Swinburne International Excellence Scholarship - Pathways

Applications are open   International students   Future and current students

Swinburne’s pathways programs are designed to prepare you for study in Australia and direct entry to a range of undergraduate degrees.

High-achieving students who plan to study a pathway and bachelor program at Swinburne in 2018 may be eligible for this scholarship.

These scholarships are awarded on academic merit.

Courses eligible

The following packaged courses will qualify:

Foundation Year + UniLink Diploma + Bachelor program

Foundation Year + Bachelor program

UniLink Diploma + Bachelor program

Although no additional scholarship will be offered on English language program (ELICOS) fees, students who commence ELICOS in any intake with a view to commencing their academic pathway program in 2018 will also be eligible for this scholarship.

Eligibility / selection criteria

  • You must be eligible for a full packaged offer of Foundation Year and/or UniLink Diploma. Students with conditional offers are not eligible.
  • You must commence Foundation Year or UniLink in February, June or October 2018.
  • You must not be:
    • A citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or hold permanent residency of Australia
    • Currently enrolled at Swinburne, unless you are enrolled in ELICOS only
    • In receipt of another form of scholarship or reduced fee arrangement
  • Standard course progression rules apply. Scholarships will cease for students who do not meet standard course progression requirements.


Scholarships are valued at up to A$5,000.

Please note, scholarship amount will be distributed throughout the duration of your studies.

How to apply

Students will automatically be assessed for a scholarship when applying for an eligible package at Swinburne. There is no need for a separate application.

Please visit our How to apply page for course application details.