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Southern Cross University (SCU)

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Vice Chancellor's Academic Excellence Scholarship

For academically outstanding future international students in all fields of study. The key criteria for students is to exceed the academic and English entry requirements for the program and present themselves as an outstanding academic candidate.

Key details

Value
8000
Locations
East Lismore, Coffs Harbour, Bilinga

About this scholarship

For academically outstanding future international students in all fields of study. The key criteria for students is to exceed the academic and English entry requirements for the program and present themselves as an outstanding academic candidate.

Eligibility

Eligible Study Modes
  • In person
Gender
  • Female
  • Male

Selection criteria

Students wishing to apply for the Vice Chancellor's Academic Excellence Scholarship are required to satisfy the following criteria:

  1. Apply to study a full-time (8 units per year) undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree at either the Gold Coast, Lismore or Coffs Harbour campus.
  2. Exceed the minimum admission entry requirements of the University. Assessment of academic excellence will be undertaken by a panel.
    1. Undergraduate entry: A qualification equivalent to Australian Year 12 and the required entry grade for the program for which they have applied; and English language comparable to Academic IELTS 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.5.*
    2. Postgraduate entry: A qualification equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree; and English language comparable to Academic IELTS 6.5*.
  3. Students must successfully complete all units in their progression, by obtaining at least a credit in all units, to remain eligible for the scholarship.
  4. Students must meet the attendance requirements of their program and the student visa conditions to remain eligible for the scholarship
  5. Citizens or permanent residents of Australia or New Zealand are not eligible.

*Please note variations may apply for certain courses. Please refer to www.scu.edu.au/courses and check the admission requirements.

Application process

Follow the instructions on the Vice Chancellor's Academic Excellence Scholarship Application which you can find on SCU International's downloads page.