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Western Sydney International Scholarships – Postgraduate

Application and selection process

No application is necessary. All new coursework 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.


Awards are granted on the basis of academic merit.

Applicants must:

  • be an international student and not an Australian Citizen, New Zealand citizen or permanent resident of Australia. If your status changes to one of these during the study period the scholarship will discontinue
  • 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 program of study in 2024 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 program 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
  • are applying to study a postgraduate program that is less than one year duration
  • 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 program 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 program
  • 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

All international coursework applicants have been automatically considered for the scholarships funded by the university; no separate scholarship application is required. If students meet the scholarship eligibility criteria, the details of the scholarship will be outlined the Letter of Offer.


All CRICOS registered postgraduate coursework degrees with a minimum one year and up to a maximum two year duration. Higher degree research degrees and Master of Research are excluded.


Select Postgraduate Programs

  • $6,000 per year contribution to tuition fees (up to a maximum two years)

The benefit will be awarded to all successful applicants who meet the minimum academic requirements in the following postgraduate programs:

  • 1714 Master of Teaching (Secondary)
  • 1783 Master of Teaching (Birth - 5 Years/Birth - 12 Years)
  • 1792 Master of Social Work (Qualifying) 
  • 2813 Master of Property Investment and Development
  • 2816 Master of Business Analytics
  • 3693 Master of Engineering
  • 3699 Master of Information and Communications Technology
  • 3749 Master of Science
  • 3765 Master of Artificial Intelligence
  • 4702 Master of Public Health
  • 2826 Juris Doctor


Other Postgraduate Programs (not listed above)

The value awarded will be dependent on the level of academic achievement in previous studies:

  • $6,000 per year contribution to tuition fees (up to 160 credit points or a maximum two years) or
  • $3,000 per year contribution to tuition fees (up to 160 credit points or a maximum two years)

Benefits will be applied to tuition fees for full-time enrolment in a postgraduate programs, not exceeding two years.

The scholarship is a partial tuition fee waiver and does not cover costs associated with living expenses, accommodation, transport, overseas student health cover or other costs associated with study.

Application period

Open until scholarships are filled for the session.

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.