The University of Sydney offers Merit Scholarships for School Leavers, Australia 2012
About Scholarship: The University of Sydney Scholarships for School Leavers are awarded based on a combination of school examination results, Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) and other achievements (leadership, creativity, self-motivation, communication skills etc). We want you to tell us about what makes you special, so spend some time writing your personal statement. The University of Sydney Merit Scholarship – $6000 for the normal length of your undergraduate degree plus an optional honours year (students must maintain an excellent academic record throughout the tenure of the scholarship).
Study Subjects: All subjects can be funded by Merit Scholarships. There is no quota by subject or preference for any particular course type.
Course Level: There are two levels of University of Sydney Scholarships for School Leavers:
Scholarship By: The University of Sydney
Duration: 1 year (Entry Scholarships) or duration of degree (Merit Scholarships).
Cover: $6000 per year
– You need to complete your secondary studies or equivalent qualification in 2012.
– You need to apply for admission to the University of Sydney through the Universities admissions centre (Uac).
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Important notes: Each student may only submit one application.
Students who wish to study at Sydney College of the Arts or the Sydney Conservatorium of Music must achieve an ATAR of at least 90 and be amongst the top 5% of applicants, assessed by portfolio or performance.
International and NZ students applying for admission through UAC are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
The Faculty you nominate on your application will be the only Faculty to consider your application. A scholarship offer is made on behalf of that Faculty, allowing the student to pursue any degree for which they are eligible within that Faculty. As such you must choose your Faculty carefully.
For combined degrees there is still only one Faculty nominated; the UAC guide will inform on the appropriate Faculty.
Notification: 27 February 2013
Apply: Applications for these scholarships are now open. All students who submit an application will be sent an acknowledgement email. All offers for these scholarships will be made by the end of February 2013. 2013 Application Form
Deadline: 2 October 2012
Further Information: http://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/prospective/merit_and_entry.shtml