University of Sydney Scholarship – Dr Abdul Kalam international postgraduate

  • Scholarships
  • Australia
  • January 10, 2021
  • Scholarships
  • Australia
  • January 10, 2021

University of Sydney

Celebrating Dr Abdul Kalam’s commitment to education, and his endeavours to support outstanding students to develop as future leaders.

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was the 11th President of India. During his five years in office, Dr Abdul Kalam’s focus was on transforming India into a developed nation by 2020. A distinguished scientist and aeronautical engineer by training, Dr Kalam advocated that it is possible to work cooperatively for an economically developed, prosperous and peaceful society.

In recognition of his contribution to his profession, Dr Kalam was presented with an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from the University of Sydney in 2011. This scholarship celebrates his commitment to education, and his endeavours to support outstanding students to develop as future leaders.

Postgraduate coursework degrees

Advance your engineering, IT or project management career.

A postgraduate qualification in engineering, project management or IT will give you the edge in a global economy that places a premium on demonstrated professional skills and genuine innovation.

We partner with leaders from business, industry and academia based here in Sydney and around the world.

Our postgraduates are among the world’s most sought-after employees – we’re ranked first in Australia and fourth in the world for graduate employability.

Opportunity is About:
Computers & ITEngineering

Candidates should be from:
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Andorra Angola Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo: Democratic Republic Congo: Republic Cook Islands Costa Rica Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic East Timor Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Ivory Coast Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea, North Korea, South Kosovo UN1244 (*not recognized by majority of countries) Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau North Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Palestinian Authority Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Sao Tome and Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Togo Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States of America Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Vatican City Venezuela Vietnam Western Sahara Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe

Description of Ideal Candidate:
You must:

*be an international student
*have an unconditional offer of admission for a master’s by coursework in the Faculty of Engineering
*have achieved a minimum WAM of 75 in your undergraduate studies
*be commencing your degree in the same semester and year the scholarship is offered.
Note: If you have already commenced your postgraduate studies in the faculty, or have transferred from another postgraduate program, you are not eligible.

Selection Criteria

*The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.
*The Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee consisting of the Associate Dean (Education) or their nominated delegates.

Deadline: January 10, 2021

Cost/funding for participants:
Partially Funded

The Scholarship is valued at 50% of the tuition fees and is tenable for one year only.
The Scholarship will be processed for each relevant semester.
The recipient will be required to pay for all relocation expenses to Sydney including airfares, overseas health cover, Student Amenities Fees, and any other costs associated with their studies.
Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Associate Dean (Education) and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.
The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
No other amount is payable.

To apply for this job please visit

To apply for this job please visit

Contact us

University of Sydney