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Recipients will receive a 25% reduction in their student contributions (tuition fees) for their first year of study into their chosen program, up to a maximum of two semesters or eight courses.

Scholarship criteria

  • Be a prospective international student
  • Be eligible to study in Australia
  • Not have accepted any other UniSA scholarship or bursary
  • Meet normal program admission requirements for the program applied into
  • Have achieved the UniSA equivalent of a credit average in previous studies or have an offer conditional upon completion of an award with a Credit average
  • You will automatically be assessed when applying for an eligible undergraduate (Bachelor) or postgraduate (Masters by Coursework) program offered at UniSA

Scholarship conditions

  • International Merit Scholarship recipients will be required to be enrolled on a full-time basis at UniSA's South Australian campuses
  • Scholarship payments (25% of tuition fees) will be provided as a discount on successful applicants' student contribution invoice (tuition fee) at the commencement of each applicable study period in the first year of study
  • The scholarship applies to the first year of study only, up to a maximum of two semesters (36 units)
  • As a recipient of the scholarship, I am not entitled to receive any credit/RPL/Advanced Standing (whether at the time of offer or subsequently)
  • The scholarship cannot be deferred

International Merit Scholarships are not available to:

  • Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia
  • Sponsored students (foreign government or Australian government) where a sponsor agreement has been signed with the University
  • Higher Degree by Research applicants
  • Current UniSA students

How to apply

  1.  Find the best program for you 
  2. Check entry requirements. Confirm you meet all entry requirements (English, academic and program specific requirements) for your program.
  3. Make sure your program is eligible for these scholarships. See the list of eligible programs below.
  4. Apply for your program. Once you have submitted an application for an eligible program you will automatically be assessed and we will advise you if you're successful.