UNSW International Scholarships

Scholarships for the brightest future leaders.

Do you want to set yourself apart? We’re looking for the brightest future leaders for Scholarship and Award opportunities. These are offered to the most impressive international candidates to assist with their studies and kick start their future.
Simply apply to study at UNSW and you’re in the running for a Scholarship or Award. See below for full scholarship details.
*Some scholarships require a separate application.

UNSW International Scholarships

Our new International scholarship offering includes a range of scholarships and awards available for international students applying for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework.
For international students:

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIA COURSEWORK SCHOLARSHIP
ValueThe Scholarships will be offered as one of the following:
  • Offer 1: Full tuition fee scholarship
  • Offer 2: $20,000 per annum tuition fee scholarship for minimum duration of the program
Non-financial benefitsRecipients of the Scholarship may also be offered the following:
  • Guaranteed ‘fast-track’ application and interview for on-campus accommodation at a UNSW Kensington College
  • Invitation to UNSW networking events
  • Guaranteed entry to the UNSW Professional Development Program
  • Ceremony to award the scholarship
How to applyStep 1: Submit online admission application

Step 2: Register and complete your scholarship application

Step 3: Submit scholarship application for T1 2021 by 31 November, 2020
EligibilityTo be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Must have applied and received an offer of admission* into a UNSW Undergraduate or Postgraduate program
*Offers of admission must be one of the following:
  • Undergraduate or Postgraduate Letter of Offer (unconditional)
  • Undergraduate or Postgraduate English Package Offer (UEEC) - students must be enrolled in the UNSW Institute of Languages and successfully complete the program prior to commencing at UNSW.
Selection CriteriaEach applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:
  • Academic Merit
  • Leadership skills (school, workplace or community)
  • Extra-curricular activities (sporting, cultural activities, volunteer/work experience)
  • Reasons for undertaking studies at UNSW
Application deadline31 November 2020 at 11:59PM AEST (T2 2020 study commencement)
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AUSTRALIA’S GLOBAL UNIVERSITY AWARD
ValueThe Awards will be offered as one of the following:
  • Offer 1: $5,000 for one year
  • Offer 2: $10,000 for one year
Payment will be issued in the student’s second term of the first year of study.
Non-financial benefitsRecipients of the Award may also be offered the following:
  • Invitation to UNSW networking events
  • Invitation to attend the Award Ceremony
How to applyStep 1: Submit online admission application

Step 2: Provide all required application documents

Step 3: You’ll be automatically considered for this Award
EligibilityTo be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Must have applied and received an offer of admission* into a UNSW Undergraduate or Postgraduate program
*Offers of admission must be one of the following:
  • Undergraduate or Postgraduate Letter of Offer (unconditional)
  • Undergraduate or Postgraduate English Package Offer (UEEC) - students must be enrolled in the UNSW Institute of Languages and successfully complete the program prior to commencing at UNSW.
Note: Students who have completed a UNSW Global Foundation Studies or Global Diploma program prior to commencing an undergraduate program are not eligible for this Award. UNSW Global Foundation Studies students will be considered for the UNSW Global Academic Award.
Selection CriteriaEach applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate Academic Merit
Application deadlineTerm 1 2021 admission application by 31 November 2020 at 11:59PM AEDT
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UNSW GLOBAL ACADEMIC AWARD
UNSW Global offers a range of academic and English language pathway programs to international students who have just missed out on direct entry into university.

Students who successfully complete a UNSW Global Foundation Studies program and intend to progress to a UNSW bachelor’s degree are eligible for the UNSW Global Academic Award.
ValueThe Awards will be offered as one of the following:
  • Offer 1: $5,000 for one year
  • Offer 2: $10,000 for one year
Payment will be issued in the student’s second term of the first year of study.
Non-financial benefitsRecipients of the Award may also be offered the following:
  • Invitation to UNSW networking events
  • Invitation to attend the award Ceremony
How to applyStep 1: Students completing UNSW Global’s Foundation Studies program will automatically be considered for this Award
EligibilityTo be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria: *Offers of admission must be Undergraduate Offer (unconditional)
Applicants are not required to submit an online application to be considered.
Selection CriteriaEach applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:
  • Academic Merit
Application deadlineTerm 1 2021 admission application by 31 November at 11:59PM AEDT
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Other International Scholarships

We have a range of other scholarships available below. For more information go to Scholarships and make sure you select ‘International’ in the Residency search box

Undergraduate scholarships
  • Alumni Association Scholarship

    For the child or grandchild of an alumnus of UNSW currently undertaking the equivalent of high school or secondary studies

  • UNSW Hong Kong Alumni Award

    For residents of Hong Kong who aspire to contribute to the betterment of society and would like to study an undergraduate degree at UNSW

  • Humanities and Languages Equity Scholarship 

    To encourage and support disadvantaged students to undertake programs of study run by the School of Humanities and Languages.

  • UNSW Business School International Scholarship

    For high performing international students who are applying to an undergraduate degree offered by UNSW Business School.

  • UNSW Business School International Pathways Award

    For high performing students who are undertaking an articulation pathway qualification from an approved overseas partner institution, or high performing international students that have completed the UNSW Foundation Studies program to study at UNSW Business School.

  • Future of Change Scholarship

    Scholarships of A$5,000 per annum for the duration of the program will be awarded to eligible high performing students from India.

Postgraduate (coursework) scholarships
Postgraduate (research) scholarships

The Scientia PhD Scholarship scheme has different eligibility criteria and application process to other UNSW scholarships. For more information on how to apply, go to the Scientia Scholarships site. 

Find out more about scholarships for specific programs or research areas, their conditions, and eligibility criteria at Graduate Research Scholarships. You can also email the Graduate Research School at [email protected] or phone +61 9385 5500.

 

Study Abroad scholarships

A number of financial awards are available for Study Abroad (fee paying) students. Go to Study Abroad to find out more.

 

Click here to view more scholarships for international students.

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