Sydney Scholars India Scholarship Program is an initiative to foster engagement between the University of Sydney and India for investment in collaboration projects, research and industry partners and to deepen the commitment to education for students.
Valued at 3,43,040 USD per year, Sydney Scholars India Scholarship program is one of the biggest scholarship programs offered to Indian students by any Australian University. The program is applicable for students enrolled in either undergraduate or graduate programs at the University of Sydney.
Under the Sydney Scholars India Scholarship program, a total of 28 scholarships are awarded annually to the Indian students. Three scholarship awards are given based on a ranking against selection criteria within three different categories.
For these 28 scholarships, the following table summarizes the benefits given under various categories:
|No. of Scholarships||Value per scholarship||Level of Study||Scholarship duration|
|3||34,304 USD||undergraduate degree||Up to 4 years|
|10||13,722 USD||undergraduate and postgraduate||First-year|
|15||6,861 USD||undergraduate and postgraduate||First-year|
|Scholarship Type||Merit Based, College Specific|
|Organization||University of Sydney|
|Application Deadline||May 31 ,2020|
|No. of Scholarships||N/A|
|International Students Eligible||Yes|
|Scholarship Website Link||https://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/e/sydney-scholars-india-scholarship-program.html|
An applicant should fulfill the given eligibility criteria, for the Sydney scholars India Scholarships:
Note: Applicant commencing a second degree at the University of Sydney is eligible to apply. However, he/she must not have previously held The Sydney Scholars India Scholarship.
Before applying for the Sydney Scholars India Scholarships, applicants must secure admission at the University of Sydney. Once this is done and the applicants have received their acceptance letter, they can apply for the scholarship program.
The University of Sydney has a separate online application for Sydney Scholars India Scholarship Program. Along with the form, applicants are asked to submit a few supporting documents.
The Sydney Scholars India Scholarship applications for 2020-21 will be available on the university website from April 1, 2020, till May 31, 2020.
The scholarship selection committee will assess each applicant’s undergraduate or graduate application form. As per the direction of the university’s Vice-Principal (External Relations), the committee will constitute two academic nominees and two non-academic nominees.
The Sydney India Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and personal statement. Students are notified regarding the committee’s decision before the commencement of their academic session at the University of Sydney.
The table below provides all the significant details regarding the Sydney scholars India Scholarship 2020.
|Eligible Candidates||Indian Students who will pursue UG/PG at the University of Sydney|
|Number of Scholarship||Not available|
|Study-Length||Vary (Upto 4 years for UG course and 1or 2 years for Masters)|
|Scholarship Award||Up to 50,000 USD|
Terms and Conditions
Applicants should conform to the rules in the Higher Education Support Act 2003, for being international students. Moreover, this is a one-time scholarship and will not be renewed.