As young students seeking to travel abroad, the International Bursary Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarship, Australia is available to help you fulfill those ambitions. You will study at the Western Sydney University on a scholarship.
Here is an opportunity for students of other countries looking for scholarships in Australia.
The International Bursary Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarship at Western Sydney University, Australia, 2020 is now available and offering bursary awards to international students from specified country enrolling in undergraduate or postgraduate courses at Western Sydney University, in 2020.
The Bursary is available to applicants from the following nationalities: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand or Vietnam.
International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship. International students are required to have genuine access to sufficient funds while studying in Australia.
About Western Sydney University
Western Sydney University, formerly the University of Western Sydney, is an Australian multi-campus university in the Greater Western region of Sydney and is a provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and higher research degrees with campuses in Banks town, Black town, Campbell town, Hawkesbury, Parramatta, and Perth.
The Western Sydney University has been named one of the world’s top 400 universities in the prestigious Shanghai Ranking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Level/Field of Study
International Bursary Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarship is made available to students who are CRICOS registered undergraduate and postgraduate of all subjects except the ones stated below;
International Bursary Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarship is sponsored by the management of Western Sydney University, Australia.
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The International Bursary Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarship is available to applicants from the following Nationalities: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand or Vietnam.
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The International Bursary Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarship has a cash reward that is valued at $3,000 which will be granted as a one-off contribution towards tuition fees.
These do not cover up for the cost associated with living expenses, accommodation, transport, overseas student health cover or other costs associated with the study.
The number of bursaries in the scholarship is limited. Applicants should accept their offer quickly to avoid disappointments.
Applicants in International Bursary Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarship are considered to be eligible for the Bursary when they fulfill the following requirements;
- Be a new international student commencing an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program at Western Sydney in 2020, for the first time
- Be a first-time applicant, applying for admission to an undergraduate or postgraduate program after 20 August.
- Be an international student with a Higher Education Sector Visa (Subclass 500)
- Be a citizen of Bangladesh, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand or Vietnam
- Satisfy the academic and English requirement for the undergraduate or postgraduate degree you are applying to
- Accept your Admission Offer by the deadline below
Applicants are not eligible if you:
- Are a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or hold permanent residency in Australia.
- Are a study abroad or an exchange student coming to the University
- Currently, have an existing offer for study in 2020 (any intake)
- Are currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at Western Sydney University
- Are a cross-institutional applicant
- Are a foundation and diploma student studying at The College
- Are an applicant applying to study at Sydney City campus
- Do not commence study in the session and year indicated in their offer. Commencement may not be deferred
- Are awarded another scholarship by the University or another organization that covers the cost of tuition fees (fully or partially) to study at Western Sydney University in 2020 (any intake).
English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
How to Apply
Every new application for admission at Western Sydney University will be automatically considered for a bursary. If you are successful, your bursary offer will be outlined in your Offer of Admission letter.
Bursaries offered to students commencing study in 2020 are limited. Selection for each intake will be based on early acceptance by the published deadlines.
The deadline for International Bursary Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarship is as listed below. Candidates are expected to satisfy all academic and English entry requirements and accept your Offer by the deadline date given below for the respective commencing session:
Quarter 1: 16 November
Quarter 2: 4 March
Quarter 3: 24 May
Quarter 4: 16 August
Semester 1: 12 December
Semester 2: 21 June
Applying and obtaining an Australian student visa
In order to study in Australia, you will need to obtain an Australian student visa. You must be able to meet the following key Australian student visa requirements:
- Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirement( interview to show the intention of stay in Australia)
- All international students apply for the same visa: the Student Visa (Subclass 500), which you must apply online.
- Before applying for a visa, you’ll need to obtain a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) or a Letter of Offer
- Pay the visa application fee, and perhaps attend an interview.
- Financial requirements: Evidence of sufficient funds to cover tuition, travel and living costs. Alternatively, you can show evidence that your spouse or parents are willing to support you.
- English proficiency requirement: If you’re not from an English-speaking country (and haven’t completed at least five years’ study in an English-speaking country) you’ll need to prove you can speak English to the required level.
- Health requirements: Some students may be asked to take a medical and/or a radiological check-up to show they’re in good health (this applies, for example, to those who intend to train as a doctor, dentist or nurse).
Except for those from Belgium or Norway, all students are obliged to purchase Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).
Students from Sweden who have purchased health insurance through Kammarkollegiet will not need to purchase OSHC. Belgian and Norwegian students are also not required to purchase OSHC as part of their visa requirements.
- Character requirements: Australian student visa requirements stipulate you must be of good character to enter Australia. This includes a criminal record check, to make sure you don’t have a substantial criminal record. You may also need to acquire a penal clearance certificate (or police certificate) or get a police statement and may be asked to complete a Character Statutory Declaration Form.
The Department of Home Affairs website has a document checklist feature that will provide you with a list of documents required for submission which includes;
- Completed Australian student visa application form (157A)
- Paid visa application fee – currently AU$560 (~US$430) in most cases
- Copy of passport biodata page (some students may be asked to physically provide their passport)
- Certificate of Enrolment or Letter of Offer
- Evidence of sufficient funds
- Evidence of health insurance cover
- English proficiency test results
- Criminal record check results
- Four recent passport-sized photographs
After you have assembled and scanned your supporting documents, you’ll need to create an account and apply it with the online ImmiAccount application system.
Most visa applications take four weeks to process. If you study in Australia for a course that is longer than 10 months and finishes at the end of an Australian academic year (usually mid-December) your visa will usually be valid until 15 March the following year.
If your course is longer than 10 months and finishes from January to October, your visa will usually be valid for two months following the completion of your course.
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