A common misunderstanding is that there are no Australian university scholarships for international students. This is untrue. Universities value high-performing students and have many scholarship programs designed to attract the world’s best and brightest to study in Australia.
There are numerous government and university-specific scholarships designed to attract high-performing students as well as those hoping to work in the country after graduation. Many of these programs offer a substantial bulk payment, educational subsidies, or living allowances designed to make life easier for those looking to study in Australia.
Australian university scholarships
The Australian Government has a large scholarship program for scholarships for international students and invests some $200 million dollars per year in programs at universities and other tertiary institutions around the country. Many of the country’s top institutions including The University of Melbourne, The University of Sydney, and the Australian National University (ANU) offer scholarships to study in Australia with added extras, like health cover.
The University of Western Australia
The UWA International Achievement Scholarship comes into effect on 5 December 2018 and all new applications received from this date will automatically be assessed for eligibility. The scholarship will be awarded to eligible South and South East Asian students students who apply for specified courses within the study areas of Commerce, Engineering, Computer Science and Data Science.
Deakin University is offering a 10% bursary to assist students in paying for their university fees and all study costs.
If you are enrolled in your first year of a Master of Architecture or Master of Architecture (Design Management) in 2019 at Deakin University, consider applying for the ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects Academic Merit Scholarship.
Deakin University, Australia is glad to announce the Doctoral Scholarship – 8 new fully-funded PhD positions available for 2018-19.
These full-time on-campus PhD scholarships, worth a collective AU$1.2 million, are specifically developed for outstanding and meritorious India-based students who will help prepare a new generation of global leaders.
Australian Catholic University
The Emergency Nursing staff of St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne have raised funds over the years to establish this bursary to support socially and economically disadvantaged students who aspire to join the nursing profession. Established in 2014 this bursary offers students the opportunity to be supported whilst studying Nursing at ACU and the opportunity to interview for a graduate year at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne.
- Murdoch University Academic Excellence Awards – International Students
The Murdoch University Academic Excellence Awards acknowledge and reward international students who have a record of high academic achievement in previous studies.
- 2018 & 2019 International Welcome Scholarship (IWS)
Eligible students can get up to a $11,000 scholarship through Murdoch University's International Welcome Scholarships.
The Australian Government Department of Education and Training
- Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships
Offers support to internationals to undertake study, research or professional development in Australia.
Individual terms and conditions apply for scholarships listed.
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