Scholarships for international students
The scholarships listed below are specifically for international students. Students should also check with their home institution and government to find out if other scholarship options are available to them.
The Australia Awards aim to promote knowledge, education links, and enduring ties between Australia and our neighbours through Australia's extensive scholarship programs. The program brings together scholarships offered by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT), the Department of Education and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). Read more about Australia Awards at USC.
Australia APEC Women in Research Fellowship
The Australia APEC Women in Research Fellowships are open to high-achieving female researchers from APEC economies for research opportunities in partnership with Australian education and research institutions. The fellowships aim to support women’s economic empowerment in the APEC region and raise the profile of female role models in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Read more about the Australia APEC Women in Research Fellowship.
Destination Australia Program
The Destination Australia Program aims to attract and support new students to study in regional Australia and seeks to offer them a high quality learning experience. This scholarship is only available to Student visa holders and is not available to current USC students. Successful scholarship recipients must study a CRICOS registered program at USC Fraser Coast or USC Gympie.
Applications are now open to new USC students for Semester 1, 2020. The first Destination Australia Program application round will close on Sunday, 5 January 2020. All available Destination Australia Program scholarships may be allocated during the first round. Where not all scholarships are allocated during the first round, further rounds may be offered.
Contact USC International for more information and instructions on how to apply for the scholarship.
Northcote Graduate Scholarship
The Northcote Graduate Scholarship scheme is administered by the Britain-Australia Society on behalf of the Northcote Trust. Scholarships are to enable students normally resident in the United Kingdom to undertake a higher degree at an Australian University. There are no limitations to the field of study, however preference is given to applications where there is a clear reason for study to be undertaken in Australia. Read more about the Northcote Graduate Scholarship.
There are other scholarships available from within USC, as well as from external providers. Individual Faculties may also offer prizes and awards to high achieving students. Some of these scholarships, prizes and awards may be available to Australian citizens and permanent residents only.