15% Tuition Fee Reduction International Merit Scholarship at University of South Australia 2023

Written by catherine.caoile on January 24, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

    Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    +61 8 8302 0114 UniSA International, University Of South Australia, Level 1, 101 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia

Thinking of pursuing your degree in Australia and looking for a reduction towards your tuition fees? The University of South Australia offers a scholarship program for international students who will be commencing their degrees for the academic year of 2022-2023. Over the years, scholarship is a great and easy way of accessing students’ education, that’s why the University of South Australia wants to provide support to every student and make the most of their career goals. The participant who will receive the awards for the International Merit Scholarship will be receiving a tuition fee reduction to up to 15% of their chosen degree program at the university.

Scholarship Provider: University of South Australia

About the Provider 

The University of South Australia is an Australian entrepreneurial university on the world stage, agile and insightful, known for its relevance, fairness, and education excellence. They educate and prepare global learners from all backgrounds, providing professional skills and knowledge as well as the ability and commitment to lifelong learning.

The university conduct research that is motivated by global challenges and opportunities, brings economic and social benefits, and influences on their learning. They also operate through a culture of teaching and research partners, informed by end-users, with a commitment to service excellence, constant improvement, and sustainability.

As the university is known for its quality education it is also an innovative university that will offer a chance to every student to gain a real-life experience that will empower them to develop their skills in their chosen careers successfully.

Scholarship Summary

Degree Level: Undergraduate and Graduate students

Course: Any eligible courses offered by the University

Academic Year: 2022-2023

Country of Scholarship: Australia

Awards: 15% tuition fee reduction

The number of awards will be depending on the university but it will be limited to the academic year of 2022-2023


The International Merit Scholarship will only be available to the students who will meet the eligibility criteria of the university. It is important that the students will be able to meet the eligibility criteria before proceeding to the application process online.

List of Scholarship Eligibility

  • An International student
  • International students who are eligible to be admitted and study in Australia.
  • The students who already accepted an offer or other scholarship or bursary at the University of South Australia will not be eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • Students must meet the admission requirements depending on the degree level.
  • GPA must be 5.0 or above achieving the equivalent average of the university
  • Must have a conditional offer for the completion of the awards
  • International students must meet the English language requirement

The students will be automatically assessed if they applied for an eligible bachelor’s or master’s degree at the university.

Application Process

International students who wish to be admitted or enrolled at the university must be able to find the best degree or courses they wanted to pursue. After choosing what’s the best degree for you, students can check the entry requirements, to meet the entry requirements students must be able to demonstrate their:

  • Academic excellence
  • English Language
  • GPA

English Language Requirements 

Added to the information, international students who speak English as a foreign language must have achieved one of the following standards in the last two years prior to their admission. Having one or more of the English qualifications in addition to academic entry requirements does not in itself guarantee an acceptance to the University. Applications will be considered based on the individual and the selection is competitive.

The English language requirements will be depending on the student’s degree. IELTS will be overall of 6.0 for the undergraduate degree and 6.5 for the graduate degree.

Supporting Documents

International students may be or not be required to submit some of the listed documents below:

  • CV
  • Certificates
  • Diploma
  • Certificate of Finance
  • Passport Copy
  • Official Transcript of Records

All application forms and admission must be completed, keep in mind that the scholarship for the international students will be conducted by the scholarship committee and students must be able to show evidence of their academic excellence to be considered. If you have any documents that can prove more of your academic merit, it is best to submit them along with your admission and application online.

International Merit Scholarship will not accept the following:

  • A citizen/permanent resident in Australia
  • Sponsored students in Australia
  • Research Applicants
  • Current Students at University of South Australia
  • Those who already accepted the scholarship last year will also not be qualified to join again.

Scholarship Benefits

The University of South Australia will be provided a 15% tuition fee to limited international students.  The students must meet the scholarship condition to maintain the awards.

  • 15% tuition fee reduction will be provided to successful international students.
  • It is important that the awardees must take admission at the university as full-time students.
  • Must maintain their GPA to at least 4.5, for the students who didn’t meet the standard GPA required by the university will not be able to get the reduction fee awards for the next invoice.
  • Scholarship wil not be deferred or won’t be able to transfer to other students.
  • The scholarship tuition fee reduction can only be used in Australia.

Please note that there wil be certain conditions that will apply for the scholarship depending on the student’s chosen degree and courses. It is important that the applicants must read the terms and conditions applied to each degree and course to better understand every condition for the scholarship awards.

Scholarship Deadline

For the academic year f 2022-2023, the application will still be open until the chosen degree will start to commence on or before September of 2022. All incomplete documents, admission, and applications will not be reviewed for the reduction scholarship, students must make sure that all material will be completed to be considered.

The University of South Australia will be offering the scholarship for international students annually, and awardees can also maintain their awards if they meet the requirements of the scholarship conditions.

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