Scholarships to Study in Australia

Being one of the most popular study destinations in the world, Australia has plenty to offer on a holistic level to international students. Their education system is globally renowned and is regarded as one of the best in the world.

To further extend their support to international students, the Government of Australia has in fact invested over AUD$ 300 million for scholarships for international students in Australia.

Scholarships in Australia are plenty and you can use this great opportunity to the best of your ability. Read on to learn more about the various scholarships available to you.

Australia Awards Scholarships in Australia for Malaysian Students

  • One must have completed a minimum of 18 years of age and must have the intention of contributing to the development of their home country.
  • Diversity preference (women applicants, minority groups, people belonging to rural/ economically weaker sections of society).

Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship Award

  • One must have completed a minimum of 18 years of age at the time the program or course begins.
  • One must not have received any Australian Government grant in recent years.

Destination Australia Scholarships in Australia for Malaysian Students

  • Based on predefined eligibility criteria, Higher Education Providers (HEPs) can provide these scholarships to domestic and international students.
  • International students must be studying at a regional campus or remote area. Some areas include Gold Coast, Adelaide, Perth, etc.

Provider Scholarships

Many of the scholarships for international students in Australia are provided by the educational institutions themselves. Refer the table below for more information. We at AECC Global provide you with information and steps to receive scholarships from both government and private universities.

The universities which offer scholarships to study in Australia for international students are listed below.

UniversityScholarship Name UG / PGValue (AUD)
Australian
National University (ANU)
ANU College of Business &
Economics International Undergraduate Scholarship & Award
UG100% tuition fees for the duration of the course
ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science International
Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship
PG50% for first year tuition fees
ANU College of Business & Economics International Partnership ScholarshipUG$10,000 per annual for 2 years
ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science International University Partnership AwardUG / PG$5,000 for first year tuition fees 
ANU College of Business & Economics South East Asia Merit ScholarshipUG / PG50% for the duration of study 
ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science International Postgraduate Merit ScholarshipPG 25% for first year tuition fees 
ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science International Undergraduate Merit ScholarshipUG 25% for first year tuition fees 
ANU College of Law International Excellence ScholarshipPG $20,000 per annum 
ANU College of Law International Merit ScholarshipPG $10,000 per annum  
ANU Chancellor’s International Scholarship UG
 
UG $25,000 for first year only
ANU Chancellor’s International Scholarship PG  PG $15,000 for first year only
ANU Chancellor’s International Scholarship (South East Asia)UG / PG$25,000 for first year only
ANU Chancellor’s International Scholarship – International Baccalaureate (all regions)UG$20,000 for first year only
University of CanberraUniversity of Canberra International Merit ScholarshipUG / PG 10% tuition fees for the duration of the course
University of Canberra International High Achiver Scholarship  UG / PG 20% tuition fees for the duration of the course
University of Western AustraliaGlobal Excellent ScholarshipUG / PG up to $ 45,000 in total for 3 yrs UG
up to $ 30,000 in total for 2 yrs PG  
Curtin
University
Curtin International Scholarships Merit ScholarshipUG / PG 25% for first year tuition fee
Curtin International Scholarships Australian Year 12 ScholarshipUG25% for first year tuition fees
Curtin International Scholarships – CRL Merit ScholarshipUG / PG 10% for first year tuition fee
MBA International Student ScholarshipPG 25% for duration of the course 
Master of Management PG 30% for duration of the course 
Meng Fei Innovative Future Leader Scholarship  UG / PG 25% for first year tuition fees
Murdoch UniversityInternational Welcome Scholarship (IWS)UG / PG $12,000 in total for duration of courses for Business & Nursing.
$11,000 in total for duration of courses for other degrees
 
International Merit Award UG / PG $1,000 one off  
Edith Cown University (ECU)International Undergraduate ScholarshipUG20% tuition fees for the duration of the course
International Master ScholarshipPG20% tuition fees for first year
Australian Alumni International ScholarshipUG / PG20% for first year tuition fees
School of Science Excellence Scholarship
 
UG total $15,000 for the duration of the course
University of AdelaideGlobal Academic Excellence ScholarshipsUG / PG50% for duration of the course 
Alumni Scholarships (International)UG / PG25% for duration of the course 
Family Scholarship (International)UG / PG25% for duration of the course 
Global Citizens ScholarshipsUG / PG15% / 30% for duration of the course 
Partner ScholarshipUG / PG25% for duration of the course 
University of Adelaide College High Achiever Progression ScholarshipUG 25% for duration of the course 
University of Adelaide College International ScholarshipUG-10% for duration of the course 
Eynesbury College International ScholarshipUG-10% or 5% for duration of the course 
Eynesbury College High Achiever Progression ScholarshipUG25% for duration of the course 
University of South Australia (UniSA)International Merit ScholarshipUG / PG25% for 1st year study only
Vice Chancellor’s International Excellence ScholarshipsUG / PG50% for duration of the course 
Flinders UniversityGo Beyond ScholarshipsUG / PG25% for 1st year study only
Torrens UniversityOffshore Online: up to 30% Business ScholarshipPGup to 30%
Three Pillars Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School:UG / PGup to 30%
 
Laureate Australia: 25% Business Merit ScholarshipUG / PG25% for duration of the course 
Laureate Australia: 25% Design Merit ScholarshipUG / PG25% for duration of the course 
Here to Educate: 20% Education ScholarshipUG / PG20% for duration of the course 
Laureate Australia: 20% Design Merit ScholarshipUG / PG20% for duration of the course 
William Blue College of Hospitality: 15% Hospitality Motivational ScholarshipUG / PG15% for duration of the course 
Laureate Australia: 15% Design Merit ScholarshipUG / PG15% for duration of the course 
University of TasmaniaTasmanian International Scholarship (TIS)UG / PGCovers 25% tuition fees for the duration of the course
Family Alumni BursaryUG / PGCovers 10% tuition fees for the duration of the course
Postgraduate Alumni ScholarshipPGCovers 10% tuition fees for
the duration of the course
Bachelor of Laws ScholarshipUGCovers 14% tuition fee for the duration of the course
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice ScholarshipPGCovers 14% tuition fee for the duration of the course
Dean of Law’s Merit ScholarshipUGCovers 100% tuition fees for the duration of the course
International Women in Maritime Engineering ScholarshipUG / PGUG: 75% of the first year of the on-campus accommodation costs at one of the Halls of Residence in
Launceston
PG: 100% of the first semester of the on-campus accommodation costs at one of the Halls of Residence in Launceston.
Women in Seafaring ScholarshipUG100% on campus accommodation for the first year in Launceston -$2,000 education costs
MBBS International Relocation BursaryUG$4,000 one off
Dean of Medicine’s Merit ScholarshipUG15% for the duration of the course
Undergradaute International Relocation BursariesUG3,000 one off
Postgraduate International Relocation BursariesPG4,000 one off
AMC Global Logistics Relocation BursaryUG$4,000 one off
Dean of TSBE Merit ScholarshipUG / PG50% tuition fee
ASEAN Science & Technology UG Merit ScholarshipUG50% tuition fee course of duration
Uni of Tasmania Business ScholarshipUG / PG100% for single degree 50% for combined degree
Destination Australia ScholarshipUG / PG$15,000
Monash UniversityMonash International Leadership ScholarshipUG / PG100% course fees paid
Monash International Scholarship for ExcellenceUGUp to $40,000 
Monash International Merit ScholarshipUG / PGUp to $50,000 / $10,000 per annum
Engineering International Undergraduate Excellence ScholarshipUG$10,000 for per year up to 4 years max.
Enginering International Undergraduate ScholarshipUG$10,000 for 1 year only
Master of Professional Engineering International ScholarshipPG$10,000 per year up to 2 years max
Pharmacy International Undergraduate Merit ScholarshipUG50% tuition fees per year / 25% tuition fees per year
Engineering Masters Pathway ScholarshipUG$5,000 per annum (max 4 years). Additional $12,000 for Master of Advanced Engineering component
Women in Engineering ScholarshipUG$5,000 for 1 year only
Women in Information Technology ScholarshipUG$6,000 for 1 year only
Science International Merit GrantUG $3,000 min ATAR 95.00      
$2,500 min ATAR 90.00    
$2,000 min ATAR 80.00
Faculty of Law International Asia ScholarshipUG / PG25 100% course fees paid
Master of Financial Mathematics ScholarshipPG100% tuition fees paid
Engineering Excellence ScholarshipUG$6,000 per annum (max 4 years)
Bachelor of International Business Diploma Pathway ScholarhipUG$6,000 for 1 year
Bachelor of International Business Foundation Year ScholarshipUG$6,000 for 1 year
Biomedicine Discovery ScholarshipUGUp to $15,000
Deakin UniversityDeakin Vice-Chancellor’s International ScholarshipUG / PGCovers 50% tuition fees
Deakin International ScholarshipUG / PGCovers 25% tuition fees
Master of Business Administration Global Leader’s scholarshipPG20% tuition fees for the full-time
Deakin STEM scholarshipUG / PG20% tuition fees for the full-time
Deakin Global Health Leaders ScholarshipPG20% tuition fees for the full-time
Warrnambool Campus International BursaryUG20% tuition fees & 20% accommodation discount
Business & Law International Partner Institutions BursaryUG / PG10% of tuition fees
Deakin Alumni Postgraduate Bursary PG15% discount
Deakin Warrnambool Residential International ScholarshipsUG / PG50% accommodation costs
Swinburne University of TechnologySwinburne International Excellence Undergraduate ScholarshipUG10 75% per year (max. 4 years)
Swinburne International Excellence Postgraduate ScholarshipPG10 75% per year (max. 2 years)
Swinburne International Excellence Pathway ScholarshipUGFrom $2,500 to $5,000 total
The Dean’s Scholarship Excellence in Architecture & Urban
Design 
PG50% tuition fee for duration 
George Swinburne STEM Postgraduate ScholarshipPG30% tuition fee for duration 
Swinburne X LinkedIn International ProgramUG / PG30% off online units completed offshore
Swinburne International Alumni Direct Scholarship*UG / PG10 25% per year (max. 4 years)
La Trobe UniversityLa Trobe International ScholarshipsUG / PG25% tuition fee remission 
20% tuition fee remission  
15% tuition fee remission 
La Trobe International Scholarships (SEA)UG / PG30% tuition fee remission 
25% tuition fee remission  
20% tuition fee remission 
Master of Internet of Things Scholarship InternationalPGUp to 30% per year + $5,000 one-off payment
Early Bird Acceptance GrantUG / PG5% tuition fee for first year
Alumni AdvantagePG10% fee reduction of total tuition fees
RMIT UniversityInternational Merit Scholarships for Malaysian studentsUG / PG$10,000 one off
STEMM Merit Scholarships for Malaysia studentsUG / PG$10,000 one off
Australian Catholic University (ACU)ACU International Student ScholarshipUG / PGCovers 50% tuition fees of the course
Global Excellence ScholarshipsUG / PGUG 3 year degree $15,000
    UG 4 year degree $20,000
  PG 2 year degree $10,000
Mercy ScholarshipUG / PGFull Scholarship
Federation UniversityInternational Excellence ScholarshipUG / PG16% off tuition fees
International Student Accommodation ScholarshipUG / PG100% Accommodation Year
Engineering Tuition Fee Scholarship and Dean’s Bursary
 
UG / PG16% off tuition fees
2020 Foundation ScholarshipsVarious values
Victoria UniversityVU International Excellence ScholarshipUG / PG*Up to $12,000 off tuition fees
Kaplan Business School2020 Regional Scholarship Program (Asia)UG / PGCovers 10% of tuition fees
2020 High Achievers Scholarship Program  UG / PG30% of tuition fees
2020 Alumni ScholarshipUG / PG20% of tuition fees
Charles Darwin UniversityVice-Chancellor’s International High Achievers ScholarshipUG / PGCovers 25% or 50% tuition fees for the duration of the course
Study in Australia’s Northern Territory ScholarshipsUG / PG$12,000 for first semester
CDU Global Achiever AwardUG / PG15% tuition fee reduction in the first year only
CDU Global Leader AwardUG / PG25% tuition fee reduction in the first year only 10% ongoing
CDU Global Excellence AwardUG / PG50% tuition fee reduction in the first year only 10% ongoing
University of
New South Wales (UNSW)
Australia’s Global University AwardUG / PG$5,000 for one year / $10,000 for one year
UNSW Global Academic AwardUG$5,000 for one year / $10,000 for one year
International Scientia Coursework ScholarshipsUG / PGFull fee waiver / $20,000 per annum for duration of the course
University of SydneyVice-Chancellor International Scholarships SchemeUG / PG$5,000 / $10,000 / $20,000 for one semester / $40,000 for one year
Sydney Scholars Award UG$6,000 for one year / $6,000 for duration of studies
Dr Abdul Kalam International Undergraduate ScholarshipsUGCovers 50% tuition fees for duration of the course
Dr Abdul Kalam International Postgraduate ScholarshipsPGCovers 50% tuition fees for first year
Faculty of Engineering Credit Agreement scholarship  UG$5,000 per year for 2 years 
Faculty of Arts & Social Science International ScholarshipUG / PG$5,000 / $10,000 for one semester / $20,000 for one year
Business School International ScholarshipUG / PG$5,000 / $10,000 for one semester / $20,000 for one year
Dean Undergraduate Scholarship  UG$5,000 per year up to 4 years 
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)International Undergraduate Full Tuition ScholarshipUGCovers 100% tuition fees for the duration of the course
Undergraduate Academic Excellence AwardUGCovers 25% tuition fees for the duration of the course
Undergraduate Merit ScholarshipUG$10,000 for one year
UTS Insearch to UTS Pathways ScholarshipUGCovers 50% tuition fees for the duration of the course
IB Graduated from selected SEA SchoolsUGCovers 50% tuition fees for the duration of the course
Diploma to Degree Scholarship for Students from SEAUGCovers 25% tuition fees for the duration of the course
SEA Undergraduate High Achiever ScholarshipUGCovers 25% tuition fees for the duration of the course
UTS Science International Scholarship for Australian Year 12 StudentsUG$5,000 for first semester
UTS Science International Diploma to Degree Scholarship for Excellence (Insearch)UG$5,000 for first semester
International Postgraduate Coursework Full Tuition ScholarshipPGCovers 100% tuition fees for the duration of the course
Engineering and IT Postgraduate Academic ExcellencePGCovers 25% tuition fees for the duration of the course
Science Postgraduate Academic Excellence ScholarshipPGCovers 25% tuition fees for the duration of the course
UTS Grant for Masters by Coursework StudentsPG$3,000 for first semester
Master of Professional Engineering ScholarshipPGCovers 25% tuition fees for the duration of the course
MBA Scholarship for Outstanding Students (Commencing)PG$5,000 for first semester
Postgraduate Academic Excellence ScholarshipsPG$5,000 for first semester
SEA Postgraduate Business Merit ScholarshipPGCovers 25% tuition fees for the duration of the course
Health International Postgraduate Academic Excellence ScholarshipPGCovers 25% tuition fees for the duration of the course
Macquarie UniversityMacquarie University ASEAN ScholarshipUG / PG$10,000 per annum for duration of study
Macquarie University Alumni ScholarshiPGCovers 10% tuition fees for duration of the course 
ASEAN Partner ScholarshipPGUp to $15,000 per year for duration of the course
Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship Global Allianz FundUG / PG$15,000 one-off
MGSM Scholarships and AwardsPGUp to $25,000 off total tuition fees
Women in Management & Finance Scholarship  PGUp to $15,000 per year for duration of the course
Western Sydney University (WSU)Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Undergraduate ScholarshipsUGCovers 50% tuition fees per annum for maximum 3 years
Western Sydney International Scholarships – UndergraduateUG$5,000 / $7,500 per year for max 3 years
Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Postgraduate ScholarshipsPGCovers 50% tuition fees per annum for maximum 2 years
Western Sydney International Scholarships – PostgraduatePG$5,000 / $7,500 per year for max 3 years
Charles Sturt UniversityInternational Student Support ScholarshipUG / PGCovers 30% tuition fees for 1 year
International Student Merit Stipend ScholarshipUG / PG$500 per month
Charles Sturt Regional ScholarshipUG / PGCovers 9% for the duration of the course (IT / Business Bachelor)
Covers 13% for the duration of the course (Master. Prof.
Accounting)
Covers 16% for the duration of the course (Master. IT)
University of Wollongong Undergraduate Excellence Scholarships (UES)UGCovers 30% tuition fees for the duration of the course
Postgraduate Academic Excellence ScholarshipPGCovers 30% tuition fees for the duration of the course
Alumni Postgraduate ScholarshipPGCovers 10% off total tuition fees 
University of NewcastleFEBE International UG ScholarshipUG$5,000 per annum for the duration of study
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment (FEBE) Golden Jubilee Commemorative International ScholarshipUGFull fee waiver of the total tuition fees
FEBE International Architecture and Built Env PG Coursework ScholarshipPGRanges from $4000 to $12,000 over the two years duration
FEBE International Engineering & Technology PG Coursework ScholarshipPGRanges from $6000 to $18,000 for maximum 3 years duration
MBA (Global) International ScholarshipPGCovers 25% for the duration of the course
NIC Malaysian Students ScholarshipDip + UGUp to $5,500 one-off
University of Queensland (UQ)Science International ScholarshipUG / PG$3000 for 1 year
Malaysia Global Leader ScholarshipUG / PG$5,000 $20,000 off first semester
UQ School of Economics Scholarship (Undergraduate)UG50% for the duration of course
UQ Economics Malaysia ScholarshipUG / PG50% for the duration of course
High Achievers Scholarship for International StudentsUG / PG20% off tuition fees per year
Miriam E. Wippell Undergraduate ScholarshipUGDepends on the endowment
International Scholarship in Conservation BiologyPG$10,000 for 1 year
UQ Sport Scholarship Ambassador ProgramUG / PG$1,500 support services per athlete per year
Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice International Student ScholarshipPG$5,000 $10,000 tuition fee
EAIT International Award Year 12UG$10,000 one off
IES Foundation Year Economics ScholarshipUG25% tuition fee for duration of study
UQ Gatton Past Students AssociationUG$5,000 per year
Paula and Tony Kinnane Art History ScholarshipUG$12,000 per year
Law Scholarships for International Students UndergraduateUG25% or 50% for duration of study
Law Scholarships for International Students PostgraduatePG25% or 50% for duration of study
HP Women in Cyber Security ScholarshipPG$20,000 per year
Destination Australia Scholarship (International Students)UG / PG$15,000 per year
Business, Economics, & Law (BEL) Relocation Bursary  UG / PG$3,000 for first semester only
Queensland University of Technology (QUT)International Merit ScholarshipUG25% of the tuition fees for first year only
QUT International College ATAR ScholarshipUG25% of the tuition fees for first semester of Diploma
QUT International College Pathway ScholarshipUG25% of the tuition fees for first semester of Diploma / Foundation
Griffith UniversityGriffith Remarkable ScholarshipUG / PG50% off the tuition fees for the duration of study
International Student Excellence ScholarshipHigh School LeaversUG25% off the tuition fees for the duration of study
International Student Excellence Scholarship Postgraduate CourseworkPG25% off the tuition fees for the duration of study
International Student Excellence Scholarship Undergraudate with
Advanced Standing
UG25% off the tuition fees for the duration of study
Griffith 2020 International Starter ScholarshipUG / PG20% off the tuition fees for trimester 2 and / or 3 2020
International Student High School Leavers ScholarshipUG10% off the tuition fees for first 2 trimesters of study
International Student Postgraduate Scholarships SEA & the
Pacific
PG10% off the tuition fees for first 2 trimesters of study
Griffith International Family ScholarshipUG / PG$1,000 for first trimester only
Griffith International Scholarship for Griffith College Diploma to
Degree
UG$3,000 for first trimester only
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science ScholarshipUGUp to $20,000 paid over max. 4 years duration
International Student Articulation ScholarshipUG / PG10% tutiion fees off first 2 trimesters
Master of Pharmacy ScholarshipPG$30,000 in total over 2 years
James Cook University (JCU)JCU International Student Merit StipendUG / PG$700 stipend per month
JCU College Pathways ScholarshipUG25% of the tuition fees for the duration of study
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)Destination Austalia ScholarshipPG$30,000
2020 International Student Support ScholarshipUG / PGCovers 25% for duration of the course
2020 International Accommodation ScholarshipUG / PGRefer to requirements
2020 International Student Support Nursing ScholarshipUGCovers 10% for duration of the course
Central Queensland University (CQU)International Student ScholarshipUG / PG25% reduction in tuition fees full duration
Destination Australia ScholarshipUG / PGUp to $15,000 + 25% tuition fee scholarship through the International Student Scholarship – Regional
Bond UniversityInternational UG Excellence ScholarshipUGCovers 50% for duration of the course
Bond Business School PG BursariesPGCash payment of $4,200 for living expenses in the first year
Transformer Scholarship UG / PGCovers 50% for duration of the course
Southern Cross University (SCU)SCU International Regional ScholarshipUG / PG$5,000 per year for duration of the course
Vice Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Scholarship ApplicationUG / PG$8,000 per year for duration of the course
Vice Chancellor’s International Diversification ScholarshipUG / PG$8,000 per year for duration of the course
SCU International Women in STEM ScholarshipUG / PG$8,000 per year for duration of the course