Global Excellence Scholarship for International Students at the University of Western Australia 2024

Applications for the 2024 Global Excellence Scholarship Programme at the University of Western Australia is currently open to International students who wish to attain undergraduate or postgraduate degrees.

The University of Western Australia is offering scholarships to high-achieving international students from across the globe. This significant scholarship will be awarded to high-achieving undergraduate and postgraduate international students, who apply for particular courses at the University.

The Global Excellence 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). The University of Western Australia (the University) provides fee discount scholarship to encourage and assist eligible high-achieving international students to commence and pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification at the University.

Since its establishment in 1911, The University of Western Australia (UWA) has led the way in producing remarkable and life-changing contributions across learning, teaching, and research, significantly impacting the intellectual, cultural, and economic development of Western Australia, the nation, and the world.

UWA continues to make a global impact, with students playing a crucial role in this journey. These students take their learning beyond the classroom, engaging in knowledge creation with passionate lecturers who have real industry experience and connections. UWA supports students in their learning journeys and prepares them for careers they will love.

The global impact of UWA’s research and education ranks it as a world top 100 university (QS 2024). This prestigious standing allows students to join a community of passionate, intelligent, and resourceful leaders driving innovation and change. They connect with and work alongside leaders in education, research, and industry, following in the footsteps of thousands of successful graduates.

The main campus is located on the banks of the Swan River, just 10 minutes from Perth, the 12th most liveable city in the world. Perth shares the same time zone as 60% of Asia (plus or minus two hours) and is one of Australia’s most affordable capital cities. Additionally, Perth is a city of growth and opportunity, with one of the best-performing economies in the world.

Study Programme: Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Eligible Countries: International Students

Country Host: Australia

Scholarship Reward: Tuition discount

Eligibility Criteria for the Scholarship

Students from all countries are eligible. You will need to:

  • Have received an offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate course at The University of Western Australia
  • Have achieved an equivalent:
  • Minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) 85.00; or
  • Minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) 65.00
  • If studying an approved International Academic Pathway (Articulation Program), students must have achieved a WAM equivalent of more than 75.00

Benefits of the Scholarship

  • Up to AUD$48,000 over four years for undergraduates commencing eligible courses in 2024.
  • Up to AUD$36,000 over three years for undergraduates commencing eligible courses in 2024.
  • Up to AUD$24,000 over two years for postgraduates commencing eligible courses in 2024.

Selection Process

The final Global Excellence Award will be assessed by Admissions on the submission of academic transcript.

Application Process

Separate scholarship application is not required. Please submit an application to your chosen course. Our Admissions team will automatically assess your eligibility for a Global Excellence Scholarship once you provide your final transcripts.

For further information about the scholarship and to apply, please CLICK HERE to visit the official website

Application Deadline


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