Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarships 2020

Sugandhi Sood Sugandhi Sood
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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 Value50% tuition fee
Eligible studentsAll International Students
DurationOne 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.


Highlights

Scholarship Type Merit Based, College Specific
Offered byInstitution
OrganizationN/A
Application DeadlinePassed
No. of ScholarshipsN/A
AmountVariable
Renewabilityno
International Students EligibleYes
Scholarship Website Linkhttps://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/b/dr-abdul-kalam-international-scholarship.html

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarship, an applicant must:

Terms and Conditions

  • Applicants must not hold any other primary scholarship offered by the University of Sydney.
  • Students transferring from other PG programs or those who have already commenced their course are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • The recipients must commence their degree in the same semester and year the scholarship is awarded.

Application Process

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.


Selection Process

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.

Terms and Conditions

  • To renew the scholarship, recipients must maintain WAM of 65 in each of the semesters.
  • This scholarship offers only 50% of the total tuition fees. All other expenses are required to be borne by the student.

Termination of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarship

This International Postgraduate Scholarship will be terminated if:

  • The recipient withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enroll.
  • The student status changes from international to domestic.
  • The recipient does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave.
  • The student does not maintain satisfactory academic performance.
  • The recipient is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct.

Grant Details

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.

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