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Many Western Australian institutions offer a range of scholarships in Perth to international students who qualify for assistance.

Eligibility of these scholarships does vary, but can be awarded to students who are studying specific degrees, accept their offers early, or have excellent academic records.

New international student incentives now available!

The WA Government recognises the cost involved in being an international student and is offering financial assistance through a number of unique new student incentives and scholarships.

These are designed to support international students as they set up home here in Western Australia.

  • $5,000 Regional Bursary for TAFE International Students

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Institution Scholarships

Scholarships can cover and/or subsidise a variety of fees and expenses international students will need to take into account when studying overseas in Australia. Institutions in Perth offer a large variety of scholarships. Some of these include:

  • Full scholarships (that cover all of your tuition fees)
  • Scholarships that offer a discount off your tuition fees
  • Free accommodation scholarships.

The application process, start date, degree and eligibility does change for each scholarship at each different institution. We highly recommend you research what is on offer and find the one that meets your individual requirements.

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Australian Government Scholarships

Australia’s education system provides opportunities for international students with exceptional academic results to earn an Australian Government Scholarship. The scholarships are managed by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, and include the following educational programs:

  • Undergraduate studies
  • Postgraduate studies
  • Research programs
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  • Student exchanges

NOTE: Australian Government Scholarships are not available to those undertaking English language studies.

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