University of Sydney International Scholarships available

7 September 2021
University of Sydney
University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is offering scholarships for exceptional international students (like you!).

The Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships (VCIS) is a scholarship offered on commencement of a coursework degree (it is only awarded once during first year of commencement and not renewable for following years).


Four scholarship amounts are offered based on your ranking against the selection criteria:

  • $40,000 payable for one year in two equal instalments per semester
  • $20,000 payable for one semester
  • $10,000 payable for one semester
  • $5,000 payable for one semester

The availability of some amounts may be limited to specified cohorts.

Are You Eligible?

You must

  • be an international student;
  • have applied for but not yet commenced a bachelor’s degree or a coursework master’s degree that is a CRICOS-registered award program usually delivered onshore at the University of Sydney;
  • receive an unconditional offer of admission by the relevant close date.

How to Apply

The best part? No application  required! The scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds. All eligible students who have secured an unconditional offer of admission by the following dates will be automatically considered:

Semester 1, 2022 Close date
Round 2 1 November 2021
Round 3 20 January 2022
Semester 2, 2022 Close date
Round 1 1 March 2022
Round 2 8 April 2022
Round 3 20 June 2022

Why Study at the University of Sydney?

Canadians interested in studying abroad favour the University of Sydney above many other universities because of its international reputation and commitment to teaching excellence. With the largest endowment of all Australian universities, $1.3 billion AUD, the University of Sydney has technologically advanced facilities and a world-renowned staff, as well as more than 200 student union organizations and 43 sporting clubs!

Some popular University of Sydney programs for Canadian students include medicinedentistryphysiotherapyveterinary medicinelawoccupational therapypharmacyspeech pathologynursingpublic health, and teaching.


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