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UWA's Global Excellence Scholarship 2024 for International Students

UWA’s Global Excellence Scholarship 2024 for International Students

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Studying abroad can be expensive, but with the right scholarship, your dreams can become a reality. The University of Western Australia (UWA) offers the prestigious Global Excellence Scholarship to high-achieving international students who aspire to study in Australia. This generous scholarship aims to support outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate students worldwide.

  • Institute Name: The University of Western Australia (UWA)
  • Country to Study in: Australia
  • Courses Offered: Eligible undergraduate and postgraduate courses, excluding specific medical and law degrees
  • Degree Level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
  • Students Nationality: International students from all countries
  • Scholarship Award: Up to AUD$48,000 for undergraduates over four years; up to AUD$36,000 for undergraduates over three years; up to AUD$24,000 for postgraduates over two years
  • Last Date/Dead Line: No specific deadline mentioned; scholarships are automatically awarded upon receiving an offer and meeting the academic requirements

Scholarship Overview

UWA’s Global Excellence Scholarship is designed to reward academic excellence and support students financially throughout their studies. Here’s a closer look at the scholarship details:

Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Up to AUD$48,000* over four years for undergraduates commencing eligible courses in 2024.
  • Up to AUD$36,000* over three years for undergraduates commencing eligible courses in 2024.

Postgraduate Scholarships

  • Up to AUD$24,000* over two years for postgraduates commencing eligible courses in 2024.

The scholarship is awarded based on the applicant’s academic achievements, specifically their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or UWA weighted average mark (WAM). The higher your academic scores, the more significant the scholarship amount you may receive.

Eligibility Criteria

General Eligibility

To be eligible for the Global Excellence Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Have received an offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate course at UWA.
  • Achieve a minimum ATAR of 85.00 or a WAM of 65.00.

For students following an approved International Academic Pathway (Articulation Program), a WAM equivalent of more than 75.00 is required.

Undergraduate Eligibility

Candidates must apply for an eligible undergraduate bachelor’s degree or an Assured Pathway course, with the following exceptions:

  • Assured Pathway to Medicine
  • Assured Pathway to Dental Medicine

Postgraduate Eligibility

Candidates must apply for an eligible postgraduate degree (by coursework), excluding:

  • Juris Doctor (20820)
  • Doctor of Medicine (91850)
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (91860)
  • Doctor of Optometry (91590)
  • UWA Micro-credentials

Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees Eligibility

All combined Bachelor’s and combined Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are eligible. These degrees generally span over four years, but specific programs like the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Science extend over five years, allowing eligible students to receive up to AUD$60,000* over five years.

How to Apply

Applying for the Global Excellence Scholarship is straightforward. If you meet the ATAR/WAM requirements, the scholarship is automatically awarded upon receiving an offer from UWA.

Key Contact Information

For further assistance, prospective students can speak with a Future Students Adviser during business hours (8.30am to 5.00pm Western Standard Time) at +61 8 6488 1000.

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UWA’s Global Excellence Scholarship is a golden opportunity for international students aiming to pursue higher education in Australia. With substantial financial support, this scholarship not only recognizes your academic excellence but also eases the financial burden of studying abroad. Seize this chance to advance your education and career with one of the world’s leading universities.

FAQs

  1. Who is eligible for the UWA Global Excellence Scholarship? All international students who have received an offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate course at UWA and meet the minimum ATAR or WAM requirements are eligible.
  2. How much financial support can undergraduate students receive? Undergraduate students can receive up to AUD$48,000 over four years or AUD$36,000 over three years, depending on the course duration.
  3. What are the eligibility criteria for postgraduate students? Postgraduate students must apply for an eligible degree (by coursework) and achieve a minimum WAM of 65.00, with some exceptions listed in the eligibility criteria.
  4. Is the scholarship automatically awarded? Yes, the scholarship is automatically awarded to eligible students based on their academic performance (ATAR/WAM).
  5. Can I receive the scholarship if I am pursuing a combined Bachelor’s and Master’s degree? Yes, all combined Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are eligible, with financial support extending up to AUD$60,000 over five years for specific programs.

For more information and to apply, visit UWA Global Excellence Scholarship.

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