Dr Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarship

Dr Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarship

The University of Sydney - Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies

DR ABDUL KALAM INTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS IN THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES

OPEN TO

International students who have a full/unconditional offer of admission for a full-time master by coursework program in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney who achieved a distinction average in their undergraduate studies.

Dr Abdul Kalam was the 11th President of India. A distinguished scientist and aeronautical engineer by training, the Dr Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarships celebrate his commitment to education and his endeavours to support outstanding students to develop as future leaders.

To be eligible, an applicant must:

* be an international student,

* have a full/unconditional offer of admission for a full-time Masters by coursework program in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney by the Scholarship application deadline,

* have achieved a distinction average (75%) or above in your undergraduate studies, and

* not currently hold another primary Scholarship from the University of Sydney.

Student who have already commenced their postgraduate studies in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, or transferring from another postgraduate program are not eligible.

Selection criteria

Applicants will be assessed on their academic merit. Applicants must complete an online scholarship application and include their official tertiary transcripts/results by the Scholarship closing date.

The Scholarship shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Associate Dean (Education), or their nominee.

The Scholarship is tenable for a period of one year and payments shall be made in equal instalments after the census date of each semester, or processed as a fee-waiver. The recipient will be required to pay for all relocation expenses to Sydney including airfares, Overseas Health Cover and purchase of study materials and text books.

The recipient must also maintain satisfactory academic performance deemed to be a credit average (65%) or above each semester and they must also remain enrolled as a full-time international student and must maintain their international student status for the full duration of their Scholarship.

Deferment of the Scholarship is not permitted.

Please refer to the terms and conditions of this Scholarship for a full list of the conditions that apply.

SCHOLARSHIP VALUE

50% of tuition fees for a maximum of one year

ENQUIRIES

Scholarships Officer, Faculty of Engineering & IT , PNR Building (J02) , The University of Sydney , NSW 2006 Australia T +61 2 8627 0248 F +61 2 9351 7082 Email : engineering.scholarships@sydney.edu.au

2016/17 KEY DATES

Semester One 2017 applications Tuesday 27 Sept 2016 Applications open

Sunday 8 January 2017 Applications close

Monday 16 January 2017 Offers made

Friday 20 January 2017 Last date to accept or decline offer

For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website : Dr Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarship

Dr Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarship