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Scholarships Available in Australia

Explore scholarship opportunities & save on your studies

There are numerous scholarship offers available from universities, governments, research institutions and even private companies for potential Australian students. These opportunities are 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 to make life feel easier for those looking to study in Australia. If you’re in dire need for a scholarship opportunity, read on to learn more about the types and general requirements below!

Australian universities & institutions scholarships

Australia Scholarship 2019

A common misunderstanding is that there are no Australian university scholarships for international students. This is not true. Universities and institutions around the world value high-performing students, including in Australia. They provide 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, can bring you useful information about the latest partial scholarships and bursaries available at Australian institutions for international students. We make sure you know about the latest offers and if you are eligible to apply.

Many of the country’s top institutions including The University of Melbourne, The University of Sydney, and Australian National University (ANU) offer scholarships to study in Australia with added extras, like health cover.

Although it does not cover the entire cost of study, partial scholarships from universities can be generously helpful. Depending on the program, some provide a reduction in tuition fees by 20-25%. There are also options that provide funds worth a dozen or even tens of thousands of Australian dollars.

The requirements generally involve a candidate’s good academic performance or their activities and achievements in certain fields. In addition to that, there are also several schemes where you have to pay off tuition fees for a certain period to get a tuition discount. We advise you to check individual university pages for the most updated scholarship info and requirements. If you are interested, you can also read the article about the collection of University Scholarships in Australia (2019).

Australian government scholarships

The Australian Government has a large scholarship program for international students and invests some $200 million dollars per year in programs at universities and other tertiary institutions around the country. Among the offers, you may be eligible for Australian Awards Scholarships offered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) or Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships offered by the Department of Education and Training. These highly competitive options support Indonesian students to undertake study, research or professional development in Australia.

Indonesian government scholarships

Official institutions such as the Ministry of Finance as well as the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education in Indonesia offers a variety of funding support for eligible Indonesian students. LPDP Scholarships for instance, fully finance your studies in Australia’s best institutions including those belong in the prestigious Group of Eight. The requirements vary according to which study level you choose: Magister (S2) or Doctoral (S3). For LPDP Doctoral Degree you will need Letter of Acceptance (LoA) from your university stating they will accept you as a student. On the other hand, although an LoA is not required for master’s degree study, it can certainly strengthen your scholarship application. Check out how IDP can help you in this page Layanan bagi Penerima LPDP and also don’t miss the useful LPDP tips to help you compete for the program!

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