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Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarships to Study in Australia



Applications are currently ongoing for the 2019 Melbourne Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students. Interested students should see the details regarding how to apply below.

Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarships to Study in Australia

Details and FAQs About the Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarships

The International Undergraduate Scholarships were established by the University of Melbourne in recognition of the significant contribution made by international students to the diversity of the University’s student population.

When is the application deadline?

There are five selection rounds:

  • November, December and January for students starting in Semester 1 or 2
  • April and May for students starting in Semester 2

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?

Yes, the scholarship is offered annually.

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

International students are eligible for this scholarship.

In which host country will I be studying?

You will be studying in Australia.

What is the category of this opportunity?

Undergraduate scholarships

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

To be considered for a fee remission scholarship, candidate must:

  • be a citizen of a country other than Australia and New Zealand and not a permanent resident of Australia;
  • have received an unconditional offer for an undergraduate course;
  • have achieved excellent final year school results, such as:
    • 4 A-grades in the GCE A Levels
    • an ATAR of 99.9 in the Australian Year 12 program,
    • overall 98% in an approved Foundation program
    • an International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 44; and
  • not have  previously undertaken any tertiary studies (excluding extension studies completed as part of a year 12 program);

What are the selection criteria?

International Undergraduate Fee Remission Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and allocated on a competitive basis subject to quotas by course and region. Scholarships have been awarded to students from countries such as Mexico, Singapore, Bangladesh, China, Mauritius, Sweden, Malaysia, USA and India.

How many scholarship awards are available?

50 scholarships are available.

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

The International Undergraduate scholarship provides one of the following benefits:

  • a one off $10,000 fee remission from tuition fees in the first year of an undergraduate degree; or
  • a 50% remission from tuition fees for the normal full-time duration of an undergraduate degree; or
  • a 100% remission from tuition fees for the normal full-time duration of an undergraduate degree.

What is the duration of the scholarship?

For the duration of your programme (full-time).

How to Apply for the Programme

You do not need to submit an application for this scholarship. All eligible students who have received an unconditional offer for admission to an undergraduate degree will automatically be considered.

There are five selection rounds with a designated number of scholarships available for each round:

  • November, December and January for students starting in Semester 1 or 2
  • April and May for students starting in Semester 2

It is important to visit the official website to access the application form for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Webpage 

About the University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne aims to be one of the finest universities in the world. Growing Esteem is the University’s strategy for achieving high regard and for making a distinctive contribution to society.

The University of Melbourne has an outstanding reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Independently-published world rankings consistently place us as a leader in higher education in Australia, the Asia Pacific and around the globe.

The University of Melbourne (informally Melbourne University or simply Melbourne) is an Australian public research university located in Melbourne, Victoria. Founded in 1853, it is Australia’s second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria. Times Higher Education ranks Melbourne as 34th in the world, while the QS World University Rankings places Melbourne 33rd in the world. 

According to QS World University Subject Rankings 2015, the University of Melbourne is ranked 5th in the world for Education, 8th in Law, 13th in Computer Science & IT, 13th in Arts and Humanities, 14th in Dentistry and 18th in Medicine.



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  • Chima Sylvester Ugochukwu

    Is there a scholarship offer for students from Nigeria who intend to study Pharmacy this year being 2017?