The Australian Government and education institutions offer scholarships for international students however most of these are offered in universities and for postgraduate study in particular. There are a number of other organisations offering scholarships for international study.
The majority of international students in Australia are full-fee paying students. With only a limited number of scholarships available for international students there is intense competition for these awards. Scholarships are not available for international students undertaking English language training in Australia.
For information on scholarships available visit one of the links below or contact the individual institution direct. Otherwise, you may be able to arrange sponsorships, privately, in your home country.
|AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
|Australian universities offer a range of postgraduate scholarships to international students predominantly targeting Doctoral and Masters Degrees by research. The course of study and conditions of financial support is determined by the individual university.
For example a university might offer to pay for the final year of study for the student who achieves the best results in a particular academic course. Some scholarships cover tuition and provides a stipend while other scholarships may be worth a few thousand dollars. Some universities reserve a few scholarships only for international students. The Australian Government Education Department website can link you to the relevant university to find out more about scholarships available.
In any case you must speak to the university directly.
|OTHER FUNDING SOURCES
A good number of international and charitable organizations offer scholarships for international study. Applications for these scholarships must be made to the representatives of these agencies in the student's home country, not Australia.
The Association of Commonwealth Universities website
provides a scholarships guide for Commonwealth postgraduate students offered by Governments, Rotary International, World Bank, World Health Organisation, Asian Development Bank, United Nations, Rockefeller Foundation and other organisations.