There are several scholarships, grants, and financial aid that can help you financially with your studies in Australia. The Australian Government, education providers, and a number of other public and private organizations provide such scholarships. Australian education providers regularly offer scholarships to qualifying international students, based on academic merit. List of some of the top Australia Scholarships for international students.
Australia Awards Scholarships provide opportunities for people from developing countries to pursue full-time undergraduate or postgraduate studies at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions, especially those countries located in the Indo-Pacific region. Australia Awards are long term development awards administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. In general, the scholarship benefits include: full tuition fees, return airfare, institution grant, living expenses contribution (CLE), Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), etc.
The Destination Australia Program (DAP) is the new mobility program of the Australian Government for domestic and international students to study in regional Australia. Each year, more than 1000 scholarships will be available to support both domestic and foreign students studying at regional campus locations with IV level credential qualifications and above. Australian tertiary institutions will be eligible to register for scholarships up to $15,000 per student per year.
Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP)
The International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) program was replaced by the Research Training Program (RTP) on 1 January 2017. The program allows international students to pursue a certification in Australia for postgraduate study and gain experience with leading Australian researchers. The scholarships are eligible for a Masters by research degree for a period of two years or for a Doctorate by research degree for a period of three years. The scholarship includes tuition fees and premiums for insurance care.
Australia APEC Women in Research Fellowship
In collaboration with Australian education and research institutions, the Australia APEC Women in Research Fellowships are open to high-achieving female researchers from APEC economies for research opportunities. The fellowships seek to foster the economic empowerment of women in the APEC region and to increase the profile of women's role models in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Check the qualifications and conditions, along with the closing date, before you apply for any of these scholarships.