Introducing the Global Excellence Scholarship

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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, you could be awarded up to AUD$45,000 for undergraduate studies and up to AUD$30,000 for postgraduate studies to assist with your tuition fees. More details on the eligible courses follow.

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Up to AUD$45,000 over three years for undergraduates.

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Up to AUD$30,000 over two years for postgraduates.

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Located by the Swan River and only minutes from Perth’s city centre, The University of Western Australia (UWA) is often described as one of Australia’s most picturesque campuses. Our city offers an inspiring study environment, with sunny weather, a relaxed outdoor lifestyle and beautiful natural scenery.

Perth is also one of Australia’s most affordable cities. As an international student at UWA, you’ll be supported by our Student Services team which can offer you a range of services so you feel more comfortable in a new environment.

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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.

If you're looking to study in Australia you could be awarded up to AUD$45,000 for undergraduate studies and up to AUD$30,000 for postgraduate to assist with your tuition fees.

Undergraduate

undergraduate score scholarship value per year1 total scholarship value2
ATAR 98.00 AUD$15,000 Up to AUD $45,000
ATAR 95.00 – 97.99 AUD$10,000 Up to AUD $30,000
ATAR 90.00 – 94.99 AUD$8,000 Up to AUD $24,000
ATAR 85.00 – 89.99 AUD$5,000  Up to AUD $15,000 

 

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

Postgraduate

Postgraduate Score scholarship value per year1 total scholarship value2
WAM 85+ AUD$15,000 Up to AUD$30,000
WAM 80.00 – 84.99

AUD$10,000

Up to AUD$20,000
WAM 75.00 – 79.99 AUD$8,000 Up to AUD$16,000
WAM 70.00 – 74.99 AUD$5,000 Up to AUD$10,000

 

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

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Eligibility

General eligibility

You will need to:

  • be a citizen of one of the countries in this list.
  • have received an offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate course at The University of Western Australia.
  • have achieved an equivalent:
    • ATAR of 85.00 – 98.00+; or
    • WAM of 70.00 – 85.00+

Read the full terms and conditions.

Undergraduate eligibility

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

  • Direct Pathway to Juris Doctor
  • Direct Pathway to Medicine
  • Direct Pathway to Pharmacy
  • Direct Pathway to Podiatry

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:

  • Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology
  • Graduate Certificate in Autism Diagnosis
  • Juris Doctor
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Master of Pharmacy
  • Master of Clinical Audiology
  • Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Master of Business Psychology
  • Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
  • Graduate Certificate in Fieldwork Practice

Eligible regions

How to apply

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

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Speak to a Future Students Adviser from 8.30am to 5.00pm (Western Standard Time)

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