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Scholarships at Western Sydney University

There are 5 scholarships available at Western Sydney University.

Vice-Chancellor's Academic Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Any CRICOS registered undergraduate degree (does not apply to the Doctor of Medicine).

Applicants must:

  • be an international student
  • commence a new course of study in 2019 and 2020.
  • have received an offer of admission to Western Sydney University.
  • satisfy the academic requirements for the scholarship, i.e., achieved a minimum ATAR of 90 or equivalent in higher secondary studies
  • satisfy all other admission requirements and accept their admission offer by the acceptance deadline

Applicants are not eligible if they:

  • are a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or hold permanent residency in Australia.
  • are a study abroad or an exchange student coming to the University.
  • are currently enrolled at Western Sydney University and apply for a scholarship for their existing course of study.
  • are seeking to make an application for advanced standing for their course prior to, or after enrolment
  • do not submit an application to study at Western Sydney University and/or acceptance by the closing date
  • are applying to study a program located at Sydney City campus.
  • have been awarded another scholarship by the University or another organisation that covers the cost of the tuition fees (fully or partially) to study at Western Sydney University.

Application details

No application is necessary. All new applications to the University will be automatically considered for a scholarship.

Short-listing will be carried out by a panel of officers from the University, 5-6 times each year.

Open until all scholarships have been filled for the session. A limited number of scholarships are available for each session.  Applications should be received at least two months prior to the commencement of the session.

Value details

Fifty percent of tuition fees per annum up to a maximum three years

Vice-Chancellor's Academic Excellence Postgraduate Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must:

  • be an international student 
  • be commencing in a new course of study in Spring 2020
  • have received an offer of admission to Western Sydney University
  • satisfy the academic requirements for the scholarship, i.e., a minimum GPA of 5.95 on a 7 point scale or equivalent in their completed most recent undergraduate degree
  • meet all other admission requirements stated in the offer letter
  • and accept their admission offer by the acceptance deadline.

An applicant is not eligible if they:

  • are a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or hold permanent residency in Australia
  • are a study abroad or an exchange student coming to the University
  • are currently enrolled at Western Sydney University and apply for a scholarship for the existing course of study
  • are seeking to make an application for advanced standing for their course prior to, or after enrolment
  • did not submit an application to study at Western Sydney University and/or acceptance by the closing date
  • are applying to study a program located at Sydney City campus
  • have been awarded another scholarship by the University or another organisation that covers the cost of the tuition fees (fully or partially) to study at Western Sydney University
  • are applying to study a postgraduate research degree.

Application details

No application is necessary. All new applications to the University will be automatically considered for a scholarship.

Short-listing will be carried out by a panel of officers from the University, 5-6 times each year.  Applicants are requested to provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe the scholarship will assist them with their studies and in their future career.  Applicants will be ranked based on the selection criteria and the panel’s review. Successful applicants will be notified via email by the University.

Value details

Fifty percent (50%) of tuition fee per session for full-time enrolment for the duration of the degree not exceeding two years.

Western Sydney International Scholarships – Undergraduate

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Scholarships are granted on academic achievement in a completed Year 12 qualification or equivalent recognised by Western Sydney University for admission.

Applicants must:

  • be an international student 
  • commence a new course of study in Spring 2019 or 2020 for the first time
  • be applying to study in a CRICOS registered undergraduate degree program
  • satisfy the academic eligibility requirements for either the AUD $7,500 or AUD $5,000 multi-year scholarship
  • satisfy all other admission requirements and accept their admission offer.

Applicants are not eligible if they:

  • are a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or hold permanent residency in Australia
  • are a study abroad or an exchange student coming to the University
  • are currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at Western Sydney University
  • do not commence study in the session and year indicated in their offer. Commencement may not be deferred
  • are granted more than 160 credit points in advanced standing. (Note: In the event of advanced standing, the scholarship will apply to the reduced duration of the course and will not exceed the annual value of the scholarship in any one year of full-time study.)
  • study less than 80 credit points to complete the course
  • are applying to study a program located at Sydney City campus
  • have been awarded another scholarship by the University or another organisation that covers the cost of the tuition fees (fully or partially) to study at Western Sydney University.

Application details

No application is necessary. All new applications for admission will be automatically considered for a scholarship. If you are successful, your scholarship offer will be outlined in your Offer of Admission letter.

Value details

Western Sydney International is offering AUD $7,500 and AUD $5,000 multi-year scholarships to new commencing international students enrolling in undergraduate degree coursework programs at Western Sydney University in Spring 2019 and in 2020.

Western Sydney International Scholarships – Postgraduate

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Awards are granted on the basis of academic merit.

Applicants must:

  • be an international student
  • satisfy the academic eligibility requirements for either of the multi-year scholarships in their most recent completed tertiary qualification recognised by Western Sydney University
  • satisfy all other admission requirements and accept their admission offer
  • commence a new course of study in Spring 2019, Quarter 3 2019, Quarter 4 2019, or 2020 for the first time.

Applicants are not eligible if they:

  • are a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or hold permanent residency in Australia
  • are a study abroad or an exchange student coming to the University
  • are currently enrolled at Western Sydney University and apply for a scholarship for their existing course of study
  • do not commence study in the session and year indicated in their offer. Commencement may not be deferred
  • do not submit a fully completed application and/or acceptance
  • are applying to study a program located at Sydney City campus
  • have been granted more than 80 credit points advanced standing (Note: In the event of 80 credit points of advanced standing, the scholarships will apply to the reduced duration of the course after the advanced standing has been applied and will not exceed the annual value of the scholarship in any one year of full-time study.)
  • study less than 80 credit points to complete the course
  • have been awarded another scholarship by the University or another organisation that covers the cost of the tuition fees (fully or partially) to study at Western Sydney University
  • are enrolling in a higher degree research program e.g. PhD.

Application details

No application is necessary. All new applications for admission will be automatically considered for a scholarship. If you are successful, your scholarship offer will be outlined in your Offer of Admission letter.

Acceptance date

Scholarships will be granted on a first come first served basis until filled.
Students are advised to accept the scholarship as soon as possible in order to avoid disappointment.

Open until scholarships are filled for the session.

Value details

Depending on the applicant's academic achievement, the following benefits will apply: A multi-year benefit of AUD $7,500 per year or AUD $5,000 per year. Benefits will be applied to tuition fees for full-time enrolment in a postgraduate masters, not exceeding two years.

Master of Chinese Cultural Relations - Nexus Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Value details

Cost of living stipend and cover all or partial tuition fees.