AUD$48,000 Global Excellence Scholarship for Selected Countries in Higher Education at the University of Western Australia, 2023

Written by catherine.caoile on July 11, 2023

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Medicine, Psychology
  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

    Algeria, Angola, Benin, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Korea, South, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Philippines, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, United States, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Expenses covered

    Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    [email protected]

The University of Western Australia invites selected international students to apply for the Global Excellence Scholarship for academic year of 2023-2024. The scholarship aims to provide an excellent opportunity for international students worldwide. Individuals aspiring to pursue an undergraduate, master’s, or doctoral degree in Australia are encouraged to apply. The scholarship awards will be provided to the students with high-achieving academics and who are interested to pursue the particular courses intended for the scholarship program.

The Global Excellence Scholarship not only provides financial assistance but also offers an enriching academic and cultural experience within a renowned educational institution. Scholarship aims to foster diversity and promote global academic collaborations, and recognizes the value of a multicultural learning environment that brings together students from various cultures, background and perspectives. The successful students will have the chance to join a vibrant community of researchers and scholars to an academic excellence.

By demonstrating your academic achievements, extracurricular involvement, and passion for your chosen field of study, you can increase your chances of being awarded the Global Excellence Scholarship.


Professor David Blair standing outside UWA's Reid Library

Source: The University of Western Australia

Scholarship Provider: The University of Western Australia 

About the Provider 

Established in 1911, the University of Western Australia (UWA) stands as a renowned public research institution situated in Western Australia. It has garnered a distinguished reputation and is held in high regard as one of the leading universities in Australia. UWA takes pride in its exceptional undergraduate degree programs, which have propelled it to secure the esteemed second rank among Australian universities.

With over a century of academic excellence, UWA has made significant contributions to various fields of study through its cutting-edge research and innovative educational practices. The university’s commitment to fostering intellectual growth, critical thinking, and creativity has attracted talented students and esteemed faculty members from around the globe.

UWA’s strong emphasis on research ensures that students have access to an intellectually stimulating environment, where they can engage in groundbreaking studies and contribute to the advancement of knowledge. The university’s robust research infrastructure, state-of-the-art laboratories, and collaborative partnerships with industry and government institutions provide an ideal platform for students to delve into meaningful research projects.

Beyond its academic achievements, UWA has garnered international recognition for its contributions to society. The university actively engages with the local community through various outreach programs, promoting social responsibility and fostering a sense of global citizenship among its students. UWA’s dedication to creating positive change extends beyond its borders, as it actively seeks to forge partnerships with institutions worldwide and encourages students to embrace diverse perspectives through its global education initiatives.

Choosing UWA for your educational journey means immersing yourself in a vibrant academic community that values excellence, fosters innovation, and embraces diversity.

Scholarship Summary

  • Applicant’s Nationality: Selected Countries
  • Degree Level: Undergraduate, Master and PhD Degree
  • Field: Pharmacy, Medicine, and more. This will depend on the degree eligible pathway courses
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Duration: Up to four years depending on the degree level
  • Scholarship Country: Australia
  • Scholarship Awards: The scholarship amount will depend on the students degree level
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Offered Annually: Yes

Scholarship Eligibility

Before proceeding with the application the students must meet the eligibility criteria of the scholarship

  • The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from the eligible selected countries.
  • To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must have received an offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate course at the university.
  • For undergraduate programs, applicants should have achieved a minimum ATAR of 85.00 or its equivalent.
  • For postgraduate programs, applicants should have achieved a minimum WAM (Weighted Average Mark) of 65.00 or its equivalent.
  • Students who have completed an approved International Academic Pathway (Articulation Program) should have achieved a WAM equivalent of more than 75.00 to be eligible for the scholarship.
  • Selected international students whose first language is not an the English language are required to have a good communication skills in oral and written English.

It is important to check the eligibility of each degree for the approved Pathway Courses available for the scholarship.

Application Process

To apply for the University of Western Australia Scholarship for the 2023-24 academic year, there is no need to complete a separate application process. Applicants can be considered for the scholarship by simply enrolling in one of the degree programs offered by the university. Once admitted, applicants will automatically be considered for the scholarship, eliminating the need for additional paperwork or applications. This streamlined process ensures that all eligible candidates have an equal opportunity to be considered for the scholarship program.

Scholarship Value

The scholarship value will depend on the students score per degree, here’s the quick reference for the awards:

Undergraduate Degree:

Keep in mind that this scholarship value will be based on the full-time study in 2 semesters per year. Values over 3 years are calculated based on six semesters of study, and values over 4 years are based on eight semesters.

  • ATAR 98.00+:
    • Per year: AUD $12,000
    • Over 3 years: Up to AUD $36,000
    • Over 4 years: Up to AUD $48,000
  • ATAR 90.00 – 97.95:
    • Per year: AUD $10,000
    • Over 3 years: Up to AUD $30,000
    • Over 4 years: Up to AUD $40,000
  • ATAR 85.00 – 89.95:
    • Per year: AUD $6,000
    • Over 3 years: Up to AUD $18,000
    • Over 4 years: Up to AUD $24,000

Postgraduate Degree: 

  • WAM 85.00:
    • Per year: AUD $12,000
    • Total: Up to AUD $24,000
  • WAM 75.00 – 84.99:
    • Per year: AUD $10,000
    • Total: Up to AUD $20,000
  • WAM 65.00 – 74.99:
    • Per year: AUD $6,000
    • Total: Up to AUD $12,000

The scholarship value provides an annual tuition-fee reduction over the awarded duration of the scholarship program.

Application Deadline 

The deadline to complete and submit the application is currently open until further notice. It is important to complete all the necessary materials needed to support your application.

Late and incomplete application will not be considered.

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