2024 UNSW Scientia Coursework Scholarship for International Students.

Apr 3, 2024

The UNSW Scientia Coursework Scholarship is a prestigious program designed to attract high-achieving students—both domestic and international—to pursue their coursework-based postgraduate studies at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). This scholarship program aims to foster academic excellence, innovation, and leadership among students across various disciplines.

UNSW provides an extensive array of scholarships and awards for international undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students starting full-time studies at the university. These scholarships offer varying forms of support, including full or partial tuition fee coverage and stipends aimed at easing the expenses related to your academic pursuits.

The university offers a broad spectrum of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines, including arts and social sciences, business, engineering, science, law, medicine, and more. The university’s commitment to cutting-edge research and teaching excellence fosters an environment that encourages critical thinking, creativity, and collaboration among students and faculty.

The university’s emphasis on innovation and entrepreneurship is evident through initiatives like the UNSW Founders Program and various innovation hubs, supporting students and researchers in transforming ideas into practical solutions and startups.

UNSW has a diverse and inclusive community, attracting students and academics from around the globe. The university’s campus provides state-of-the-art facilities, including research centers, laboratories, libraries, and recreational spaces, fostering an enriching academic and social experience.

Moreover, their strong industry connections and partnerships enable students to gain practical experience through internships, industry projects, and collaborations with leading organizations worldwide, preparing them for successful careers upon graduation.

The university’s commitment to addressing global challenges is evident through its research efforts in areas such as renewable energy, climate change, healthcare, technology, and social policy, contributing to positive societal impact on both a local and global scale.

The Scientia Coursework Scholarship offers successful recipients financial support, which may include full or partial tuition fee coverage and a stipend to assist with living expenses during their studies. Additionally, scholars benefit from various opportunities for professional and personal development, including mentorship programs, research or industry experiences, and networking opportunities with leading experts in their fields.

Applicants are typically evaluated based on their academic achievements, leadership potential, and alignment of their academic goals with the university’s research priorities. Recipients are expected to actively contribute to the UNSW community and demonstrate a commitment to excellence and innovation in their academic pursuits.

This scholarship is a prestigious opportunity for outstanding students looking to pursue coursework-based postgraduate studies at UNSW, offering financial support and access to a range of developmental opportunities to foster their academic and professional growth.


  • Offer 1: Full tuition fee scholarship paid directly towards tuition fees for the minimum duration of program
  • Offer 2: $20,000 per annum paid directly towards tuition fees for the minimum duration of program

Recipients of the Scholarship may also be offered the following:

  • Guaranteed ‘fast-track’ application and interview for on-campus accommodation at a UNSW Kensington College
  • Invitation to UNSW networking events
  • Guaranteed entry to the UNSW Professional Development Program
  • Ceremony to award the scholarship

Requirements For The UNSW Scientia Coursework Scholarship

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be an international student; and
  • Be commencing full-time study on campus in a UNSW undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program (excluding UNSW Online and UNSW Canberra); and
  • Have received an offer of admission* into an eligible program for Term 1 2024 by Thursday, 30 November 2023.
    * Offers of admission must be one of the following:
    • Undergraduate or postgraduate Letter of Offer (unconditional); or
    • Undergraduate or postgraduate Conditional English Package Offer (UEEC) – students must be enrolled in the UNSW Institute of Languages and successfully complete the program prior to commencing in Term 1 2024.

Selection Criteria

Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • Academic Merit
  • Leadership skills (school, workplace or community)
  • Extra-curricular activities (sporting, cultural activities, volunteer/work experience)
  • Reasons for undertaking studies at UNSW

Method of Application

Visit The Official Website to Apply

Application Deadline: November 30, 2023.

For More Information,

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