UNSW Scholarships for International Students Commencing Term 2, 2024

UNSW offers a wide range of scholarships and awards to support international undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students commencing 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.

On this page you will find information on available scholarships and awards - some that require an application, and others that do not require you to submit a scholarship application. Further details can be found below.

*This page is only for international students commencing their first term of studies at UNSW in Term 2 2024*

 

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS THAT REQUIRE AN APPLICATION


To be considered for the scholarships specified in this section, applicants must complete and submit an application for the UNSW Scholarships for International Students Commencing Term 2, 2024 (PUCA1029) by the deadline.

By applying for PUCA1029 you will be considered for any scholarship in this list that you satisfy the eligibility criteria for. 

Scholarships available in this offering that require an application for PUCA1029:

  • International Scientia Coursework Scholarship (PUCA1025)
  • Lily and Dr Ben K.C Chng Scholarship (UGCE1129)

Full details of the listed scholarships including the value, eligibility and selection criteria can be found by clicking on the relevant title further down this page. More scholarships and awards may be progressively added to this list.

Applications open on 1 January 2024 and will close at 11:59PM AEST Sunday, 31 March 2024. Please ensure you allow enough time to submit your application as we are unable to accept late applications.

*UAC International applicants expecting an offer after ATAR release may still apply. Any exception requests such as late admission due to pending academic results will need to be emailed to scholarships@unsw.edu.au.

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS THAT DO NOT REQUIRE AN APPLICATION


International students commencing in Term 2, 2024 are not required to submit an application for the scholarships and awards listed in this section. Eligible students who have received an offer of admission to commence at UNSW in Term 2, 2024 will be automatically considered for these scholarships and awards.

Offers for these scholarships and awards will be awarded to eligible students on a competitive basis using your application for admission to UNSW. You do not need to submit any specific scholarship application or additional supporting documentation to be considered.

Scholarships and awards available in this offering that do not require a scholarship application:

  • Australia's Global University Award (PUCA1026) 
  • UNSW Global Academic Award (PUCA1027) 
  • Future of Change Scholarships (UGCE1283)

Full details of the listed scholarships and awards including the value, eligibility and selection criteria can be found by clicking on the relevant title below. Further scholarships and awards may be progressively added to this list.

International Student Award

The International Student Award has been established to assist students from low income and developing countries to access education at a highly ranked Australian university. It is available to eligible new students commencing in Term 2 2024 and provides a 15% contribution towards tuition fees for the duration of program.

Further information on the International Student Award is available here.

International Scientia Coursework Scholarship (PUCA1025)

Value

  • Offer 1: Full tuition fee scholarship 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:

Application Process

Submit a UNSW Scholarships for International Students Commencing Term 2, 2024 (PUCA1029) by 11.59PM AEST Sunday, 31 March 2024.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be an international student; and
  • Be commencing full-time study on campus in a UNSW undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program (excluding UNSW Online and UNSW Canberra); and
  • Have received an offer of admission* into an eligible program for Term 2 2024 by Sunday, 31 March 2024.
    * 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 2 2024.

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
Lily and Dr Ben K.C. Chng Scholarship (UGCE1129)

The purpose of the Scholarship is to support and encourage students from Singapore to undertake full-time undergraduate study at UNSW Arts, Design and Architectures’ School of Built Environment.

Value

$5,000 per annum payable for normal minimum duration of degree towards tuition fees (up to 4 years max). 

Application Process:

Submit a UNSW Scholarships for International Students Commencing Term 2, 2024 (PUCA1029) by 11.59PM AEST Sunday, 31 March 2024.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be an International Student and hold a Singapore citizenship. 
  • Be commencing a UNSW undergraduate coursework degree program offered through the Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture's School of Built Environment. 
  • Hold a diploma or equivalent course of at least 2 years credit from one of the following institutions: Nanyang Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic, Temasek Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic.
  • Must have received an offer of admission* into an eligible program for Term 2 2024 by Sunday 31 March 2024*
    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 2 2024.

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)
  • Reason for studying at UNSW.
Australia’s Global University Award (PUCA1026)

Value

$10,000 for one year. Payment will be made directly towards tuition fees in the second term of the first year of study.

Recipients of the Award 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 Award. Students that meet the eligibility criteria will be automatically considered for this award.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be an international student; and
  • Be commencing full-time study on campus in a UNSW undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree program (excluding UNSW Online and UNSW Canberra); and
  • Have received an offer of admission* into an eligible program for Term 2 2024.
    * 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 2 2024.

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 (PUCA1027).

  • Sponsored Students are not eligible to receive this Award.

Selection Criteria

Each candidate will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • Academic Merit
UNSW College Award (PUCA1027)

The UNSW College 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 UNSW.

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

Value

$10,000 for one year. Payment will be made directly towards tuition fees in the second term of the first year of study.

Recipients of the Award 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 Award.

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; and
  • Must be completing a UNSW Global Foundation Studies program (in Sydney or off-shore); and
  • Be commencing full-time study on campus in a UNSW undergraduate coursework degree program (excluding UNSW Canberra); and
  • Have received an offer of admission* into an eligible program for Term 2 2024.  
    * Offers of admission must be one of the following:
    • Undergraduate Letter of Offer (unconditional)

* Eligible pathway programs include UNSW Global Foundation Program.

Selection Criteria

Each candidate will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • Academic Merit
Future of Change Scholarship (UGCE1283)

Value

$10,000 per annum paid as a stipend for minimum duration of program.

Application Process:

There is no application required for this scholarship. Students that meet the eligibility criteria will be automatically considered for this award.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of India, and not a permanent resident of Australia; and
  • Be residing in India prior to commencing study at UNSW for undergraduate applicants. Postgraduate applicants may have prior residence in Australia; and
  • Have received an offer of admission* into an eligible UNSW undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree program for Term 2 2024.
    * 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 2 2024.

Selection Criteria

Each candidate will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • Academic Merit