Sydney Scholarship 2020 for Undergraduate Students – Apply Here Now
Sydney Scholarship 2020 – Sydney Scholars Awards 2020 for Undergraduate Students scholarship supports outstanding Year 12 students to undertake an undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney.
Sydney Scholarship 2020 Eligibility:
- Domestic or international student
- High academic achiever
- Applying for an undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney
Eligible Countries: Domestic or international student
To be Taken at (Country): Australia
Sydney Scholarship 2020 Value & Duration of Award:
There are two Sydney Scholars Awards valued at $6000 per year, and are tenable for one to five years (including for combined undergraduate degrees):
- $6000 per year for duration of undergraduate degree
- $6000 for one year of undergraduate degree.
You may also apply for the
How to Apply:
- Read the application guide (pdf, 170kb) carefully.
- Complete the online application form and submit all supporting documents (including a personal statement).
- It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
Application Deadline: 30th September 2020
Fee Waiver Scholarships for young Africans at University of Glasgow, UK 2019/2020
Fee Waiver Scholarships for young Africans:- An Australia Awards Short Course is a training and professional development opportunity funded by the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Short courses are available for professionals in specialised fields from eligible African countries.
The short courses strengthen the professional capacity and leadership skills of participants, enabling them to contribute more effectively to development in their home countries.
Short Courses offer opportunities for short-term post-graduate training delivered in Australia and/or in Africa for up to six weeks.
Sectors and Courses
Australia Awards Short Courses focus on priority sectors that effectively support Africa’s economic growth and long-term development. Previously specialised courses were offered in the following sectors; Extractives, Agriculture, Policy, Environment, Health and Technical Vocational Education & Training.
Courses vary from year to year.
Fee Waiver Scholarships for young Africans Requirements
Are you interested in applying for an Australia Awards Short Course? To be considered, you must meet the following requirements:
- You meet relevant post-graduate work experience requirements (as indicated in the relevant country’s requirements)
- You can demonstrate a clear vision of how the knowledge and skills you will gain, through the short course, will be used to drive policy reform and improve practice in your home country
- Your English proficiency is sufficient to enable full participation in a training course delivered in English
- You meet all the requirements of the Australian Government for the appropriate student visa (subclass 500), for short courses
- Your minimum academic qualification is at least a four year bachelor’s degree or equivalent (as indicated in the relevant country’s requirements)
- You are a mid-career professional, currently employed in a relevant field and sector
For eligible mid-career professionals who receive a short course the following benefits will generally apply:
Fully paid visa expenses
• A contribution to living expenses for the duration of the course
• Fully paid accommodation for the duration of the course
• Fully paid medical insurance for the duration of the course
• Adjustment support for women and people with disabilities, if required• Australian educational experience
• Fully paid tuition fees
• Fully paid economy class travel to and from their home country to the course delivery location(s)
• The opportunity to develop and maintain global links with Australians and other Africans
• The opportunity to join a prestigious alumni network after the short course• Continued professional development after completing the award.
Citizens from the following countries are eligible to apply for Australia Awards Short Course:
• Cote d’Ivoire
• South Africa
• South Sudan*
For more information on Australia Awards Short Courses, please see the links below:
- Apply now
- Application and selection process
- Pre-departure support
- Australia Awards Short Courses – 2020 intake brochure
Now Open: Australia Awards Short Courses Scholarships for 1,000 African Students 2020/2021 – with at least 2nd Class Pass
Australia Awards Short Courses Scholarships. From 1st October, application are open for Australia Awards Scholarships 2020.
Australia Awards Short Courses Scholarships Eligible Countries:
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroun, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo(Republic of), Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia (visit the official award page to learn more)
In addition to the above, the following countries are eligible for Short Course Awards (SCAs)
Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Mauritania, Niger, North Sudan, Republic of Guinea, South Sudan
About the Award: There are two categories of Award: Australian Awards Scholarships for Masters to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at Masters level. And Australia Awards Scholarships for Short Courses, to undertake short-term, targeted professional training courses, in Australia and/or in Africa, in a range of development-focused sectors.
Australia Awards Scholarships, a cornerstone of the Australian Government’s development assistance program for Africa, provide access to postgraduate education, training and professional development opportunities for suitably qualified Africans from eligible countries.
On their return to the workplace, Australia Awards Scholarships Alumni are expected to contribute actively to development in their home countries.
To be taken at: African or Australian Universities.
Priority Fields (varies by African country)
- Agriculture/Food Security
- Public Policy (including public sector management, public sector reform, trade, international diplomacy)
- Environmental Management
- Natural Resource Management (including mining related subjects)
- Technical and Vocational Education & Training (available for Short Courses only)
- Energy (including Natural Gas and Oil Technology)
- Natural Resource Management
- Transport (including Ports, Roads and Airports Management)Offered Since: 1980
Offered annually? Yes
Type: Masters taught degrees and short courses.
Eligibility: To be considered for a masters scholarship or short course award, applicants must meet their country’s eligibility requirements. In general, the following requirements apply:
- Citizen of an eligible African country
- Minimum academic requirement: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
- Mid-level to senior-level professional, currently employed in a relevant field
- Meet relevant post-graduate work experience requirements
- Demonstrate a clear vision of how the knowledge gained through the scholarship will be used to improve policy, practice or reform in their home country
- Satisfactory English proficiency to enable full participation in a training course delivered in English
- Satisfy all requirements of the Australian Government for the appropriate student visa (subclass 500).
- You are a national of an African country. See country list below
- You are an early or mid-career professional working in the Public Sector, the Private Sector or a Non-Government Organisation (Civil Society) in one of the listed priority fields of study.
- You wish to undertake a Masters degree in Australia in one of the listed priority fields of study. You cannot study a Masters of Business Administration.
- You have a clear vision for how you will use the knowledge gained through the Masters degree to improve policy, practice or education in the proposed field of study.
- Gender Equality: Australia Awards target equal participation by women and men. Applications from women are strongly encouraged, and mechanisms are in place to support women applicants and Awardees.
- Disability Inclusion: Australia Awards aim to ensure that people with a disability are given fair and equal opportunity to compete for and obtain a scholarship. Applications from people with a disability are strongly encouraged. Mechanisms are in place to support applicants and Awardees requiring specific assistance.
Number of Scholarships: Up to 1,000
Value of Scholarships: This is a Full government sponsored scholarship
Duration of Scholarship: For the duration of candidate’s programme
- Australia Awards Masters Scholarships: 6th December 2019
- Australia Awards Short Courses Scholarships: 17th January 2020
How to Apply: Learn how to apply by watching this below video:
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