University of Wollongong Scholarship for International Students in Australia, 2016


Deadline: October 17, 2016

The University of Wollongong, Australia calls for applications for Higher Degree Research (HDR) scholarships 2016-2017 open to domestic and international students.

The scholarship aims to provide professional and efficient service to students and staff on all Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidature matters, including orientation, enrollment, and re-enrolment, leave.

The University of Wollongong is a University of international standing with an enviable record of achievement in teaching and research. It is conveniently located in one of the most beautiful settings in Australia, just an hour’s drive south of Australia’s largest city, Sydney.

Students and staff at Wollongong come from diverse backgrounds, many from overseas. They share a culture that respects openness, inclusiveness, collegiality and diversity. The university is proud of its talented, motivated and energetic staff – many of whom are leaders in their field nationally and internationally. The university provides a real focus on the student experience and understands that each student comes with an individual dream: to learn about and reach beyond their field of interest; to explore many different experiences that will help them choose their future directions; and also to meet others and enjoy a very special time in their lives.

The University of Wollongong will continue to explore, develop and use human and technological capacity for the benefit of its region, the nation and the international community.

Since its establishment, the university has conferred more than 100,000 degrees, diplomas and certificates. Its students, originally predominantly from the local region, are now from over 140 countries, with international students accounting for more than 30 percent of total.


All students are required to meet the UOW English language requirement for their course. Results in major international tests are accepted, including IELTS, TOEFL, Pearsons and Cambridge.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing a research program.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study all the subjects offered by the university.

Worth of Award

  • University Postgraduate Award (UPA): Stipend for 2015: $25,849 non-taxable
  • International Postgraduate Tuition Award (IPTA): Awards cover full tuition costs for international students for up to 4.5 years.


  • Applicants must have bachelor’s degree with First Class Honours or equivalent results.
  • Both domestic and international students can apply for these scholarships.

How to Apply

Complete and submit an application for Higher Degree Research online. In order to submit your application, you will be required to attach supporting documentation, including your certificate of English proficiency (if applicable) and academic qualifications obtained or currently being undertaken.

Deadline: The application deadline is for the autumn session is 17th October 2016.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details and application procedure.

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