Australian government, corporations and universities provide financial assistance to meritorious international students. These can be merit-based, need-based, student specific or course specific grants. Australian scholarship depends on the profile of the student which can range from AUD $ 2000 up to 100% for the tuition fee. Doctoral degrees are usually fully funded. Depending on the funding organization, there are various types of Australian scholarships for Indian students to take benefit from.
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS
Australian government scholarships are offered for full-time study in Australia for undergraduate, Masters or technical courses. Below mentioned are the things covered in the scholarships:
- Student’s return airfare to Australia
- Establishment allowance
- Living allowance
- Academic and other compulsory fees
- Basic health insurance [Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)]
Famous scholarships are listed below :
- Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS) for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral courses
- Endeavour PG Scholarship Award
- Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP)
- Indo-Australia S&T Visiting Fellowship Program
- Australia-India Strategic Research Fund
- Australia International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS)
- Adelaide Scholarships International
- Australia Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships
- University of Sydney International Scholarships (USydIS)
- Melbourne Research Scholarships
- Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarships
- University of Sydney International Research Scholarships
- Australia APEC Women in Research Fellowship
- International Water Centre Scholarships – for students pursuing the Masters in Integrated Water Management course at the University of Queensland in Brisbane.
All the Students are advised to apply for Australian Government Scholarships one year in advance after receiving unconditional offers from the respective Australian University, since they receive large number of applications from all over the world and it is quite competitive as compared to the Australian university-specific scholarships.
INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS PROVIDING SCHOLARSHIP FOR AUSTRALIA
- Rotary Peace fellows
- Aga Khan foundation International scholarship
- CSIRO PG scholarship program
- OFID Scholarship Award
- Flowers Across Melbourne Scholarship – for design, technology and agriculture students
- The Australian Government is in the process of preparing program guidelines for the new Indigenous Students Support Program (ISSP).
|Courses||Name of University||Scholarship||Eligibility|
Undergraduate and Masters courses at
|RMIT University||AU$5000 scholarships to study at RMIT University in Semester 2*||International student
Registering at the RMIT School of Computer Science Student pass a minimum requirement of a GPA 3.2 or 75% in previous studies Have a current offer but not yet accepted
|Undergraduates Programme at Campus: Albury-Wodonga; Bathurst; Canberra; Dubbo; Orange; Port Macquarie; WaggaWagga||Charles Sturt University||Charles Sturt Foundation Scholarships Scholarship value: $1000-10000$||International students
who are commencing/continuing an undergraduate programme. Applicant have to provide proof of : Good academic score Community/Regional participation Career objectives and aspirations
|Masters - Faculty of Arts||Macquarie University||PG Scholarships for students from selected Indian institutions||Indian students who are about to complete undergraduate degree from Macquarie University Students must apply within 3 months, before completion of their degree. Students must have at least GPA of 5.0 out of 7.0 (60%) in their UG programme. Students must meet the Macquarie University’s English proficiency requirements prior to admission.|
|Any Masters course (except online, non-award, and offshore delivery)||Griffith University||Griffith International Postgraduate Coursework Excellence Scholarships||Applicant must be having minimum GPA in their undergraduate studies: GPA (4 Scale): at least 3.0 on a scale of GPA (7scale): at least 5.5. Students must meet the Griffith University's English proficiency and Masters’ entry requirements prior to admission Applicant must be a commencing student and registered for a full-time programme.|
|Undergraduate/ Masters course||Deakin University||DUISP scholarship/Bursary||International student with student Travel Permit Good academic score|
|Masters course||10% Bursary||Bachelor degree with 55-59.9%|
|Masters course||15% Bursary||Bachelor degree with 60-64.9%|
|Undergraduate/ Masters course||20% Merit Scholarship||CBSE/ICSE/State Board: 70-79.9% GCSE/A level: 8-9.9 IB Diploma:27-32.9 Bachelor Degree:65-74.9%|
|Undergraduate/ Masters course||25% Merit Scholarship||CBSE/ICSE/State Board:80% or above GCSE/A level:10 and above IB Diploma:33 and above Bachelor Degree:75% and above|
|Under graduate courses:
Health and Biomedical Sciences
|RMIT University||Science, Engineering and Health scholarships for Indian students||Applicant must be an Indian student, enrolling in a undergraduate programme offered by the College of Science, Engineering and Health Students having excellent academic background|
|Under graduate and Masters students in Business programme||Queensland University of Technology||QUT Triple Crown Scholarship||Students who have done their high school studies equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification, or having minimum GPA in their post-secondary studies: GPA (4 Scale): at least 3.5 GPA (7scale): at least 6.25.|
|All Masters and undergraduate programme||Deakin University||NDTV Deakin Scholarships- 50-100%||For Masters courses: •80% or above in undergraduate degree. Students should not have any back logs and must have finished the UG course within the specified time frame. Students must meet the Deakin University’s English proficiency requirements prior to admission For Under Graduate Studies: 85% or more in class 12th Significant achievements in co-curricular activities. Students must meet the Deakin University’s English proficiency requirements prior to admission.|
|Undergraduate programme in: Creative Industries (All majors) Media and Communication Journalism Designing Creative Industries Master’s programme in: Advertising (Creative Advertising)||Queensland University Of Technology||Creative Industries International Scholarship||For undergraduate course: Students must meet QUT’s English proficiency requirements prior to admission. Students who have done their high school studies equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification with good academic scores Postgraduate coursework degree: students should have a recognized UG degree award with 85% or more.|
|Bachelor of Engineering in Network and Software Engineering (H)||University of Canberra Australia||University of Canberra International Bachelor of Engineering in Network and Software Engineering (Honours) Scholarship||Existing UCC and UC students are not qualified to apply.
Students must meet the English proficiency requirements prior to admission ( IELTS minimum 5.5)
University of Canberra International Bachelor of Engineering in Network and Software Engineering (Honours)
Scholarship is not transferable across courses;
Scholarship will be withdrawn if the applicants do not maintain a good GPA(at least 5 in & point scale)
|Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration (Advanced)||La Trobe University||La Trobe MBA scholarship Scholarship value: 10000$||To apply for La Trobe University scholarships, applicant must fulfil all course entry requirements:
Hold an offer letter from La Trobe University for a course which the scholarship applies.
Have a grade point average of 70% or above from your undergraduate degree, and;
Meet the course academic and English language proficiency requirements at the commencement date.
Level and seniority of work experience, and/or a statement that details a contribution to diversity will also be considered in lieu of high academic scores in some cases.
|Master of Management (HRM) (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) Master of Management (Sport Management)||La Trobe University||Master of Management Scholarship value: $5,000|
|Master of Accounting and Financial Management Master of Financial Analysis/ Master of Professional Accounting Master of Professional Accounting Master of Financial Analysis Master of Financial Analysis (Investment) Master of Financial Analysis (Financial Risk Management) Master of Financial Analysis/ Master of Business Administration Master of Financial Analysis/ Master of International Business Master of International Business Master of Marketing Management Master of Business Information Management and Systems Master of engineering management||La Trobe University||Two year Master's by coursework Scholarship Scholarship value: $5,000|
|Undergraduate Programmes||The University of Western Australia||UWA Undergraduate scholarship (India)||Indian Students having ATAR of at least 85 in preceding studies mentioned for admission in the University.
Students having excellent academic background Applicant must be a commencing student and registering for a full-time programme.
|All Under Graduate Programmes (4-years)||Swinburne University Of Technology||Swinburne International Excellence Scholarship – Undergraduate Programs – 4 Year Degree||Students having excellent academic background. Scholarships are granted based on the marks:
Student having 70% or more in class 12th is awarded :
10% scholarship in 1st and 2nd, 12% in 3rd year, 15% in 4th year.
Student having 75% or more in class 12th is awarded:
15% scholarship in 1st and 2nd , 17% in 3rd year, 20% in 4th year
Student having 80% or more in class 12th is awarded:
20% scholarship in 1st and 2nd, 22% in 3rd year, 25% in 4th year.
Student having 85% or more in class 12th is awarded:
25% scholarship in 1st ,2nd , 3rd and 4th year