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Scholarships in Australia for Filipinos

Many schools in Australia offer scholarships for international students. There are also government-sponsored scholarships available that you can take advantage of. Either way, they regularly update their requirements and policies, so it’s best to visit the official website of each scholarship or program.

You may refer to this list of scholarships in Australia available to Filipinos.

Australian Development Scholarships

The Australian Government Aid Program is offering Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) for Masters and Doctorate degree programs at Australian higher education institutions.

Programs of study must relate to the following fields: Basic Education; Social Protection/Welfare; Peace and Development; Public Financial Management; Disaster Risk Reduction and Management; Climate Change Adaptation; Organisational Development/Human Resource Management and Development; Trade; Foreign Relations; Pandemics (Preparedness and Management).

Scholarship entitlements include pre-departure support, visa expenses, full tuition fees, roundtrip airfare, establishment allowance, cost of living expenses, introductory academic program, overseas student health cover, tutorial assistance if required, and fieldwork support for research students.

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Australia Awards

The Australia Awards Scholarships have been an essential component of the Australian Government's aid program in the Philippines. It provides high-achieving Filipino development leaders with the opportunity to pursue postgraduate studies in Australia’s premier academic institutions and contribute to Philippine development.

The Australian Government offers Australia Awards Scholarships on the basis of merit, transparency and equal access, and encourages applications from women and minority groups. Special consideration will be accorded to people with disability and those directly working with PWD-recognised organisations.

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Australian Government Research Training Program

The RTP provides block grants, on a calendar year basis, to higher education providers (HEPs) to support both domestic and overseas students undertaking Research Doctorate and Research Masters degrees, known as higher degrees by research (HDRs). Applications for RTP Scholarships need to be made directly to participating universities. Each university has its own application and selection process, please contact your chosen university directly to discuss how to apply for the RTP scheme.

Students can be offered RTP scholarships for one or more of the following: tuition fees offset, stipend for general living costs, or allowances related to the ancillary cost of research degrees.

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There are also scholarships available to Filipinos in Canada, New Zealand, and United Kingdom. Click here to learn more.

Scholarships in Australia

School & Scholarship Name

Amount

Eligibility

Australian National University Excellence Scholarship Program AUD$5,000 tuition fee discount in the 1st year followed by 10 per cent discount of tuition fees in the following years thereafter Academic Merit for high-achieving students.

Scholarships in Australia

School & Scholarship Name

Amount

Eligibility

Australian Catholic University International Student Scholarships 50% of the tuition fee per annum Student needs to achieve an average of 80% to be considered.
Kaplan Business School Regional Scholarship Tuition fee discount for the relevant Kaplan Business School undergraduate or postgraduate degree Student has to have an average result of at least the equivalent of an Australian grade of 65% in the most recently completed prior studies.
Macquarie University ASEAN Scholarship AUD$10,000 per year for the duration of the undergraduate or postgraduate degrees Meet the academic and English entry requirements for the undergraduate/postgraduate degree
The University of Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarship Up to AUD$56,000 for course duration High achieving international students in recognition of their excellent academic results
The University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor International Scholarships Scheme Up to AUD$40,000 per academic year High achieving international students pursuing coursework studies
University of Canberra International Course Merit Scholarship 25%  off total tuition fee Bachelor degree (equivalent of 70% or higher than YR 12); master degree (GPA of 5 out of 7 or 65% or higher in Undergraduate study)
University of New England international Postgraduate Research Award Applications are assessed on academic merit and research potential Meet the minimum admission requirements of the University, including English language proficiency.
University of New South Wales Business School International Scholarship 5 undergrad scholarships of AUD$5,000 and 8 postgrad scholarships of AUD$10,000 High performing international students
University of Technology Sydney International Undergraduate Full Tuition Scholarship Full Tuition Scholarship Have a minimum of 85% overall mark or equivalent in a UTS recognised high school qualification
University of Wollongong Diplomat Scholarship 30% tuition fee waiver Diploma or other academic pathway program approved for admission
Western Sydney University Vice-Chancellor's Academic Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships Fifty percent (50%) of tuition fees per session for full time enrolment for the duration of the degree up to a maximum three year Satisfy the academic requirements for the scholarship, i.e., achieved a minimum ATAR of 90 or equivalent in higher secondary studies
University of Notre Dame International Merit Scholarship (25%) of annual tuition fees for up to a maximum of one (1) year or two (2) consecutive semesters. all undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs at Notre Dame (with the exception of Doctor of Medicine)
University of New England Master of Social Work Scholarship 1 Year accommodation scholarship in Armidale Campus Master of Social Work applicant

Scholarships in Australia

School & Scholarship Name

Amount

Eligibility

Charles Darwin University Vice-Chancellor International High Achievers Scholarship 25% or 50% of the tuition fee Demonstrated record of academic excellence and high achievement in previous relevant studies and qualifications

Scholarships in Australia

School & Scholarship Name

Amount

Eligibility

Bond UniversityExcellence Scholarship Offer up to 50% tuition remission for either a single or approved combined Hold demonstrated record of leadership, initiative and service to their School and/or Community and meet the standard entry requiremement of the chosen program
Central Queensland University International Student Scholarships 20% of your tuition fees Meet the academic criteria at CQUniversity Australia
Edith Cowan College ECC Diploma Scholarship 10% Scholarship (tuition fee reduction) to all international students wanting to study ECC Diploma Year 2 program New student commencing an ECC Diploma program in all intakes in 2020
Edith Cowan University International Masters Schlarship 20% reduction in tuition fees for the first year of course at ECU Meet ECU’s direct academic entry requirements for the course of your choice
Griffith University Deans Sir Samuel Griffith Scholarship Maximum value is up to $60,000, paid in instalments Have applied to commence at Griffith University in 2020, meet the standard entry requirement of the chosen program
James Cook University International Student Merit Stipend providing monthly payments of A$700 Meet the entry performan requirement
Queensland University of Technology International Merit Scholarship 25% of your tuition fees for your first two semesters Meet the academic criteria at CQUniversity Australia
Southern Cross University International Regional Scholarship $5000. Paid in the second session of full-time study as a reduction in tuition fee (first year of study only)  Meet the minimum admission requirements of the University, including English language proficiency.
The University of Queensland Undergraduate Scholarship for High Achieving Polytechnic Students AUD$10,000 scholarships Completed a diploma from the 5 local polytechnics with a minimum GPA of 3.2
University of Queensland Academic Scholarships Program $6,000 - $12,000 for 1 up to 5 yrs High-achieving student and you are completing Year 12 in 2019
James Cook University Brisbane ASEAN Scholarship up to $ 9, 900 per year Meet the academic score criteria to qualify for the scholarhship

Scholarships in Australia

School & Scholarship Name

Amount

Eligibility

Flinders University Go Beyond Scholarships  25% of the first year annual tuition fee  Meeet standard entry requirements including English language requirements
The University of Adelaide The 2020 University of Adelaide Global Citizens Scholarships Reduction of 15% or 30% of the tuition fees, based on academic merit  (GCE A: 9 pts (15%) & 12 pts (30%) and IB: 29 pts (15%) & 34 (30%)
University of Adelaide Global Citizens Scholarship Reduction of between 15% and 30% of the tuition fee Available for commencing direct-entry international undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students
University of South Australia Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship 50% reduction in their student contributions (tuition fees) for up to four years of full-time study (undergraduate or postgraduate degree by coursework) Have achieved the UniSA equivalent of a high distinction average in previous studies

Scholarships in Australia

School & Scholarship Name

Amount

Eligibility

University of Tasmania Tasmanian International Scholarship 25% reduction in registered tuition fees Will be based on academic merit achieved in studies at secondary, diploma and degree level courses

Scholarships in Australia

School & Scholarship Name

Amount

Eligibility

Deakin University International Scholarship 25% of your student contributions (tuition fees) Have achieved a 65% average (or equivalent) in previous studies.
Federation University International Excellence Scholarship 20% of tuition fee Meet academic performance requirements
La Trobe University La Trobe Excellence Scholarship 25% reduction on your course fees. Meet course pre-requisites and have equivalent to a weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 65 per cent or higher (Australian Equivalency).
Monash University Faculty of Law International Asia Scholarship 25% to 100% course fee paid Achieved in top 5% of previous study or an LSAT score of above 170
Monash University International Merit Scholarship $10,000 per annum (48 credit points of study) paid per year  Based on academic achievement, Current students must have achieved a minimum weighted average mark of 85
Swinburne University International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarship Up to A$38,000 total Any bachelor degree except the Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting, and the Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting/Bachelor of Business double degree.
Victoria University College Diploma Merit Scholarship $2,000 grant for the second semester of studies (please note this is not applicable for sponsored students) Academic achievement with at least a distinction in each unit in first semester of a diploma at VU College in Melbourne
Deakin University STEM Scholarship 20% off in tuition fees Applying for undergraduate or postgraduate course in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
Deakin University Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship 50% off in tuition fees Must have achieved 85% or equivalent in previous studies.

Scholarships in Australia

School & Scholarship Name

Amount

Eligibility

Curtin University Excellence Scholarship total value of $15,000 paid as a cash stipend of $2,500 per study period for up to three years Receive an ATAR between 96 - 96.99 for the one year scholarship or above 97 for the three year scholarship
Murdoch University International  Welcome Scholarship AUD$12,00 for Business & Nursing degrees, AUD$11,000  for other degrees Meet the academic and English entry requirements for the undergraduate/postgraduate degree
The University of Western Australia UWA 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

 

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