CISA 2014 Excellence Awards for International Students (Undergraduates and Postgraduates)

CISA 2014 Excellence Awards for International Students (Undergraduates and Postgraduates)

Deadline: May 23, 2014

The Council of International Students Australia invites international students who are qualified to apply for the CISA Excellence Award.

CISA’s Excellence Awards recognise and reward the outstanding contributions made by individuals or teams to international students in Australia. They also provide a benchmark of excellence performances of individuals or groups of international students in various aspects.

Post graduate:

This national award will be presented to an international student who has been pursuing a postgraduate program either at Master or PHD level, and has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and has contributed to the internationalisation of their institution.

Undergraduate:

This national award will be presented to an international student who has been pursuing an undergraduate degree and has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and has contributed to the internationalisation of their institution.

The outcome will be emailed to all applicants and announcement will also be made by C.O.B 27th June 2014.

Benefit:

  • $1, 000 Scholarship (for individuals) or $1, 000 Organisation Funding (for student associations)
  • 1 FREE Registration to attend CISA National Conference 2014 in Adelaide
    • 1 returned flight ticket
    • accommodation
  • Award Certificate

Eligibility:

Postgraduate

  • Currently enrolled, or recently completed a course within the last 6 months at an Australian tertiary education institution that is registered under the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS)
  • Must have completed a minimum of 50% of the current course enrolled in
  • Evidence of international student status (copy of Confirmation of Enrolment CoE and / or Letter of Completion)
  • Statement of endorsement from the education institution and / or other organisations attached with the application form
  • Names and contact details of 2 referees who agree to be contacted to provide further information on the nomination
  • Copy of latest academic transcript
  • Agree to full terms and conditions
  • Ensure application is completed before submitting

Undergraduate

  • Currently enrolled, or has recently completed a course within the last 6 months at an Australian tertiary education institution that is registered under the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS)
  • Must have completed a minimum of 50% of the current course enrolled in
  • Must at least achieve ‘Credit’ in average result during the period of enrolment
  • Evidence of international student status (copy of Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) and / or Letter of Completion)
  • Statement of endorsement from the education institution and / or other organisations attached with the application form
  • Copy of latest academic transcript
  • Agree to full terms and conditions
  • Ensure application is completed before submitting

Application process:

Selection Process:

The winner will be selected by a 90 : 10 approach.

  • 90% of the decision is made by an independent committee made up of industry, government representatives and student groups.
  • 10% of the decision will be voted by international students through “Liking the Facebook Post” of each application.

For more information, click on postgraduate or undergraduate.

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