Fully Funded University of Sydney Scholarships in Australia

Designation/Position- Dr Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarship

The University of Sydney invites application for Dr Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarship for eligible and interested candidates

About- Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was the 11th President of India. During his five years in office, Dr Abdul Kalam’s focus was on transforming India into a developed nation by 2020. A distinguished scientist and aeronautical engineer by training, Dr Kalam advocated that it is possible to work cooperatively for an economically developed, prosperous and peaceful society. Dr Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate Scholarship

In recognition of his contribution to his profession, Dr Kalam was presented with an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from the University of Sydney in 2011. This scholarship celebrates his commitment to education, and his endeavours to support outstanding students to develop as future leaders.

Research/Job Area-  Postgraduate

Location- The University of Sydney NSW 2006, Australia


a. Applicants must be an international student and have an unconditional offer of admission for a masters by coursework program in the Faculty of Engineering.

b. Applicants must have achieved a minimum distinction average (equivalent to 75 at the University of Sydney) in their undergraduate studies.

c. All applicants must be commencing their degree in the same Semester and Year the Scholarship is offered.

d. Students who have already commenced their postgraduate studies in the Faculty, or students transferring from another postgraduate program are not eligible.

Note: If you have already commenced your postgraduate studies in the faculty, or have transferred from another postgraduate program, you are not eligible.

Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 65 each semester.

b. The recipient of the Scholarship is also required to enrol as a full-time international student and must maintain their international student status for the full duration of their Scholarship.

c. Recipients undertaking an exchange during the tenure of this Scholarship are required to have achieved a Satisfied Requirements grade (SR) to receive their next payment.

Job/Position Description- 

a. The Scholarship is valued at 50% of the tuition fees and is tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship will be processed for each relevant semester.

c. The recipient will be required to pay for all relocation expenses to Sydney including airfares, overseas health cover, Student Amenities Fees, and any other costs associated with their studies.

d. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Associate Dean (Education) and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.

e. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

f. No other amount is payable.

How to Apply- 

Apply here.

Last Date for Apply– 12 January 2021

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