The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) is offering president’s scholarship to selected international students of exceptional research potential.
The grant is available for pursuing masters by research and doctoral research programs. Applicants must have completed a bachelor degree with first-class honours, or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level.
Great offer for international students to get financial support for study in Australia.
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UTS President’s Scholarship aims to assist high achieving and highly motivated international students who have been offered a full-time place at the University of Technology, Sydney. The grant is open to highly ranked research students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and research potential.
The University of Technology Sydney is a university in Sydney, Australia. The university was founded in its current form in 1988, although its origins trace back to the 1870s. It is part of the Australian Technology Network of universities.
Course Level: award is available for pursuing masters by research and doctoral research programs at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).
Study Subject(s): award is awarded to study any course available at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).
Awards: The value of the UTSP stipend shall be equal to the value of an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) offered by the Australian Department of Innovation, Industry Science and Research (DIISR). The annual stipends for 2020 are:
- $28,092 (currently tax-free) for full-time study mode; and
- $14,046 (currently taxable) for part-time study mode.
The typical UTSP stipend rates may be indexed annually from the 1st of January every year in line with the Commonwealth Research Training Program Stipend.
The award can be taken in Australia
Nationality: International students can apply for this President’s scholarship.
To be eligible for a UTSP, a student must:
- be an overseas student as defined in the Higher Education Support Act 2003; and
- be a holder of an international student visa, meeting requirements as specified by the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs (DIMA), including the requirement to purchase and maintain a standard Overseas Student Health Cover policy approved by the Commonwealth Government Department of Health and Ageing; and
- have completed a Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours, or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level of attainment in accordance with clause (c) have completed a Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours, or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level of attainment in accordance with clause
- and (d) where applicants do not hold a Bachelor degree with First Class Honours in clause (c) above, the University may determine that the applicant has demonstrated an equivalent level of academic attainment. In determining an equivalent level of academic attainment, the University may consider the previous study, relevant work experience, research publications, referees’ reports and other research experience; and
- be undertaking a higher degree by research (HDR) at the University in the year of the UTSP (UTSPs are not available to applicants whose enrolment into a postgraduate research program has not been accepted by the University); and
- be commencing full-time enrolment for the first time in a higher degree by research (HDR) at the University. The University may also consider students who: i. commenced their HDR in the previous year but who, due to the timing of their application and subsequent enrolment and were unable to apply for the opportunity in that year; or ii. commenced an HDR and terminated that enrolment within six months of commencement, and iii. are nominated by their Faculty/Institute for strategic reasons related to their research project; and
- not have completed a degree at the same or higher level as the proposed candidature; and
- must not previously have held an Australian Government-funded postgraduate research scholarship unless it was terminated within six months of the program’s payments commencing; and
- must not be receiving an equivalent award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the UTSP stipend rate to undertake the HDR. Income earned from sources unrelated to the course of study is not subject to the 75% rule. (j) be a recipient of a UTS International Research Scholarship (UTS IRS)
How to Apply:
The mode of applying is online.
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
College Admission Requirement
- Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have completed a bachelor degree with first-class honours, or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level.
- Test Requirement: No
The applications are open on 1 Jan 2020 and will close on:
- 30 June 2020 for Autumn (January) 2021 intake
- 15 January 2021 for Spring (July) 2021 intake