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Created Date:

24 Jan 2024

[USYD] Sydney International Student Award

Receive a 20% contribution to your tuition fees

This award recognises the academic achievements of applicants from selected countries and regions.

The Sydney International Student Award celebrates our diverse and talented community of international students. We want to help motivated applicants to achieve their personal and academic goals, by supporting their study at the University of Sydney.

Recipients will be awarded a University contribution of 20 percent of their tuition fee for the duration of their course.


To be eligible for this award, you must:

  • be an international student

  • hold citizenship in one of the countries or regions listed below

  • receive admission into a full-time undergraduate coursework or postgraduate coursework degree, commencing in 2024*

  • not be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia

  • not have already started a degree at the University of Sydney at the time that you apply for the award. However, you are eligible if you are completing a degree here and are applying for the award with a second degree. 

*This award is not available for the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Executive MBA (EMBA), study abroad, executive education programs, or courses offered in distance mode or to students participating in a Law Dual Degree pathway program.

Eligible countries and regions

  • Bangladesh 

  • Cambodia

  • India

  • Indonesia

  • Japan

  • Malaysia

  • Mongolia

  • Myanmar

  • Nepal

  • Pakistan

  • Philippines

  • South Korea

  • Sri Lanka

  • Thailand

  • Turkey

  • Vietnam

Or any of the countries listed on the website:

How to apply

1. Apply for your chosen degree

As part of the application process, you will be asked to select your nationality. If you are a citizen of an eligible country, you will be prompted to upload a personal statement.

2. Submit a personal statement

As part of the application process for your chosen degree, you will be asked to submit a personal statement using this template to apply for the Award.

In this personal statement, you will be asked to:

  • Tell us about yourself (maximum 200 words)

  • Tell us what has inspired you to apply to the University (maximum 200 words)

  • Tell us what you want to achieve with your studies at the University or how it will help you to achieve your goals (maximum 200 words).

If you are successful in receiving the Award, you will be advised when you receive your offer of admission via email. The Award contribution will be applied to your tuition fee in your admissions offer letter. 

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