The University of Western Australia is offering scholarships to high-achieving students across the globe who study with us.

The University of Western Australia is offering scholarships to high-achieving students across the globe who study with us.

This significant scholarship will be awarded to high-achieving undergraduate and postgraduate students, from selected countries, who apply for particular courses at the University.

If you’re looking to study in Australia in 2023, undergraduate students can receive scholarships of up to AUD$48,000* over 4 years on eligible courses or AUD$36,000* over 3 years; postgraduate students can receive up to AUD$24,000* over two years on eligible courses.

$48k

Up to AUD$48,000* over four years for undergraduates commencing eligible courses in 2023.

$36k

Up to AUD$36,000* over three years for undergraduates commencing eligible courses in 2023.

$24k

Up to AUD$24,000* over two years for postgraduates commencing eligible courses in 2023.

*The final Global Excellence Award will be assessed by Admissions on the submission of academic transcript. To determine your eligibility, please refer to the ATAR/WAM table.

Award details

The Scholarship is an annual tuition fee discount for the normal full-time duration of the awardee’s course as specified in their letter of offer. The value of the Scholarship is determined by the applicant’s equivalent Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or UWA weighted average mark (WAM).

This significant scholarship will be awarded to high-achieving undergraduate and postgraduate students, from selected countries, who apply for particular courses at the University.

Undergraduate 2023

Scholarship value based on Undergraduate score

Scholarship value per year1

AUD $12,000

Scholarship value over 3 years2

Up to AUD $36,000

Scholarship value over 4 years3

Up to AUD $48,000

 

 

1Based on two semesters of full-time study.
2Based on six semesters of full-time study.
3Based on eight semesters of full-time study, when enrolled in an eligible undergraduate degree which runs over 4 years (Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours), Bachelor of Advanced Computer Science (Honours), any Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s).

Scholarship value per year1

AUD $10,000

Scholarship value over 3 years2

Up to AUD $30,000

Scholarship value over 4 years3

Up to AUD $40,000

 

 

1Based on two semesters of full-time study.
2Based on six semesters of full-time study.
3Based on eight semesters of full-time study, when enrolled in an eligible undergraduate degree which runs over 4 years (Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours), Bachelor of Advanced Computer Science (Honours), any Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s).

Scholarship value per year1

AUD $6,000

Scholarship value over 3 years2

Up to AUD $18,000

Scholarship value over 4 years3

Up to AUD $24,000

 

 

1Based on two semesters of full-time study.
2Based on six semesters of full-time study.
3Based on eight semesters of full-time study, when enrolled in an eligible undergraduate degree which runs over 4 years (Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours), Bachelor of Advanced Computer Science (Honours), any Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s).

Postgraduate 2023

Scholarship value based on Postgraduate score

Scholarship value per year1

AUD $12,000

Total scholarship value2

Up to AUD $24,000

 

 

1Based on two semesters of full-time study.
2Based on four semesters of full-time study.

Scholarship value per year1

AUD $10,000

Total scholarship value2

Up to AUD $20,000

 

 

1Based on two semesters of full-time study.
2Based on four semesters of full-time study.

Scholarship value per year1

AUD $6,000

Total scholarship value2

Up to AUD $12,000

 

 

1Based on two semesters of full-time study.
2Based on four semesters of full-time study.

International qualification conversion

Find out the international qualifications conversions by downloading the country specific flyer.

Eligibility

General eligibility

Students from all countries can apply. You will need to:

  • have received an offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate course at The University of Western Australia.
  • have achieved an equivalent:
    • minimum ATAR 85.00; or
    • minimum WAM 65.00
    • If studying an approved International Academic Pathway (Articulation Program), students must have achieved a WAM equivalent of more than 75.00

Full terms and conditions [RTF 323KB]

Undergraduate eligibility

To be eligible to be considered for the scholarship, a candidate must be applying for an eligible undergraduate bachelor degree or Assured Pathway course. The following exclusions apply:

  • Assured Pathway to Medicine
  • Assured Pathway to Pharmacy
  • Assured Pathway to Dental Medicine

Postgraduate eligibility

To be eligible to be considered for the scholarship, a candidate must be applying for an eligible postgraduate degree (by coursework). The following exclusions apply:

  • Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Neuropsychology (01890)
  • Graduate Certificate in Fieldwork Practice (12270)
  • Juris Doctor (20820)
  • Master of Pharmacy (51500)
  • Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology (53370)
  • Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology (53390)
  • Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology (53580)
  • Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology (54570)
  • Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology (54580)
  • Graduate Certificate in Autism Diagnosis (70230)
  • Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) (73260)
  • Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (73520)
  • Master of Clinical Audiology (90540)
  • Doctor of Podiatric Surgery (90830)
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (90870)
  • Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840)
  • Doctor of Medicine (90850, 91850)
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (90860)
  • Doctor of Optometry (91590)
  • Master of Social Work (11550)
  • UWA Micro-credentials

Combined Bachelor’s and Combined Bachelors & Master’s (CBM) eligibility

All Combined Bachelor’s and Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are considered eligible.

Whilst most of these degrees are over 4 years (based on 8 semesters of full time study), the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce; and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Science; are over 5 years (based on 10 semesters of full time study) and as such, eligible students will receive up to $60,000* over 5 years (yearly eligible amounts based on WAM).

How to apply

The scholarship is automatically awarded to those who are eligible based on ATAR/WAM requirements.

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