The Scholarship is valued at $15,000 per student per year with an additional $ 2,650 travel grant, which will enable recipients to complete the industry experience component of their scholarship.
$15,000 per scholarship paid in two instalments, one paid immediately following census date semester one and another payment immediately after census date semester two. The travel grant, $2,650 will be paid once the recipient formally commits to the industry experience as part of the scholarship.
All VTara Honours Scholarship recipients have the opportunity to undertake an industry experience with the VTara Group in India. The industry experience is a very important part of the Scholarship Program and will give student's real-world, practical experience which further enhances their career prospects and gives them valuable context in which to deepen their understanding.
The Travel Grant will be awarded to meet travel and living costs during the industry experience, including airfares, visas, travel insurance, vaccinations and day-to-day living expenses.
Accommodation will be provided in-kind by VTara Group during the length of the industry experience. Students will be paid directly by the VTara Group for their work during the industry experience. The above costs cover travel and living costs only and do not pertain to wages. Mid-Dec-Feb dates are recommended for the industry experience.
The recipient is responsible for making payment of all tuition fees by the prescribed date as set out by the University each session. Recipients of this award are responsible for the costs of books, study materials, accommodation and all other costs of study.