Western Sydney International Scholarships – Postgraduate

Western Sydney International is offering multi-year scholarship awards to new commencing international students enrolling in postgraduate coursework programs at Western Sydney University in the following intakes:

  • All 2020 intakes

Application information

No application is necessary. All new 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 course of study in 2020 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 course 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
  • 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 course 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 course
  • 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 applicants have been automatically considered for the scholarships funded by the university; no separate scholarship application is required. Scholarship information will be outlined in offer letter for admission, if students meet the eligibilities of the scholarship.


All CRICOS registered postgraduate coursework degrees with a minimum one year duration (excluding higher degree research).

Benefits and duration

Depending on the applicant's academic achievement, the following benefits will apply:

A multi-year benefit of

  • $7,500 per year or
  • $5,000 per year

Benefits will be applied to tuition fees for full-time enrolment in a postgraduate masters, 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.

Contact us

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