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2014 Vice-Chancellor’s merit awards at University of Technology Sydney, Australia

The University of Technology Sydney is offering up to five Vice-Chancellor’s merit awards to top high school students annually. this application is valued at $12,500 per annum and is paid for whole duration of the recipient’s UTS Undergraduate degree and an Honours degree. Application deadline is 2nd December 2014.

Study Subject(s): The grant is provided for all the courses offered by the University of Technology Sydney.
Course Level: this application is for pursuing undergraduate degree and Honours degree level.
Scholarship Provider: University of Technology Sydney
The award can be taken at: Australia

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Eligibility: To be eligible for the opportunity , an applicant must meet all of the following criteria: -Australian or New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa; and
-Current school leaver; or gap year student who received an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) or equivalent score in the previous year, where no university study was undertaken in the gap year; and
-Achieved an ATAR or equivalent of 90.0 or above, excluding bonus points; and
-Have a Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) preference to a UTS undergraduate course for the Autumn semester directly following the program selection; and
– For the duration of the program: full-time enrollment in a UTS undergraduate degree, which is their first undergraduate degree; and
-Have applied for the Equity Scholarship or Educational Access Scheme via UAC, and therein demonstrated financial disadvantage (at the time of Scholarship selection); and
-Gap year students only: Must apply using the UTS online Elite Scholarships Application form.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The Australian or New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa can apply for these scholarship.

Description: The University of Technology Sydney is committed to supporting access to quality tertiary education and offers up to five Vice-Chancellor’s merit awards to top high school students annually. This prestigious scholarship is aimed at students who are experiencing financial disadvantage. It is paid annually for the duration of the recipient’s UTS Undergraduate degree and an Honours degree, if applicable.

Number of awards offered: Up to 5 financial aid positions will be offered.

Duration of award(s): The studentships are offered for whole duration of the recipient’s UTS Undergraduate degree and an Honours degree.

What does it cover? The value of scholarship is $12,500 per annum.

Selection Criteria: -Demonstrated financial disadvantage (through the UAC Equity Scholarship or Educational Access Scheme application)
-High UAC preference to a UTS undergraduate course at the time of selection
-Ranked in ATAR order
-Motivation to succeed in the chosen degree program, as demonstrated in the application or as determined by UTS
-Initiative in personal and professional life, as demonstrated in the application or as determined by UTS
-Candidates who have applied using the UTS online Elite School Leavers Scholarships Application form will be highly regarded.

 Notification: Successful applicants will be contacted by phone on Thursday 18 December 2014.

How to Apply: Application forms should be submitted online.

application Deadline: The application closing date is 2nd December 2014.

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