Scholarships and other financial support

Scholarships can help you with the costs of studying in Australia. Undergraduate and postgraduate students can apply for Australian Government scholarships. If you study a postgraduate research degree, UNE offers research scholarships as well.

Accommodation Scholarships

International students commencing studies at UNE Armidale in 2021 may be eligible for an accommodation scholarship in one of UNE’s residential colleges.

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Australian Government Scholarships

Australian Scholarships is an Australian Government initiative to build partnerships and increase mutual understanding, knowledge, and innovation in the Asia Pacific region.

Australian Government Scholarships includes all of the existing scholarship programs managed by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR).

More information on Australian Scholarships can be found online at the Australian Government website.

Bursaries for International Students

The UNE International Bursary covers a reduction in the published annual tuition fees for international students. UNE International Bursaries are available for full-time international students commencing coursework studies at UNE in 2021 or 2022.

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Destination Australia Scholarships

The University of New England has been selected by the Commonwealth Government as one of the tertiary education institutions that will award a number of the new Destination Australia Program (DAP) scholarships for commencement in the 2020 academic year.

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Higher Degree Research and Honours students who wish to apply for a Destination Australia Program Scholarship should apply via Higher Degree Research Scholarships.

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Scholarships

UNE has a limited number of EAP Scholarships available to help students meet the English language proficiency requirements for admission to UNE courses.

How to apply?

  1. Apply for your UNE course via the Application Portal.
  2. Obtain an Offer of Admission to UNE.
  3. Complete the online UNE EAP Scholarship Form. UNE will consider your application once you have your Offer of Admission and have met all admission conditions other than meeting English requirements.
  4. Accept your Offer of Admission and receive your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE), UNE will advise you of the outcome of your EAP Scholarship.

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Postgraduate Research Scholarships

UNE offers a number of substantial research scholarships to postgraduate students studying research-based degrees including discipline-specific research, targeted research projects, and others that have broader eligibility criteria.

UNE International Postgraduate Research Award (IPRA)

The UNE International Postgraduate Research Award (UNE IPRA) scholarship is offered to outstanding international candidates who wish to enrol in a research degree at UNE.

  • Up to 20 UNE IPRA’s are available to outstanding applicants who wish to enrol in a postgraduate research degree at UNE
  • The UNE IPRA provides a stipend per annum, course tuition fees, and single Standard Overseas Health Insurance
  • The Awards are for a maximum duration of two years for a Research Masters degree or three years for a Doctoral degree
  • Applications are assessed on academic merit and research potential