The University of Western Australia (UWA) is offering Global Excellence Scholarships to excellent international students interested in studying at the university. The scholarships are available to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, from selected foreign countries, who apply for particular courses at UWA.

The University of Western Australia is a public research university in the Australian, the main campus is located in Perth, along with a secondary campus in Albany and various other facilities elsewhere. UWA was established in 1911, the university has an enrollment of more than 25,000 students and a staff of 3,700.

UWA is one of the most prestigious universities in Australia, and has been ranked at #92 by the QS world university rankings 2021. UWA is divided into 4 faculties, namely; 1) Faculty of Arts, Business, Law & Education, 2) Faculty of Science, 3) Faculty of Engineering & Mathematical sciences, 4) Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences.

UWA is located by the Swan River and only minutes from Perth’s city centre, and is often described as one of Australia’s most picturesque campuses. The city of Perth offers an affordable study environment, with sunny weather, a relaxed outdoor lifestyle and beautiful natural scenery.


Global Excellence Scholarship Details

Country offering Scholarships: Australia

Organization offering Scholarships: University of Western Australia

Eligible Countries: Candidates from selected countries are eligible to apply

Program Offered: Bachelors and Masters programs

Type of Funding: Tuition fee waiver

Number of Scholarships: Multiple scholarships on a regional scale


Eligible regions in the Global Excellence Scholarship

Candidates from the following regions and countries are eligible to apply for the scholarship:

Africa (Botswana, Mauritius, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Zambia)

Europe (Belgium, Croatia, Finland, Russian Federation, Serbia, Sweden, Switzerland, Poland, Portugal, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Kosovo, Lithuania, Denmark, Monaco, Netherlands, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Italy, North Macedonia, Norway, Spain, United Kingdom, Slovenia)

North America (Canada, USA)

North Asia (China, Japan, Macau SAR, Mongolia, Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong SAR)

Latin America (Nicaragua, Uruguay, Peru, Belize, Bolivia, Venezuela, Guatemala, Paraguay, Mexico, Panama, Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras

South Asia (Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka)

Southeast Asia (Brunei, Cambodia, Philippines, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia)

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Eligible programs in the Global Excellence Scholarship

To find eligible programs offered in this scholarship please visit the official university website, for more information on undergraduate programs, visit here, for more information on postgraduate programs, please visit this page.

Excluded programs in the Global Excellence Scholarship

The following undergraduate programs are not available in the global excellence scholarship scheme:

Direct Pathway to (1) Juris Doctor, (2) Medicine (3) Pharmacy, (4) Podiatry, (5) Dental Medicine

The following postgraduate programs are not available in the global excellence scholarship scheme:

  • Graduate Diploma in (1) Clinical Neuropsychology, (2) Clinical Psychology, (3) Autism Diagnosis
  • Graduate Certificate in (1) Diagnosis and Assessment of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, (2) Graduate Certificate in Fieldwork Practice
  • Juris Doctor, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • Doctor of Philosophy (1) Clinical Neuropsychology, (2) Industrial and Organizational Psychology, (3) Clinical Psychology
  • Master of (1) Clinical Neuropsychology, (2) Industrial and Organizational Psychology, (3) Pharmacy, (4) Clinical Audiology, (5) Clinical Psychology, (6) Clinical Exercise Physiology, (7) Business Psychology

Scholarship Benefits

For undergraduate studies the scholarship benefits amount to a maximum of AUD$45,000 (for 3 years). For postgraduate studies the funding amounts to a maximum of AUD$30,000 (for 2 years). The financial aid is given to students based on their aptitude and merit to assist with the tuition fees.

The scholarship amount depends upon the applicant’s score, for undergraduate applicants with a ATAR score of 98.00 the scholarship is AUD$15,000 per year and a total of AUD$45,000 for the program. For applicants with ATAR score of 95.00 – 97.99 (AUD$10,000 per year, AUD $30,000 for the program) ATAR score of 90.00 – 94.99 (AUD$8,000 per year, AUD $24,000 for the program), and ATAR score of 85.00 – 89.99 (AUD$5,000 per year, AUD $15,000 for the program).

The scholarship amount depends upon the applicant’s score, for postgraduate applicants with a WAM score of 85+ the scholarship is AUD$15,000 per year and a total of AUD$30,000 for the program. For applicants with WAM score of 80.00 – 84.99 (AUD$10,000 per year, AUD $20,000 for the program) WAM score of 75.00 – 79.99 (AUD$8,000 per year, AUD $16,000 for the program), and WAM score of 70.00 – 74.99 (AUD$5,000 per year, AUD $10,000 for the program).

International students should use the international qualification conversion tables for calculating their equivalent scores: GES ATAR conversion Table [March 2020]. Additional international qualificiation conversion can be found on this link: International and overseas qualifications. For applicants that have other qualifications will be considered on individual basis. Please contact international@uwa.edu.au for more information on this matter.

Scholarship Application

To apply for these scholarships, please proceed with the university website, click here to apply for global excellence scholarships at the University of Western Australia.

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