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Worried about the cost of studying in Australia? We are one of the more affordable options for study in Australia and with many different scholarships for international students, this can greatly reduce the cost of tuition and other study-related expenses.

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South Asia Excellence Scholarship

This merit-based scholarship has been established to attract high-performing students with a strong academic background and incentives them to continue striving to be the best that they can be.

Students eligible for this scholarship will be citizens from South Asian counties including:

  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • India
  • Maldives
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka

Scholarship payment

The scholarship is valued as up to AU$40,000 depending on the length of your study. The scholarship value per year of full-time study is AU$10,000.

How to apply

No need to apply - scholarships will be automatically awarded to students who have received an offer to study in an eligible, non-quota program and who will commence studying with the University of Newcastle.

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Onshore Excellence Scholarship

This merit-based scholarship has been established to attract high-performing students with a strong academic background and incentives them to continue striving to be the best that they can be.

Students eligible for this scholarship will be onshore students currently located in Australia.

Scholarship payment

The scholarship is valued as up to AU$40,000 depending on the length of your study. The scholarship value per year of full-time study is AU$10,000.

How to apply

No need to apply - scholarships will be automatically awarded to students who have received an offer to study in an eligible, non-quota program and who will commence studying with the University of Newcastle.

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ASEAN Excellence Scholarship

This merit-based scholarship has been established to attract high-performing students with a strong academic background and incentives them to continue striving to be the best that they can be.

Students eligible for this scholarship will be citizens from ASEAN counties including:

  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Indonesia
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • The Philippines
  • Vietnam

Scholarship payment

The scholarship is valued as up to AU$40,000 depending on the length of your study. The scholarship value per year of full-time study is AU$10,000.

How to apply

No need to apply - scholarships will be automatically awarded to students who have received an offer to study in an eligible, non-quota program and who will commence studying with the University of Newcastle.

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China Excellence Scholarship

This merit-based scholarship has been established to attract high-performing students with a strong academic background and incentives them to continue striving to be the best that they can be.

Students eligible for this scholarship must hold a passport from the People’s Republic of China.

Scholarship payment

The scholarship is valued at AU$10,000 for one year of study full-time study.

How to apply

No need to apply - scholarships will be automatically awarded to students who have received an offer to study in an eligible, non-quota program and who will commence studying with the University of Newcastle.

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College of International Education International Pathways Scholarship

This scholarship has been established for students who have completed an applicable pathway program (Foundation Studies, Degree Transfer, Degree Transfer Extended and Pre-Master's Program) at the College of International Education and will progress to their undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree program at the University of Newcastle.

Scholarship payment

The scholarship benefit is a 10% fee reduction for each year of remaining full-time study, up to the value of $17,575.

How to apply

No need to apply - scholarships will be automatically awarded to students who have progressed as per the terms of their letter of offer into an eligible program of study at the University.

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The Latin America ELBP Scholarship

The Latin America ELBP Scholarship has been established to encourage and support international students from the region of Latin America to study ELBP, ELBP plus Undergraduate or Postgraduate programs with the University of Newcastle (Australia), or ELBP plus Foundation or Diploma programs with the University of Newcastle International College.

Scholarship Payment

The Scholarship will be payable as a tuition fee waiver.  For recipients of the Scholarship, their ELBP tuition will be $300 per week (after a 38% reduction) for the duration of their ELBP as set out on the Letter of Offer.

How to apply

The Latin America ELBP Scholarship will be available to eligible international students commencing their ELBP onshore in Australia or online via our virtual classrooms.

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Africa Excellence Scholarship

Africa Excellence Scholarship has been established to attract high-performing international students to the University of Newcastle for study in 2022 and beyond. This is a merit-based scholarship that recognises applicants with a strong academic background and incentivises them to continue striving to be the best that they can be.

Scholarships will automatically be awarded to students who have received an offer to study in an eligible, non-quota program and who will commence studying with the University of Newcastle.

For more information, please review the full Terms and Conditions.

Scholarship payment

The scholarship is valued at AU$10,000 for each year of study under full-time study load apportioned over each course taken, equating to a value of $1250 per course.

How to apply

No application is required for this scholarship.

Scholarships are automatically applied for upon application to the university (where eligibility criteria is met).

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International Excellence Scholarship (IT and Computer Science)

The International Excellence Scholarship (Information Technology and Computer Science) has been established to attract high-performing international students to the University of Newcastle for study in 2022 and beyond. This is a merit-based scholarship that recognises applicants with a strong academic background and incentivises them to continue striving to be the best that they can be.

Scholarship payment

The scholarship is valued at AU$15,000 for each year of study under full-time study load.

How to apply

Scholarships will automatically be awarded to students who have received an offer to study in an eligible program and who will commence studying with the University of Newcastle.

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International Excellence Scholarship (Management, Accounting and Finance)

The International Excellence Scholarship (Management, Accounting and Finance) has been established to attract high-performing international students to the University of Newcastle for study in 2022 and beyond. This is a merit-based scholarship that recognises applicants with a strong academic background and incentivises them to continue striving to be the best that they can be.

Scholarship payment

The scholarship is valued at AU$15,000 for each year of study under full-time study load.

How to apply

Scholarships will automatically be awarded to students who have received an offer to study in an eligible program and who will commence studying with the University of Newcastle.

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