Introducing the Global Sporting Excellence Scholarship
Reach your full sporting potential with UWA's Global Sporting Excellence Scholarship.
The University of Western Australia is offering sporting scholarships to high-performing athletes, coaches and officials from across the globe who study with us.
This significant scholarship will be awarded to high-performing athletes, coaches and officials from across the globe who study with us.
If you’re looking to study in Australia in 2024, 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.
Up to AUD$48,000* over four years for undergraduates commencing eligible courses in 2024.
Up to AUD$36,000* over three years for undergraduates commencing eligible courses in 2024.
Up to AUD$24,000* over two years for postgraduates commencing eligible courses in 2024.
*The final Global Sporting Excellence Award will be assessed by Admissions on the submission of academic transcript. To determine your eligibility, please refer to the ATAR/WAM table.
In addition to the above criteria, the eligible applicant judged to be the highest rated student athlete, coach or official (according to UWA Sport criteria) among the candidate pool will be awarded the maximum scholarship value of $12,000 per year in 2024.
*An equivalent ATAR or WAM is determined by UWA Admissions having regards to the previous study used to gain entry into the University. Equivalent scores many vary occasionally.
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
Send your Sport CV, outlining your recent achievements in high-performance sport and referees from your previous coaches or state organisations, to UWA Sport. Academic eligibility based on ATAR/WAM requirements will assessed separately as part of your application to study.