Scholarships Merit-based
University of Adelaide

Global Academic Excellence Scholarship (International)

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Various benefits
30 Apr 2024
Application deadline


The University of Adelaide is committed to providing educational opportunities for international students by offering scholarships.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



A 50% reduction of the tuition fee

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


The University of Adelaide 2024 Global Academic Excellence 50% Scholarships (International) is a highly competitive award that rewards commencing undergraduate and postgraduate coursework international students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their previous studies.

Applicable programmes


Scholarship recipients will receive a 50% reduction toward international tuition fees when commencing at the University of Adelaide in 2024.


Applicants will be eligible to be considered for 50% scholarship where they have demonstrated they have achieved the minimum score outlined as follows:

  • Applicants with a minimum ATAR of 99.9 (or comparable score) for entry to an undergraduate (UG) program.
  • Applicants with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 6.9 on a 7.0 scale or comparable score for entry to an undergraduate (UG) or postgraduate (PG) program.
  • Applicants with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 6.8 on a 7.0 scale for studies completed at the University of Adelaide (or with a comparable score for studies at an Australian University where studies are completed in Australia) for entry to an undergraduate (UG) or postgraduate (PG) level award program.
  • Applicants will then be assessed by a Scholarships Committee for suitability for offer of the scholarship.

Scholarship requirements






224 nationalities

Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

30 Apr 2024

Eligibility for the scholarship is determined during a selection process at the time of application to the award program with the University of Adelaide.

This scholarship is based on academic merit and a selection process. The academic merit is determined by the merit achieved in the qualification which constitutes the basis of admission to the University. The academic component for admission to the University of Adelaide and all other conditions must be complete or met to be eligible to be considered for the scholarship (Unconditional).

Applicants identified as meeting the minimum merit requirement for the scholarship will have their application reviewed by the Scholarship Selection Committee if their application for the coursework program has been received prior to the closing dates outlined below.


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