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Curtin University

Global Curtin Scholarships - Diplomatic Scholarship

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Scholarships are part of Curtin University 's commitment to rewarding academic excellence, supporting research and enabling students from all backgrounds to realise their potential. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current Curtin students. Scholarships are more than just financial support, they can enhance your portfolio of achievements.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



25% off the first-year tuition fee

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


Australia is a nation of growing regional and global importance, which comes with growth in foreign and diplomatic ties. Perth continues to grow and attract foreign investment, bringing with it growth in consular and diplomatic activities. Through this scholarship, Curtin University provides eligible students of any citizenship (except Australian), either in Australia or coming to Australia on a visa subclass of 995, an opportunity to pursue a world-class education. This Global Curtin Scholarships - Diplomatic Scholarship awards eligible international students 25% off the tuition fees for the first year of the course. This scholarship aims to foster trust and confidence in Curtin University as a place for students to further their studies, careers and life experiences.

Applicable programmes


This scholarship awards eligible international students 25% off the tuition fees for the first year of the course.


To be eligible students must:

  • be international, full-fee paying, non-sponsored students carrying an Australian Diplomatic visa
  • meet Curtin University's academic and English language entry requirements
  • must be commencing an undergraduate or master by coursework course at one of Curtin's Western Australia campuses (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery excluded)

Please note:

  • Can only be applied in full for students who are completing a minimum of 400 credit points within their mainstream course
  • Will only amount to 25% of the first semester tuition fee for students who are completing a minimum of 300 credit points

within their mainstream course

  • Students cannot apply for this scholarship if they are a recipient of, or have applied for, any other Curtin University scholarship
  • Students must provide evidence of their Australian Diplomatic visa at time of application for the course
  • Scholarships are not available to students coming to Curtin via sponsoring bodies
  • Offer cannot be deferred beyond a start date

Scholarship requirements






225 nationalities

Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

Not specified

There is no separate scholarship application required. Students are invited to apply through any one of Curtin University registered education agents OR apply direct via Curtin online.

Admissions will assess each application accordingly and issue a supplementary letter, along with a Letter of Offer, to confirm whether the applicant has been successful.


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