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Vice-Chancellor’s High Achievers Scholarship (VCIHAS) Application

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants must meet the University’s academic and English language entry requirements for their chosen course.
  • Applicant must be an international student on a student visa.
  • Applicant must not hold another scholarship from an Australian or foreign sponsorship agency.
  • Applicant must have a minimum overall score of 95% in their highest completed qualification.


  • We will assess your application based on your overall score in your highest completed qualification and your supporting statement.
  • Meeting minimum eligibility does not guarantee scholarships. Applications will be assessed based on merit.
  • We will only assess scholarship applications that have submitted study applications in Studylink.
  • For more information about these and other scholarships at CDU, please visit our scholarship page.
Applicant statement
Declaration: (required)
  • I declare that the information I have provided is true and correct and I have read and understood the conditions of applications;
  • I understand that this Scholarship is a competitive application process and the decision of the University selection panel is final;
  • I understand that I cannot hold more than one tuition fee scholarship from CDU at a time;
  • I confirm that I do not hold another scholarship from an Australian or foreign sponsorship agency; and
  • I confirm that I understand and accept that I may be asked to provide a student story or testimonial as a scholarship recipient at CDU.
Sign above
Please provide a short statement written by you, of 500 words or less outlining:
  • Why should you be selected for this scholarship?
  • How will you become an outstanding ambassador of CDU?
  • Details of your extracurricular activities with a focus on community engagement, work experience, creative arts and sport.
  • How will you utilise your qualification from CDU to make a difference in your community?