Western Sydney International Scholarships – Postgraduate

Western Sydney International is offering scholarship awards to new international students enrolling in postgraduate coursework programs at Western Sydney University in 2019 and 2020.

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 with a Higher Education Sector Visa (Subclass 500)
  • commence a new course of study in 2019 or 2020.
  • have received an unconditional offer of admission to Western Sydney University
  • satisfy all admission requirements and accept their admission offer
  • meet the academic requirement for the scholarship in their most recent completed tertiary qualification recognised by Western Sydney University.

Applicants are not eligible if they:

  • are a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or hold permanent residency in Australia
  • are a citizen of the People's Republic of China.  Please refer to scholarships available to citizens of the People's Republic of China.
  • 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 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
  • 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 eg. PhD.


All CRICOS registered 1, 1.5 or 2-year postgraduate coursework degree (excluding higher degree research).

Benefits and duration

Depending on the applicant's academic achievement, the following benefits will be granted as a one-off contribution towards tuition fees:

  • $10,000 or
  • $5,000

This amount will be credited to the scholarship recipient’s fee account after the Census date of their first study session, or after the census date of their second quarter of study, if they are enrolled in a quarter based program.

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

Currently opened until filled. 

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