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Scholarships for international students at Swinburne University of Technology

Scholarships for international students at Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology has created scholarships just for international students. If you’re awarded one, you can focus less on finances, and more on learning and experiencing all that Swinburne has to offer.

If you’ve excelled in your previous study, you could be awarded a Swinburne scholarship covering up to 25% off your tuition fees. Generally, the better your grades, the higher the initial scholarship amount. If you continue to do well in your studies at Swinburne, you may also be rewarded with increased scholarship amounts.

There’s no need to apply for any scholarship separately. As soon as your application is assessed, Swinburne University of Technology will automatically consider you for it.

There are four types of scholarships available:

  1. Swinburne International Excellence Pathway Scholarship
  2. Swinburne International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarship
  3. Swinburne International Excellence Postgraduate Scholarship
  4. Swinburne International Alumni Direct Scholarship

Let’s give a look to some details and criteria of Swiburne Scholarships:

1. Swinburne International Excellence Pathway Scholarship

This could be for you if you are studying any of the following

  • Foundation year + UniLink diploma + bachelor degree
  • foundation year + bachelor degree
  • UniLink diploma + bachelor degree

1.1 How much is available?

A fixed scholarship amount of $2500 a year off your course fees for a maximum of 2 years. If you excel in your foundation year and/or UniLink diploma, you could also receive a Swinburne International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarship for your bachelor degree.

1.2 To be eligible, you must

  • Be a citizen of any country except Australia or New Zealand. Permanent residents of Australia are not eligible.
  • Not be currently accepted or enrolled at Swinburne, unless you are only enrolled in our ELICOS program.
  • Not be holding another scholarship or reduced fee arrangement.

2. Swinburne International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarship

This could be for you if you are studying any bachelor degree except the Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting, and the Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting/Bachelor of Business double degree.

2.1 How much is available?

10% – 25% off your course fees every year for a maximum of 4 years which means up to $38,000 total for the duration of your bachelor degree

3-year Bachelor’s degree
Qualification (A levels/HSC) 1st year 2nd year 3rd year
9 / 4.50-4.59 10% 12% 15%
(10 or 11) /4.60-4.69 15% 17% 20%
(12 or 13) /4.70-4.79 20% 22% 25%
(14 or 15) / 4.80-5.00 25% 25% 25%
4-year Bachelor’s degree
Qualification (A levels/HSC) 1st year 2nd year 3rd year 4th year
9 / 4.50-4.59 10% 10% 12% 15%
(10 or 11) /4.60-4.69 15% 15% 17% 20%
(12 or 13) /4.70-4.79 20% 20% 22% 25%
(14 or 15) / 4.80-5.00 25% 25% 25% 25%

2.2 How to be eligible

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must:

  • Be a citizen of any country except Australia or New Zealand. Permanent residents of Australia are not eligible.
  • Not be currently accepted or enrolled at Swinburne, unless you are only enrolled in our ELICOS program.
  • Not be holding another scholarship or reduced fee arrangement.

3. Swinburne International Excellence Postgraduate Scholarship

This could be for you if you are studying any 2-year master degree by coursework.

3.1 How much is available?

For most master degrees: 10% – 25% off your course fees every year for a maximum of 2 years, up to a total of A$21,000 for the duration of your degree. If you maintain your grades in year 1, your scholarship amount could increase in year 2.

Postgraduate programs
UG score 1st year 2nd year
65% -69% 10% 15%
70%-74% 15% 20%
75%-79% 20% 25%
80% + 25% 25%

For the Master of Information Technology (Professional Computing) or Master of Science (Network Systems): scholarship amount is fixed at $2500 for your entire course.

MIT (PC) and MSc (Network Systems)
UG score 1st year 2nd year
70% + 1000 AUD 1500 AUD

3.2 How to be eligible

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must:

  • Be a citizen of any country except Australia or New Zealand. Permanent residents of Australia are not eligible.
  • Not be currently accepted or enrolled at Swinburne in a 2-year master by coursework program.
  • Not be holding another scholarship or reduced fee arrangement.
  • Not have received credit transfers or exemptions.

When will I find out if I’m successful of any scholarship at Swinburne University of Technology?

If your application to study at Swinburne is successful, you will receive an email from us. You will also find out if you have received a scholarship in the same email.

WHY YOU WILL LOVE SWINBURNE UNIVERSITY

Swinburne University produces outstanding research and continues to invest in research infrastructure. In 2018 the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ranked Swinburne as one of the world’s top 400 universities. 

Swinburne was ranked number 45 in the 2019 QS Top 100 Under 50, an index of the world’s top universities under 50 years old. They also ranked number 65 in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings in 2018.

Swinburne has also been recognised as having one of the best design schools in the world, ranked equal number 40 by the 2018 QS World Rankings of Universities by Subject.  

For more information about Scholarships for international students at Swinburne University of Technology, and start an application, you just have to register and choose an expert to guide you and resolve any concerns you might have, as well as advise you for free even in your visa process.

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