The Global Excellence Scholarship At The University Of Western Australia

The Global Excellence Scholarship at the University of Western Australia for 2021

Brief description

The University of Western Australia is offering the Global Excellence Scholarships to high-achieving undergraduate and postgraduate students from selected countries across the globe, who apply for particular courses at the University. The scholarships are intended to encourage and assist these high-achieving international students to commence and pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification at the University.

Host Institution(s)

University of Western Australia

Target group

Citizens of the following countries: China, Canada, Myanmar, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Cambodia, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Argentina, Bolivia, Plurinational State of, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Mauritius, South Africa, Phillipines, United States of America, United Kingdom, South Korea, Mongolia, Macau, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, France, Belgium, Hungary, Italy, Monaco, Finland, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Russian Federation, Switzerland, and Slovenia.

Scholarship value/inclusions

The scholarship award, in the form of an annual tuition fee discount, is up to AUD 45,000 over 3 years for Bachelors degree students and up to AUD 30,000 over 2 years for postgraduates.

The value of the Scholarship is determined by the applicant’s equivalent Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or UWA weighted average mark (WAM). See the official website (link found below) for details.


Scholarship applicants must be one of the countries on the list (see above).  They must have received an offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate course at the University and have achieved an equivalent of ATAR of 85.00 – 98.00+; or WAM of 70.00 – 85.00+.

Application instructions

Eligible applicants to the University will be automatically considered for the scholarship and do not need to submit a separate application.  For postgraduates studies starting Semester 2, 2020, the deadline for application is 26 July 2020 while some postgraduate courses run on different timelines. For undergraduate studies, applications are open two years prior to your start date.


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