Masters Scholarships - New South Wales

The Cambridge Australia Erich Narev Scholarship is available for application to NSW residents and/or graduates of a NSW university, to study for a Masters degree (except MBA) at Cambridge. (view donors and scholarships)

The Erich Narev Scholarship may be awarded in preference to candidates wishing to study mathematics, a science or human rights. Consideration will also be given to candidates personal circumstances, where some kind of disadvantage (past or present) exists. Candidates who wish to have the selection committee consider matters relevant to disadvantage should provide a personal statement setting out, in confidence, relevant details to the CAS Executive Officer. The Erich Narev scholarship is a full scholarship.

Generally, the aim of the scholarships is to foster candidate's intellectual, ethical and spiritual life to enable them to become effective leaders in the community. Scholarships are tenable for one year.

Half scholarships may also be offered (covering University fees, College fees and maintenance) associated with a coursework Masters degree. These scholarships are designed to encourage candidates to co-fund their studies e.g. with funding from other scholarships, employment income, or sponsorship from business, clubs or family and friends.

To be eligible applicants must:

  • Show proven academic ability, supported by appropriate references;

  • Demonstrate achievements in other field(s) and the energy to use their talents to the full as exemplified by contribution to the community and organisations to which they belong; and

  • Be of excellent character and have a commitment to ethical leadership.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in Sydney for these scholarships.

International students are not eligible to apply.

Applicants do not need to have fully completed their undergraduate studies, but must be near completion, e.g. one to two semesters remaining. If your application is successful you will be issued with a conditional offer that depends on your successful completion of an Australian degree . Your Australian degree must be completed before you can commence studies at University of Cambridge.

Successful Candidates will be expected to:

  • Meet with members of Cambridge Australia Scholarships, and donors, prior to leaving for Cambridge;

  • Keep Cambridge Australia Scholarships informed about their academic and other activities at the end of each term and on completion of their course; and

  • Allow Cambridge Australia Scholarships to publicise their achievements as scholars.

On completion of their course, successful scholars are expected to:

  • Encourage others to apply for Scholarships;

  • Meet with past, current and prospective scholars; and

  • Make contributions to the scholarship fund where possible.

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