Scholarships in Australia for International Students

Apply for Australia Award scholarships (AAS)

You need to apply directly to the Australia Award managing office in your country to be considered for an Australia Award Scholarship.  Closing dates vary from country to country.  In most countries, applications for scholarships close in approximately May of the previous year.  See the  Australia Awards website for further information and contacts.  Good luck! 

Please search Coursefinder to find out about courses that may be suitable for Australia Award sponsored study and contact UniAdvice if you have further questions. 


connect: Australia award sponsored study at UOW

Wollongong is an ideal environment for Australia Award sponsored study.  Located just an hour south of Sydney, the City of Wollongong combines a world-class university with a great lifestyle in a beautiful, affordable and convenient city.

International Rankings place UOW in the top 2% of universities in the world and among the world’s top modern universities. Find out more about UOW Rankings and Ratings, including our consistently high rankings for the quality of our teaching, research, graduate outcomes and student experience.

You can search our range of world-class courses on Coursefinder and find the details you need in the Course Handbooks.

When you are a student at Wollongong we provide the support you need to make your study a success.  A range of Services Supporting Students are on offer, from Academic Support, such as English Language Support and Workshops for Research Students, to Student Counsellors and Advisors and International Student Programs.  You can also make new friends and share your passion for your interests by joining one of more than 90 Clubs and Societies on campus.

The Scholarships and Grants Team are committed to providing the best possible service to UOW Australia Award Scholarship students; they are your communication channel to the Australian government's AAS office here on the UOW campus and can help with academic, personal and scholarship-related matters.

Many of our AAS sponsored students find that Wollongong is a fabulous place for families.  Not only is the City of Wollongong more affordable for families than other major Australian cities, the gorgeous beaches, parks and recreation areas make it a great place for kids.  You can read more about bringing your family to Wollongong on our About Wollongong page. 

Find out more, including information about study programs, entry requirements and preparing for arrival, on the International Future Students site.

Last reviewed: 28 November, 2014
  • "I like the education system, study environment, social life and all the other facilities provided by the university," Ms Khaleda Parven, PhD Law (Bangladesh)

  • "I like the  friendly and helpful staff and lecturers.  And I like Wollongong's beautiful beaches, free transportation, peaceful life, and nice weather. This is just the right place to study and relax." Ms Ida Puspita, Master of Arts - Research, (Indonesia) 

  • "The air is very fresh and the Gong is really nice. This is a good environment for children and for learning." - Ms Tran Thi Thanh Phuc, PhD - Education, (Vietnam)

  • "On the first day I fell in love with the natural environment in the university. Water streams and the number of birds around amazed me. I also found our scholarship officers and staffs of the UoW extremely helpful and friendly." Mr Ali Waheed, Bachelor of Mathematics Education, (Maldives)