General Scholarship Sites
Australian University Scholarships
New Zealand University Scholarships
United Kingdom University Scholarships
Nearly all of the universities in Australia, New Zealand and the U.K. offer a small number of scholarships. Scholarships are merit based, meaning a reward for work well-done, and thus usually given after a student arrives at university. We encourage you to apply, but remember they are very competitive. Students should not plan on a scholarship as a major source of funding.
We recommend students go to the scholarship, faculty and international pages of the university website for further information on scholarship opportunities.
We also encourage students to consider other information sources to locate scholarships such as your library, bookstore, internet, local service organizations such as Rotary or Knights of Columbus, and professional organizations in your area and home country which may offer scholarships.
Go to http://www.finaidfacts.org/scholarships.htm for more information on financial aid and scholarships.
GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP SITES
AISS is a scholarship offered by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) to help support an international student who wishes to study for an undergraduate Business degree at an Australian university. The scholarship is valued at AUD$50,000, payable over two to three years. The scholarship money may be used to cover tuition fees.
AAUW Fellowship Opportunities
American Australian Association
The American Australian Association is currently accepting applications for its US to Australia Fellowship Program. The program offers fellowships for up to AU$40,000 to American researchers or students wishing to undertake advanced research or study in Australia.
Through these Educational Fellowships, the Association encourages intellectual collaboration and innovation, building on the strong social and economic partnerships between Australia and the United States.
Fields of study/research supported by the fellowships:
- Life sciences (particularly in oceanography/marine sciences and stem cell research)
The Morgan Stanley Pediatrics Fellowship supports an incoming researcher in pediatrics conducting advanced post graduate research in the field.
For online applications click here.
- Applicant's research or study must be at graduate or postgraduate level.
- Acceptance into an Australian educational institution for full time study.
- American citizenship or permanent resident of America.
Click here for online application instructions.
Ann Wexler Australian-American Studies Scholarship in Public Policy
Australia Endeavour Awards
Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship provides up to AUD$272,500 for eligible non-Australians including the Americans and Canadians to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Masters or PhD level either by coursework or research in any field in Australia for up to four (4) years.
Endeavour Research Fellowships provides up to AUD$24,500 for American and Canadian postgraduate research students and postdoctoral researchers to undertake 4-6 months of research in Australia.
Endeavour Executive Fellowship provides up to AUD$18,500 professional development opportunities of (1 to 4 months) for high achievers in business, industry, education or government from eligible participating countries.
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Awards
Commonwealth Scholarship Plan - United Kingdom
Ford Diversity Scholarships
International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search
IWC Masters Scholarships (2015)
The International WaterCentre (IWC) is offering several full scholarships for high calibre candidates accepted into the Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) commencing in Semester 1, 2015.
JASON Postgraduate Scholarship Database for Australia
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships
Marshall Scholarships for the United Kingdom
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to undertake a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty scholars are selected each year to study at the graduate level at a UK institution in any field of study.
Open only to United States citizens who (at the time they take up their Scholarship) hold a first degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States with a minimum GPA of 3.7.
NAFSA Resources and Links
National Restaurant Association Educational Scholarships
New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants
Postgraduate Scholarships for students studying in the UK
Scotland Saltire Scholarships
Scotland's Saltire Scholarships (SSS) is a substantial programme of scholarships, offered on a matched funding basis between the Government and Scottish Higher Education Institutions for programs promoting creative industries, life sciences, technology, financial services and renewable and clean energy. The scheme offers up to 200 awards, each worth £2000. These are towards the tuition fees, for any one year of study, on an Undergraduate, Masters or PhD course at any of Scotland's higher education insitutions.
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
The ICE Masters Scholarship
Victorian International Education Scholarships
The Victorian International Education Awards (VIEA) rewards outstanding achievement and recognises excellence in international education in Victoria. Winners of the student awards will be awarded a scholarship of up to $ 10,000 for study related expenses at a Victorian educational institution.
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AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP SITES
When reviewing scholarships, please confirm your eligibility for each one (available to International students) along with any other relevant criteria.
Australian National University
The ANU College of Business & Economics is committed to supporting talented students and offers a number of College specific Scholarships.
Scholarships are available for both domestic students and international students, at Undergraduate, Honours, Graduate Coursework, and Graduate Research levels.
If you are studying in a program offered by the ANU College of Business & Economics, then you may be eligible to apply.
Hedley Bull Scholarship in the Master of Arts (International Relations)
International Student Scholarships
High academic achievers can apply for our International Student Scholarship, which awards 25% to 50% tuition remission for any undergraduate or postgraduate program available to international students (excluding the Master of Psychology and Doctor of Physiotherapy programs).
This scholarship offers a 20 per cent fee reduction for the entire duration of the MBA program, or about A$8800 at current fee levels. This means that students will save about A$5500 per year. The scholarship is open to MBA students whether they come to Australia to study or if they study online via the Cloud.
The Deakin Business School’s MBA program has received a 5-star ranking from the Graduate Management Association of Australia and is internationally recognized and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development. Students can feel confident that they will receive a degree that is valued by employers around the world.
This scholarship opportunity is only available for a limited time, and is only for the MBA program.
Please note that this scholarship is not available for Deakin’s 'MBA (International)' degree or other postgraduate programs.
Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship and the Deakin International Scholarship
Deakin is excited to announce that it is offering two new scholarships for international students. The Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship and the Deakin International Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate and postgraduate students with consistently high academic performance and who have the potential to make a leading contribution to the University.
The Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship offers successful applicants a full 100% tuition scholarship or a 50% partial tuition scholarship; a one-time cost of living allowance; a bookshop voucher; and acceptance into Deakin’s signature student leadership program. Students will also be provided with a priority place in on-campus accommodation (at own cost and subject to availability).
Successful applicants of the Deakin International Scholarship will receive 25% fee reduction for each year of study.
Further information can be found by visiting: http://deakin.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=ec02be4d68c884a87826696ce&id=9bd87a5357&e=302b0f0da8
Griffith International Postgraduate Coursework Excellence Scholarships ($3000)
Griffith International Family Scholarship ($1000)
GELI Direct Entry Program (DEP) Scholarship ($1000)
Griffith International Scholarship for QIBT Diploma to Degree ($3000)
The Griffith scholarships website provides all the eligibility and application information.
In addition, the School of Engineering have developed some merit-based scholarships for the Master of Engineering programs.
- 2 year programs ($6000 and $2000 scholarships)
- 1.5 year programs ($4500 and $1500 scholarships)
More information on the Engineering Postgraduate scholarships is available here.
Pro Vice Chancellor Health Scholarships
Scholarships are available for exceptional applicants for these degrees. Applications close on Saturday 31 October 2015. Applicants will be notified of the outcome by Friday 20 November 2015.
Scholarships are available to new applicants and those who have submitted an application with Griffith University that has not been assessed. Applicants will need to submit a personal statement for scholarship consideration.
Students with an offer will be notified of this opportunity directly.
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James Cook University
La Trobe University
College Excellence Scholarships
La Trobe's Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES) cover tuition fees for high-achieving international students accepted into our undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs. Worth between $10,000 and $20,000, these scholarships are paid across a maximum of two semesters (or 12 months).
International Accommodation Scholarships
· BENDIGO Campus
Undergraduate or Postgraduate studying Education, Outdoor or Environmental Education Program at Bendigo Campus
· Cannot be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident
International students applying to Macquarie have a huge range of scholarship options. In addition to the Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship for academic merit, students may be interested in our other scholarship options.
Macquarie University offers scholarships for students from specific countries as well as a wide range of scholarships in conjunction with corporate, academic and government partners in various countries.
These include the $15,000 Global Allianz Scholarship to support students studying in the area of health and medical sciences.
Master of Aerospace Engineering International Scholarship
Eligible international students applying for the Master of Aerospace Engineering who have a recognized 4 year undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related fiel,d with an overall score equivalent to an Australian First Class Honours can receive a scholarship for AUD $6000 per 48 credit points of study for one year.
· The course is a conversion program for international students wishing to join the
· The Master of Aerospace Engineering International Scholarship applies to eligible
international students who have a recognised four year undergraduate degree in
Mechanical Engineering or a related field with an overall score equivalent to an
Australian First Class Honours*.
· Graduates often assume senior positions within this dynamic area.
· The course is available full time over two semesters of enrolment.
· Applications open for the March and July intakes.
Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts offers generous study grants for students from Canada and the US. There are 5 in total each amounting to $8,000 AUD in the form of a one-off tuition reduction.
Faculty of Engineering
The Faculty of Engineering introduces the new Master of Advanced Engineering in 2015. This one year, coursework program allows students to further specialise in one of six engineering disciplines and ALL students commencing in 2015 will receive a $6000 AUD scholarship. For more details please refer to the following link: http://www.eng.monash.edu/masters/
Faculty of Information Technology International Merit Scholarships
Postgraduate Research Scholarship
$4,000 “Early Bird” Campaign for Students
All eligible students that accept their Murdoch University offers, for Semester 1 and Semester 2 2016 before 18 December 2015, will receive an incentive of up to $4000 to offset their tuition fees. Details of the Early Bird Scholarship, eligibility criteria and terms and conditions can be found at:
Murdoch University is pleased to offer all students 2 weeks free rent in the University’s Student Village (operated by Campus Living Villages) in 2016 who also accept their offer for a Murdoch University course and accommodation between 18 September and 18 December 2015. This offer is for any room type for agreements of 42 weeks. Places are limited so students need to get in quick. More information here.
University of Adelaide
University of Queensland
International Student Scholarships
UQ Science International Scholarships (Undergraduate and Postgraduate)
International WaterCentre's Masters Scholarships for Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM)
University of South Australia
University of Sydney
International Scholarships and Fellowships
University of Western Australia
University of Wollongong
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NEW ZEALAND UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP SITES
University of Auckland
University of Otago
Master of International Studies United States Scholarship
Victoria University of Wellington
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UNITED KINGDOM UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP SITES
Over 60 scholarships and bursaries awarded per year to international students.
Queen Mary, University of London
University of Reading, Reading
International Masters Bursaries
To apply for this scholarship you must 1) be an international student holding the offer of a place on a one-year taught master's degree at the University of Reading, and 2) be able to demonstrate that you have made adequate provision for your living expenses. Students who have overcome adversity should include any relevant information about this with their application. Any evidence that shows a student is an exceptionally good candidate should also be included. The amount of the each scholarship is £5,000.
Disability Support Fund
International students who have a disability and who have already enrolled at the University of Reading can apply for a maximum of £2,500 towards tailored support to meet financial costs or debts arising as a direct result of your disability. Students should be able to show they have exhausted all other options for financial support.
Postgraduate Taught Scholarship
Available to International Postgraduate Taught students with an offer for a full-time Master's programme. Students of all subjects, apart from courses run by the Henley Business School, are eligible. In order to be considered for this Fund you should be wholly or partially self-funded, intending to register to start your studies in the 2014/5 academic year, and be from one of the following countries/areas: Latin America, Commonwealth of Independent States, India, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Vietnam, Turkey, or Jordan.
University of Roehampton, London, UK
Vice Chancellor's International Scholarship Scheme
All eligible postgraduate students from outside the UK or EU whose entry qualifications are assessed as especially high will receive a substantial award from the Vice Chancellor's International Scholarship Scheme.
Sacred Heart Scholarship
The scholarships are available to academically excellent students from both within and outside the UK to follow a program of study at the University of Roehampton. The Scholarship will usually consist of the tuition fee and free or subsidized accommodation on the University of Roehampton campus.
University of Roehampton 2025 Scholarship
20 Scholarships are available to international students at all levels of study, including postgraduate. £4000 tuition fee discount in the first year of study.
Roehampton Music Scholarships
The University of Roehampton offers 8 Scholarships for musicians. Two scholarships are available in each College.
A number of Scholarships are available to attract and reward students for their commitment to sporting excellence. In addition, Roehampton offers a support network designed to encourage talented athletes to meet their full potential not only in their chosen sport but also in their academic studies.
Four Whitelands bursaries are offered to students who have a talent for sport and are studying an academic course or living in Whitelands College.
University of Stirling
International Student Scholarships
University of Westminster
Westminster Full Fee and Half Fee Scholarships
The University offers a number of full and half tuition fee scholarships if you are an exceptionally well-qualified student. Criteria are academic qualifications and financial need.
Westminster Business School Scholarships
Westminster Business School is one of London's leading centers for business education. Full tuition award. You must hold an offer for any full-time Master's degree, excluding the MBA, within Westminster Business School. Criteria are academic qualifications and financial need.
Writing in the City Scholarship
The unique Writing the City Master's course is the first to focus entirely on the city of London. You must hold an offer for a full-time Creative Writing: Writing the City MA degree at the University. Criteria are academic qualifications and financial need.
Fashion Business Management MA Scholarship
The Fashion Business Management course continues the University's fashion tradition of a commitment to excellence in developing highly effective, talented and committed professional fashion graduates. Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. You must be an international student and hold an offer for the full-time Fashion Business Management MA at the University. Criteria are minimum 3.3 GPA, financial need and development potential. If you have significant and relevant industry experience you will also be given consideration.
Through this successful partnership, Santander and the University of Westminster co-fund a number of partial fee award scholarships. You must hold an offer for a master's degree at Westminster. Criteria are academic qualifications (minimum 3.0 GPA) and financial need.
Media, Arts and Design Scholarships
The Faculty of Media, Arts and Design at the University of Westminster provides courses in a variety of disciplines and formats, including Art and Design, Fashion, Television, Film and Moving Image, Journalism and Mass Communication, Music and Photography. Full tuition fee award, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. You must hold an offer for a full-time master's degree in the Faculty of Media, Arts and Design at the University. Criteria are minimum GPA 3.0, financial need and development potential. If you have significant and relevant industry experience you will also be given consideration.
*Denotes scholarships that are available to undergraduate students.