Australian Universities provide wide range of scholarships to International meritorious students which help them to fund their studies. Scholarships are totally on the basis of the student’s academics. Scholarship covers tuition fees and may also cover the living expenses and travel.

Scholarships for coursework program mostly covers part of the tuition fees however, research programs provides funding  up to 100% for tuition fee and good amount of money to cover living expenses.

Apart from the university and college scholarships, Government scholarships are also available for international student. The criteria of the Government scholarship is quite competitive as compare to the university scholarships. As the numbers of applications received are very high, it is advisable to apply quite in advance to get timely response.

General criteria of university scholarships: Scholarships are being offered on the basis of the academics,

  • High Academics
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Social work
  • Engineering programs-
  • Req-60%-70% in year 12th /graduation
  • Amount-AUD 2000-AUD 7,000
  • Information Technology programs-
  • Requirement- 60%-70% in year 12th /or graduation
  • Amount- AUD 2000 to AUD 10,000
  • Business programs:
  • Requirement- 60%-70% in year 12th / graduation
  • Amount- AUD 2000 up to 50%

Universities may consider you automatically for scholarship however few universities require successful admission and few more documents before they consider you for scholarship.

Here is a list of Indian and international scholarships with relevant description. Most of them are available currently while some have tentative deadlines. The eligibility to apply for any scholarship may vary in terms of various factors like age, gender, institution, courses, location and academic excellence.

Australia Scholarships

Perth Graduate School of Business Innovation Excellence Scholarship 2015 Curtin College Scholarship
Scholarship for Indian students Bursaries for 2 years Masters programs
India Postgraduate coursework scholarship Pathway Scholarships
Accommodation Scholarship for International Students Undergradate Scholarships
Australian Catholic University - Executive Dean’s Scholarship Ashok Khurana Scholarship
Bond University - Deans Scholarships Vice Chancellors International Scholarship 
Bond University - Living Expense Bursary 10 Scholarships by MGSM
Deakin University - Deakin International Meritorious Scholarship Australian Catholic University - Dean's Scholarship
Deakin University - Deakin Internationalization Scholarships Deakin University - International Scholars Program
University of Tasmania - 100 Tasmania School of Business and Economics Deakin University - Deakin International Meritorious Bursaries and Scholarships
University of Tasmania - Tasmanian International Scholarship The University of Adelaide - Accommodation Scholarship for Indian Students
Queensland University of Technology - Triple Crown Scholarship University of Wollongong - Undergraduate Excellence Scholarships