Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship - FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)

Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship - FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)

The VCIS- FIRST® provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for one high-achieving FIRST® Robotics participant. This scholarship is only available to applicants commencing degree within the Faculty of Science and Engineering in Macquarie University.

Application dates will be announced soon.

Eligibility criteria

  • Be a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand.
  • Meet the Academic and English requirements for a Macquarie University Bachelor Degree commencing in 2021 by the deadline, with a minimum ATAR score of 90 out of 100.
  • Apply for a degree within the Faculty of Science and Engineering.
  • Be accepted into a Macquarie University Bachelor Degree commencing in 2021.
  • Have participated in the FIRST® Robotics Program.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for engineering and science.
Conditions
  • Enrol and begin your course as per your Letter of Offer. Commencement may not be deferred.
  • Maintain your enrolment throughout your course in a full‐time study load which is 8 standard units per academic year.
  • Meet the University’s Academic progression policy.
  • This scholarship is for on-campus study only.
  • Students who have received any other Macquarie University scholarship will not be eligible for this scholarship.
  • You are not eligible if you are a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or hold permanent residency of Australia.
  • If you withdraw from your program before completion, you may be required to repay any scholarship previously awarded to you during your study period at Macquarie University based on the outcome as decided by the scholarships and grants committee.

How to apply

Once applicants have received their full course offer, they must then complete an online scholarship application form and type “FIRST” in the Scholarship Name field.

Additional requirements to support student's application include:

  • A letter of recommendation from the FIRST® Team Mentor/Coach, and
  • Submitting an essay describing the impact FIRST® has had on their choice of university study and how they intend to work with the FIRST® community in the future.
  • Once the scholarship application form has been submitted, please get in touch with MI Scholarship team at scholarships@mq.edu.au on how to submit your essay.

Important note:

  • You will need your Macquarie University Student Number to complete the online scholarship application form.
  • You will have to submit a scholarship application form to be considered for the scholarship.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Summary
The VCIS- FIRST® provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for one high-achieving FIRST® Robotics participant. This scholarship is only available to applicants commencing degree within the Faculty of Science and Engineering in Macquarie University.

Area of study
Engineering and IT

Eligibility
Has a GPA requirement; International students only; Full offers only

Tags
International, Undergraduate, Bachelor, FIRST, Engineering, Computer, Electronics, Mechanical, Mechatronic, Software, Telecommunications, Wireless, Full

Benefits
Fee reduction

Value
50 percent of total tuition fee

Phone
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Email
scholarships@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/scholarships/muis/apply

Level of study
Undergraduate

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