Funding Options & Travel Grants
NB: Students are only eligible to receive either a UOW Travel Grant or an Australian Government Travel Grant not both. Students can receive also the OS-Help loan with any Travel Grant.
There are a number of funding options to assist students in studying overseas. These include:
- UOW Travel Grants
All exchange and short course students are eligible to apply for a UOW travel grant! These range from $500 for short courses and $1000 for semester exchange. Students applying for a $1000 semester exchange grant must meet the requirements. $500 short course grants are limited and are allocated by faculty. Students must submit their application by the below dates to be considered for these grants.
Winter Programs: 15th April 2017
Summer Programs: 15th September 2017
- Australian Government Travel Grants
Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents can be considered for these travel grants, funded by the Australian Government. Amounts will vary depending on the funding scheme.
The Australian Government is offering eligible undergraduate students a loan of more than $6,000 per session of overseas study! (max two sessions). OS-Help loans of over $8000 including a language study loan are available for study to Asia.
- Youth Allowance
Many students are eligible to receive Youth Allowance or Austudy payments while on exchange. Visit Centrelink for further information (follow the links to the Overseas section of the website).