Dr Abdul Kalam Postgraduate Scholarships ,University of Sydney ,Australia

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies of University of  Sydney is offering Dr Abdul Kalam Postgraduate Scholarships for international  students. Applications are now open for semester 2 2013 and Semester 1 2014.  Scholarships are open to all international applicants with an offer of admission  for a Master by coursework program in the Faculty of Engineering and IT at the  time of submitting a scholarship application. The scholarships are valued at 50%  of the tuition fees for one year of study in any postgraduate coursework  program.

Study Subject(s): The scholarship is available in any of the  course of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at  postgraduate level. Course Level: The scholarship is for  pursuing Master program in the Faculty of Engineering and Information  Technologies at University of Sydney. Scholarship Provider: The  Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies of University of Sydney is  offering Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: -The Scholarship shall be open to all international  applicants who have an offer of admission for a Master coursework program in the  Faculty of Engineering and IT at the time of submitting a scholarship  application. Applicants must have a firm/unconditional offer of  admission by the relevant scholarship closing date for the appropriate  semester. Students who have already commenced their postgraduate  studies, or students transferring from other postgraduate programs are not  eligible.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: International  students can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description:  Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was the 11th  President of India. A distinguished scientist and aeronautical engineer by training, Dr Kalam was presented an Honorary  Doctorate of Engineering from the University of Sydney in 2011 in recognition of  his contribution to the profession. The Dr Abdul Kalam International  Postgraduate Scholarship celebrates his commitment to education, and his  endeavours to support outstanding students to develop as future leaders. The  scholarship shall be awarded on recommendation of the Faculty Selection Panel  based on academic merit with a minimum high distinction average or equivalent as  indicated by the applicant’s performance in their undergraduate degree.The  scholarship is valued at 50% of the tuition fees for the Master program and year  offered, subject to satisfactory academic performance deemed to be a minimum of  credit average (65%) each semester. The recipient will be responsible for paying  the balance of the tuition fees while enrolled in the program. The scholarship  cannot be deferred and is not transferrable to another Faculty or university.  Scholars must not hold an equivalent scholarship simultaneously.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The duration of scholarship is up to 1 year  subject to academic performance.

What does it cover? The Scholarship shall be valued at 50% of the  tuition fees for the program and year offered. The student must be enrolled  full-time in the Master program, commencing in either semester 1 or semester  2.

Selection Criteria: Selection will be based on academic merit.  The scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of a minimum high distinction  average or equivalent as indicated by the applicant’s performance in their  undergraduate degree.

Notification: Successful candidates will be informed by 7 June  2013 for Semester 2 2013 entry and by 7 December 2013 for Semester 1 2014  entry.

How to Apply:  Students can apply online. Applicants must have fully read the terms and conditions before applying.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Application Deadline for Semester 2  2013 entry is 31st May 2013 and for Semester 1 2014 entry is 30th November  2013.

Note: All applicants must obtain a firm, unconditional offer before  applying for the scholarship.

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