GSHSS International Scholarship and Bursary

This scholarship offers 25 or 50 per cent fee remission, or a $5000 bursary, to a select group of high ranking international students in recognition of their excellent academic results, supporting them to undertake a graduate coursework degree at the GSHSS.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

Single payment
Fee remission
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

International student

Total value

25 or 50% fee remission

Applicable study areas

Historical, philosophical, political and social studies; Language, literature and cultural studies

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 16

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • have applied to a graduate coursework program at the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences by 31 Oct for Semester 1 and 31 March for Semester 2.
    • be a citizen of India, Japan, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Vietnam, or Thailand

    Selection criteria

    Selection is based on academic merit and scholarships are allocated on a competitive basis.

  • Application process

    No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award for Semester 1 entry if you applied to a GSHSS degree by 31 October; or for Semester 2 entry if you apply to a GSHSS degree by 31 March.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Successful applicants will be notified with a scholarship letter of offer prior to the acceptance date of the applicable graduate coursework program.

What are the benefits?

Fee remission of 25 or 50 per cent for the duration of the course, or a one-off bursary of $5000.

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