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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. 

IDP, through its close relationship with Australian schools and colleges, brings you access to the latest scholarships and bursaries for international students. We make sure you know about the latest offers and how to apply.

Explore scholarship opportunities

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. 

View the latest scholarship opportunities here:


Curtin University

  • Merit Scholarship
    The Merit Scholarship is offered to international students from selected countries. This scholarship awards eligible students 25% off their first year of tuition. 


Edith Cowan University

  • ECU Melbourne and ECU Sydney Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to eligible onshore applicants commencing their course in 2018 at ECU Melbourne and ECU Sydney locations. The scholarship provides a 25% reduction in tuition fees for the duration of your course.
  • International Undergraduate Scholarship 
    The International Undergraduate Scholarship is available to international students from selected countries. The scholarship awards eligible students a 20% reduction in your tuition fees for the duration of your course.
  • International Undergraduate Merit Scholarship 
    The International Undergraduate Merit Scholarship is offered to international students from selected countries who can demonstrate high levels of academic achievement in their previous studies.

Murdoch University


The Australian Government Department of Education and Training



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