Scholarships for international students

Excited about moving here to study? We’re just as thrilled to welcome you. That’s why we’ve created scholarships just for international students. If you’re awarded one, you can focus less on finances, and more on learning and experiencing all that Swinburne has to offer.

Up to 25% off your tuition fees

If you’ve excelled in your previous study, you could be awarded a Swinburne scholarship. Generally, the better your grades, the higher the initial scholarship amount. If you continue to do well in your studies at Swinburne, you may also be rewarded with increased scholarship amounts.

Automatic consideration

There’s no need to apply for these scholarships separately. When we assess your application to study at Swinburne, we automatically consider you for scholarships.

Swinburne International Excellence Pathway Scholarship

From A$2500 to A$5000

This could be for you if you are studying the following

  • foundation year + UniLink diploma + bachelor degree
  • foundation year + bachelor degree
  • UniLink diploma + bachelor degree

How much is available?

  • Fixed scholarship amount of $2500 a year off your course fees for a maximum of 2 years.

Good to know

If you excel in your foundation year and/or UniLink diploma, you could also receive a Swinburne International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarship for your bachelor degree.

To be eligible, you must

  • Be a citizen of any country except Australia or New Zealand. Permanent residents of Australia are not eligible.
  • Not be currently accepted or enrolled at Swinburne, unless you are only enrolled in our ELICOS program.
  • Not be holding another scholarship or reduced fee arrangement.

When will I find out if I’m successful?

If your application to study at Swinburne is successful, you will receive an email from us. You will also find out if you have received a scholarship in the same email.

Swinburne International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarship

Up to A$38,000 total

This could be for you if you are studying

  • Any bachelor degree except the Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting, and the Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting/Bachelor of Business double degree.

How much is available?

  • 10% - 25% off your course fees every year for a maximum of 4 years.
  • Up to $38,000 total for the duration of your bachelor degree

To be eligible, you must

  • Be a citizen of any country except Australia or New Zealand. Permanent residents of Australia are not eligible.
  • Not be currently accepted or enrolled at Swinburne, unless you are only enrolled in our ELICOS program.
  • Not be holding another scholarship or reduced fee arrangement.

When will I find out if I’m successful?

If your application to study at Swinburne is successful, you will receive an email from us. You will also find out if you have received a scholarship in the same email.

Swinburne International Excellence Postgraduate Scholarship

Up to A$21,000 total

This could be for you if you are studying

  • Any 2-year master degree by coursework.

How much is available?

  • For most master degrees: 10% - 25% off your course fees every year for a maximum of 2 years, up to a total of A$21,000 for the duration of your degree. If you maintain your grades in year 1, your scholarship amount could increase in year 2.
  • For the Master of Information Technology (Professional Computing) or Master of Science (Network Systems): scholarship amount is fixed at $2500 for your entire course.

To be eligible, you must

  • Be a citizen of any country except Australia or New Zealand. Permanent residents of Australia are not eligible.
  • Not be currently accepted or enrolled at Swinburne in a 2-year master by coursework program.
  • Not be holding another scholarship or reduced fee arrangement.
  • Not have received credit transfers or exemptions.

When will I find out if I’m successful?

If your application to study at Swinburne is successful, you will receive an email from us. You will also find out if you have received a scholarship in the same email.

Swinburne International Alumni Direct Scholarship

Up to A$38,000 or A$21,000 total

This could be for you if you

  • Are applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Swinburne (except the Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting, and the Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting/Bachelor of Business double degree).
  • Are applying directly to Swinburne and not via an agent or authorised representative.
  • Already hold an undergraduate or postgraduate degree from Swinburne, or have recently completed a Swinburne pathway course.

How much is available?

  • For undergraduate degrees: 10% - 25% off your course fees every year for a maximum of 4 years, up to a total of A$38,000 for the duration of your degree.
  • For most postgraduate degrees: 10% - 25% off your course fees every year for a maximum of 2 years, up to a total of A$21,000 for the duration of your degree. If you maintain your grades in year 1, your scholarship amount could increase in year 2.
  • For the Master of Information Technology (Professional Computing) or Master of Science (Network Systems): scholarship amount is fixed at $2500 for your entire course.

To be eligible, you must

  • Be a citizen of any country except Australia or New Zealand. Permanent residents of Australia are not eligible.
  • Have completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Swinburne.
  • Not be holding another scholarship or reduced fee arrangement.

When will I find out if I’m successful?

If your application to study at Swinburne is successful, you will receive an email from us. You will also find out if you have received a scholarship in the same email.

 

Remember, you don't need to apply for a scholarship separately

Just apply for your Swinburne course of choice. We will automatically assess you for a scholarship.
Visit our How to apply page for course application details.

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More information

Find out more about other scholarship options here. You can also contact us or a representative in your country for more information about scholarships at Swinburne.