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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:



Cambridge International College

  • Cambridge International College in Perth is offering 25% tuition fee discount scholarship to students applying VET courses before 31 March 2018. There are limited places available. 


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

  • International Welcome Scholarship
    This scholarship is applicable to international students currently in Australia who accept their offer and enrol to study at Murdoch University from Semester 1, 2018. The scholarship is offered as a 20% discount on the tuition fees for the course the student enrols in across the duration of their course.

Southern Cross University

  • Southern Cross University (SCU) in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth offer a one year bursary program to students who can commence in March 2018 intake. Eligible students can receive up to $6000 off their first year's tuition fees. 


The Australian Government Department of Education and Training

 The University of Western Australia 

  • International Master's by Coursework Scholarships
    The international master's by coursework scholarship program is awarded to students who have demonstrated academic excellence in relevant undergraduate studies in Australia and will undertake an applicable master's by coursework degree in 2017 or 2018. 


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