UWS Vice-Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Sydney

 Scholarship Name:  UWS Vice-Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship

 Description:  The UWS Vice-Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship aims to reward the success and accomplishments of high-achieving secondary school students who demonstrate excellence not only in their academic studies, but also in some other aspect of their lives, by offering funding for their further education as well as access to participate in the Aspire Program which optimises their academic and leadership potential.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Honours), Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $10,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $10,000 per year for the duration of the course, up to a maximum of 5 years.

 Length:  5 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; have applied through UAC for a place at UWS, nominating a UWS course as their first preference; demonstrate a high level of academic achievement through a minimum ATAR of 90, or equivalent; provide evidence of leadership and community involvement (e.g. School Captain, community service, sport, the arts, public speaking, Maths/Science Olympiads, Duke of Edinburgh award, etc); and currently reside in, or have completed their HSC within, the Greater Western Sydney region. Selection is based on ATAR results, personal statements and an interview.

 Study Location:  Australia – NSW: Sydney Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  Early January

 Other Details:  Due to the competitive nature of UWS scholarships, regional, subject and other bonus points are not taken into consideration for this scholarship. Students who are considering a gap year should apply in the year that they undertake their Higher School Certificate and, if successful, defer their UWS course and scholarship for up to one year.

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 1300 897669

 Contact Email:  scholarships@uws.edu.au

 Contact Postal Address:  Locked Bag 1797, Penrith, NSW 2751 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Sydney

 Provider Phone:  61 2 1300897669

 Provider Fax:  61 2 96787160

 Provider Website:  http://www.uws.edu.au/ (opens in new window)

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