Top 7 Full Scholarships at UTS Australia for International Students

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is proud each year of granting scholarships to its graduates. UTS strives to honor accomplishment through its scholarships, and to consider encouragement to succeed. UTS is also determined to help students with financial problems and/or other academic disadvantages.

UTS has a number of scholarships and grants available exclusively for starting high-level and existing international undergraduate and postgraduate students. A wide range of international student scholarships are available university-wide, or explicitly for research faculties. Take a look below at the full scholarships at UTS they have available.

Full Scholarships at UTS
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International Undergraduate Full Tuition Scholarship

The first opportunity of full scholarships at UTS was developed to help high achievement starting international students enrolling at UTS in Sydney in an undergraduate program.

In order to qualify for the scholarship an applicant must:

  • Be an international student (not an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or permanent resident of Australia) at the time of application
  • Meet all admission requirements for the selected course
  • Commence full-time studies on campus
  • Have completed an Australian Year 12 or high school studies comparable to an Australian Year 12, no longer than three (3) years prior to commencing at UTS and be admitted based on this qualification to UTS
  • Have an overall mark of 85% or equivalent in a UTS recognized high school qualification
  • All applicants must apply using the UTS online scholarships application form to be eligible

If you are an international student completing an Australian Year 12, Foreign Baccalaureate Diploma, or New Zealand NCEA Level 3, please apply to the Universities Admission Center (UAC) for admission to the course. To apply to UAC, please go to the UACOS website. You must first submit an application for admission to the course at UTS as an international student like all other applicants. Please go to the UTS online admission page to apply for UTS. To apply for the scholarship, please submit the application form online.

International Postgraduate Coursework Full Tuition Scholarship

The International Postgraduate Full Tuition Scholarship was created to support high-profile starting international students enrolling at UTS in Sydney in a postgraduate coursework program.

To be eligible for the scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be an international student (not an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or permanent resident of Australia) at the time of application
  • Meets all admission criteria for the course you have selected
  • Start full time campus studies
  • Have earned a Bachelor’s degree, equivalent to an Australian Bachelor’s degree, not more than three (3) years before starting at UTS and are admitted to UTS on the basis of this qualification
  • Have a cumulative average of 90 percent if the pass mark is 50 percent or equivalent in a Bachelor’s degree recognized by UTS
  • To be qualified, all applicants must apply via the UTS online application form
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If you have not already applied to UTS as an international student for admission to the course, you should apply first. To apply, please go to the UTS online admission page. To apply for this scholarship please submit the online application form.

Dr Chau Chak Wing Scholarship (KTP Master Degree)

Dr Chau Chak Wing Scholarship (KTP Master Degree) aims to assist students who have earned an enrolment offer or who are enrolled in one of the UTS Key Technology Partner (KTP) Universities in China to pursue a Master’s degree in research at UTS in Sydney. It is one of the full scholarships at UTS whichoffered for the standard course duration and a stipend of A$10,000 per session (max. 4 sessions).

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Citizens of People’s Republic of China (mainland China)
  • Candidates who have received an invitation to enroll in one of the following UTS KTPs in China or are enrolled in a postgraduate degree: Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT); Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST); or Shanghai University (SHU); Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)
  • Meet the UTS admission requirements for Master’s studies at UTS each year by the application closing date of this scholarship
  • For the length of the Scholarship: full-time enrollment in the work degree program of the chosen UTS Master course

To apply for the scholarship, applicants send an application via one of the mentioned UTS KTPs in China for admission to the course and for the scholarship.

International Research Scholarship (IRS)

This is another scheme in full scholarships at UTS that offers a full tuition grant for the regular length of the course. As part of its long-term commitment to internationalization, UTS International Research Scholarship (UTS IRS) is given by the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) with a particular view to enhancing its international ties and profile in science. It aims to recruit excellent quality foreign students to work in research intensity areas at UTS.

A students must fulfill all the requirements below to be qualified for the UTS IRS:

  • Be a student overseas, as described in the 2003 Higher Education Support Act (Cth)
  • Buy and sustain a standard OSHC policy authorized by the Department of Health and Ageing of the Commonwealth government
  • Start full-time enrollment at UTS in a Higher Research Degree (HDR)
  • Study in a subject area defined by the University as one of its focus areas of study
  • Do not hold a research qualification which the university considers to be equal to an Australian research doctorate or do not hold a research qualification which the provider considers to be equal to or higher than an Australian research master’s degree
  • Not held a scholarship from the Australian Agency for International Development within two years before UTS IRS began
  • Do not earn a scholarship for which the course tuition is a part of some other scheme to which the Australian Government makes a major contribution
  • UTS IRS was not traditionally awarded for a doctorate in science, unless it was converted to a master’s degree in science
  • Not previously have received an UTS IRS for a research master’s degree, unless: ii) that degree was completed and the student is immediately undertaking a research doctorate degree; or ii) the student has converted their HDR under paragraph 3.25.15 of the Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines (Research) 2010
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Applicants should ensure that they submit their completed application, with all the supporting documentation needed, by the deadline applicable. Applications would not be deemed incomplete and late.

International Research Training Program Scholarship (IRTP)

The International Research Training Program Scholarship (IRTP), sponsored by the Australian Government, Department of Education and Training, is available to highly ranked, newly starting Doctoral Research Degree (PhD) students who show excellent academic achievements and research potential.

The IRTP covers the tuition fees, the cost of a standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the scholarship holder, their spouse and dependants (if any), and a living stipend at the minimum Australian Government established indexed rate.

To be eligible for the IRTP, a student must:

  • Undertake a Higher Degree in Research (HDR) as an Overseas Student as specified in the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (Cth) at the University in the IRTP Stipend Year (IRTP Stipends are not available to applicants whose enrollment in a postgraduate research program has not been approved by the University) in an accredited HDR course
  • Do not receive an equal grant, stipend or compensation offering a reward to pursue the HDR greater than 75% of the IRTP Scholarship stipend rate. Revenues obtained from non-study sources are not subject to the 75% law
  • Not obtaining an equivalent Commonwealth award or scholarship intended to cover HDR fees

UTS President’s Scholarship

The UTS President’s scholarship (UTSP) is offered by University of Technology Sydney to foreign students of higher degree education who show outstanding potential for study. UTSPs are offered to help with the general cost of living for the students. The UTSP scholarship is untransferable. (https://www.uts.edu.au/scholarship/uts-presidents-scholarship)

To be eligible for the UTSP, a student must:

  • Be an overseas student as defined in the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (Cth)
  • Buy and sustain a standard OSHC policy authorized by the Department of Health and Ageing of the Commonwealth government
  • Be commencing full-time enrollment in a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) at UTS (UTSPs are not available to applicants whose enrollment into a postgraduate research program has not been accepted by the University)
  • Be undertaking study in a subject area identified by the University as one of its areas of research concentration
  • Not have completed a degree at the same or higher level as the proposed candidature
  • Not previously have held an Australian Government-funded postgraduate research scholarship, unless it was terminated within six months of the scholarship payments commencing
  • Do not receive an equal grant, stipend or compensation offering a reward to pursue the HDR greater than 75% of the IRTP Scholarship stipend rate. Revenues obtained from non-study sources are not subject to the 75% law
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Beneficiaries of this program will receive living allowance equivalent to RTPS rate (2020 rate is $28,092 per annum, indexed, tax-free) up to 3 years for PhD or 2 years for Master’s degree.

UTS ATN-LATAM Scholarships

The last grant on the list of full scholarships at UTS provides a full coverage of tuition fees depends on each course up to 3 years for the successful students. In collaboration with the Australian Technology Network (ATN), UTS will provide 2 scholarships for eligible applicants to undertake PhD research at University of Technology Sydney (UTS) under the ATN-LATAM Research Scholarship Scheme.

To be eligible for the UTS ATN-LATAM, a student must:

  • Be a citizen of one of the following countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru or Uruguay
  • Be an overseas student as defined in the Higher Education Support Act 2003
  • Be a holder of an international student visa, meeting requirements as specified by the Department of Home Affairs, including the requirement to purchase and maintain a standard Overseas Student Health Cover policy approved by the Commonwealth Government Department of Health; and
  • Have completed a Bachelor Degree with First Class Honors, or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level of attainment in accordance with clause (d)
  • Where applicants do not hold a Bachelor degree with First Class Honors in clause (c) above, the University may determine that the applicant has demonstrated an equivalent level of academic attainment. In determining an equivalent level of academic attainment, the University may consider previous study, relevant work experience, research publications, referees’ reports and other research experience
  • Be undertaking a higher degree by research (HDR) at the University in the year of the award (awards are not available to applicants whose enrollment into a postgraduate research program has not been accepted by the university)
  • Be commencing full time enrollment for the first time in a higher degree by research (HDR) at the University
  • Not have completed a degree at the same or higher level as the proposed candidature; and
  • Must not previously have held an Australian Government-funded postgraduate research scholarship unless it was terminated within six months of the scholarship’s payments commencing
  • Must not be receiving an equivalent award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the stipend rate to undertake the HDR. Income earned from sources unrelated to the course of study is not subject to the 75% rule

Further information in relation to these full scholarships at UTS is provided in the UTS ATN-LATAM Research Scholarship Award conditions.

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