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Scholarships

The University of Adelaide is committed to providing educational opportunities for international students. The University offers a range of scholarships to international students who wish to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate coursework study. Find out more below.

The 2019 University of Adelaide Family Scholarships

Did your spouse or sibling study with us? This offer is for family members of our current or graduated students. Simply provide an English-translated birth certificate that shows your relationship and receive a 25% tuition fee reduction. Study fulltime and complete your degree within the minimum timeframe, you’ll receive this reduction each year of your degree.

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The 2019 University of Adelaide Matching Scholarships

We’ll match scholarship offers from other higher education institutions, up to the value of a 15% tuition fee reduction. Include evidence of your scholarship offer with your application and as long as you study full-time and complete your degree within the minimum timeframe you’ll receive your matched scholarship each year that you study at Adelaide.

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The 2019 University of Adelaide Higher Education Scholarships (International)

Rewarding students who have a dedication to Australian education, we’re offering alumni of AQF-recognised Australian Higher education institutions a 25% tuition fee reduction. Study full-time and complete your degree within the minimum timeframe and you’ll receive this reduction every year of your degree.

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The 2019 University of Adelaide Alumni Scholarships (International)

We value our students and appreciate your passion for learning and loyalty to the University of Adelaide. Receive a 25% tuition fee reduction if you’re completing a second or subsequent degree at Adelaide. As a graduate, you’ll automatically receive this scholarship, and if you study full-time and complete your degree within the minimum timeframe, you’ll receive a 25% tuition fee reduction each year of your degree.

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The 2019 University of Adelaide Global Academic Excellence Scholarships

These scholarships are highly competitive awards that reward commencing undergraduate and postgraduate coursework international students who have demonstrated academic excellence in previous studies. The scholarship offers a reduction of 50% of the tuition fee for the minimum standard full-time duration of your chosen undergraduate or postgraduate program.

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The 2019 University of Adelaide Global Citizens Scholarships

These scholarships reward commencing undergraduate and postgraduate international students who have demonstrated an understanding of, and commitment to, global citizenship. The scholarship offers a reduction of 15% of the tuition fee for the minimum standard full-time duration of your chosen undergraduate or postgraduate program.

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The 2019 University of Adelaide Global Leaders Scholarship

These scholarships are highly competitive awards that reward commencing undergraduate and postgraduate coursework international students who have demonstrated academic excellence in previous studies. The scholarship offers a reduction of 30% of the tuition fee for the minimum standard full-time duration of your chosen undergraduate or postgraduate program.

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Scholarships still available for commencement in 2018

Name of scholarship Current status
The 2018 University of Adelaide Academic Excellence Scholarships (International) Applications are now closed

The 2018 University of Adelaide International Scholarship

Applications are now closed

The 2018 University of Adelaide Alumni  Scholarship (International)

Open for applications
for Semester 2 (July) / Trimester 3 (September), 2018
The 2018 University of Adelaide Higher Education Scholarship Open for applications
for Semester 2 (July) / Trimester 3 (September), 2018

The 2018 University of Adelaide Family Scholarship (International)

Open for applications
for Semester 2 (July) / Trimester 3 (September), 2018
The 2018 University of Adelaide Matching Scholarships Open for applications
for Semester 2 (July) / Trimester 3 (September), 2018
Ashok Khurana Scholarship for Outstanding Indian Students Applications are now closed

Australian Government scholarships

The University of Adelaide welcomes students sponsored by the Australian Government under the Australia Awards Scholarships scheme to undertake studies in a variety of areas.

Australia Awards Scholarships

The Australian Awards Scholarships program provides opportunities for candidates from a wide range of countries to undertake postgraduate study in Australia (undergraduate study is also funded in a limited number of countries). The program aims to strengthen the human resource capacity of partner countries in agreed priority areas by providing scholarships to develop the skills and knowledge of individuals to drive change and contribute to development outcomes in their home countries.

More information on the Australia Awards, including the application process, can be found at the Australia Awards website.

Support services for scholars

Students studying at the University of Adelaide on an Austarlia Award are provided with advice and assistance by the International Sponsored Student Advisor located in International Student Support.

Programs of study

The University of Adelaide offers a variety of programs relating to the priority areas identified by the Australia Awards in different regions. Please refer to Degree Finder for further information on programs available at the University of Adelaide.

Application information

Applications for Australia Awards Scholarships are received by Australian embassies or offices contracted to administer the scholarships on behalf of DFAT in a number of different countries. Please visit the Australia Awards website for further information regarding the application process in your region.

If you require further information about the application process for an Australia Award, please contact the relevant office in your home country or region. Contact details and application closing dates can be found on the Australia Awards website.

Contact information

If you require information about the University of Adelaide (for example, about a program of study), please complete the enquiry form.

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

The Australia Awards–Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are the Australian Government’s competitive, merit-based scholarships and fellowships providing opportunities for Australians to undertake study, research or professional development overseas and for overseas citizens to do the same in Australia.

More information on the Australia Awards, including the application process, can be found at the Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships website

Other scholarships available to international students

Sponsorships

Sponsored students are those students who receive a scholarship from their home government, or are receiving an Australia Awards scholarship.

For details on sponsorships and for sponsorship support, see the sponsored students page.

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