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Vice-Chancellor’s Social Champion Scholarship, Australia

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    Three scholarships will be offered to international students intending to commence at UC in semester 1 2023, who exhibit the University of Canberra’s core values and demonstrate a commitment to social engagement, sustainability and reducing inequalities.

    We particularly encourage applications from students who:

    • live in Latin America, Southeast Asia, Africa and South Asia.
    • do not otherwise have the resources to finance international study.
    • do not have access to other significant scholarships (example: Australia Awards).

    Scholarship benefits

    Up to $50,000 per year, covering:

    • all of your tuition fees for the course duration
    • on-campus accommodation
    • $10,000 AUD yearly financial allowance
    • other miscellaneous expenses in the first year


    You are eligible to apply if you:

    • are located offshore at the time of application.
    • have applied for but not yet commenced an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree at the University of Canberra.
    • have satisfied the program academic requirement with a minimum of 80% average (or equivalent).
    • hold any form of offer letter (including conditional or provisional offer) issued by the University of Canberra.
    • are applying to study on an Australian student visa (subclass 500).
    • are a new commencing student.
    • the primary visa applicant. Dependants will not be eligible for the scholarship, or able to accompany the primary visa applicant.

    Selection criteria

    Applicants will need to submit a written statement that demonstrates the following:

    • Financial need
    • Demonstrated values and experience in the following areas:
      • Potential to evolve as a leader in ways that embrace and advance the principles of social and economic equity, and their practice.
      • Making a positive difference to the community by doing things differently, innovating, and inspiring others.
      • Curiosity and a desire to learn from, collaborate and engage with perspectives from a range of cultural contexts.

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    See also

    UNIL Master’s grants

    International Scholars Program awards, Canada

    Chevening Scholarships For International Students

    The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships

    International Fellowships

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