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Scholarships  in Australia

Looking for a scholarship? Here is a list of some scholarships students can access to at Australian universities. 

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

#1 AUSTRALIA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

ANU Chancellor's International Scholarship 

  • 25% or 50% fee waiver of tuition for entire study period

  • 200 scholarships on offer

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate courses

  • Selection is made on the basis of academic merit

  • No application required

  • Available for students commencing in 2023, 2024 and 2025

NEW SOUTH WALES

#1 THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

a) Vice Chancellor International Scholarship Scheme

  • $5,000 / $10,000 / $20,000 / $40,000

  • Awarded to exceptional international students holding an unconditional offer.

  • Applicable to undergraduate or postgraduate coursework students. 

  • Awarded for once during first year of commencement and not renewable

  • No application required. 

b) Sydney Scholars Awards

  • $6,000 for 1 year

  • ATAR 95 to 99.85

  • Onshore international student

c) Postgraduate Research Scholarship 

  • $35,629 yearly to study a master's by research of PhD

#2 UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

a) Australia's Global University Award

  • $10,000 for one year

  • Applicable for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree 

  • Selection based on academic merit

b) International Scientia Coursework Scholarship

  • $10,000 per annum for up to 5 years paid as a stipend 

  • Applicable for undergraduate  coursework degree

  • Application required

c) Dr Vincent Lo Asia Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Offer 1: Full scholarship for the duration or degree 

  • Offer 2: $20,000 per annum

  • Applicable for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degree

  • Application required

d) UNSW Global Academic Award

  • $10,000 for one year 

  • Students who successfully complete a UNSW Global Foundation Studies programme progressing to a bachelor's degree at UNSW.

  • No application required

e) UNSW Global Academic Award

  • $10,000 for one year 

  • Students who successfully complete a UNSW Global Foundation Studies programme progressing to a bachelor's degree at UNSW.

  • No application required

 

#3 THE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY

a) UTS Vice-Chancellor’s International Undergraduate Scholarship 

  • Full tuition scholarship for the standard course duration of an undergraduate degree

  • Have an overall average of 85% 

  • Application required

b) Undergraduate Academic Excellence International Scholarship 

  • 25% tuition fees scholarship for the duration

  • No application required

#4 UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN SYDNEY

a) VC's Academic Excellence UG Scholarships

  • 50% for up to 3 years

  • ATAR 90

  • Applicable for undergraduate courses

  • No application required

b) Western Sydney International Scholarships

  • $3,000 / $6,000 per year for multiple years

  • All undergraduate courses except Doctor of Medicine

  • No application required

c) Vice-Chancellor's Academic Excellence Postgraduate Scholarships

  • 50% scholarship for the duration of the degree not exceeding two year

  • All postgraduate coursework degrees up to a maximum two years 

  • Postgraduate research degrees are excluded

  • a minimum GPA of 5.95 on a 7 point scale or equivalent in their completed most recent undergraduate degree

d) Western Sydney International Scholarships – Postgraduate

  • $6,000 per year contribution to tuition fees (up to a maximum two years)

  • $3,000 per year contribution to tuition fees (up to a maximum two years)

  • All postgraduate coursework degrees with a minimum one year and up to a maximum two year duration.

  • Higher degree research degrees are excluded

  • No application is necessary

#5 UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

a) University Excellence Scholarships

  • 30% tuition fee reduction for the minimum duration of an eligible course

  • Any undergraduate degree except  Doctor of Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition Science, Nutrition and Dietetics, Exercise Science, Exercise Science and Rehabilitation, Education, Social Work and Psychology

  • No application is required

 

b) UOW Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarships 

  • 30% tuition fee reduction for the minimum duration of an eligible course

  • Any postgraduate coursework degree *excluding Doctor of Medicine, Nutrition and Dietetics, Exercise Physiology, Teaching, Social Work and Psychology degrees

  • Unlimited number of scholarship

  • No application is required

 

VICTORIA

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarships

  • $10,000 in Year 1 or

  • 50% for a 3-year undergraduate degree or

  • 100% for a 3-year undergraduate degree

Excellent high school results:

  • at least three A* grades in GCE A Levels and an average result of at least 93% in the best three subjects

  • Overall 98% in an Australian foundation program

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) score of at least 42 (completed outside of Australia)

  • No application required. Students holding an offer will be automatically considered. 

Graduate Research Scholarships

  • 100% fee remission for up to 2 years for students undertaking a Masters by Research degree or up to 4 years for those taking a doctoral degree

  • Living allowance of $34,400 per year pro rata for up to 2 years for students undertaking a Masters by Research or up to 3.5 years for doctoral degree

  • Relocation grant of $3,000 for students moving from outside Australia

  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

  • No application required

MONASH UNIVERSITY

Monash University International Merit Scholarship

  • Up to $50,000 ($10,000 per year) for the duration of studies. 

  • Achieved a minimum weighted average mark of 85. 

  • 31 scholarships offered each year for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. 

  • Not applicable for students studying Australian Year 12. 

  • Current students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Honours) course or the Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine (MD) course must have completed and obtained results for at least four semesters.

  • Application required. Deadline varies based on intake. 

  • Only for students holding unconditional offers

Sir John Monash Scholarships for Excellence

  • Up to $40,000 ($10,000 per year) for a maximum of 4 years.

  • 10 scholarships a year. 

  • Open for students studying Australian Year 12 or International Baccalaureate in Australia.

  • ATAR of 98+ or equivalent. 

  • Automatic, no application required. 

Pharmacy International Undergraduate Merit Scholarship

  • 2 x 50% scholarship

  • 2 x 25% scholarship

  • Commencing undergraduate student in either the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) or Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)/Master of Pharmacy at a Monash Campus in Australia.

  • No application required.

Faculty of Law International Asia Scholarship

  • 25% to 100% scholarship

  • An International student from China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, India, Singapore or Indonesia

  • Commencing Law student within the Faculty of Law who will undertake either the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) or LLB combined degree

  • This scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement

  • Application required

Other scholarships: 

Biomedicine Discovery Scholarship

Engineering International High Achievers Scholarship

Engineering International Success Scholarship

Engineering Masters Pathway Scholarship

Women in Engineering Scholarship

Women in Information Technology Scholarship

Science International Merit Grant

Monash Jazz Music Scholarship

Accounting Honours Scholarship

Monash Graduate Scholarships

RMIT UNIVERSITY

Academic Excellence Scholarship for South East Asia

  • AU$5,000, one-off payment towards future tuition fee to be paid after the first census date.

  • any Vocational Education, Associate degree, Bachelor’s degree, Graduate Diploma or Masters by Coursework programs

  • Application required

STEM Scholarship for South East Asia

  • The total value of the scholarship is AU$10,000, one-off payment 

  • Enrol for Semester 1 or 2, 2023 in Vocational Education, Associate degree, Bachelor’s degree, Graduate Diploma or Masters by Coursework offered by one of the following RMIT Schools:

    • Engineering

    • Health and Biomedical Sciences

    • Science

    • Computing Technologies

  • Application required​

VICTORIA UNIVERSITY

VU International Excellence Scholarship

  • 10% scholarship for duration of course

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees

  • No application required

VU Global Leaders Scholarship

  • 20% tuition fee reduction for the entire standard duration of eligible courses 

  • undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) course

VU International VCE Scholarship

up to $12,000 towards the total tuition fees

Students who have completed VCE with a minimum of ATAR of 50

Automatic. No application required. 

Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarships – International

  • RTP Stipend Scholarships – International are awarded to graduate researchers on the basis of academic merit and research potential.

  • RTP Stipend Scholarship – International includes:

    • overseas student health cover

    • a living allowance of $33,000 per year (2023 rate)

    • an RTP Fee Offset Scholarship exempting the recipient from paying tuition fees.

 

LA TROBE UNIVERSITY

La Trobe International Scholarship

  • Up to 25% scholarship

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees

  • WAM 55 to 75+

  • No application required

La Trobe South East Asia Scholarship

  • 20% to 30% scholarship

  • Be a citizen of Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines or Vietnam.

  • Undergraduates and postgraduate coursework degrees

  • WAM 55 to 75+

  • No application required

Regional Campus Scholarship - International Students

  • One off $5,000 scholarship deduction from first semester fees

  • Location: Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Mildura, Shepparton

  • Undergraduates and postgraduate coursework degrees

  • No application required

SWINBURNE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Swinburne International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Up to 30% scholarship for duration of course

  • Achieved an academic result of at least 60 per cent GPA Australian standard equivalent

  • Excluded courses: Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting, Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting / Bachelor of Business (double degree) and one-year honours degrees.

Swinburne International Excellence Postgraduate Scholarship

  • Up to 30% scholarship for duration of course

  • Achieved an academic result of at least 60 per cent GPA Australian standard equivalent

  • Excluded courses: Master of Physiotherapy, Master of Dietetics, and Master of Occupational Therapy

George Swinburne Postgraduate STEM Scholarship

  • Up to 30% scholarship for duration of course

  • Achieved an academic result of at least 60 per cent GPA Australian standard equivalent

  • Applies to certain STEM programmes including Master of Data Science, Cybersecurity, Engineering Science, Financial Technologies, Information Technology, Biotechnology, Supply Chain Innovation, Business Information Systems and Construction Management 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE

Global Academic Excellence Scholarship (2021 - 2025)

  • Available for students commencing between 2021 and 2025

  • Tuition fee reduction of 50% for the duration of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree

  • Each faculty will award only 2 scholarships of 50% 

  • Minimum ATAR 98 for undergraduate programmes or GPA of 6.8 /7 for postgraduate coursework

  • No application required.

Global Citizens Scholarship

  • Available for students commencing between 2021 and 2025

  • Applicable to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students

  • Tuition fee reduction of 15% to 30% for the duration of degree

  • For undergraduate studies:

    • Minimum ATAR 90: 30%

    • Minimum ATAR 80: 15% 

  • For postgraduate studies:

    • GPA of 6.0/7 : 30% scholarship

    • GPA of 5.0/7 : 15% scholarship

  • Available to students holding full or conditional offer. 

  • No application required.

  • Available throughout the year

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship

  • 50% scholarship for up to 4 years of study

  • Undergraduate or postgraduate degree by coursework

  • Application required

International Merit Scholarship

  • 15% scholarship for the duration of study

  • Have achieved the UniSA equivalent of a credit average (Grade Point Average (GPA) 5.0) or above in previous studies or have an offer conditional upon completion of an award with a Credit average

  • No application required. 

International Postgraduate Research Scholarship

  • varies according to research project

FLINDERS UNIVERSITY 

Vice-Chancellor International Scholarships

  • 50% reduction in tuition fees for duration of programme

  • Undergraduate, Postgraduate coursework

  • Undergraduate applicants require an equivalent minimum ATAR 95 or above

  • Postgraduate applicants require an equivalent of 6.5 GPA or above

  • Application required

 

 

QUEENSLAND

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND

UQ International Excellence Scholarships

  • 25% reduction in tuition fees per semester for up to 4 years

  • Undergraduate, Postgraduate coursework

  • Criteria:

    • international student 

    • high school leaver and have achieved an entry rank of 99

    • undergraduate student or postgraduate student and have achieved a GPA equivalent of 6.75 and above (on the UQ 7-point scale)

    • Received an unconditional offer from UQ

  • No application required

UQ Excellence Scholarships

  • $6,000 per year for up to 4 years 

  • All undergraduate study areas

  • Criteria:

    • ATAR 99

    • outstanding academic achievements as determined by the selection panel, or

    • a combination of outstanding academic excellence and significant leadership and/or community service achievements.

  • Apply via QTAC application portal​

UQ Vice Chancellor's Scholarships

  • $12,000 per year up to 5 years

  • All undergraduate study areas

  • achieved a minimum ATAR of 99.90 

  • Application required

 

International High Achievers Scholarship

  • $10,000 for first year

  • Undergraduate, Postgraduate coursework in all study areas

  • Criteria: Academic performance

  • No application required

International Scholarships for Undergraduate Programs

  • Valued at AUD$6,000

  • Students must have a high school score that equates to a Queensland Tertiary Education Rank of 96

  • Excludes quota programs

UQ School of Economics International Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Up to 50% tuition fees for the duration of the programme

  • Study area: Business and Economics

  • Application required

UQ Economics India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam Scholarship

  • are a citizen of India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka or Vietnam and normally live there 

  • Up to 50% tuition fee reduction

  • Undergraduate, Postgraduate coursework

  • Study area: Business, Economics

  • Application required

Destination Australia Scholarship (International)

QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

International Merit Scholarship ​​

  • a scholarship to cover 25% of your tuition fees for your first two semesters (one year) of study at QUT, provided you meet the minimum academic standards.

    • available from all faculties.

  • an ongoing scholarship to cover 25% of your tuition fees per semester of study at QUT, provided you meet the ongoing academic conditions for all eligible courses offered by:

    • Faculty of Business and Law

    • Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice

    • Faculty of Engineering

    • Faculty of Science.

  • The ongoing scholarship is not available for courses offered by the Faculty of Health.

QUT Excellence Scholarship (Academic)

  • Valued at $30,000 each for study in any discipline for up to 3 years

  • Valued at $30,000 each for courses in the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Engineering only.

  • For students who have graduated from an Australian high school of undertaken and Australian curriculum overseas

    • have achieved a minimum unadjusted ATAR of 98 or equivalent

    • have placed QUT as your first preference on your QTAC application.

  • No application required​

QUT Excellence Scholarship (Elite Visual and Performing Arts)

  • $30,000 scholarship

  • Applicable to :

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance)

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts)

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting)

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music)

  • International student who has completed high school in Australia or Australian curriculum (or International Baccalaureate) overseas

  • No application required

QUT Excellence Scholarship (Creative Industries)

  • $10,000 scholarships over the first 2 years of an undergraduate programme

  • Study Area: Creative practice and communication and design

  • Applicable to international students who have completed high school in Australia or Australian curriculum overseas. 

  • No application required

Dean's Scholars Program (QUT Business School)

  • complete a QUT Bachelor of Business degree

  • receive a scholarship of $12,000 over 3 years

  • receive an automatic offer into honours

  • receive a further scholarship of $8,000 over the honours year

  • No application required

GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY

Griffith Remarkable Scholarship

  • 50% scholarship for the duration of the degree

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programmes

  • Have a minimum GPA in previous studies of 5.5 or above on a 7 point scale or equivalent

  • Application required

International Student Academic Excellence Scholarship

  • 25% scholarship for the duration of the degree

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programmes

  • Have a minimum GPA in previous studies of 5.5 or above on a 7 point scale or equivalent.

  • No application required

International Student Academic Merit Scholarship

  • 20% scholarship for the duration of the degree

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programmes

  • Have a minimum GPA in previous studies of 5.0 to 5.49 on a 7 point scale or equivalent

  • No application required

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Global Excellence Scholarships

  • The value of the Scholarship is determined by the applicant’s equivalent Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or UWA weighted average mark (WAM).

    • $12,000 / year for up to four years for undergraduates (ATAR 98+)

    • $10,000 / year for up to fours years for undergraduates (ATAR 90 - 97.95)

    • $6,000 / year for up to four years for undergraduates (ATAR85 - 89.95)

    • $12,000 / year for up to two years for postgraduates (WAM85.00)

    • $12,000 / year for up to two years for postgraduates (WAM75.00 - 84.99)

    • $12,000 / year for up to two years for postgraduates (WAM65.00 - 74.99)

  • Programme exclusions apply​

  • No application required

CURTIN UNIVERSITY

Global Curtin Scholarships - Australian Year 12 Scholarship

  • 25% scholarship for first year tuition fee, up to a maximum of $10,000

  • Applicable for students completing an Australian Year 12 qualification in Australia or overseas.

  • Faculty of Business and Law, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Science & Engineering

  • No application required

Global Curtin Scholarships - Merit Scholarship

  • 25% scholarship for Year 1

  • All undergraduate degrees available to international students (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery excluded)

  • All postgraduate degrees (master by coursework only) available to international students

  • No application required

MURDOCH UNIVERSITY

Welcome Back International Scholarship

  • 20% scholarship for entire course duration

  • Bachelor, graduate certificate, graduate diploma and masters by coursework degrees excluding the Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Veterinary Biology, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and Master of Clinical Psychology 

  • No application required

TASMANIA

UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA

Dean's Merit Scholarship

  • Business and Economics, Science and Engineering, Law -50% scholarship for duration of course

  • Medicine - 25% scholarship

Tasmanian International Scholarships

  • 25% for all international students who meet admission criteria

  • No application required

 

ASEAN Scholarship

  • 15% scholarship

  • citizens of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

  • All undergraduate or Honours coursework programs (excluding Bachelor of Nursing Hobart and Launceston; and fully online-only programs); and

  • All postgraduate coursework programs (excluding Master of Laboratory Medicine and fully online programs)

  • No application required

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