Vice-Chancellor International Scholarships Scheme- Tier 1 (Master of Information Technology)

Awarded by : The University of Sydney

Updated on May 16, 2022
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Vice-Chancellor International Scholarships Scheme- Tier 1 (Master of Information Technology)

  • Applicable for

    The University of Sydney in Australia

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 21,52,800/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Aug 2022 +1 more

  • Final application deadline

    20 Jun 2022

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • Offered to international students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate coursework full-time degrees offered at the University of Sydney
  • This scholarship is offered in Three (3) tiers which varies according to the amount for the award

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in The University of Sydney in Australia

  • This scholarship is applicable for all the undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs offered at the University of Sydney 

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: AUD 40,000 => Rs 21,52,800

Conversion rate used: 1 AUD = Rs. 57.71 (last updated 30th January 2023)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • Top-ranked applicants will be offered a tuition fee reduction of their first-year fees by  AUD$40,000
  • The amount of $40,000 will be paid for one year in two equal instalments

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required (minimum score 85)
IELTS Required (minimum score 6.5)
PTE Required (minimum score 61)
12 Required
UG Required (minimum score 65.0%)


  • Applicants:
    • must hold any one of the following:
      • The equivalent of an Australian bachelor’s degree in information technology with a credit average (65 per cent)
      • The equivalent of an Australian Bachelor of Engineering degree with a credit average (65 per cent) and a major sequence of study in computer engineering, software engineering
    • must satisfy the English language proficiency requirement by submitting one of the following tests:
      • IELTS- Overall score of 6.5, with minimum score of 6.0 in each band 
      • TOEFL- Overall score of 85, with minimum of 17 in reading, listening and speaking and 19 in writing
      • PTE- Overall score of 61 and minimum score 54 in each component. 
    • must be enrolled for CRICOS registered program of study at the University in any postgraduate coursework degree program
    • To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the student must maintain a minimum semester average mark of 65 and have no outstanding tuition fees
    • must be willing to promote the program in which they are enrolled as well as represent the University of Sydney at student orientation, marketing events and corporate networking events

Preference will be given to following candidates:

  • The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit as assessed from a student’s application for admission to an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree.
  • The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of two nominees of the Executive Director, Sydney Future Students and one nominee of the Admissions Office.

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +237 more

Application Process for this scholarship

  • Certified copies of academic transcripts
  • English language proficiency scores
  • Application Process:
    • No separate application is required for the scholarship
    • All eligible applicants with an unconditional offer by a specified cut-off date will be considered for the scholarships

Scholarship Application

Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. No separate application is needed.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date June 20, 2022

Semester 1 2023

  • Round 1- 1 September 2022
  • Round 2- 1 November 2022
  • Round 3- 15 January 2023


Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Contact email
Phone number 00 61 2 8627 1444

Additional Information

The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

  • withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,
  • becomes a domestic student,
  • commences part-time study without prior approval,
  • does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,
  • is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application,
  • has accepted another scholarship administered by the University of Sydney (funded by the University or by a third party), of a value at or exceeding A$10,000 per annum,
  • does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or
  • any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.

Applicants must complete the Acceptance of their Unconditional Offer by the relevant deadline associated with their scholarship offer round, and remain enrolled after census date.

The payment will be made on or after relevant census date.

Deferral or suspension of the Scholarship is not permitted except in exceptional circumstances.

The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

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