Vice-Chancellor International Scholarships Scheme- Tier 3 (Bachelor of Engineering Honours and Bachelor of Commerce)

Awarded by : The University of Sydney

Updated on Sep 21, 2021
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Vice-Chancellor International Scholarships Scheme- Tier 3 (Bachelor of Engineering Honours and Bachelor of Commerce)

  • Applicable for

    The University of Sydney in Australia

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 2,82,550/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Mar 2022 +1 more

  • Final application deadline

    01 Sep 2021

  • 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 Bachelors 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 5,000 => Rs 2,82,550

Conversion rate used: 1 AUD = Rs. 55.92 (last updated 8th June 2022)

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

  • Tier 3 Scholarships capped at AUD$5,000 towards a recipient’s first-year tuition fees
  • An amount of $5,000 will be paid for one semester

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 96)
IELTS Required (minimum score 7)
PTE Required (minimum score 68)
12 Required (minimum score 96.0%)


  • Applicants:
    • must have any one of the following:
      • CBSE score of 18.5, entry requirement is the total of the best four externally examined subjects (where A1=5, A2=4.5, B1=3.5, B2=3, C1=2, C2=1.5, D1=1, D2=0.5)
      • Indian School Certificate- 96 (average of the best four externally examined subjects, including English)
      • Indian Higher Secondary School Certificate- 95 (Average of the best 5 academic subjects in the HSSC in the states, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal)
    • must satisfy the English language proficiency requirement by submitting one of the following tests:
      • IELTS- Overall score of 7, with a minimum score of 6.0 in each band 
      • TOEFL- Overall score of 96, with a minimum of 17 in reading, listening and speaking and 19 in writing
      • PTE- Overall score of 68  and a minimum result of 54 in each band
    • must be enrolled for CRICOS registered program of study at the University of Sydney in any Undergraduate coursework full degree program
    • 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

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +237 more

Application Process for this scholarship

  • Certified copies of academic transcript
  • 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 September 01, 2021

Semester 1 2021

  • Round 2- 1 November 2021
  • Round 3- 20 January 2022

Semester 2 2022

  • Round 1- 1 March 2022
  • Round 2- 8 April 2022
  • Round 3- 20 June 2022

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

FAQ Link
Contact email
Phone number 00 61 2 8627 1444

Additional Information

Selection Criteria

  • 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.


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.

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