Scholarships list

2023 scholarship applications

Scholarship applications for 2023 are open from Monday 26 September 2022.

View our handy scholarship guide to assist you in gathering the documents you may require for your application.

Note: Swinburne International scholarships will not display below. Visit our Swinburne international scholarships page to find out more.

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Swinburne scholarships

Scholarships Applications
George Alexander Foundation Scholarship
The Foundation was established in 1972 by George Alexander AM to offer talented undergraduate degree students access and opportunity to fulfil their potential.
Open
(Closing 31 January 2023)
NICA's Excellence Scholarship
NICA is committed to supporting Circus Arts education to prospective students who experience financial hardship.
Open
(Closing 1 February 2023)
NICA’s Indigenous Scholarship
NICA is committed to the pursuit of improving Indigenous participation in Circus Arts.
Open
(Closing 1 February 2023)
Adrian Di Marco Women in Software Development Scholarship
Open to first year female students enrolled in an eligible undergraduate ICT course. Scholarship is valued at $10,000 per year for up to three years.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Asian Australian Foundation Scholarship - Postgraduate
The Asian Australian Foundation Scholarship is open to students from a diverse cultural background, commencing their postgraduate study with AGSE at Swinburne, in Semester 1, 2023.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Asian Australian Foundation Scholarship - Undergraduate
The Asian Australian Foundation is offering two scholarships to Swinburne undergraduate students from diverse cultural backgrounds who have experienced disadvantage.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
carsales Foundation Women in STEM Scholarship
This scholarship provides $7,500 to support a female student with demonstrated academic ability and desire to undertake undergraduate studies in the field of Computer Science and Information Technology.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
CEVA Logistics Supply Chain Management Scholarship
This scholarship is open to 3rd year undergraduate students majoring in Logistics and Supply Chain Management to the value of $7,000 per year for two years. There is also an opportunity for paid work experience with CEVA Logistics.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy Women in Engineering Scholarship
CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy will be supporting a female electrical engineering student with this $30,000 scholarship.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Claire Sorati Scholarship for Women
This scholarship honours the memory of alumna Claire Sorati by supporting female students from disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake tertiary education in engineering, information and communication technologies or science offered by Swinburne.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Dr Tuan Luu Scholarship for Women
This scholarship is to support female students from disadvantaged backgrounds to continue tertiary education and achieve their full academic potential.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Freemasons Foundation Victoria Scholarship
The scholarship provides $5,000 to one first year commencing student who has experienced financial disadvantage or difficulties 
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Greig Connell Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship aims to support a female mechanical engineering student, in memory of Greig Connell, a former leader of engineering recruitment in Australia.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Inaugural Dean of Health Sciences, Professor Janet Hiller Scholarship
The Inaugural Dean of Health Sciences, Professor Janet Hiller Scholarship is open to Swinburne Postgraduate students enrolled in the first year of Dietetics, Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy and have experienced disadvantage.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Indigenous Design Scholarship
The Indigenous Design Scholarship, sponsored by Indigi-Print Pty Ltd, aims to assist a VET or Higher Education design student to purchase IT hardware and software to support their study.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
InfraBuild Steel Scholarship
For undergraduate Engineering students majoring in at least one of Electrical and Electronic, Robotics and Mechatronics, Software or Mechanical .
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Jean Barry Scholarship for Women in the Arts
This scholarship was established to support female students studying in the Bachelor of Arts to undertake/continue tertiary education by reducing the need to work outside of study.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Joan McPherson Welcome Scholarship
This scholarship is offered to full time students who currently hold either a Bridging Visa 'E' (V050), a Temporary Protection Visa (V785) or a Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (V790). 
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Ju-Fen Scholarship
This scholarship is open to 2nd or 3rd year Bachelor of Film and Televison students who have experienced financial hardship.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Len Bettess Memorial Scholarship
SMEC has established the Len Bettess Memorial Scholarship, in honour of a wonderful former colleague and Swinburne Alumnus. This scholarship provides $5,000 and aims to support students with a passion for engineering.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Malcolm Styles Local Government Scholarship
This scholarship aims to support a regional or rural-based (preferably) engineering student studying in a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Professional) with an interest in local government.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Merna Mattsson Scholarship for Women in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
This scholarship was established to support female students studying in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities to undertake or continue tertiary education by reducing the need to work outside of study.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Pathways Access Scholarship
The Pathways Access Scholarship is open to students who have completed a vocational education and training (VET) qualification in the year prior to commencing a full-time undergraduate degree at Swinburne.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Pio Iovenitti Engineering Excellence Scholarship
The Pio Iovenitti Engineering Excellence Scholarship aims to support a student studying in the second year of a Master of Engineering Science Degree.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Pratt Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship aims to assist a student with costs associated with their Business studies, enabling them to realise their passion for a business career, and full academic potential, by reducing the need to work outside of study.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Pridmore Scholarships
The Pridmore Scholarships comprises six scholarships to be offered to first year enrolled students in either a VET or Undergraduate course. Preference given to students studying STEM.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Sheila Fitzgerald Scholarship
Applicable to all apprenticeships including: Spoken and Written English, General Education for Adults, EAL (Access), EAL (Further Study), Access to Vocational Pathways
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop Scholarship
This scholarship is open to higher education and vocational education students of Swinburne University who expect to finish their Certificate IV, diploma, advanced diploma, associate degree, bachelor or honours degree in 2023. 
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Sir Reginald Ansett Scholarship - Aviation
This scholarship assists a student with costs associated with their Aviation studies, enabling them to realise their passion for an Aviation career and full academic potential by reducing the need to work outside of study.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Stanley Liebich Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship supports a student from a disadvantaged financial background articulating from the Associate Degree in Engineering to the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Swinburne Accounting Alumni Scholarship
This scholarship is funded by Swinburne Accounting Alumni to provide an eligible undergraduate second year student an opportunity of a scholarship to continue their studies.
Open
(Closing 31 March 2023)
Access Scholarship for First Year Undergraduates (who have relocated from rural and regional areas)
Students offered an Access Scholarship for First Year Undergraduates may undertake any undergraduate degree course at Swinburne.
Open
Book voucher grant
Open
Care Leaver Bursary
The Care Leaver Bursary aims to support students in Vocational Education programs who spent time in formal out-of-home care.
Open
Education Abroad Exchange Scholarships
Open
Indigenous Accommodation Scholarship
Scholarship available for commencing Indigenous Higher Education student not in receipt of or eligible for an ICAS scholarship or Relocation scholarship 
Open
Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships (ICECS and ICAS)
The Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS) aims to improve higher education access for Indigenous people, particularly those who need to relocate from regional and remote areas, through payments to assist with education costs.
Open
Indigenous Student Laptop Scholarship
Laptops available for Indigenous students completing an undergraduate, postgraduate course or Higher Degree by research. 
Open
Indigenous VET Bursary
To provide a once off payment for Indigenous VET students who are experiencing financial hardship to assist with start-up costs.
Open
Indigenous VET Transition Scholarship
Scholarship available for current Swinburne Indigenous VET students transitioning into a Higher Education Undergraduate Degree.
Open
Research Training Program Fees-Offset (Domestic) {formerly Research Training Scheme}
Local students applying for a place in a higher degrees by research program will automatically be considered for an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fees-Offset (Domestic) scholarship. 
Open
Sustainable Consumption and Digital Media
Applications are invited for a PhD scholarship based at the Swinburne University, Hawthorn campus, Melbourne, Australia, in conjunction with CSIRO.
Open
Swinburne CPA Australia Member Scholarship
The Swinburne CPA Australia Member Scholarship provides a course tuition fee discount for students who are current members of CPA Australia and are studying a postgraduate course in Financial Planning
Open
Swinburne Financial Planning Association Member Scholarship
This scholarship provides a course tuition fee discount for students who are current members of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and studying a postgraduate course in Financial Planning or selected stand-alone units.
Open
Swinburne Indigenous Bursaries
Established in 2020, the Swinburne Indigenous Bursaries support Swinburne Indigenous students to commence their education.
Open
Swinburne University Postgraduate Research Award
Awarded to students of exceptional research potential undertaking a higher degree in research.
Open
Tertiary Access Payment (TAP)
Did you finish Year 12 in 2021 and considering a move from regional or remote Australia to continue your studies? You might be eligible for a payment starting from $3,000 up to $5,000 from the Tertiary Access Payment (TAP).
Open
Tuition Fee Scholarship
For prospective international research students.
Open
VET Indigenous Relocation Scholarship
Scholarship available for Swinburne Indigenous VET students enrolled to commence a PAVE Diploma, including Unilink Diploma or Advanced Diploma course.
Open
Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
The Swinburne Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship is a prestigious award to study any Swinburne on-campus degree.
Open
Access Scholarship for Refugees
This scholarship is offered to students in an undergraduate degree who may be currently or previously a permanent humanitarian visa holder.
Closed
Access Scholarship for Students who are Care Leavers from Australian State or Foster Care
The Access Scholarship for Students who are Care Leavers from Australian State or Foster Care is open to any full-time student who is undertaking a undergraduate degree course at Swinburne.
Closed
Asia Endeavour Travel Scholarship
This travel scholarship provides recipients with $2500 to help support living expenses while undertaking an internship or work experience in Asia.
Closed
Australia-Israel PhD Research Scholarship
The 'Australia-Israel PhD Research Scholarship' program aims at strengthening relations between Australia and Israel, by fostering innovation and academic exchange. The scheme will support a total of two Partnered PhD candidates starting t
Closed
Australian Federation of Air Pilots and Australian Air Pilots Mutual Benefit Fund (AFAP & AAPMBF) Sc
The Australian Federation of Air Pilots and the Australian Air Pilots Mutual Benefit Fund is for aviation degree enrolled students.
Closed
Charlie Selman Sustainability Award 2022
The Charlie Selman Sustainability Award recognises an undergraduate student who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to sustainability, including social and environmental sustainability.
Closed
Food Voucher - undergraduate
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Food voucher grant - VE
This grant entitles you to a $50 food voucher. These grants are funded by a Rotary Camberwell donation to Swinburne University of Technology.
Closed
Ford Blue Oval Scholarship
The Ford Blue Oval Scholarship aims to support a student studying in the second or third year of the Bachelor of Engineering at Swinburne University of Technology.  
Closed
Goldsmith Family Women in STEM Scholarship
The Goldsmith Family’s Women in STEM Scholarship was established to encourage women to undertake a career across Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematical disciplines.
Closed
iPad grants
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James N Stevens Scholarship - Maroondah City Council
Maroondah City Council is offering a paid Student Placement opportunity to the value of $3,000 (in accordance with Award provisions). This Placement is in recognition of the valuable service given by the former Deputy Town Clerk of the City o
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Laptop grants - Lenovo ThinkPad
Closed
Laptop grants - MacBook Pro
Closed
MNDRIA Research Grants (commencing in 2017)
Closed
Petrol voucher - major grants
Closed
Petrol voucher - small grant - VE
This grant entitles you to a petrol voucher with a value of $50. This grant is funded by a Rotary Camberwell donation to Swinburne University of Technology.
Closed
Petrol voucher - small grants
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Public transport grant - VE
This grant entitles you to a Myki card for public transport valued at $40 or $80. This grant is funded by a Rotary Camberwell donation to Swinburne University of Technology.
Closed
Public transport grants (one month of travel)
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Public transport grants (one year of travel)
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Rental Assistance Scholarships
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Research Training Program Fee-Offset (International) {formerly International Postgraduate Research}
The scholarship is awarded by the Commonwealth Government to attract high-quality overseas postgraduate students to support Australian research.
Closed
Research Training Program Stipend - RTPS
Awarded to students of exceptional research potential undertaking a higher degree in research.
Closed
Rosemary Simpson Scholarship
The Rosemary Simpson Scholarship has been established by the Jolimont Foundation to assist Swinburne students from rural and regional areas to undertake and complete a university education.
Closed
Rotary Club of Camberwell Scholarship
The Rotary Club of Camberwell is funding 4 scholarships valued at $5000 each to eligible first year VE or Higher Education Swinburne students. 
Closed
Scanlon Swinburne Intercultural Fellowship
Closed
Sir Reginald Ansett Scholarship - Business
This scholarship is offered to support undergraduate Business students with costs associated with their studies.
Closed
Swinburne Welcome Scholarship
Swinburne Welcome Scholarships provide opportunities for holders of Bridging Visa ‘E’ (BVE’s) (subclass V050), Temporary Protection Visas (TPV) (subclass V785) and Safe Haven Enterprise Visas (SHEV) (subclass V790) and Tempo
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The Swinburne Philanthropy and Social Impact Alumni Dr Christopher Baker Memorial Scholarship
The Swinburne Philanthropy and Social Impact Alumni (SPSIA) name this scholarship in honour of the late Dr Christopher Baker and his significant contribution to the community and philanthropy and social investment sector. 
Closed
VET Digital Scholarship
$1000 payment to support a student access IT equipment and/or services.
Closed

External scholarships

Scholarships Applications
AMERICAN AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION Graduate, Veteran & Arts Scholarships
American Australian Association (AAA) scholarships and grants provide support to the next generation of American, Native American, Australian and Indigenous Australian individuals to undertake transformational educational study, research and artis
Open
Australia Awards Scholarship
Australia Awards Scholarships aim to contribute to the long-term development needs of Australia's partner countries in line with bilateral and regional agreements.
Open
Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE Ltd) - Winter School
Annual all-expenses-covered 5-day school hosted at ANSTO for final year undergraduate students
Open
Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE Ltd) - WISE School
Annual all-expenses-covered 4-day school hosted at ANSTO for first year female-identifying students
Open
Capstone Editing Grants & Scholarships
Capstone Editing’s grants and scholarships aim to invest in the future of academia and reward academic excellence, while easing both the financial burden of study for students and the inequities experienced by academic women in the workplace
Open
Chilean Bicentennial Fund Scholarships
Chilean students who wish to undertake a postgraduate degree in Australia are eligible to apply for a scholarship under the Chilean Bicentennial Fund.
Open
China - China Scholarship Council
Open
Doctoral Fellowships - Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Government of Canada)
Open
Early childhood scholarships (Victorian Government) and incentives program
Financial support in the form of scholarships and employment incentives are available for people looking for a rewarding career in the early childhood sector.
Open
Freemasons Foundation Victoria Scholarships for Tertiary and Secondary students
Freemasons Foundation Victoria is committed to supporting the youth of Victoria. A major initiative is our annual Scholarships for Tertiary and Secondary students. Each year the Foundation distributes over $400,000 in Scholarships, Awards and
Open
Fulbright Postgraduate, Postdoctoral, Senior or Distinguished Chair Scholarship Opportunities
Open
Hong Kong - Scholarship of Excellence
Open
Malaysia - Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (MAAC) Scholarship
Open
New Colombo Plan Scholarship
The New Colombo Plan Scholarship is an Australian Government program that supports Australian undergraduate students to undertake a semester of study, internship or mentorship in participating Indo-Pacific locations.
Open
Royal Agricultural Society (RAS) Foundation Rural Scholarships
Rural Scholarships are available to support individuals in NSW including the ACT, who demonstrate a passion for rural communities and commitment for any career that will ensure the future success of rural and regional NSW.
Open
Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships (RRES)
The Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships program is intended to improve access to and completion of tertiary education courses for students commencing a new course of study from a regional or remote area in Australia.
Open
Swinburne University of Technology MACC Scholarship
The Malaysia Australia Colombo Plan Commemoration (MACC) Scholarships provide Malaysian students the opportunity to experience diverse cultures through sponsored education.
Open
TALENTIA Fellowship Program
Andalusian government postgraduate scholarships for students from Andalusia to study abroad at selected institutions.
Open
Vietnam - MOET-VIED Scholarships
Open
2022 Canstar Future of Finance Scholarship
The Canstar Future of Finance Scholarship is an initiative to help students studying at Australian universities or TAFEs get a head start for their future careers, with a $5,000 prize, plus career coaching that money can’t buy. 
Closed
Australian Seniors Aged Care Futures Grant
This grant is helping to encourage the best people into the aged care industry. Value is $5000.
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Australian Veterans' Children Assistance Trust (AVCAT) Scholarships
AVCAT Scholarships, including the Long Tan Bursary, are for the children and grandchildren of Australian ex-serving veterans. Scholarships provide $4000—$6000 per year, for three years, to full-time students.
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Choosi Futures Grant Program
The Choosi Futures Grant Program is a grant of $5,000 to a student enrolled in a full-time certificate, diploma, degree, or traineeship in Medicine, Health Sciences & Healthcare, and/or Specialist Healthcare
Closed
Elevate: Boosting Women in STEM Scholarship Program
Applications for the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences & Engineering’s (ATSE) Elevate: Boosting women in STEM scholarships are open until 30 September 2022
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Elevate: Boosting Women in STEM Scholarships
Elevate: Boosting Women in STEM scholarship applications for undergraduate and postgraduate study at an Australian university are open until 30 September 2022.
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Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC) Scholarship
To catalyse the use of Additive Manufacturing or 3D printing in manufacturing, this scholarship is designed to encourage the next generation of manufacturers to engage with industry partners in an additive manufacturing research project.
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John Monash Scholarships
John Monash Scholarships recognise excellence and leadership. Scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding Australian graduates to support them with post graduate study at the world’s best universities.
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Pakistan - The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Scholarship
For international future research students from Pakistan.
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Quad Scholarship
The Quad Fellowship is a scholarship program designed to build ties among the next generation of scientists and technologists across the Quad partner nations: Australia, India, Japan, and the United States. Value is $50,000USD
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Saab Australia (Melbourne) Scholarships - 2022
Saab Australia Scholarships for General Engineering, Women in Engineering and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
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Visaenvoy Scholarship Program
This scholarship is for students studying Law related courses of all levels diploma and above, research and professional development courses at an Australian educational institution.
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