Swinburne International Excellence Scholarship - Postgraduate

Applications are open   International students   Future and current students

Swinburne’s master programs teach advanced theoretical knowledge with the practical ability to apply it.

High-achieving students who plan to study an eligible two-year master by coursework program at Swinburne in 2018 may be eligible for this scholarship.

These scholarships are awarded on academic merit and work experience. Only students with the strongest academic and professional backgrounds will be chosen.

Courses eligible

All two-year master by coursework programs except the Master of Information Technology (Professional Computing) and Master of Science (Network Systems).

For the Master of Information Technology (Professional Computing) and Master of Science (Network Systems) programs, a separate scholarship, Swinburne International Excellence Scholarship – Professional Computing and Network Systems, is available to international students.

Eligibility / selection criteria

  • Students must be eligible for an offer for a two-year master by coursework programs
  • Students must commence their eligible master program in 2018
  • Students who hold a conditional offer must accept their offer immediately after meeting their condition
  • You must not be:
    • a citizen or permanent resident of Australia
    • in receipt of another form of scholarship or reduced fee arrangement
    • in receipt of any credit transfers or exemptions
  • Standard course progression rules apply. Scholarships will cease for students who fail a unit of study


Scholarships are valued at up to A$19,000.

Please note, scholarship amount will be distributed throughout the duration of your studies and will vary depending on your previous academic results.

How to apply

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

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