International Academic Excellence Postgraduate Scholarships


New international students commencing in 2016.


Quarter intake programs (January, April, June, September)

Master of Accountancy (opens in a new window)
Master of Business Administration (opens in a new window)

Autumn and Spring intake programs (February, July)

Master of Convergent Media (opens in a new window)
Master of Engineering (opens in a new window)
Master of Information and Communications Technology (opens in a new window)
Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) (opens in a new window)
Master of Teaching (Birth - 5/Birth - 12 Years) (opens in a new window)
Master of Interpreting and Translation (opens in a new window)
Master of Public Health (opens in a new window)
Master of Health Science (opens in a new window)
Master of Planning (opens in a new window)
Master of Social Science (opens in a new window)


$5,000 for one year only. 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.


Applicants must:

  • be international students with a Higher Education Sector Visa (subclass 573).
  • commence study in 2016.
  • achieve a minimum GPA of 5.0.
  • have received an offer of admission to Western Sydney University
  • have submitted a complete scholarship application. 
  • provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe the scholarship will assist them with their studies and in their future career.
  • not be seeking to make an application for advanced standing for their course prior to, or after enrolment. 

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.
  • your scholarship application is incomplete. 
  • you have been awarded another scholarship by the University or another organisation that covers the cost of tuition fees (partially or fully) to study at Western Sydney University. 

Application period

Opening date: Now open

The closing dates for the scholarship are: 

2016 Intake Intake commencement date Scholarship application deadline
Spring 2016 18 July 2016 22 May 2016 (Applicants applying offshore)
8 July 2016 (Applicants applying within Australia)
Quarter 4 19 September 2016 17 July 2016 (Applicants applying offshore)
14 August 2016 (Applicants applying within Australia)

Apply now for a scholarship. (opens in a new window)

For further information contact
Western Sydney International