Scholarship in Australia for Indian Students – 2023: Australian universities and colleges provide a wide range of scholarships to meritorious international students to help them fund their studies. Apart from this, many scholarships, grants, and bursaries are also offered by the Australian government, and public and private establishments. Before you apply to any of these scholarships, do check the eligibility and criteria, along with the closing date.
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What is the criteria for applying to scholarships for international students in Australia?
The primary criterion for most scholarships is a good academic score, however, it also depends on factors such as your chosen destination, subject, and level. In some scholarships, factors like extracurricular activities, and volunteering can also be used to advantage.
You may need to declare scores on an English language proficiency test such as IELTS, which is commonly accepted by all Australian institutions.
What amount of money is available through scholarships?
Most scholarships in Australia for Indian students cover tuition fees although some may also cover living or travelling expenses. Research programs at times offer up to 100% scholarships to students including tuition fees and living expenses.
Do note that the amount of money available and the type of award varies as per your institution. Getting a scholarship is competitive and so, you must apply well ahead of time. We recommend you start with the procedure about 8-12 months before the preferred intake begins.
Scholarship programs to study in Australia
Here are some popular scholarship programs you can apply to study in Australia as an Indian student:
|Name of the scholarship
|Australian Government Research and Training Program (AGRTP)
|Australia Awards Scholarship
|Destination Australia scholarship
|John Allwright Fellowship (JAF)
*This is an indicative list, speak with your IDP counsellor for details and best available options suited to your profile
Most Australian universities and colleges also have their own list of scholarships for Indian students. Don’t worry if you get stuck anywhere, our international education experts will be more than happy to guide you through.
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