Western Sydney International Scholarships – Postgraduate

Western Sydney International is offering scholarship awards to outstanding international students enrolling in postgraduate coursework programs.


New international students intending to commence a postgraduate coursework program at Western Sydney University in Autumn (February) session, Spring (July) session or Quarter sessions (January, April, June, September) in 2017.

Awards are granted on the basis of academic merit.


Any CRICOS registered postgraduate coursework degree.

Benefits and duration

25% of the tuition fee to be credited towards the first year of study
35% of the tuition fee to be credited towards the second year of study

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

Selection process

Selection will be based on your academic achievement in your most recent completed tertiary qualification recognised by Western Sydney University. You must also meet the academic requirements of the course you are applying to at Western Sydney University.

Applicants must also: 

  • be international students with a Higher Education Sector Visa. (Subclass 573 or subclass 500)
  • commence a new course of study in 2017.
  • have received an offer of application for admission to Western Sydney University.
  • not be seeking to make an application for advanced standing for their course prior to, or after enrolment. 
  • submit a complete scholarship application by closing date. 

You are not eligible if:

  • you are a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or hold permanent residency in Australia.
  • you are a study abroad or an exchange student coming to the University.
  • you are currently enrolled at Western Sydney University and apply for a scholarship for the existing course of study.
  • your scholarship application is incomplete. 
  • you are applying to study a program located at Sydney City campus.
  • you have been awarded another scholarship by the University or another organisation that covers the cost of tuition fees (fully or partially) to study at Western Sydney University. 
  • you have been awarded another scholarship by the University.

How to apply

You will need to complete a separate application form online.
Note: In order for your scholarship application to be considered, you must also submit an application to study at Western Sydney University.

Application Period

Opening date: Closed on 15 November 2016 for any intake in 2017. 
Future rounds may be opened based on availability of the scholarship. Apply early to avoid disappointment.  

Contact us

For further information or assistance please email internationalscholarships@westernsydney.edu.au