Term 1, 2021 UNSW International Scholarships

UNSW offers a wide range of Scholarships and Awards to assist International undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students to undertake full-time study at UNSW. Some scholarships will provide a full or partial tuition fee payment, while others provide a stipend to assist with the costs associated with your studies. Students wishing to undertake postgraduate research study should contact the Graduate Research School.

 

HOW TO APPLY: 

The majority of scholarships will be offered based on your Term 1 2021 International Scholarships Application. Please ensure you allow enough time to submit your application as we are unable to accept late applications.

Some scholarships will also be awarded on a competitive basis via your application for admission. In order to be considered for these scholarships you will need to receive an eligible offer of admission to UNSW.

Click on the scholarship name below to view scholarship details including the application process, value, eligibility and selection criteria. More scholarships may be added to this list progressively.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Applications open on Tuesday 1st September 2020 and close by 11.59PM AEST Monday 30th November 2020.

 

International Scientia Coursework Scholarship (PUCA1025)

Value

  • Offer 1: Full tuition fee scholarships paid directly towards tuition fees for the minimum duration of program
  • Offer 2: $20,000 per annum paid directly towards tuition fees for the minimum duration of program

Recipients of the Scholarship may also be offered the following:

  • Guaranteed ‘fast-track’ application and interview for on-campus accommodation at a UNSW Kensington College
  • Invitation to UNSW networking events
  • Guaranteed entry to the UNSW Professional Development Program
  • Ceremony to award the scholarship

Application Process:

Submit a Term 1 2021 - UNSW International Scholarships Application by 11.59PM AEST Monday 30 November 2020.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be an International Student
  • Be commencing full-time study on campus in a UNSW Undergraduate or Postgraduate coursework program (excluding PG online and UNSW Canberra
  • Must have received an offer of admission* into an eligible program for Term 1 2021 by Monday 30 November 2020  * Offers of admission must be one of the following:
    • Undergraduate or Postgraduate Letter of Offer (unconditional)
    • Undergraduate or Postgraduate Conditional English Package Offer (UEEC) - students must be enrolled in the UNSW Institute of Languages and successfully complete the program prior to commencing in Term 1 2021.

Selection Criteria

Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • Academic Merit
  • Leadership skills (school, workplace or community)
  • Extra-curricular activities (sporting, cultural activities, volunteer/work experience)
  • Reasons for undertaking studies at UNSW
Australia’s Global University Award (PUCA1026)

Value

  • Offer 1: $5,000 for 1 year
  • Offer 2: $10,000 for 1 year

Payment will be made towards tuition fees in the student's second term of the first year of study

Recipients of the Scholarship may also be offered the following:

  • Invitation to UNSW networking events
  • Invitation to attend the Award Ceremony

Application Process:

There is no application required for this scholarship.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be an International Student
  • Be commencing full-time study on campus in a UNSW Undergraduate or Postgraduate coursework program (excluding PG online and UNSW Canberra)
  • Must have received an offer of admission* into an eligible program for Term 1 2021
    * Offers of admission must be one of the following:
    • Undergraduate or Postgraduate Letter of Offer (unconditional)
    • Undergraduate or Postgraduate Conditional English Package Offer (UEEC) - students must be enrolled in the UNSW Institute of Languages and successfully complete the program prior to commencing in Term 1 2021.

Note: Students who have completed a UNSW Global Foundation Studies or Global Diploma Program prior to commencing an undergraduate program are not eligible for this Award. UNSW Global Foundation Studies students will be considered for the UNSW Global Academic Award.

Selection Criteria

Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • Academic Merit
UNSW Global Academic Award (PUCA1027)

The UNSW Global Academic Award has been established to support high-achieving UNSW Global students to take undergraduate study at UNSW.

UNSW Global offers a range of academic and English language pathway programs to international students who have just missed out on direct entry into university

Students who successfully complete a UNSW Global Foundation Studies program and intend to progress to a UNSW bachelor’s degree are eligible for the UNSW Global Academic Award.

Value

  • Offer 1: $5,000 for 1 year
  • Offer 2: $10,000 for 1 year

Payment will be made towards tuition fees in the student's second term of the first year of study

Recipients of the Scholarship may also be offered the following:

  • Invitation to UNSW networking events
  • Invitation to attend the Award Ceremony

Application Process:

There is no application required for this scholarship.

Students completing a UNSW Global Foundation Studies program will automatically be considered for this Award

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be an International Student
  • Must be completing a UNSW Global Foundation Studies program (in Sydney or off-shore)
  • Be commencing full-time study on campus in a UNSW Undergraduate program (excluding UNSW Canberra)
  • Must have applied and received an offer of admission* into an eligible program for Term 1 2021  
    * Offers of admission must be one of the following:
    • Undergraduate Offer (unconditional)

* Eligible pathway programs include UNSW Global Foundation Program.


Selection Criteria

Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • Academic Merit
Future of Change Scholarship (UGCE1283)

Value

  • Offer 1: $5,000 pa paid as a stipend for minimum duration of program
  • Offer 2: $10,000 pa paid as a stipend for minimum duration of program

Application Process:

There is no application required for this scholarship.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of India, and not a permanent resident of Australia; and
  • Must be residing in India, prior to commencing study at UNSW for undergraduate applicants. Postgraduate applicants may have prior residence in Australia; and
  • Must have applied and received an offer of admission* into a UNSW undergraduate or postgraduate degree program
    • Open to students commencing their studies at UNSW in Term 1, 2021
    • This scholarship cannot be deferred.
    • Offers of admission must be one of the following: Undergraduate or Postgraduate Letter of Offer (unconditional); or Undergraduate or Postgraduate Conditional English Package Offer (UEEC) - students must be enrolled in the UNSW Institute of Languages and successfully complete the program prior to commencing in Term 1 2021.

Selection Criteria

Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • Academic Merit
Art & Design International (Postgraduate) Coursework Scholarship (PGCE1002)

Value:

$5,000 per annum paid directly towards tuition fees for minimum duration of program

Application Process:

Submit a Term 1 2021 - UNSW International Scholarships Application by 11.59PM AEST Monday 30 November 2020.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be citizens of an overseas country (excluding New Zealand) and not normally reside in Australia
  • Be commencing full-time study in a postgraduate coursework degree program offered by UNSW Art & Design
  • Must have received an offer of admission* into an eligible program for Term 1 2021 by Monday 30 November 2020
    *Offers of admission must be one of the following:
    • Postgraduate Letter of Offer (unconditional)
    • Postgraduate Conditional English Package Offer (UEEC) - students must be enrolled in the UNSW Institute of Languages and successfully complete the program prior to commencing in Term 1 2021.

Selection Criteria

Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • Academic merit
  • Reasons for undertaking the current and/or proposed study
  • Extra-curricular activities (sporting, cultural activities, volunteer/work experience)
  • Relevance of his/her participation in study at the Faculty of Art & Design to its international projects and programs.

 

Arts & Social Sciences UG International High Achievers Scholarship (UGCA1582)

Value

$5,000 per annum paid as a stipend for the minimum duration of program

Application Process:

Submit a Term 1 2021 - UNSW International Scholarships Application by 11.59PM AEST Monday 30 November 2020.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be an International student
  • Be commencing any UNSW Arts & Social Sciences undergraduate single degree or an approved dual degree.
  • Must have received an offer of admission* into an eligible program for Term 1 2021 by Monday 30 November 2020 
    *Offers of admission must be one of the following:
    • Undergraduate Letter of Offer (unconditional)
    • Undergraduate Conditional English Package Offer (UEEC) - students must be enrolled in the UNSW Institute of Languages and successfully complete the program prior to commencing in Term 1 2021.

Selection Criteria

Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • Academic Merit
  • Aptitude and commitment to studies in an area of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Personal qualities and evidence of academic potential
Dr Vincent Lo Asia Undergraduate Scholarships (UGCA1606)

Value

$10,000 pa for upto 5 years paid as a stipend for minimum duration of program

Application Process:

Submit a Term 1 2021 - UNSW International Scholarships Application by 11.59PM AEST Monday 30 November 2020.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be an International Student from Asia
  • Be commencing a UNSW undergraduate coursework degree program
  • Must have received an offer of admission* into an eligible program for Term 1 2021 by Monday 30 November 2020*
    Offers of admission must be one of the following:
    • Undergraduate Letter of Offer (unconditional)
    • Undergraduate Conditional English Package Offer (UEEC) - students must be enrolled in the UNSW Institute of Languages and successfully complete the program prior to commencing in Term 1 2021.

Selection Criteria

Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • Academic Merit
  • Leadership skills (school, workplace or community)
  • Extra-curricular activities (sporting, cultural activities, volunteer/work experience)
UNSW Hong Kong Alumni Scholarship (UGCA1603)

Value

$10,000 pa paid as a stipend for minimum duration of program

Application Process:

Submit a Term 1 2021 - UNSW International Scholarships Application by 11.59PM AESTMonday 30 November 2020.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be an International Student.
  • Must be a resident of Hong Kong at the time of application
  • Be commencing in a UNSW undergraduate coursework degree program
  • Must have received an offer of admission* into an eligible program for Term 1 2021 by Monday 30 November 2020  * Offers of admission must be one of the following:
  • Undergraduate Letter of Offer (unconditional)
  • Undergraduate Conditional English Package Offer (UEEC) - students must be enrolled in the UNSW Institute of Languages and successfully complete the program prior to commencing in Term 1 2021.

Selection Criteria

Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • Academic Merit
  • Leadership skills (school, workplace or community)
  • Extra-curricular activities (sporting, cultural activities, volunteer/work experience)
  • Aptitude and commitment to studies in the selected area
UNSW Law International Award (PUCA1028)

Value

$10,000 pa paid as a stipend for 1 year

Application Process:

Submit a Term 1 2021 - UNSW International Scholarships Application by 11.59PM AEST Monday 30 November 2020.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be an International Student
  • Be commencing in any UNSW Law undergraduate/postgraduate coursework degree program (LLB, JD or LLM programs)
  • Must have received an offer of admission* into an eligible program for Term 1 2021 by Monday 30 November 2020* Offers of admission must be one of the following:
    • Undergraduate or Postgraduate Letter of Offer (unconditional)
    • Undergraduate or Postgraduate Conditional English Package Offer (UEEC) - students must be enrolled in the UNSW Institute of Languages and successfully complete the program prior to commencing in Term 1 2021.

Selection Criteria

Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • Academic Merit
  • Leadership skills (school, workplace or community)
  • Extra-curricular activities (sporting, cultural activities, volunteer/work experience)
  • Reasons for undertaking postgraduate studies in Law