Scholarships for international students

The University of Sydney has many scholarships available for international students. There are also scholarships that are funded by the government and various industries. Because of the variety of scholarships on offer, the eligibility criteria for each of them are different. Please read through the conditions of the scholarships thoroughly before applying.

Check the information about scholarships on Now Open regularly as many of these are open to international students. There are also Literary Prizes that may be available for application.

It may also be worthwhile researching scholarship opportunities in your own countries. There may be industries or government schemes that may be useful for your study at the University of Sydney.

There is no limit to the number of scholarships that you can apply for. We encourage you to put in an application for all scholarships that you may be eligible for!


The different categories of scholarships available for international students are:


For further information on international scholarships, you may also find it helpful to look at the information provided by the University's International Scholarships Development Office. Its website groups the scholarships by geographic region, so you can easily search for the ones that will be relevant to you, based on your country of origin.


We wish you all the best and hope you will be able to join us in the University of Sydney!