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Scholarships Available in Australia

Discover the different scholarships in Australian universities that Indonesian students can apply for.

If you are an Indonesian student planning to study in Australia, you will be pleased to know that Australia is the 3rd most popular international study destination in the world and has welcomed over 900,000 international students in 2018.

35 of the world’s top universities (according to the QS University Rankings 2020) are in Australia and students looking to pursue an education there will benefit from a strong education system. There are a variety of scholarships offered by universities as well as the Australian government itself such as the Australia Awards Scholarship that covers tuition fees and living expenses.

Australia is also home to the research-intensive Group of Eight universities, producing over 50% of Australia’s research, showing the quality of staff and education in the country.

Quality Scholarships & Benefits Studying In Australia

Apart from a variety of scholarships, there are many benefits you can enjoy studying in Australia. These include:

  • Quality education and recognised degrees that will allow you to access better job opportunities.
  • The ability to work while studying to cover your expenses. Students can work up to 20 hours a week during the school term and full-time during the holidays.
  • Australia is a peaceful country, ranking 13th out of 163 countries in the 2019 Global Peace Index.
  • You can stay and work in Australia for 2 to 4 years after graduation with the Post-Study Work Stream Temporary Graduate visa
  • Stay and live in exciting metropolitan cities like Sydney and the ability to improve your command of the English language.

Disclaimer for Reading Partial Scholarship Information from Educational Institutions

* Partial Scholarship Information from IDP’s Educational Institutions Partners may change at any time without notice and it is possible that this article has not been updated in accordance with these changes. Please contact the IDP Education office for more information by filling out the form on this page!

* IDP is not a scholarship provider. IDP is an overseas educational consulting agency. IDP Education counselors can guide you to get a Letter of Acceptance from Educational Institutions and Universities in Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland, United States, Canada, and New Zealand as your first step to study abroad.

List Of Scholarships For Indonesians Looking To Study In Australia

Below is a list of some of the scholarships offered by Australian Universities.

Institution Name

Scholarship Name


Australian National University

ANU Excellence Scholarship Program

A$5,000 off tuition fee in the first year + 10% off tuition fees in subsequent years


ANU Global Diversity Scholarship Pathway

A$25,000 per year for up to two years

The University Of Queensland

Indonesia Global Leaders Scholarship

A$5,000 to A$10,000 for the first semester of study for students in Business & Economics and Law.

The University of Adelaide

University of Adelaide Global Citizens Scholarship

A tuition fee reduction of 15%-30% for each year of the undergraduate or postgraduate program

The University of Sydney

Vice-Chancellor International Scholarship

From A$5,000 to A$40,000 based on academic merit


Business School International Scholarship

From A$5,000 to A$20,000 for students enrolling in undergraduate or postgraduate business programs (except for MBA and research degrees)

Monash University

Monash International Merit Scholarship

A$10,000 per annum for the duration of your degree (up to A$50,000)


Engineering Excellence Scholarship

A$6,000 per annum for the duration of your degree (up to A$24,000)


Monash International Leadership Scholarship

100% of your course fees paid

University of Melbourne

Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarship

A$10,000 to A$50,000 of tuition fees

University of Western Australia

Global Excellence Scholarship

From A$5,000 to A$15,000 a year based on academic grades (ATAR, A-Level, IB & Raport kelas 12) up to a maximum of A$45,000

University of New South Wales

UNSW Business School International Scholarship

A$5,000 per annum for undergraduate programs and A$8,000 per annum for postgraduate programs offered by the UNSW business school.

Curtin University

Curtin Engineering Merit International Scholarship

25% of tuition fees per semester for students enrolling in Engineering courses.


School of Accounting Honours Scholarship

Up to $3,000 of tuition fees for students in accounting.


Science Engineering and Health Merit Scholarship for Indonesian and Singaporean students

A$10,000 of tuition fees for students enrolled in either engineering, health and biomedical sciences or science programs.


LPDP-RMIT Scholarship

100% tuition fees plus living allowance, health insurance and travel fees for students applying for a Masters or PhD program.

Murdoch University

International Welcome Scholarship

A$11,000 to A$12,000 of tuition fees awarded over 4 years in key study areas including business, law, engineering, health and science.

Carnegie Mellon University Australia

CMU-A Scholarships for International Students

A$20,000 to A$30,000 for master degree programs.

University of South Australia

Vice Chancellor’s International Excellence Scholarship

50% of tuition fees over up to 4 years (undergraduate and postgraduate degree by coursework)


International Merit Scholarship

25% of tuition fees for the first year of study of any chosen program


Wondering which scholarships in Australia to apply for? We can help! Let us guide you through the entire process including your course selection and visa application. Speak to our education specialist for free today.

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