Vice-Chancellor International Scholarships Scheme- Tier 1 (Master of Data Science)
The University of Sydney
Deadline:  15th June
Results on:  01st September

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Scholarship Overview

A scholarship for exceptional international students


Up to $40,000 scholarship to support high-achieving international students to pursue coursework studies at the University of Sydney.

  • The Vice Chancellor’s International Scholarships are awarded to exceptional international students
  • The Scholarship is open to all commencing international students enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate coursework full degree


Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in The University of Sydney in Australia

  • Master of Data Science

  • This scholarship is applicable for all the undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs offered at the University of Sydney 






  • must hold any one of the following:
    • The equivalent of a four-year Australian bachelor's degree with honours in a quantitative discipline* with a minimum credit average (65 percent)
    • An equivalent qualification with a research component or an Australian master's degree in a quantitative discipline* with a minimum credit average (65 percent), or equivalent qualification
  • A quantitative discipline includes data science, computer science, mathematics, statistics, engineering, physics, economics, finance, or other disciplines that are deemed equivalent. As a guideline, the curriculum of a quantitative discipline should include some study of mathematics including statistics at the tertiary level
  • Must satisfy the English language proficiency requirement by submitting one of the following tests:
    • IELTS- Overall score of 6.5, with a minimum score of 6.0 in each band 
    • TOEFL- overall score of 85, with a minimum of 17 in reading, listening, and speaking and 19 in writing
    • PTE- Overall score of 61 and a minimum result of 54 in each band
  • Must have applied for but not yet commenced a bachelor’s degree or a coursework master’s degree that is a CRICOS registered award program usually delivered onshore at the University of Sydney
  • receive an unconditional offer of admission by the relevant close date


Exams Details

Exam name          Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)

TOEFL                   Required (minimum score 85)

IELTS                     Required (minimum score 6.5)

PTE                       Required (minimum score 61)

12                          Required

UG                         Required (minimum score 65.0%)

How To Apply


  • Certified copies of academic transcripts
  • English language proficiency scores
  • Work experience is considered if submitted
  • CV if applicable

Application Process:

  • No separate application is required for the scholarship
  • All eligible applicants with an unconditional offer by a specified cut-off date will be considered for the scholarships