The UWS Vice-Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship (VCLS) aims to reward the success and accomplishments of high-achieving secondary school students who demonstrate excellence not only in their academic studies, but also in some other aspects of their lives. Additionally, these scholarship holders are offered access to the Aspire Program which helps to optimise their academic and leadership potential.
– Current high school leavers only. – Students who are considering a gap year should apply in the year that they undertake their Higher School Certificate (HSC). – If successful, defer their UWS course and scholarship for up to one year. – Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia. – Reside in or have undertaken their Higher School Certificate in Greater Western Sydney. – Demonstrate a high level of academic achievement through a minimum ATAR of 90 or equivalent. – Provide evidence of leadership and community involvement (e.g. School Captain, community service, sport, the arts, public speaking, Maths/Science Olympiads, Duke of Edinburgh award, etc).