Get some support for your academic journey.

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We know how hard you’ve worked to get this far. If you have a strong academic record, you may be eligible for one of our scholarships for UNSW Diploma and Foundation Studies Programs – offering some extra support with funding your pathway into UNSW Sydney. 

* UNSW College Scholarship applications are currently on hold until further notice. To enquire, please contact our scholarships team.

Applications are still welcomed for scholarships offered by UNSW to outstanding UNSW College students please refer to each individual scholarship below for further information.

UNSW Pathway Scholarships

If you are a high-achieving international student, you can receive funding towards your Foundation Studies or Diploma Program at UNSW College.

Everyone is eligible for UNSW Pathway Scholarship consideration; there is no separate application. If you apply for the Standard, Standard Plus or Extended Foundation Studies or a UNSW Diploma program, you are automatically in the running, based on your academic results. The UNSW College Admissions team will assess each application and scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit.

If successful, your scholarship details will be included in your offer pack. The value awarded will depend on your level of academic achievement so far.

Note: UNSW College reserves the right to, at any time, remove scholarships, reduce the value of individual scholarships, or cease its offering of scholarships to eligible students without prior notice. 

UNSW College Academic Award

If you successfully complete a UNSW Foundation Studies Program and will progress to study a UNSW degree, you may be eligible for a one-year scholarship. 

To be eligible, students must be international students (not permanent residents of Australia); be completing a UNSW Foundation Studies program and have applied and received an offer for an eligible UNSW program.  

Value: Up to A$10,000 

Ross Woodham Scholarships 

If you excelled in your Foundation Studies Program, and will go on to study a degree at UNSW, you may be eligible for a Ross Woodham Scholarship. 

This prestigious award is awarded to students who achieve academic success during their Foundation Studies program. 

Value: Up to A$10,000 

UNSW Sydney International Student Award

If you start a UNSW Diploma Program in 2022 or 2023, you could be eligible to receive a 15% contribution towards your tuition fees, for the duration of your studies at UNSW.

This award is available to students from eligible countries who are starting their UNSW Diploma studies in Terms 1, 2 & 3 2022 or 2023.  To apply for the UNSW International Student Award applicants must submit a personal statement of no more than 500 words outlining their reasons to study the proposed program at UNSW.

Accepting your offer 

If you’ve received a scholarship offer along with your program offer letter, all you have to do is accept the offer to study with us – it could not be simpler. However, if you take too long to accept your offer and our scholarship quotas have been reached, you may be required to pay full fees.  

Accept your offer as soon as possible to avoid missing out! 

Want to learn more? 

You can speak to one of our recruitment team, or your education agent if you want to find out more about UNSW College's scholarship options.