University of Western Australia Global Excellence Scholarship for International Students (2023)

2023 Applications now open

University of Western Australia established as the State’s first university in 1911 and founded with a mission to ‘advance the prosperity and welfare of our communities’, the University opened in 1913 to just 184 students. Today, more than 25,000 students are enrolled from 100 countries.

Since our beginnings, University of Western Australia has blazed the trail in producing remarkable and life-changing contributions across learning, teaching and research. But our University is more than simply a center for education and research.

For more than 100 years, we have contributed to the intellectual, cultural and economic development of Western Australia, the nation and our world. We have forged and embraced connections with community, partners and industry to ensure our impact is far reaching, both now and into the future.

We’re continuing to make our mark on the world and our students are vital in this journey. UWA students contribute to society in ways that tackle our world’s most pressing challenges. From health and social inequalities to the environment and climate change, our passionate community of students, academics and researchers are partnering with industry to help solve these Grand Challenges.

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Western Australia University motto is ‘Seek Wisdom’ is as relevant today and into the future as it was when it was adopted by the  UWA Senate in 1912. We remain committed to this, as we continue to encourage our students and staff to push beyond the bounds of what is known and what is possible.

The University of Western Australia is offering scholarships to high-achieving students across the globe who study with us.

This significant scholarship will be awarded to high-achieving undergraduate and postgraduate students, from selected countries, who apply for particular courses at the University.

If you’re looking to study in Australia in 2023, undergraduate students can receive scholarships of up to AUD$48,000* over 4 years on eligible courses or AUD$36,000* over 3 years; postgraduate students can receive up to AUD$24,000* over two years on eligible courses.

Awarding of the Scholarship

The Scholarship is an annual tuition fee discount for the normal full-time duration of the awardee’s course as specified in their letter of offer. The value of the Scholarship is determined by the applicant’s equivalent Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or UWA weighted average mark (WAM).

This significant scholarship will be awarded to high-achieving undergraduate and postgraduate students, from selected countries, who apply for particular courses at the University.

SponsorsUniversity of Western Australia
Host NationAustralia
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Closing DateNot Specified
Eligible CandidatesOverseas and Foreign Students
University of Western Australia Scholarships


The General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A-Levels) is a widely recognised academic qualification conferred in more than 125 countries.

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from students who have completed the GCE A-Levels program. To be admitted to the University, you must:

  • satisfy the University’s English language competence requirement by satisfactory performance in one of the English subjects detailed in the table below
  • achieve a sufficient number of GCE A-Level points to be offered a place
  • satisfy any prerequisite subject requirements for your chosen course and major
  • Points are assigned on the basis that at advanced (A2) level: A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1 
  • Best three Advanced Level subjects will be used in the calculation of the aggregate, with a minimum of two Advanced Level subjects to be used.
  • Subjects used in the calculation of the aggregate must be passed within a period of two consecutive academic years.
  • Advanced subsidiary subjects and the GCE General Paper may not be used in the calculation of the aggregate.
  • In the Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate and its overseas derivatives, Principal Level passes are required.
  • There are several other qualifications deemed comparable with the GCE. Contact Admissions for advice.

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