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Academic Merit and Leadership Scholarships

Academic-Merit19

Principal's Outstanding Award (Dom - Bus/Law)

TOP's Outstanding Achievement Award (Int/Dom - Bus/Law)

Sydney City School of Law Award (Int/Dom - Law)

Sydney City School of Business Award (Int/Dom - Bus)

Young Achiever (Int/Dom - Bus/Law)

Dean's Award (Int/Dom - Bus/Law)

Innovative Minds Scholarship (Dom - Bus/Law)


For terms and conditions, please download the Terms and Conditions for Scholarship Awards found HERE.


Principal's Outstanding Award

  • Value: Full scholarship. $12,000 p.a. 
  • Course Area: Law/Business
  • Student Type: Domestic students only
  • Duration: minimum length of course
  • Enrolment Type: Full-time student
  • Selection Process: Each application will be assessed on a case by case basis and at the discretion of the Dean of School, or his or her delegate, pursuant to the selection procedure outlined in the Terms and Conditions for Scholarship Awards. 

i. This Award is available to domestic students enrolled in at least eight (8) units per year offered by Law or Business School which is equal to a total of 48 credit points per year.

ii. This Award is available to all eligible Law applicants and to eligible undergraduate Business applicants.

iii. The winning of this award precludes a student from eligibility for other Awards under the Institute’s Scholarship Program.

iv. Evidentiary requirements include:
For School leavers, Gap year students and Mature age students: ATAR results (or its equivalent) of minimum 98.0 and other material submitted as part of the application process including any final secondary schooling reports and
recommendation letters.

v. The student who is the recipient of this Award must ensure that they maintain a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 4.0 each year i.e. High distinctions each year as a full-time student in order to maintain their eligibility to this Award.


TOP’s Outstanding Achievement Award

  • Value: $8,000 p.a. 
  • Course Area: Law/Business
  • Student Type: Domestic and international students
  • Duration: minimum length of course
  • Enrolment Type: Full-time student
  • Selection Process: Each application will be assessed on a case by case basis and at the discretion of the Dean of School, or his or her delegate, pursuant to the selection procedure outlined in the Terms and Conditions for Scholarship Awards.

i. This Award is available to domestic and international students enrolled in at least eight (8) units per year offered by Law or Business School which is equal to a total of 48 credit points per year.

ii. The Award is available to all eligible Law applicants and to eligible undergraduate Business applicants.

iii. The winning of this award precludes a student from eligibility for other Awards under the Institute’s Scholarship Program.

iv. Evidentiary requirements include:

a) For School leavers, Gap year students and Mature age students: ATAR results (or its equivalent) of a minimum 95.0 and records as part of the application process including any final secondary schooling reports and recommendation letter

b) For International students: ATAR results (or its equivalent) of a minimum 90.0, original foreign passport, student visa documents, IELTS results indicating the required score of 7.0 or its equivalent as a minimum as well as secondary school reports.

v. The student who is the recipient of this Award must ensure that they maintain a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.0 each year i.e. distinctions each year as a full-time student in order to maintain their eligibility to this Award.


Sydney City School of Law Award

  • Value: $3,000 p.a. 
  • Course Area: Law
  • Student Type: Domestic and international students
  • Duration: minimum length of course
  • Enrolment Type: Full-time student
  • Selection Process: Each application will be assessed on a case by case basis and at the discretion of the Dean of School, or his or her delegate, pursuant to the selection procedure outlined in the Terms and Conditions for Scholarship Awards.

i. This Award is available to domestic and international students enrolled in at least eight (8) units per year offered by Law School which is equal to a total of 48 credit points per year.


ii. This Award is available to all eligible Law applicants only.


iii. Evidentiary requirements include:

a) For School leavers, Gap year students and Mature age students: ATAR results (or its equivalent) of a minimum 90.0, records as part of the application process including any final secondary schooling reports, and a recommendation letter from the student’s secondary school/employer/community organisation and others as applicable. Documents are to establish the student’s commitment and achievement of academic merit and contribution to leadership in the schooling and wider community e.g. extracurricular activities, mentoring programs, charity and fundraising activities.

b) For International students: ATAR results (or its equivalent) of a minimum of 87.0, the student’s original foreign passport, student visa, IELTS results indicating the required score of 7.0 or its equivalent as a minimum as well as secondary school reports. International students are also to provide an English translated recommendation letter as described above.

c) For all previous Tertiary students, certified copies of academic transcripts are requested to establish a minimum credit average.

d) The student who is the recipient of this Award must ensure that they maintain a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.0 each year i.e. distinctions each year for the eight (8) units in order to maintain their eligibility for this Award.


Sydney City School of Business Award

  • Value: $3,000 p.a. 
  • Course Area: Business
  • Student Type: Domestic and international students
  • Duration: Minimum length of course
  • Enrolment Type: Full-time student
  • Selection Process: Each application will be assessed on a case by case basis and at the discretion of the Dean of School, or his or her delegate, pursuant to the selection procedure outlined in the Terms and Conditions for Scholarship Awards.

i. This Award is available to domestic and international students enrolled in at least eight (8) units per year offered by the Business School which is equal to a total of 48 credit points per year.

ii. This Award is available to eligible undergraduate Business applicants only.

iii. Evidentiary requirements include:

a) For School leavers, Gap year students and Mature age students: ATAR results (or its equivalent) of a minimum of 90.0, records as part of the application process including any final secondary schooling reports, and a recommendation letter from the student’s secondary school/employer/community organisation and others as applicable. Documents are to establish a student’s commitment and achievement of academic merit and contribution to leadership in the schooling and wider community e.g. extracurricular activities, mentoring programs, charity and fundraising activities.

b) For International students: ATAR results (or its equivalent) of a minimum of 87.0, original foreign passport, student visa, IELTS results indicating the required score of 7.0 or its equivalent as a minimum as well as secondary school reports. International students are also to provide an English translated recommendation letter as described above.

c) For all previous Tertiary students, certified copies of academic transcripts are requested to establish a minimum credit average.


iv. The student who is the recipient of this Award must ensure that they maintain a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.0 each year i.e. distinctions each year as a full-time student in order to maintain their eligibility to this Award.


Young Achiever

  • Value: $2,000 p.a. 
  • Course Area: Business/Law
  • Student Type: Domestic and international students
  • Duration: Minimum length of course
  • Enrolment Type: Full-time student
  • Selection Process: Each application will be assessed on a case by case basis and at the discretion of the Dean of School, or his or her delegate, pursuant to the selection procedure outlined in the Terms and Conditions for Scholarship Awards.

i. This Award is available to domestic and international students enrolled in at least eight (8) units per year offered by Law or Business School which is equal to a total of 48 credit points per year.

ii. The Award is available to all eligible Law applicants and to eligible undergraduate Business applicants.

iii. Evidentiary requirements include:

a) For School leavers and Gap year students: ATAR results (or its equivalent) of minimum 85.0 and records as part of the application process including any final secondary schooling reports. This Award not only focuses on academic merit but also on a student’s involvement in leadership within their school environment. A recommendation letter from the student’s secondary school/employers/community organisation and others as applicable will also be required. Documents are to establish the student’s leadership skills and the initiatives they have been involved in which have required the exercise of leadership skills e.g. leadership positions held in school, Student Representative Councils and student leadership programs.

b) For International students: ATAR results (or its equivalent) of a minimum of 85.0, the original foreign passport, student visa, IELTS results indicating the required score of 7.0 or its equivalent as a minimum as well as secondary school reports. International students are also to provide a translated recommendation letter as described above.

c) The student who is the recipient of this Award must ensure that they maintain a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 2.0 each year i.e. credits each year as a full-time student in order to maintain their eligibility to this Award.


Dean's Award

  • Value: $2,000 p.a. 
  • Course Area: Business/Law
  • Student Type: Domestic and international students
  • Duration: Minimum length of course
  • Enrolment Type: Full-time student
  • Selection Process: Each application will be assessed on a case by case basis and at the discretion of the Dean of School, or his or her delegate, pursuant to the selection procedure outlined in the Terms and Conditions for Scholarship Awards.

i. This Award is available to domestic and international students enrolled in at least eight (8) units per year offered by Law or Business School which is equal to a total of 48 credit points per year.

ii. The Award is available to all eligible Law applicants and to eligible undergraduate Business applicants.

iii. Evidentiary requirements include:

a) For School leavers, Gap year students and Mature age students: ATAR results (or its equivalent) of 85.0 and records as part of the application process including any final secondary schooling reports. This Award not only focuses on academic merit but also on a student’s contribution to the wider community. A recommendation letter from the student’s secondary school/employers/community organisation or any other references will be required to establish the student’s contribution and involvement in the community e.g. mentoring programs, volunteering for a community-based organisation, organising charity or fundraising activities for the community.

b) For International students: ATAR results (or its equivalent) of a minimum of 85.0, the original foreign passport, student visa, IELTS results indicating the required score of 7.0 or its equivalent as a minimum as well as secondary school reports. International students are also to provide a translated recommendation letter as described above.

c) For all previous Tertiary students, academic transcripts are requested to establish a minimum credit average.

iv. The student who is the recipient of this Award must ensure that they maintain a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 2.0 each year i.e. credits each year eight (8) units in order to maintain their eligibility to this Award.


Innovative Minds Scholarship Award

  • Value: $600.00, one-off award
  • Course Area: Business/Law
  • Student Type: Domestic students only
  • Duration: Minimum length of course
  • Enrolment Type: Full-time student
  • Selection Process: Each application will be assessed on a case by case basis and at the discretion of the Dean of School, or his or her delegate, pursuant to the selection procedure outlined in the Terms and Conditions for Scholarship Awards

i. This Award is available to domestic students enrolled in at least eight (8) units per year offered by Law or Business School which is equal to a total of 48 credit points per year.

ii. Evidentiary requirements include:

a) For school leavers and non-school leavers: ATAR results (or its equivalent) of 85.0 and records as part of the application process including any final secondary schooling reports. The ATAR may include adjustment factors.

b) The Award is assessed based on established eligibility criteria and the evidence provided and their interview with the student as part of the application process.


 

 

Key

Int - International Students
Dom - Domestic Students 
Bus - For students undertaking degrees part of the business school
Law - For students undertaking degrees part of the law school