Scholarship Name: Sydney Scholars India Equity Scholarship
Deadline: Not Mentioned
a. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be an international student as defined in the Higher Education Support Act 2003. This excludes Australian citizens and permanent residence.
b. You must hold Indian citizenship and be a current resident of slum communities in Delhi, India where ASHA Society works. Proof of residency will be required.
c. The applicant must have applied for but not yet commenced a postgraduate coursework degree at the University of Sydney at the time of application for the award.
d. Applicants commencing a second degree at the University of Sydney are not eligible to apply.
e. Applicants wishing to be considered must first meet all requirements set by Asha Community Health and Development Society (ASHA) and be recommended as a preferred candidate by this organisation.
Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: Not Mentioned
Application process: –
Website link: https://www.sydney.edu.au/scholarships/e/sydney-scholars-india-equity-scholarship0.html
Total amount allotted:
a. One scholarship will be offered inclusive of normal full-time study load of the course:
i. Full tuition fee of postgraduate studies – up to $45,000 per year
ii. Annual living allowance – $12,000 per year
iii. Textbooks and annual return flight to India – up to $3,000 per year
iv. Overseas Health Cover for the duration of program – single cover only
v. Student Amenity Fees
vi. On-campus accommodation for the duration of the program will also be provided by the University in conjunction with the University Colleges.
b. Applicants must complete the ‘Acceptance of their Unconditional Admission Offer’ by the deadline associated with their scholarship offer round. Failing to do will result in the scholarship offer being rescinded.
c. On award, the student must remain enrolled at the University of Sydney after the census date.
d. Living allowance payments will be made to the student’s Australian bank account after the census date of each semester, however, the first instalment will be made within 7 business days upon arrival of studying. The student must contact the Scholarships Office upon arrival for payment to be processed timely.
e. Textbooks and one annual return flight to India will be reimbursed to student up to the value of $3000 upon presentation of receipts. Payment will be processed in April and September each year. The student must submit a claim form (PDF, 99kb) and attach receipts.
f. Deferral or suspension of the scholarship is not permitted.
g. The scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
h. No other amount is payable.
i. All amounts quoted are in Australian Dollars.