There are three state universities in Adelaide - Flinders University, The University of Adelaide and University of South Australia. There is also one private university - Torrens University. All of the universities offer a range of scholarships for international students. There are also TAFE SA scholarships available including VET scholarships and Higher Education scholarships. Read below for more information on the scholarships they offer.
- Flinders University Scholarships
- The University of Adelaide Scholarships
- University of South Australia Scholarships
- TAFE SA Scholarships
- Torrens University Scholarships
There are also Australian Government Scholarships offered to more than 3,000 students each year. The scholarships cover tuition fees, return air-travel and more.
Flinders University Scholarships
Flinders Go Beyond Scholarships recognise international students who have the potential to make a positive contribution at Flinders University and have high academic performance. These scholarships are available to students studying face to face or online. Flinders University is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide.
- Vice-Chancellor International Scholarships
- Excellence Scholarships
- Global Scholarships
- Alumni Scholarships
- Pathways Scholarships
Vice-Chancellor International Scholarships
The Flinders University Vice-Chancellor International Scholarships offer a 50% reduction in tuition fees for the duration of the program. Undergraduate applicants require an equivalent minimum raw ATAR 95 or above and submission of the application form. Postgraduate applicants require an equivalent GPA of 6.5 or above.
A 25% reduction in tuition fees for the duration of the program. Undergraduate applicants require an equivalent minimum raw ATAR 80 or above.
20% reduction in tuition fees for the duration of the program. Undergraduate applicants require an equivalent ATAR 70 or above and exceed the Flinders entry score by a 5 ATAR. Postgraduate applicants require an equivalent of 5.0 GPA or above.
20% full duration scholarship to study another undergraduate or postgraduate degree. Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification from Flinders University
If you are currently studying a recognised Australian Diploma, Advanced Diploma, associate degree, you could be eligible for a 20% full duration scholarship to study at Flinders
The University of Adelaide Scholarships
Established in 1874, the University of Adelaide is Australia’s third oldest university, and the oldest university in South Australia. The University has an international reputation for academic and research excellence. Consistently ranked in the top 1% of universities globally; it delivers graduates that make a difference in their local and global communities.
The University of Adelaide has 9 different scholarship programs open to international students studying in Adelaide. These scholarships are available for 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025.
- Global Citizens Scholarship
- Global Academic Excellence Scholarship
- Family Scholarship
- Alumni Scholarship
- University of Adelaide College High Achiever Progression Scholarship
- Eynesbury College High Achiever Progression Scholarship
- Eynesbury College International Scholarship
- Ashok Khurana Scholarship for Outstanding Indian Student
- COLFUTURO Scholarship in Colombia
Global Citizens Scholarship
Students can receive a reduction between 15% and 30% of the tuition fee. This scholarship rewards international students commencing an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification who have received academic merit in their studies. This scholarship will be awarded at the time of offer.
Global Academic Excellence Scholarship (International)
The scholarship offers a reduction of 50% of the tuition fee for the minimum standard full-time duration of your chosen undergraduate or postgraduate degree. These scholarships are highly competitive awards that reward commencing undergraduate and postgraduate coursework international students who have demonstrated academic excellence in previous studies.
Family Scholarship (International)
The University of Adelaide offers a reduction of 25% of the tuition fee for the Family Scholarship (International) to commencing international undergraduate and postgraduate students who are either spouse or immediate family of an existing University of Adelaide student or alumnus.
Alumni Scholarship (International)
The University of Adelaide offers a reduction of 25% of the tuition fee for the Alumni Scholarship (International) which rewards the international graduates of the University's undergraduate and postgraduate programs (international alumni) who have demonstrated their passion for learning and loyalty to the University by commencing in a second, third or fourth degree at the University.
University of Adelaide College High Achiever Progression Scholarship
The University of Adelaide College High Achiever Progression Scholarship rewards up to 100 graduates of the University of Adelaide College, our preferred pathway provider with a reduction of 25% of the tuition fee for students who have achieved outstanding academic results.
Eynesbury College High Achiever Progression Scholarship
The Eynesbury College High Achiever Progression Scholarship rewards up to 100 international graduates of Eynesbury College who have achieved outstanding academic results.
Eynesbury College International Scholarship
The Eynesbury College International Scholarship rewards the international graduates of Eynesbury College.
Ashok Khurana Scholarship for Outstanding Indian Student
This scholarship supports the education of an outstanding Indian student who is undertaking full time post-graduate studies at the University.
COLFUTURO Scholarship in Colombia
The Fundación para el Futuro de Colombia (COLFUTURO) is a financial support initiative for Colombian professionals that have demonstrated academic excellence, who wish to broaden their career development by pursuing Master by coursework and research or Doctoral research higher degree studies at the top global 100 universities to build on human capital for the future of Colombia.
University of South Australia
The University of South Australia is Australia’s university of enterprise with teaching that is industry informed and research that is progressive. Ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide UniSA has strong industry links and global engagement ensuring students gain the experience and expertise required to make an impact in their career.
- Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship
- International Merit Scholarship
- Australia Awards
- Sponsorship Opportunities
- International student scholarships
- Other UniSA Scholarships
Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship
Recipients will receive a 50% reduction in their student contributions (tuition fees) for the duration of their degree, or up to a maximum of four years of full-time study (undergraduate or postgraduate degree by coursework).
International Merit Scholarship
Recipients will receive a 15% reduction in their student contributions (tuition fees) for the duration of their chosen degree.
Australia Awards scholarships are prestigious international scholarships and fellowships, funded by the Australian Government, offering the next generation of global leaders an opportunity to undertake study, research, and professional development.
The University of South Australia welcomes students from around 50 different international sponsors. Sponsored students receive funding from their home government, university or employer to study at UniSA. Tuition fees are generally paid to the University by the sponsor on the student’s behalf and a living allowance may also be paid to the student.
International student scholarships
Research degree scholarships and other financial support opportunities listed here are available to international applicants. Where a year is not listed, the same date applies every year.
Other UniSA Scholarships
Each year more than 2500 UniSA students from all walks of life benefit from scholarships and grants worth millions of dollars, so chances are there’s one for you.
TAFE SA Scholarships
TAFE SA is South Australia's largest vocational education and training (VET) provider and one of the largest in Australia. It is also a registered higher education provider and is run by the Government of South Australia.
If you are considering studying in 2023, TAFE SA is offering higher education and VET scholarships.
Destination Australia Scholarship
The Australian Government provides funding through the Destination Australia Program to help eligible tertiary education providers offer scholarships to domestic and international students to study and live in regional Australia.
Torrens University Scholarships
Torrens’ educational approach is to focus learning and innovation around students and their career. With a belief that academic knowledge needs to be balanced with dynamic leadership skills, a global perspective, industry know-how and experience, Torrens is committed to developing highly skilled and capable leaders who are able to think on their feet, navigate the modern workplace and make a significant impact in any chosen field.
Torrens University Australia welcomes the international community to study at Australia’s fastest growing university, offering innovative, industry-aligned courses led by experienced academics. Torrens University offers up to 30% scholarships on selected courses for new international students.