VU Sydney scholarships

At VU Sydney, we aim to extend every kind of support to our students so they have the best educational experience at all times, no matter where they are located.

VU Sydney Pathway to Success Scholarship

The VU Sydney Pathway to Success Scholarship provides 2024 commencing students with an annual reduction of $10,000 in tuition fees. Students commencing our undergraduate, postgraduate and higher education diploma programs in IT and Business are eligible for this scholarship. The Scholarship is open to all international onshore and offshore students who are commencing with VU Sydney in 2024 and who meet the entry requirements. 

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to get a world-class qualification from a globally ranked university!

How to apply: Students will automatically be assessed for the pathway to success scholarship at the time of application.

Value (2024 commencing students): Annual value of $10,000 (and divided into 8 units) for the first year of study, and $10,000 per year thereafter if you maintain satisfactory academic progress. Please refer to terms and conditions below

Eligibility (2024 articulating students): All new students commencing an undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) course (including ELSIS EAP packages) with VU Sydney in 2024 are eligible. Please refer to terms and conditions below.

VU Sydney & Brisbane Early Childhood Education International Scholarship

The VU Sydney & Brisbane Early Childhood Education International Scholarship supports new international students who plan to commence their Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education in 2024.
 

Do not miss this incredible opportunity to get a world-class qualification from a globally ranked university!

How to apply: You will be automatically assessed for this scholarship after submitting your application for an eligible course.

Value (2024 commencement): 10% tuition fee reduction for the entire standard duration of eligible courses (calculated from the date of commencement to the course end date in the letter of offer).

Eligibility (2024 commencement): All new international students commencing the course Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education at with VU Sydney in 2024 are eligible for the scholarship.

VU Sydney Global Excellence Scholarship

Our VU Sydney Global Excellence Scholarship offers 15% off tuition fees for students commencing our undergraduate, postgraduate and higher education diploma programs in IT and Business. The Scholarship is open to all international onshore and offshore students who are commencing with VU Sydney in 2023 and who meet the entry requirements.

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to get a world-class qualification from a globally ranked university!

How to apply: Students will automatically be assessed for the Global Excellence Scholarship at the time of application.

Value (2023 commencement): 15% off the course tuition fee for the first two semesters of the course, and 15% thereafter if you successfully complete all units in your first year of study (calculated from the date of commencement to the course end date in the letter of offer).

Eligibility (2023 commencement): All new students commencing an undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) course (including ELSIS EAP packages) with VU Sydney in 2023 are eligible (please refer to terms and conditions below).

  • Students must pay the required tuition fee deposit to accept their offer. The remaining balance is due before the course start date.
  • Students who have received a scholarship or sponsorship from another organisation for their VU course are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • Students with approval to reduce their study load are eligible to receive a reduced scholarship, based on the number of units taken (pro-rata).
  • Students returning from approved Leave of Absence are eligible to continue receiving the scholarship until the course end date in their letter of offer.
  • New students receiving advanced standing for previous studies are eligible for the Global Excellence Scholarship for the remaining standard duration of eligible courses.
  • Students must successfully complete all units in their first year of the course for the scholarship to be maintained in their second year of study.
  • Students will continue to remain eligible to receive the Global Excellence Scholarship for their approved study duration, providing the student pays all tuition and additional fees/costs in full by the payment due date of each study period, and meets the conditions of their student visa.
  • The Global Excellence Scholarship is not refundable, convertible to cash, or transferable to another individual, commencing study period, or course.
  • This scholarship is awarded at the sole discretion of the University.
  • Victoria University may make changes to these terms and conditions without notice.
  • The University’s decision concerning the assessment of eligibility for the Scholarship is final, and there is no right of appeal should the student be unsuccessful in securing the scholarship, or has the scholarship withdrawn.
  • Successful applicants will be notified in their full offer letter. Unsuccessful applicants will not be notified.

VU Sydney Global Citizen Scholarship

Our VU Sydney and VU Brisbane Global Citizen Scholarship offers a reduction of 20% on tuition fees for students commencing our undergraduate, postgraduate and higher education diploma programs in IT and Business. The Scholarship is open to international students (offshore and onshore) from the defined diverse regions and are commencing with VU Sydney or VU Brisbane in 2023.

How to apply: Students will automatically be assessed for the Global Citizen Scholarship at the time of application.

Value (2023 commencement): 20% off the course tuition fee for the first two semesters of the course, and 20% thereafter if you successfully complete all units in your first year of study (calculated from the date of commencement to the course end date in the letter of offer).  

Eligibility (2023 commencement): The scholarship is available all international students commencing an undergraduate or postgraduate courses (including ELSIS EAP packages) at VU Sydney or VU Brisbane who is a citizen of one of the following countries:

Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, New Caledonia, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Scotland, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam

VU Sydney alumni grant

Add another qualification from a world-class university to your résumé and stand out with the VU Sydney Alumni Grant.

The VU Sydney Alumni Grant is offered to eligible students seeking admission to business or IT postgraduate programs who have completed a Bachelor of Business (BBNS), Bachelor of Information Technology (NBIT) or Bachelor of Cyber Security (NBCS) at VU Sydney.

This grant will provide students with a tuition fee waiver for two units. Students will also be eligible for four units of Credit (Advanced Standing) towards their master’s degree if the undergraduate degree has been completed in the same discipline area as the proposed postgraduate course.

This means the cost of a 16 unit postgraduate program can be made available for you for the price of 10 units.

How to apply: Students will be automatically assessed for the grant at the time of application for admission into an eligible VU Sydney postgraduate qualification.

Scholarship value (2023 commencement): Two VU Sydney postgraduate units, valued at AU$5,896 after the VU Sydney Global Excellence Scholarship is applied.

Eligibility (2023 commencement): Students who have completed the following undergraduate programs in 2021, 2022 or 2023 with VU Sydney will receive four (4) cognate units of Credit (Advanced Standing) and the VU Sydney Alumni Grant:

  • Bachelor of Business (BBNS)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (NBIT)
  • Bachelor of Cyber Security (NBCS).

IT Career Launcher Scholarship

The IT Career Launcher Scholarship is awarded to students who have completed an Australian Diploma or Advanced Diploma of IT and have not received 8 or 10 units respectively in Credit (Advanced Standing) towards their Bachelor of Information Technology or Bachelor of Cyber Security at VU Sydney. It covers tuition fees for up to two units of study.

How to apply: Students will be automatically assessed for the grant at the time of application for admission into an eligible VU Sydney Bachelor degree.

Scholarship value (2022 commencement): Two VU Sydney undergraduate units, valued at AU$5,236 (for two units) after the VU Sydney Global Excellence Scholarship has been applied.

Eligibility (2023 commencement):

Onshore VU Sydney applicants who receive a full offer for the Bachelor of Information Technology (NBIT) or Bachelor of Cyber Security (NBCS) for commencement in 2023 who have completed an AQF Diploma of IT, and receive less than eight units in credit in Credit (Advanced Standing) will receive a scholarship equivalent to the fees of up to two units. In the event where 6 units or less have been granted, then a scholarship of equivalent to 2 units will be granted. In the event where 7 units or have been granted, then a scholarship of equivalent to 1 unit will be granted.

Onshore VU Sydney applicants who receive a full offer for the Bachelor of Information Technology (NBIT) or Bachelor of Cyber Security (NBCS) for commencement in 2023 who have completed an AQF Advanced Diploma of IT and receive less than 10 units in credit in Credit (Advanced Standing) will receive a scholarship equivalent to the fees of up to two units. In the event where 10 units or less have been granted, then a scholarship of equivalent to 2 units will be granted. In the event where 11 units or have been granted, then a scholarship of equivalent to 1 unit will be granted.

VU Sydney & Brisbane Global Diversity Scholarship

Our VU Sydney & Brisbane Global Diversity Scholarship offers a further reduction of 10% on tuition fees for students commencing our undergraduate, postgraduate and higher education diploma programs in IT and Business. The 10% reduction would be applied in addition to the VU Sydney/VU Brisbane Pathway to Success Scholarship.

The Global Diversity Scholarship is open to international students (offshore and onshore) from the regions defined below who are commencing with VU Sydney or VU Brisbane in 2024.

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to get a world-class qualification from a globally ranked university!

How to apply: Students will be automatically assessed for the Global Diversity Scholarship at the time of application.

Value (2024 commencement): 10% off the course tuition fee the full duration of the course. 

Eligibility (2024 commencement)

The scholarship is available to any international student commencing an undergraduate or postgraduate course (including ELSIS EAP packages) at VU Sydney or VU Brisbane who is a citizen of one of the following countries or regions:

  • Vietnam 
  • Indonesia
  • The Philippines
  • Thailand
  • Cambodia
  • Latin America. 

Please note: there are a limited number of available places for this scholarship.