Vice-Chancellor’s International High Achievers Scholarships (VCIHAS) 2022

Application for Vice-Chancellor’s International High Achievers Scholarships 2022 is ongoing!

About Vice-Chancellor’s International High Achievers Scholarships

CDU offers a limited number of scholarships for international students who have a record of academic excellence and high achievement. 
The scholarship is neither transferable for cash nor refundable and cannot be transferred to another person, semester, course, or year.

Scholarship Benefits

The scholarship applies to an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree covering 50% or 25% of the tuition fee for the full duration of the course.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Applicant must apply to commence study in S2 2022
  • Applicants must meet the University’s academic and English language entry requirements for their chosen course
  • Applicant must have a minimum overall score of 95% in their highest completed qualification
  • Applicant must be an international student paying international student fees
  • Applicant must not hold another scholarship from an Australian or foreign sponsoring agency

Selection Criteria 

  • Overall score in their highest completed qualification
  • Supporting statements (up to 600 words) outlining why you should be awarded a scholarship


The duration of the Scholarship is the minimum time in which the course can be completed or when one of the following is true:

  • The maximum Scholarship value has been exhausted
  • You have completed your course
  • You no longer meet the ongoing eligibility of the scholarship

Ongoing Eligibility  

In order to retain the scholarship, the recipient must meet all the following:

  • Continue to be an international student liable for international student fees
  • Pay their portion of the tuition fees on or before the payment due date (first day of teaching) of each semester
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress each semester with a minimum GPA of 5.3 and with no fail grade in any unit
  • Maintain a full-time enrolment of 40 credit points (0.5 EFTSL) each semester or have the approval to reduce their study load or take a leave of absence for the semester

How to apply for Vice-Chancellor’s International High Achievers Scholarships

  • Step 2: Submit your application for the VCIHAS 

What happens next?

The outcome of your application will be notified to you by email within a month of the closing date of the scholarship.

Application Deadline

The deadline to submit a complete application is 30 June 2022 (11:59PM ACST)







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