The International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS) offers the Postgraduate Innovation Scholarship to attract and support outstanding international students pursuing postgraduate studies at ICMS. This scholarship aims to recognize and nurture innovative thinking, leadership potential, and a commitment to making a positive impact in chosen fields.
To be eligible for the ICMS Postgraduate Innovation Scholarship, applicants must:
- Hold a valid passport from a country other than Australia or New Zealand.
- Have commenced or intend to commence full-time studies in an eligible postgraduate program at ICMS in Semester 1, 2024.
- Demonstrate a strong academic record with a minimum GPA of 3.20 out of 5.0 or equivalent.
- Possess a keen interest in innovation and contributing to the vibrant academic and cultural community at ICMS.
- Exhibit exceptional leadership potential and a commitment to making a positive impact on their chosen field.
- Demonstrate proficiency in English, both written and spoken.
The ICMS Postgraduate Innovation Scholarship provides comprehensive support to selected scholars, including:
- A tuition fee waiver of up to AUD$18,000 for the duration of the postgraduate program (up to 2 years maximum).
- Access to ICMS’s world-class facilities, resources, and expertise.
- Mentorship from experienced ICMS faculty and staff.
- Opportunities to participate in research collaborations, internships, and student exchange programs.
The application deadline for the ICMS Postgraduate Innovation Scholarship is typically in November each year. Interested applicants can submit their applications online through the ICMS scholarships portal. The application process involves submitting the following documents:
- Completed online application form.
- Academic transcripts translated into English.
- Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional references.
- Personal statement highlighting the applicant’s academic achievements, research interests, career aspirations, and innovative contributions.
- English language proficiency certificate (if applicable).
Applications are rigorously reviewed by a selection committee based on the following criteria:
- Academic record.
- Personal statement and recommendation letters.
- Demonstration of interest and motivation for pursuing postgraduate studies at ICMS.
- Innovative mindset and potential to contribute to the ICMS community.
- English language proficiency.
- Interview performance (if applicable).
Notification of Results
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications within a few months of the application deadline. Selected scholars will receive an official acceptance letter and invitation to join the ICMS postgraduate community.
Benefits of ICMS Postgraduate Innovation Scholarship
The ICMS Postgraduate Innovation Scholarship offers numerous benefits to selected scholars, including:
- Financial support to cover tuition fees, allowing scholars to focus on their studies and innovative pursuits.
- Access to a world-class learning environment with opportunities to collaborate with leading experts and researchers.
- Mentorship from experienced faculty and staff, providing guidance and support for academic success and personal development.
- Exposure to a diverse and supportive international student community, fostering cross-cultural understanding and lifelong connections.
- Potential for career advancement and leadership opportunities in academia or industry.
The ICMS Postgraduate Innovation Scholarship is an exceptional opportunity for outstanding international students to pursue their academic aspirations, contribute to their chosen fields with innovative ideas, and prepare for successful careers in a globalized world. With its comprehensive financial support, world-class facilities, and vibrant academic community, ICMS provides an ideal environment for scholars to excel and achieve their full potential.