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(Partially Funded)


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.

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This scholarship celebrates the diversity of nations with international students attending Southern Cross University.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Business and Tourism.
  • Digital Media and Information Technology.
  • Education and Teaching.
  • Engineering and Science.
  • Health Sciences.
  • Indigenous Knowledge.
  • Law and Justice.
  • Marine and Environmental Sciences.
  • Music and Creative Arts.
  • Nursing and Midwifery.
  • Pathway programs.
  • Tourism and Hospitality.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

 2 years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • 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. Applications either from or into a pathway program (e.g. diploma, graduate certificate
    or graduate diploma) will not be accepted.
  •  Exceed the minimum admission entry requirements of the University. Assessment of academic excellence will be
    undertaken by a panel.
    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.*
    Postgraduate entry: A qualification equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree; and English language comparable to
    Academic IELTS 6.5*.
  • Citizens or permanent residents of Australia or New Zealand are not eligible.

* Please note variations may apply for certain courses please refer to Course Search and check the admission requirements for your course.

  • Students must successfully complete all units in their first session, by obtaining at least a pass in all units, to remain eligible for the scholarship.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • $5000 Paid in the second session of full-time study as a reduction in tuition fee.
    See Information for recipients for details about general conditions and payments.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill out the application form from here.

Submit your Vice Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Scholarship with your International Application for Admission to “ “.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mohamed Mamdooh/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Somiyah Elhassawy/ Egypt 
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team