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Always wanted to study in Australia? Captivated by the idea of spending your student years enjoying barbeques, surfing and studying at a prestigious Australian university? Now’s your chance, with this selection of Australian scholarships.

The list below covers government-funded, externally funded and university-specific Australian scholarships for international students at bachelor’s, master’s and PhD level.

Government-funded Australian scholarships for international students

University-specific Australian scholarships for international students

Other Australian scholarships for international students

This article was originally published in August 2014. It was updated in January 2016 and again in September 2017.

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Written by Laura Tucker
Laura is a former staff writer for, providing advice and guidance for students on a range of topics helping them to choose where to study, get admitted and find funding and scholarships. A graduate of Queen Mary University of London, Laura also blogs about student life.

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Hi Sabrina,
I am a 5th year Medical Student from Ecuador, I would like to continue my studies as I believe I qualify for a bursary. So I am searching in other countries to complete the last 2 years of my Medical Degree. I obtained one of the highest averages in the country during the years
that I studied, please, if someone can help me, please contact me. thank you very much

hi, I am mathi from India, i want to know about a scholarship to study in Australia and France for phd.

Hi, i am from Pakistan. want to know about scholarship in Australia for postgraduate studies in dentistry.

Hello ,I am from Pakistan and I Ann very eager to study abroad but due to lack of finances I am not able to . Please help me Perdue my dream of becoming a software engineer by financing my study for any university in New Zealand .Please

Hi Minahil, we've listed a range of scholarships to study in New Zealand here

Hello, I am from Iran and I studied Chemistry in my Bachelor in Chemistry and I have done my
Master in Environmental and Energy Engineering in South korea and at the moment
I am researcher in water treatment system in south Korea . Could you please suggest me that
how would I get a scholarship for PhD of Environmental Science or Chemistry
? Thank you

iam a student in faculty of pharmacy Deraya university in Egypt
i want to take free courses in many fields in summer 2018 in abroad of egypt in Business adminstration ..clinical pharmacology ..or phytotherapy ..any field of these .i want to extent yo universites online in America or Australia or any place that help me to support to travel abroad of egypt nearly 3 months summer have experience or knowledge in different topics ...can you help me ? what is the scholarships or free diploma or MBA that available and can catch to it


Hi, I am graduated student in Electronics and Communication Engineering with First honor, my project was about outdoor Li-Fi communication Technology and it was a big success. I would like to looking a scholarship to get my Master degree. Master in Engineering and complete my passion.

Please guide me to get that chance.

Thank you Ms laura

hello, im have a bechelor in dentistry and also ahigh diploma and i want amaster degree in dentistry

aoa i am student i want to phd in austrilia in agronomy fom pakistan

Hello Ms laura.

I am post graduate of nursing, I would like to looking a schoolarship to get my Master degree. Master of Nursing.

Please guide me to get that chance.

Thank you Ms..

Hi Novia, please take a look at our list of nursing scholarships around the world

Hello. am Bilal khan from pakistan . i m searching for bachelor of computer science in Australia

Hi,I'm Mereseini Tokalau Ledua of Rishikul Sanatan College in Fiji .I would want to do Human Resources Management and Officia statistic

Hi, I'm a B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering student from India. I would like to do MIT-MBA program from JCU Brisbane. I'm searching for scholarships.

Hello , Im from Egypt and I have a bachelor degree of architecture , I'm searching for a master in australia

Hi Mahmood, please take a look at our list of architecture scholarships around the world, which includes options to study a master's in Australia. 

Hello, I finished Bachlor of Civil Engineering in Hasmite Kingdom Of Jordan and i am trying to find a master degree scholar ship in US or Canda , I am Already Searching the website but could you please give recomendations that would make my search much faster

Hi Yanal, we have the following scholarship lists you might want to check: 

Hope this helps, and good luck with your search! 

Hello, I am from Ethiopia. I have done my BSC in Computer Science and having morethan 6 years of work experience in the areas of Computer Science. Could you please suggest me that how would I get a scholarship for Master of Computer Science? Thank you

Hi Teame, please take a look at our list of scholarships to study computer science, which includes options at master's level. You might also like to download our complete guide on how to find scholarships to study abroad. Hope this helps :) 

Hello! I'm from India, I've done my masters in social work and having more then 6 years of work experience. Can you please suggest me, I'd like to pursue PhD in social work from Australia?

Hi,am adili blessing from Nigeria but working in Saudi, I have been looking for a scholarship to study bachelor in education, if you will guide me on what to do.thanks

Hello, I'm from Honduras, I've been looking for a scholarship to study my master degree, but I have the inconvenient, I don't have a IELTS or TOEFL. So I was wondering if there is any scholarship opportunity to study english and apply for IELTS or TOEFL exam. If there is a change let me know please.

Hey its me from pakistan. I am done with my Masters in English lamguage need to apply further!! Can u guide me ??

hi, am ojinna from Nigeria, i have a registered nurse certificate, how do i apply for a bachelor's degree in nursing?

Hi Ojinna, you can find out about the typical entry requirements and other information on nursing degrees here

Hi Laura, I am Farooq from Pakistan and having associate degree(13 Years). Due to financial issue, I couldn't continue my education and searching for scholarship. Can you help me regarding this amtter. Please guide me.

Hi Farooq, our complete guide on how to find scholarships to study abroad contains lots of useful information - good luck with your scholarship search and applications! 

Hi, i am Parsha from Bangladesh. i am studying zoology in one of the public university of my country. i want to get my masters degree with full free scholarship at any of Australian Universty . it will be better for me if the university is near to Sydney. is there any university near Sydney that provide full free scholarship for a zoology student and which requirements are they needed ? THANKS IN ADVANCE.

Hi, I'm Sunli from Indonesia. I haven't finished my bachelor yet. I'm studying the English Education in one of state universities in my city right now. I really want to get my master degree in any of Australian Universities with full-scholarship. Can someone recommend which one of those scholarships I can apply? and I still am confused which university is good for my major....thanks in advence.


Hi i'm from Vietnam and i want to study Law, Communication or Social Policy and Administration in a University in Australia with scholarships or financial aids. Can you help me with that? Thank you very much

Hi Hiển, although I'm not sure about scholarships for social policy and administration, you can view scholarships for Australia included in our list of law school scholarships around the world. 

Hi. I have done my masters (16 years) in maths with a gold medal. And i want to know if there are some available scholarships which offer MS/PHD in maths. Thankyou

Hi , I'm from Malaysia and going to pursue Bachelor of Pharmacy at University of Queensland . Hence , I'm wondering is there any scholarship available for me to apply as I just got my offer letter few days ago and most of the scholarship are closed for now . Thank you .

hi my name is dawood and i am from india i had recently completed my btech degree in computer science with 70% is their any scholarship for me for m tech <masters>

Hi Dawood. We have lots of different scholarship listings - take a look to see if any of these match your background and aims!

Hi.I am still going in high school and I am 4th grade of Catholic school center "Don Bosco" Žepče(which is the best in my country).I am Croatian citizen and I have all the Croatian papers (certificate of citizenship, passport ...).I am an excellent student all 4 years, and by profession I am a technician for mechatronics (mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science).I read some articles here and I want to study abroad because I like to study and go abroad because education system here is old.I want to know if you can give me a few pointers where to look and watch the faculty where I can get a scholarship.

Hi Sabrina, I've recently completed my As level with straight As in Math, Physics and Chemistry. I want to pursue my undergraduate studies at university of melbourne. When do the applications go live and am I eligible for scholarship if I am able to take an extra subject and score 4A*'s in my final A levels.

Hi,I am Manuja from Sri Lanka.I like to study computer science or engineering either in
Australia or in New Zealand.But since I have financial issues,I want to find a full or partial paid scholarship.Can someone help me on this?

Hi Manuja, I've replied to your comment here. :)

Hi this is Kevin Bollozos. I'm from Cebu Philippines. I'm 18 years old and an undergraduate college level of Bachelor of Science in Information Technology in one of our universities here, I stopped due to financial problems. I live on my own now and wanted to continue studying this course overseas. I'm also working right now as Customer Service Representative in one of Call Center's Company here to aid my daily expenses, as I'm still searching some good opportunities or scholarship abroad. I'm wondering if you can offer me? I really wanted to finish my studies with a productive, trusted, best, prestigious and universities that would really improve me. I hope you can help me.

Hi Laura,

I am entering my final year of Sport & exercise Science and would like to pursue a career in the Nutrition field, at the moment I am looking at doing a post graduate degree in Dietetics. I was hoping if you are aware of any international post grad scholarships in the area of nutrition that are available?

I will have graduated from my current degree by summer 2017.


Hello Laura,

I am an amateur researcher in the water field and looking for a PhD. Could you please help me with finding the scholarships that fully funds the study period?

Thank you!
Sabina Khatri

Hi Sabina, please take a look at our article on how to get PhD funding. Hope it's helpful.

I'm Sayashi from Bangladesh have completed my HSC examination. I want to apply for scholarship for MBBS degree in Australia. Can u pls help me to know what examinations I should appear in and at least how marks I should achieve for my eligibility for applying scholarship in Australia?

Hello Sabrina,

I am a Yemeni student holding Bachelor degree In Finance and i want to pursue my high education in finance or business. Could you please guide me to where i can get a scholarship and any pieces of advice on how to apply for.

Best regards,

Hi Abdula. We have lots of different types of scholarships listed here - take a look to see which ones you might be eligible for. If you attend a QS World Grad School Tour event, you'll also be eligible to apply for QS Scholarships. Our Scholarships FAQ might also be useful. Best of luck!