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Scholarships & Funding

Finances are an important part of planning any global experiences so you can make sure you can cover any program costs and fees as well as living, travel and other expenses while overseas. While researching a global partner or program, you will find more information such the program fees, the cost of living and finances information under each brochure page on the search page. The University offers a range of scholarships and facilitates funding options to students taking part in overseas study. You will automatically be considered for most scholarships when you apply for a global experience. You should also check with your host university or program to see if there are scholarships available through them.

On this page you will find the relevant scholarship and funding options administered by the Sydney Abroad team. There is a full list of the overseas study scholarships including general and faculty-specific options

Sydney Abroad Scholarships

Vice Chancellor's Global Mobility Scholarship
Students applying to a semester exchange or selected short-term programs will automatically be considered for a VCGM Scholarship under one of the following categories: Super Partner Scholarships ($2000), Academic Merit Scholarships (up to $1500), Short-term scholarships (up to $1500), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarships ($5000).

Vice Chancellor's Global Mobility Award
The VCGM Award is valued at $5000 for the semester exchange program in-country or up to $2500 for eligible short-term programs either in-person or virtual. The Award will be offered to students who entered the University of Sydney through the E12 Scheme or Broadway Scheme under the category: Financial hardship. Recipients may hold this award in conjunction with another travelling scholarship or grant.

Dalyell Global Mobility Scholarship
Dalyell Scholars are eligible to receive a one-time Dalyell Global Mobility Scholarship valued at up to $2000 to support your participation in an eligible global mobility experience, such as a semester exchange or a short-term program, where you’re receiving academic credit towards your degree.

Government, Partner and Corporate Scholarships

In addition, the University of Sydney also offers other scholarships including through the Scholarships Office, Faculty and other Travel Scholarships.

Government Scholarships Asia & Indo-Pacific - New Colombo Plan (NCP) Mobility Program Student Grants
Asia & Indo-Pacific - New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholarship Program
Embassy of France - Nicolas Baudin Travel Grants and Internships in France initiative
Partner Scholarships Denmark - University of Copenhagen - Crown Princess Mary Scholarships
Denmark - University of Copenhagen - Erasmus+ student grants
Germany - University of Konstanz
Germany - University of Mannheim - Baden-Württemberg Scholarship
Switzerland - University of Lausanne
Switzerland - University of Zurich
United Kingdom - University of Edinburgh - Erasmus+ student grants
United Kingdom - University of Sheffield
Corporate Scholarships Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship (Semester 2, 2023) - Applications to open September 2022 - TBC.

Scholarships Office, Faculty and Travel Scholarships

In addition, the University of Sydney also offers other scholarships including through the Scholarships Office, Faculty and other Travel Scholarships.