic transcripts of previously attended institutions.
Applicants must note that the deadline for Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarship 2020 application is January 12, 2020.
Academic achievements of applicants are the main criteria for awarding the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarship.
The selection committee headed by the Associate Dean (Education) will select students for the scholarship program. After receiving the online applications, the committee will evaluate the applicants and based on their academic performance, compile a list of shortlisted candidates.
Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed by the committee. Selected students will be notified through an official letter.
This International Postgraduate Scholarship will be terminated if:
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarships are offered to eligible international applicants with at least 75% at the UG level. Applications for the same are invited separately and form is available on the university’s official website.
The scholarship contributes 50% of the total tuition fees for the PG program at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Sydney. The tenure of the scholarship is for 1 year renewed semester wise. For the upcoming scholarship session, the deadline for application is January 12, 2020.