Scholarships Merit-based
University of New South Wales

International Student Award

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Various benefits
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Application deadline


University of New South Wales 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. 


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



15% contribution towards your tuition fees

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


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 3 and provides a 15% contribution towards tuition fees for the duration of program.

Applicable programmes


Receive 15% toward tuition fees for every year of your program.


To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be an International Student; and
  • Be a citizen of an eligible country; and
  • Be commencing full-time study as a new student on campus^ in a UNSW Diploma, UNSW undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program (excluding programs offered by AGSM, UNSW Online, UNSW Canberra, UNSW Foundation Programs, Transition Program Online, any program taught in the Hexamester calendar, or Study Abroad students); and
  • Must have applied and received an offer of admission* into a UNSW undergraduate or postgraduate degree program; and
  • Must not be a current student of UNSW (exceptions made for those who have completed an undergraduate program at UNSW and are commencing a postgraduate program).

Scholarship requirements






114 nationalities

Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

Not specified

To apply for the UNSW International Student Award applicants must submit a personal statement of no more than 500 words outlining their reasons to study the proposed program at UNSW. 

New applicants can upload their personal statement through Apply Online as part of their application.

Existing offer holders should upload their personal statement via Apply Online or myUNSW if you are a UNSW Foundation or UAC applicant.


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