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Scholarships in Australia for Filipinos

Many schools in Australia offer scholarships for international students. There are also government-sponsored scholarships available that you can take advantage of. Either way, they regularly update their requirements and policies, so it’s best to choose the best scholarship for you by doing research or by seeking advise from IDP's expert Education Counselors.

You may refer to this list of some of the scholarships in Australia available to Filipinos.

Australian Development Scholarships

The Australian Government Aid Program is offering Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) for Masters and Doctorate degree programs at Australian higher education institutions.

Programs of study must relate to the following fields: Basic Education; Social Protection/Welfare; Peace and Development; Public Financial Management; Disaster Risk Reduction and Management; Climate Change Adaptation; Organisational Development/Human Resource Management and Development; Trade; Foreign Relations; Pandemics (Preparedness and Management).

Scholarship entitlements include pre-departure support, visa expenses, full tuition fees, roundtrip airfare, establishment allowance, cost of living expenses, introductory academic program, overseas student health cover, tutorial assistance if required, and fieldwork support for research students.

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Australia Awards

The Australia Awards Scholarships have been an essential component of the Australian Government's aid program in the Philippines. It provides high-achieving Filipino development leaders with the opportunity to pursue postgraduate studies in Australia’s premier academic institutions and contribute to Philippine development.

The Australian Government offers Australia Awards Scholarships on the basis of merit, transparency and equal access, and encourages applications from women and minority groups. Special consideration will be accorded to people with disability and those directly working with PWD-recognised organisations.

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Australian Government Research Training Program

The RTP provides block grants, on a calendar year basis, to higher education providers (HEPs) to support both domestic and overseas students undertaking Research Doctorate and Research Masters degrees, known as higher degrees by research (HDRs). Applications for RTP Scholarships need to be made directly to participating universities. Each university has its own application and selection process, please contact your chosen university directly to discuss how to apply for the RTP scheme.

Students can be offered RTP scholarships for one or more of the following: tuition fees offset, stipend for general living costs, or allowances related to the ancillary cost of research degrees.

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There are also scholarships available to Filipinos in Canada, New Zealand, and United Kingdom. Click here to learn more.

Macquarie University

Macquarie University

Scholarship Name

Amount

VCIS Merit

Up to AUD $10,000 Woman in Management and Finance – AUD 15,000 tuition fee deduction per year for select programs.

ASEAN Scholarship

AUD $10,000 per year

Deakin University

Deakin University

Scholarship Name

Amount

Pathway to Victoria Scholarship

AUD $2500 for Deakin College graduates enrolling at Deakin University

Deakin Vice Chancellor International Scholarship

Covers 100% or 50% of the tuition fees for the normal duration of the course.

Deakin College

Deakin College

Scholarship Name

Amount

Online Bursary and Scholarships

Up to AUD $4,000. Automatically awarded to students and the amount is based on the number of units enrolled.

TAFE NSW

TAFE NSW

Scholarship Name

Amount

Early Bird Offers

AUD $1,000 discount on course fees

University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania

Scholarship Name

Amount

ASEAN Scholarship

15% reduction in your tuition for the duration of your degree.

University of Technology Sydney

University of Technology Sydney

Scholarship Name

Amount

UTS Postgraduate Business Scholarship

20% discount on UTS Tuition Fees

Victoria University

Victoria University

Scholarship Name

Amount

Pathway to Victoria Scholarship

Up to AUD $2,500, Available to a limited number of international students applying to study an English language course, Foundation Studies or Higher Education Diploma with a packaged offer into bachelor or master’s level study.

VU Global Leaders Scholarship

20% tuition fee reduction. Available to students commencing their studies in Australia, or by online real-time (ORT) learning from outside of Australia, and they will continue to receive the scholarship once they are able to travel to Melbourne.

Charles Darwin University

Charles Darwin University

Scholarship Name

Amount

Online Student Scholarship

25% discount on tuition fee for international students currently studying online from overseas.

University of Canberra (UC) College

University of Canberra (UC) College

Scholarship Name

Amount

Early Acceptance Discount

AUD $2,000 discount for International Foundations and Diploma Programs, $1,000 discount for Graduate Certificate in Academic Foundations

Academic Merit Scholarship

AUD $2,500 tuition fee reduction on your nominated Diploma course

ELICOS Discount

15% discount on ELICOS weekly rate when packaged with a UC College and/or University of Canberra courses

10% Offshore International Study Discount

10% tuition fee discount for eligible international students located outside of Australia

Edith Cowan University

Edith Cowan University

Scholarship Name

Amount

2022 Welcome to ECU Online Scholarship

30% discount on tuition fees for students studying online outside Australia.

2022 International Masters Scholarship

Up to 20% tuition fee discount for the first year of postgraduate course.

2022 International Undergraduate Scholarship

Up to 20% tuition fee discount for the first year of undergraduate course.

James Cook University

James Cook University

Scholarship Name

Amount

JCU International Merit Stipend

Monthly cash stipend of AUD $700 to assist with expenses throughout the duration of study at JCU, providing a strong GPA is maintained

La Trobe College

La Trobe College

Scholarship Name

Amount

Pathway to Victoria Scholarship

AUD $2,000 scholarship from La Trobe + a AUD $2,500 scholarship from the Victorian Government for Foundation Studies students.

Up tp AUD $4,000 scholarship from La Trobe + a $2,500 scholarship from the Victorian Government for Diploma students.

ACU International

ACU International

Scholarship Name

Amount

English Language Study Scholarship

30% discount on ELICOS weekly cost

University of Sydney

University of Sydney

Scholarship Name

Amount

Vice Chancellor International Scholarship for University of Sydney

Up to AUD $40,000 awarded to high-achieving international students studying at University of Sydney

Australian Pacific College

Australian Pacific College

Scholarship Name

Amount

Alumni Scholarship

15% scholarship covering total tuition fees for APC Diploma and Advanced Diploma students wishing to pursue Postgraduate in APC

PCBT

PCBT

Scholarship Name

Amount

PCBT 2022 Scholarship

AUD $5,000 Scholarship for select 24-month Certificate programs and up to AUD $2,000 Scholarship for select 12-month Certificate programs.

TAFE South Australia

TAFE South Australia

Scholarship Name

Amount

Special English Language rate for IDP applicants (on-campus enrolment)

AUD $285 stipend per week

HE and VET Scholarship, Relocation Scholarship

Up to AUD $1500 tuition credit for Higher Education and VET students.

Relocation Assistance Scholarship - AUD $500 direct payment to students relocating from interstate

Victoria University Sydney

Victoria University Sydney

Scholarship Name

Amount

VU Sydney Future Leader's Scholarship

Up to 20% off tuition fees across undergraduate, postgraduate and higher education diploma programs in IT and Business.

University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania

Scholarship Name

Amount

Dean’s Merit Scholarships

Dean’s Merit Scholarships Up to 50% Tuition Fee discount awarded to outstanding academic performance for students studying Business, Economics, Science, Law and Medicine.

Tasmanian International Scholarships

Up to 25% reduction in tuition fees for high performing international students in various courses.

ASEAN Scholarships

For international students from an ASEAN country, you can receive a 15% reduction in your tuition for the duration of your degree.

Australian Institute Of Electro Technology (Ausinet)

Australian Institute Of Electro Technology (Ausinet)

Scholarship Name

Amount

Ausinet Scholarship

Up to AUD $7,500 discount on tuition fees.

IES College

IES College

Scholarship Name

Amount

Cert IV Bursaries

Up to 50% tuition fee discount

Swinburne University

Swinburne University

Scholarship Name

Amount

Pathway to Victoria Scholarship

AUD $2,500 discount on tuition fees

Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University

Scholarship Name

Amount

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship

Up to AUD $6,000 multi-year scholarship to be applied towards tuition fees.

Vice-Chancellor's Academic Excellence

Up to 50% discount on tuition fee for high performing undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Bond University

Bond University

Scholarship Name

Amount

Abedian Foundation Master of Architecture Scholarship

100% tuition fee refund for the Master of Architecture program at Bond University, commencing in January 2022.

University of New South Wales

University of New South Wales

Scholarship Name

Amount

Standard Plus Foundation Studies program

AUD $4,000 deduction on tuition fees for Foundation Studies program.

Torrens University

Torrens University

Scholarship Name

Amount

Offshore Onlin Scholarship

Up to 30% dicount on total tuition costs for students studying online outside Australia.

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School

Scholarship Name

Amount

Three Pillars Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School Hospitality Scholarship

Up to 30% dicount on total tuition costs

William Blue

William Blue

Scholarship Name

Amount

William Blue College of Hospitality Motivational Scholarship

Up to 30% dicount on total tuition costs based on academic merit.

Perth College of Business and Technology

Perth College of Business and Technology

Scholarship Name

Amount

PCBT 2022 Scholarships

Scholarship value up to AUD $5,000 for select international students.

Griffith College

Griffith College

Scholarship Name

Amount

Early Bird scholarship

Scholarship valued at AUD $2,000 offered to new international students who commence their studies in Trimester 3, October 2021.

La Trobe University

La Trobe University

Scholarship Name

Amount

Offshore Online Bursary (OOB)

Up to 35% reduction in fees.

Pathway to Victoria Scholarship

A one-off AUD $2,500 scholarship that will be awarded to students who accept a packaged offer.

RMIT

RMIT

Scholarship Name

Amount

RMIT International Tuition Fee Bursary

Will cover 10% of eligible RMIT international student tuition fees for Semester 2 2021 and Semester 1 2022.

Melbourne Polytechnic

Melbourne Polytechnic

Scholarship Name

Amount

International 10% Higher Education Scholarship:

10% off tuition for all study periods.

International 20% Higher Education Scholarship:

20% off tuition for all study periods.

JMC Academy

JMC Academy

Scholarship Name

Amount

The 2021 Commencing Students 10% Offshore, and 20% Onshore

Discount on tuition fees will be available for the first two trimesters / semesters of study.

University of Wollongong

University of Wollongong

Scholarship Name

Amount

UOW Bursaries and Excellence Scholarships

Up to 20% discount on tuition fees for international students commencing at UOW in 2021.

University of Southern Queensland

University of Southern Queensland

Scholarship Name

Amount

International Student Support Scholarships

25% tuition fee scholarship (excludes Bachelor of Nursing) 10% tuition fee scholarship for Bachelor of Nursing.

Central Queensland University

Central Queensland University

Scholarship Name

Amount

Destination Australia Scholarship

A 25% tuition fee discount for international students studying in CQU's Cairns or Rockhampton campuses.

University of New England

University of New England

Scholarship Name

Amount

EAP Scholarships

Valued for up to $4,300 equivalent to 10 weeks EAP fees (Nursing & sponsored students only)

UNE International Bursary Awards

30% year on year fee reduction for students from ASEAN countries.

Melbourne Institute of Technology

Melbourne Institute of Technology

Scholarship Name

Amount

FedUni at MIT 2021

Up to AUD $11,520 worth of scholarship for MBA and MPA students

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