Australian Scholarships for International Students | Programs & Eligbility

GlobaLinks Learning Abroad   (formerly Australearn)

An organization that only provides international study abroad programs for foreign students who desire to study in Australia, New Zealand or the South Pacific. Term options available include studying a semester, one year, graduate work, research, and internships.  Scholarships are available from roughly twelve Australian and New Zealand universities to interested students.

Awards:  generally $1,000, but varies

Government-funded scholarships in Australia for international students

Australia Awards Fellowships – Fellowships for international students to undertake short-term study and professional development programs at selected institutions and organizations in Australia. Only available to international organizations and professionals.

Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS)

Scholarships to study in Australia for students of all degree levels (bachelors, masters, PhD) hailing from specific countries within Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.

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University-specific Australian scholarships for international students

Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) – offering tuition fee scholarships to master’s- or PhD- level students enrolled at the University of Adelaide.


Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) – offering scholarships for international students to undertake a master’s or PhD research program at Melbourne University.


Monash University International Scholarships for Excellence – offering merit-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate international students to study in Australia at Monash University in Melbourne.


Sydney Achievers International Scholarships – Australian scholarships open to high-achieving international students studying at the University of Sydney.


University of Sydney International Scholarship (USydIS)

Offers scholarships to international students undertaking research programs (master's or PhD) at the University of Sydney

Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship

provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding international student based on merit

Awards: up to AUD$10,000. It will not cover living expenses or visa application

Eligibility:  a minimum GPA of 3.0 / 4.0 for Postgraduate applications and minimum requirement of 90 / 100 on an ATAR equivalent for Undergraduate applications. (2) citizens of countries other than Australia / New Zealand

Diversity Abroad Scholarship:
Diversity Abroad in cooperation with the AIFS Foundation, offers scholarships of $500 for fall, spring and summer sessions. Economically disadvantaged students and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Award Amounts: $500

Deadlines:  mid-October for Spring; March 15th for Summer

Eligibility:  must be full-time students, U.S. citizens or permanent residents at a U.S. university  with a 2.75 GPA



University of Canterbury International First Year Undergraduate Scholarships

aimed at those seeking a Bachelor's Degree

Deadline: 15 Aug 2014
Study in: New Zealand

University of Otago International Research Master’s Scholarship

For students seeking a Masters Degree

Deadline: varies
Study in: New Zealand

ADB Scholarships at Univeristy of Auckland

Deadline: 20 July 2015
Study in: New Zealand

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