University Of Western Australia (UWA) Scholarships

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University Of Western Australia (UWA) Scholarship

University Of Western Australia (UWA) Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Global Excellence Scholarships are available to high-achieving undergraduate and postgraduate students from selected countries around the world who wish to pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification at the University of Western Australia.

Also read: Earl Wood Scholar Program

Host Institution(s):

Western Australia University

Level of study/Field(s) of study:

Except for those listed on the official website, eligible Bachelors Degree, Assured Pathway Programs, Graduate Diploma, Masters Degree by Coursework, or PhD.

List of Countries Accepted

Chinese Citizen, Canadian, Myanmar Citizen, Singaporean Citizen, Malaysian citizen, Indonesian Citizen, Vietnamese Citizen, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Cambodia, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Argentina, Bolivia, Plurinational State of, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Mauritius, South Africa, Phillipines, United States of America, United Kingdom, South Korea, Mongolia, Macau, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, France, Belgium, Hungary, Italy, Monaco, Finland, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Russian Federation, Switzerland, Slovenia

Scholarship worth and inclusions:

The scholarship award, in the form of an annual tuition fee reduction, is worth up to AUD 36,000-48,000 over three to four years for Bachelor’s degree students and up to AUD 24,000 over two years for postgraduates.

The Scholarship is valued according to the applicant’s equivalent Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or UWA weighted average mark (WAM). For more information, visit the official website (link provided below).


Applicants for scholarships must be citizens of one of the countries on the list (see above). They must have been offered a place on an undergraduate or postgraduate course at the University and have an ATAR of 88.00 – 98.00+ or a WAM of 70.00 – 85.00+.

Instructions for use:

Eligible applicants to the University will be automatically considered for the scholarship; no separate application is required. Those who meet the ATAR/WAM requirements are automatically awarded the scholarship. The deadline for admissions for postgraduate studies beginning in 2022 and 2023 varies depending on the course; see the different timelines. Applications for undergraduate studies are open two years before the start date.

It is critical to go to the official website (link provided below) for more information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Website for the Scholarship:

UWA’s range of scholarships

Academic Excellence Scholarship:

Academic Excellence Scholarships provide financial assistance to students who have been recognised for their exceptional academic performance. Domestic and international students from all study areas are eligible for these scholarships.


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UWA’s International Student Award is a fee reduction of $5000 per year for students from a range of select countries. The Award helps foster a diverse student community and enables more students from different nationalities to pursue their study and

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C. A Vargovic Memorial Honours Scholarship

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Elise & Jack Middleditch PGCW Scholarship

Helen and Leslie Middleditch have donated funds to The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) in memory of their children Elise and Jack. The supplementary scholarship is provided to encourage and assist an international student in

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CTW Ada Jackson Scholarship Master of Teaching (Secondary)

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Mr Ralph Edward Pennington bequeathed funds to The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) to provide a scholarship to assist and encourage a high-achieving student to undertake the Master of Professional Engineering (`MPE?) degree course

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University Of Western Australia (UWA) Scholarships

B. Allison Scholarship in Sport Science, Exercise and Health

Bette Allison has left a bequest to The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) to assist and encourage an eligible student experiencing financial hardship to pursue a Bachelor of Science with a degree specific major and second major in

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Kevin and Pat Morgan Travel Award

Mr Kevin Morgan and Mrs Patricia Morgan have donated funds to The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) to provide a scholarship to encourage and assist a high-achieving student undertaking field research in arid and semi-arid zones of

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Friends of the Grounds Award

Friends of the Grounds has donated funds to The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) to establish a scholarship to encourage and assist eligible high-achieving students to undertake an honours or master?s research project that

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Raoul Robellaz Kahan Honours Scholarship in Chemistry

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Prestigious Scholarships

Externally funded prestigious scholarships are among the most powerful and well-regarded programmes available in Australia and around the world. They are intended to enable you to study or conduct research at the world’s top universities by demonstrating your academic excellence, as well as your leadership potential and desire to make a difference in communities both in Australia and around the world.

  • Travel to the United States of America and experience an academic and cultural exchange program like none other. You’ll help to foster bi-national research collaboration and the exchange of ideas by studying a full-time postgraduate degree (up to two years) or undertake research (up to five years) at a US university of your choice. The Fulbright Scholarship is offered across various academic and career stages in four categories: postgraduate, postdoctoral, scholar, and distinguished chair.  
  • Scholarship benefits 
    •  Monthly stipend to cover the cost of living
    • Partial tuition allowance for one year or full tuition allowance (Fulbright Future award only)
    • Economy class airfare to and from the US
    • Access to established professional networks, e.g. alumni and other international collaborative groups
    • Orientation and enrichment opportunities in Australia and the US
    • Media and publicity support
    • Application process
    • Applications open from January to July each year. Applications are submitted online through the Australian-American Fulbright Commission.  
  • Established in Australia for Australian citizens, John Monash Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students of all ages and disciplines to support your postgraduate study (Masters, PhD or equivalent). You’ll experience life abroad by studying at an overseas university of your choice if you can demonstrate why it’s a world-leading institution for your study area. You’ll demonstrated academic excellence in your field, leadership potential, and the motivation to contribute to a better Australia.
  • Scholarship benefits 
    •  Annual stipend of AUD $70,000 per year for up to a maximum of 3 years (AUD $210,000) for postgraduate study (depending on the length of the degree at a full-time study load)
    • Support to travel to the location of your postgraduate study overseas from Australia
    • Partial tuition fee waivers if you choose Kings College London, Cransfield University, or IE University
    • Application process
    • Applications open from May to July each year. Applications are submitted online through the General Sir John Monash Foundation. 
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  • The New Colombo Plan is a signature initiative of the Australian Government which aims to lift knowledge of the Indo-Pacific in Australia by supporting undergraduate students to study and undertake internships in the region. The New Colombo Plan supports you to study for up to one year in an Indo-Pacific country, including an internship or mentorship.
  •  Scholarship benefits 
    • Funding of up to $75,000 over 19 months (12 months of study and associated internship), including tuition fees, a monthly stipend, and travel, accommodation, and health allowance
    • Application process
    • Applications open from July to August each year. Applications are submitted internally to UWA who then nominates successful candidates to the Australian Government for selection. 

  • There are also Mobility Grants for both short term and full semester study and internships. Learn more about the programs that currently have Mobility Grants available for:Short term programsFull semester programs
  • The first multinational scholarship and educational program specifically supporting STEM students, the Quad Fellowship offers you the opportunity to study your master’s or PhD in the United States.You’ll demonstrate exceptional academic achievements throughout your undergraduate studies and be committed to advancing innovation, collaboration and research for positive social change, both in Australia and among other Quad countries – India, Japan, and the United States.
  • Fellowship benefits
  • Round-trip airfare to and from the US
    • $50,000 USD to be used for tuition, research, fees, accommodation, and related academic expenses
    • Access to a variety of virtual programs pre and post Fellowship to enhance cross-cultural exchange and networking
    • Additional funding available to cover costs related to completing graduate-level studies
    • Lifelong access to the global network of Quad Fellowship alumni
    • Application process
    • Applications open from March to June. Applications are submitted online through the Quad Fellowship.
  • The Rhodes Scholarship program is the oldest and perhaps the most prestigious international scholarship program in the world. There are nine scholarships awarded in Australia each year to support exceptional young students to undertake postgraduate study at the University of Oxford.You’ll demonstrate outstanding intellect, character and leadership and be motivated to engage with global challenges and show the promise of becoming value-driven leaders in your career.
  • Scholarship benefits 
    • £16,218 per annum (2020-21 academic year) personal stipend for accommodation and living expenses
    • Application, University and College tuition fees covered
    • Additional research grants available on application
    • Economy class airfares to and from the UK
    • Application process
    • Applications open from July to September each year. Applications are submitted online through the Rhodes Trust.
  • The Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarships are for ambition, curious and passionate individuals with bright ideas and a deep interest in the lasting relationships between Australia and Asia. The scholarship supports you to undertake up to two semesters of your undergraduate degree at a university in Asia, offering a cultural experience to open your mind, develop your thinking and offer you networking opportunities with some of the best Australia-Asia thought leaders.
  • Scholarship benefits 
  • Up to $12,250 to cover study, living and travel expenses  
    • One-week residential leadership program in Asia
    • Support for immersive experiences, e.g. language courses, internships and volunteering
    • Lifetime membership to the Westpac 100 Scholars Network
    • Application process
    • Applications open from September to January each year. Applications are submitted online through the Westpac Scholars website.
  • The Westpac Future Leaders Scholarships are among the most powerful development scholarships in Australia. There are 17 scholarships awarded each year to exceptional individuals who have the inspiration, drive and ideas to change Australia – and potentially the world – for the better.The scholarship offers financial assistance for you to undertake postgraduate study at an Australian university, including UWA, to ultimately make a difference to Australia’s future in one of three areas; technology and innovation, fostering Australian-Asian ties, and enabling positive social change.
  • Scholarship benefits 
    • Up to $120,000 over 2-3 years to support course fees and living expenses
    • Enrolment in a nine-month Leadership Development Program in Sydney
    • Tailored international experiences (e.g. conferences, internships, volunteering) for up to six months
    • Lifelong membership to the Westpac 100 Scholars Network
    • Attendance at the Westpac Scholars Summit in Sydney
    • Application process
    • Applications open from June to September each year. Applications are submitted online through the Westpac Scholars website.
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