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Scholarships Available in Australia

Planning to study in Down Under? There’s a reason why many international students have returned from their Australian adventures filled with memories and experiences that will last a lifetime.

Apart from the array of sights and sounds to be explored, Australia is renowned for its world-class institutions and quality teaching standards. In fact, the Australian government invests more than $200 million in scholarships annually, with other entities such as education institutions, public and private organisations contributing to the mix as well.

This is good news for Malaysian students keen on applying for scholarships to study in Australia.

Australian universities and colleges provide a wide range of scholarships to international students to help them fund their studies. Apart from this, many scholarships, grants and bursaries are also offered by the Australian government, public and private establishments. Before you apply to any of these scholarships, do check the eligibility and criteria, along with the closing date.

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The University of Western Australia UWA

School & Scholarship Name

Amount

Eligibility

Global Excellence Scholarship Up to AUD$45,000 for undergraduate students and Up to AUD$30,000 for postgraduate students Value of scholarship is determined by the student's ATAR score or UWA Weighted Average Mark

 

Curtin University

School & Scholarship Name

Amount

Eligibility

2020 MBA INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP Up to A$15,000 All students applying for these scholarships should have received an offer into the MBA Program as Full-Time Onshore International Students at Curtin Graduate School of Business
CURTIN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS - ALUMNI AND FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP Up to A$10,000 Curtin University offers the Alumni & Family Scholarship to students of any nationality except Australian. This scholarship category awards eligible students 25% of their first year of tuition, up to a maximum of A$10,000.
2020 - Curtin Housing Scholarship (new international students) A one-off subsidy of $1,500 towards Curtin housing in semester 1, 2020. All undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees

 

Edith Cowan University

School & Scholarship Name

Amount

Eligibility

International Undergraduate Scholarship 2020 20% (percent) off their tuition fees for the duration of their ECU course International undergraduate students from selected countries who are commencing studies in 2020
International Masters Scholarship 2020 20% (percent) of their ECU tuition fees for the first year of their study Commence study in your postgraduate course in 2020
Petroleum Engineering Scholarship up to 20% tuition fees Undergraduate or Postgraduate level in the Graduate Diploma in Petroleum Engineering (J69); Master of Engineering (Petroleum Engineering specialisation) (I59); Master of Technology (Petroleum Engineering) (J70) and the Bachelor of Engineering (Petroleum Engineering) Honours Degree (W17)
Australian Alumni International Scholarship 2020 up to 20% tuition fees the first year Study an undergraduate or postgraduate degree (excluding Bachelor of Science (Nursing) C33; Bachelor of Science (Nursing)/Bachelor of Science (Midwifery) (Y76)

 

Murdoch University

School & Scholarship Name

Amount

Eligibility

2020 - 2024 International Welcome Scholarship (IWS) AUD$12,000 for Business and Nursing degrees and AUD$11,000 for all other degrees You are an international, full fee-paying student, starting studies at one of Murdoch's Western Australian campuses in 2020 – 2024 intakes
2020-2024 International Honours Welcome Scholarship AUD$10,000 You are an international, full fee-paying student, one year Honours degree at one of Murdoch's Western Australia campuses in 2020 – 2024

 

The University of Notre Dame

School & Scholarship Name

Amount

Eligibility

International Undergraduate Academic Merit Scholarship 20% of annual tuition fees for up to a maximum of the approved standard course duration Be international full fee-paying students commencing an undergraduate program (excluding the Bachelor of Physiotherapy or Bachelor of Physiotherapy/Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science)
Notre Dame International Merit Scholarship 25% of annual tuition fees for up to a maximum of 1 year or 2 consecutive semesters Be an international full fee-paying student commencing a coursework program for the first time

Find Out More Scholarship Information

The primary criterion for most scholarships is a good academic score, however, it also depends on factors such as your chosen destination, subject and level.

Some common scholarships programs available to international students in Australia include:

  • Australia Awards: This includes scholarships coming from the Department of Education and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT).
  • Australia APEC Women in Research Fellowship: These fellowships were started with the aim to empower women and are open to high-achieving female researchers from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) to pursue their research in Australian education and research institutions.
  • Australian Government Research and Training Program (RTP): This pool of funding is dedicated to supporting a student’s (local and international) Research Doctorate and Research Master’s degree.
  • Destination Australia
    In order to attract more students to study in the regional parts of Australia, the Destination Australia Program supports both domestic and international students studying at regional campuses.

Most scholarships to study in Australia cover tuition fees although some may also cover living or travelling expenses. Research programmes at times offer up to 100% scholarship to students including tuition fee and living expenses.

Since a large number of students will also be applying for these scholarships, we recommend you to apply in advance. This will help receive a timely response with which you can take your decision accordingly. Every university and college has its own list of scholarships for international students. Do check if there are scholarships specifically available for Malaysians.

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New Zealand Scholarships

New Zealand Scholarships

Universities and schools in New Zealand offer a range of scholarships, bursaries and grants to international students to help them fund their studies. You can also apply to scholarships provided by the government, public and private organisations.

UK Scholarships

UK Scholarships

Universities and institutions in the UK, too, offer a range of scholarships, bursaries and grants to international students. Before applying to any of these scholarships, do check the eligibility requirements and criteria, along with the closing date.

Canada Scholarships

Canada Scholarships 2020

Interested to enrol in Canada's higher education? See the latest scholarship offers from Canadian institutions for 2020. Terms and conditions applied.

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