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UWA Scholarships Scholarships UWA

Worth of scholarships
 awarded each year

Scholarships available to coursework students

600 prizes and awards on offer throughout your studies

We're dedicated to supporting you through your time at university by providing a wide range of scholarships no matter your experience or background. We’re proud to have a competitive scholarship offering for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students and researchers, with more than 600 on offer every year, totalling more than $6 million. Scholarships aren't just reserved for high achievers; they’re designed to support your success and help you achieve at the highest level. We have scholarships available in areas such as financial need, disability, academic and sporting excellence, leadership, and more.

Gaining a scholarship might just be the helping hand you need to make your time at university that bit easier. Your scholarship could help cover your fees and living costs, or provide an opportunity for you to undertake travel, work on a project or gain practical experience in the field. Whatever you're studying, we encourage you to make the most of your time at university and seek the benefits a scholarship can provide.

Coursework scholarships

Research scholarships

Featured scholarships for Year 12 School Leavers

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UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarships

The UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarships are the premier scholarships in WA. Ten scholarships each valued at $80,000 are available for students who show significant academic potential, together with leadership responsibility and other outstanding achievements throughout Year 11 and 12.

Fogarty Scholarships

UWA Winthrop Scholarships

Ten scholarships each valued at $80,000 are available for students who show significant academic potential, together with leadership responsibility and other outstanding achievements throughout Year 11 and 12, and have been shortlisted through the UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarship application.

Winthrop Scholarships

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UWA Lawrence Scholarships

Students who achieve an ATAR score of 99.90 or above are eligible for a scholarship of $5,000 per year, up to $20,000 in value. Applicants to UWA are automatically considered for this scholarship and do not need to submit a separate application.

Lawrence Scholarships

UWA Hackett Scholarships

Students in the top 10% of their school, for WACE graduates in regional, remote and targeted metropolitan schools in WA, will be automatically considered for a cash or residential scholarship.

Hackett Scholarships

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UWA Principal’s Citizenship Awards

One $1,500 scholarship is available to a student from each WA school who is nominated by their principal as the most likely to succeed at university due to their resilience, exemplary scholarly attributes and/or contributions to the school/broader community.

Principal's Awards

UWA Sport Scholarships

The UWA Student Athlete Development Program has been designed to support and facilitate high-performing student athletes in balancing the demands of study and sport during their time at university. Through the Student Athlete Development Program, athletes gain exposure to development opportunities, have access to financial support through UWA Sport Scholarships, and are provided with the support networks necessary to aid them in balancing dual career aspirations.

Sport Scholarships

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Featured scholarships for international students

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UWA Global Excellence Scholarships

This significant scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate and postgraduate students, from selected countries, who apply for particular courses at the University.

Excellence Scholarships

UWA Global Sporting Excellence Scholarship

We offer sporting scholarships to high-performing athletes, coaches and officials from across the globe who study with us.

Sporting Scholarship

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Other UWA-Funded Scholarships

At UWA, we encourage students to pursue excellence in their studies and offer a range of scholarships to prospective international students to support them financially.

UWA Scholarships

Australia Awards and sponsored students

Australia Awards are prestigious international scholarships and fellowships funded by the Australian Government offering high-achieving international students the opportunity to undertake study, research and professional development.

Australia Awards

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Prizes and awards

We love to celebrate our students’ outstanding achievements and award $400,000 in prizes every year. These prizes and awards acknowledge and reward students for their hard work and accomplishments across all years and subject areas. Prizes are generously donated by UWA schools, alumni and friends of UWA, and our broad network of industry partners.

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Get in touch with us

To reach the Scholarship team call 6488 3235 and press #6. We are available from 9:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.

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