NTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE COUREWORK SCHOLARSHIP (IPCS) 2016
Terms and Conditions
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a limited number of scholarships to outstanding international students undertaking a postgraduate coursework Master degree in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. These scholarships cover the tuition fees for the duration of the course.
Eligibility Applicants must:
• have received an unconditional offer of admission to a Master degree in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
• have a minimimum of 7.0 IELTS (overall) or equivalent if they are from a non-English speaking background
• be commencing postgraduate study at the University for the first time
• be a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand, and not hold permanent residency in Australia
• NOT be in receipt of any other scholarship that covers tuition fee
Scholarship holders may in special circumstances take leave of absence from their scholarship for a maximum of one semester. Students must check their visa conditions before applying for leave; and they must apply for permission in advance of taking such leave.
These scholarships cannot be transferred from one institution to another, nor can they be transferred from one degree to another within the University of Sydney. Requests to transfer a scholarship from one degree to another within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences will be considered by the Associate Dean (Postgraduate Coursework) but transferal of the scholarship is not guaranteed.
Termination of Scholarships
Scholarships will be terminated:
• if the student fails to meet the eligibility requirements.
• if the student fails to maintain a credit average in the program.
• when the student ceases to be enrolled as a full-time postgraduate coursework student, or discontinues their study.
• if the University determines that the student is guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information.
• if the student does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave.
• if the student is granted permanent residency in Australia. Students must immediately advise the International Office and the Faculty Office about any changes to their visa status.
How to Apply
There is no separate application form for these scholarships. If you wish to apply, please complete the personal statement form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. This personal statement should set out your academic and extra-curricular or professional achievements, and outline why you want to undertake your chosen course and what you hope to achieve following graduation.
For further information about applications for admission to a postgraduate coursework degree, please see the International Office website, http://sydney.edu.au/internationaloffice/
Students intending to enrol in Semester 1, 2016 should submit their application for admission by 31 October 2015.
Manager, Curriculum Support and Scholarships
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
University of Sydney NSW 2006
Phone: +61 2 9351 6676