Scholarships for international students in Australia

Torrens University Australia welcomes the international community to study at Australia’s fastest-growing university. We’ll give you all the tools you need to create your own success.

Scholarships available

As part of a global community of learners, Torrens University Australia welcomes students from all over the world to join our industry-focused undergraduate and postgraduate courses. We have many scholarships for new international students available, no matter which area of study you’re interested in.

Offshore online
Value: up to 30% of your total tuition costs

If you’re starting your studies offshore and online, you can take advantage of this scholarship, which offers up to 30 per cent off your total course tuition. (You have to continue studying offshore and online for the whole course.)

  • Eligibility criteria
    Applicable to full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students studying the full duration of their course offshore. Scholarship applicable on tuition fee only and on first attempt subjects. Full price charged on retake subjects if previously failed. Scholarship may not be eligible for any course changes during the duration of study.

Americas & European Business Scholarship / Design and Creative Technology Scholarship
Value: 30% of your total tuition costs

Does your passport say you’re from Latin America or Europe? If so, you have the chance to take advantage of this scholarship, which gives you 30 per cent off your total course tuition when you start studying a business course at Torrens University Australia.

  • Eligibility criteria
    Regional scholarships are provided based on new international students’ passports. Undergraduate and postgraduate international students must maintain a full-time study load, 1 EFTSL over a 12-month study period, to maintain their scholarship. Scholarship applicable on tuition fee only and on first attempt subjects. Full price charged on retake subjects if previously failed. Scholarship may not be eligible for any course changes during the duration of study.

Three Pillars Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School Hospitality Scholarship
Value: Up to 30% of your total tuition costs

This scholarship is based on a Three-Pillar Approach to learning: Professional and Personal Growth, Practical Skills Development, and Academic Achievement. It’s designed to help you graduate well-rounded, worldly, confident and prepared for a rewarding future.

  • Eligibility criteria
    Undergraduate and postgraduate international students must maintain a full-time study load, 1 EFTSL over a 12-month study period, to maintain their scholarship. Scholarship applicable on tuition fee only and on first attempt subjects. Full price charged on retake subjects if previously failed. Scholarship may not be eligible for any course changes during the duration of study. Successful applicants will be requested to assist with additional duties during their time as a student. These responsibilities will include, becoming members of the Student Representative Council, undertaking additional student ambassadorial duties and being available for promotional opportunities.

William Blue College of Hospitality Motivational Scholarship
Value: up to 30% of your total tuition costs

Based on previous academic merit, industry experience and your personal situation, this scholarship will cover up to 30 per cent of your total course tuition. It’s available to new international students who are starting out in hospitality.

  • Eligibility criteria
    This scholarship is reviewed based on previous academic merit, industry experience and a student’s personal situation. Undergraduate and postgraduate international students must maintain a full-time study load, 1 EFTSL over a 12-month study period, to maintain their scholarship. Scholarship applicable on tuition fee only and on first attempt subjects. Full price charged on retake subjects if previously failed. Scholarship may not be eligible for any course changes during the duration of study.

Design and Creative Technology Merit Scholarship
Value: Up to 30% of your total tuition costs

Based on your previous academic results, work experience and/or portfolio, you could be in the running for a Design Merit Scholarship. They cover 30 per cent of your total course tuition and are available to new international students applying to study with us.

  • Eligibility criteria
    Undergraduate and postgraduate international students must maintain a full-time study load, 1 EFTSL over a 12-month study period, to maintain their scholarship. Scholarship applicable on tuition fee only and on first attempt subjects. Full price charged on retake subjects if previously failed. Scholarship may not be eligible for any course changes during the duration of study. A credit average from previous academic studies, design work experience and an outstanding portfolio submission will be considered for assessing students for this scholarship.

Alumni Scholarship
Value: 25% of your total tuition costs

New international students who have previously studied with us, have an opportunity to apply for the alumni scholarship that covers 25 per cent of your total tuition costs.

  • Eligibility criteria
    New full-time undergraduate and postgraduate international students who have previously studied at Strategic Education Inc. outside of Australia and New Zealand can be considered for an Alumni Scholarship.

Business Merit Scholarship
Value: 25% of your total tuition costs

Based on your previous academic results, you could be in the running for a Business Merit Scholarship. They cover 25 per cent of your total course tuition and are available to new international students applying to study with us.

  • Eligibility criteria
    Undergraduate and postgraduate international students must maintain a full-time study load, 1 EFTSL over a 12-month study period, to maintain their scholarship. Scholarship applicable on tuition fee only and on first attempt subjects. Full price charged on retake subjects if previously failed. Scholarship may not be eligible for any course changes during the duration of study. Undergraduate applicants are required to display a credit average from high school and an IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent. Postgraduate applicants are required to display a credit average in their previous degree and have an IELTS of 7.0 or equivalent overall.

Here to Educate
Value: 20% of your total tuition costs

If you’re a new international student wanting to expand your skill set with any of our postgraduate Education courses, you have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship that will cover 20 per cent of your total course tuition.

  • Eligibility criteria
    Undergraduate and postgraduate international students must maintain a full-time study load, 1 EFTSL over a 12-month study period, to maintain their scholarship. Scholarship applicable on tuition fee only and on first attempt subjects. Full price charged on retake subjects if previously failed. Scholarship may not be eligible for any course changes during the duration of study.

Japanese Undergraduate Health Science
Value: 20% of your total tuition costs

Do you have a certified passport from Japan? Are you planning to study one of our Diploma or Bachelor of Health Science courses at Torrens University Australia? If so, you have the chance to take advantage of a scholarship that will cover 20 per cent of your total course tuition.

  • Eligibility criteria
    Applicable to new Japanese applicants only, who will be commencing their studies in 2021 or 2022. Undergraduate and postgraduate international students must maintain a full-time study load, 1 EFTSL over a 12-month study period, to maintain their scholarship. Scholarship applicable on tuition fee only and on first attempt subjects. Full price charged on retake subjects if previously failed. Scholarship may not be eligible for any course changes during the duration of study.

Asia & Greater China Business & Health Merit Scholarship
Value: 20% of your total tuition costs

If you are from Asia or Greater China and are planning to combine an English language course with one of our Business or Health degrees, you have the opportunity to apply for this regional scholarship. It will cover 20 per cent of your total course tuition.

  • Eligibility criteria
    Regional scholarships are provided based on new international students’ passports. Undergraduate students need to display a credit average from high school, and postgraduate students need to display a credit average in a previous degree. Undergraduate and postgraduate international students must maintain a full-time study load, 1 EFTSL over a 12-month study period, to maintain their scholarship. The scholarship is applicable on tuition fee only and on first attempt subjects. Full price charged on retake subjects if previously failed. The scholarship may not be eligible for any course changes during the duration of study.

Americas & European Health Scholarship
Value: 15% of your total tuition costs

Does your passport say you’re from Latin America or Europe? If so, you have the chance to take advantage of this scholarship, which gives you 15 per cent off your total course tuition when you start studying Health at Torrens University Australia.

  • Eligibility criteria
    Regional scholarships are provided based on new international students’ passports. Undergraduate and postgraduate international students must maintain a full-time study load, 1 EFTSL over a 12-month study period, to maintain their scholarship. Scholarship applicable on tuition fee only and on first attempt subjects. Full price charged on retake subjects if previously failed. Scholarship may not be eligible for any course changes during the duration of study.

Middle East & Africa Youth Opportunity
Value: 15% of your total tuition costs for Business, Health or Design courses

Students holding a certified passport from the Middle East or Africa can apply for a scholarship that covers 15 per cent of your total course tuition. You have to be planning to study Business, Health or Design at Torrens University Australia to be in the running.

  • Eligibility criteria
    Regional scholarships are provided based on new international students’ passports. Africa Scholarship is only applicable to new applications received from 1 July 2020 onwards. Undergraduate and postgraduate international students must maintain a full-time study load, 1 EFTSL over a 12-month study period, to maintain their scholarship. Scholarship applicable on tuition fee only and on first attempt subjects. Full price charged on retake subjects if previously failed. Scholarship may not be eligible for any course changes during the duration of study.

Sri Lankan Offshore Business Scholarship
Value: 15% of your total tuition costs

If your certified passport says you’re from Sri Lanka and you want to study Business at Torrens University Australia offshore, you should consider applying for this scholarship. It will pay for 15 per cent of your total course tuition.

  • Eligibility criteria
    Applicable to offshore Sri Lankan applicants only. Undergraduate and postgraduate international students must maintain a full-time study load, 1 EFTSL over a 12-month study period, to maintain their scholarship. Scholarship applicable on tuition fee only and on first attempt subjects. Full price charged on retake subjects if previously failed. Scholarship may not be eligible for any course changes during the duration of study.

Alternative Study Path Scholarship
Value: 15% of your total tuition costs

There’s more than one path to university. As an international student in Australia, you may be eligible for the Alternative Study Path Scholarship if you have completed studies onshore, or if you are in Australia and in the process of applying for a student visa. This scholarship covers 15 per cent of your total course tuition.

  • Eligibility criteria
    As an international student in Australia, you may be eligible if you have completed an onshore English language program, Australian Year 12, a vocational program or six months of higher education study (unless a release from your current registered provider is obtained, or you may be in the process of applying for a Student Visa onshore in Australia). Undergraduate and postgraduate international students must maintain a full-time study load, 1 EFTSL over a 12-month study period, to maintain their scholarship. Scholarship applicable on tuition fee only and on first attempt subjects only. Full price charged on retake subjects if previously failed. Scholarship may not be eligible for any course changes during the duration of study.

African & Subcontinent Health Merit Scholarship
Value: 15% of your total tuition costs

If you’re from Africa or the Subcontinent and are planning to study Health at Torrens University Australia full-time, you have the opportunity to apply for this scholarship. It will cover 15 per cent of your total course tuition.

  • Eligibility criteria
    Undergraduate and postgraduate international students must maintain a full-time study load, 1 EFTSL over a 12-month study period, to maintain their scholarship. Scholarship applicable on tuition fee only and on first attempt subjects. Full price charged on retake subjects if previously failed. Scholarship may not be eligible for any course changes during the duration of study. Students must display an IELTS (or equivalent) 6.5 overall band above the entry requirements and display a minimum of a credit average in previous studies completed (for undergraduate students this refers to previous high school studies, and for postgraduate students this refers to a previous bachelor degree). Scholarship is for new international students commencing their studies in 2021 or 2022.

Application criteria

New international students may be eligible for a scholarship depending on which intake that they commence in, their country of citizenship and the course that they are applying for. Read further into the eligibility criteria of your chosen scholarship for more information.

How to apply

Students must meet eligibility requirements and complete an application form. Please read all of the information in the application form, including the selection criteria and requirements for shortlisted applicants before completing this application. The information provided will be used to select recipients.

Application dates

Start date: 1 January 2021

Scholarship applications due: 30 December 2022

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Application form
Please read all of the information in the application form, including the selection criteria and requirements for shortlisted applicants before completing this application. The information provided will be used to select recipients.
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