Global Excellence Scholarship Update 2024/25

The University of Western Australia is offering scholarships to high-achieving international students worldwide.


This scholarship is available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students applying for specific courses at the University.

Read on to learn what the Global Excellence Scholarship opportunity entails.

About the Study Program in Australia 2024

For undergraduate students commencing eligible courses in 2024, scholarships can reach up to AUD$48,000 over four years or AUD$36,000 over three years. 


Global Excellence Scholarship

Postgraduate students starting eligible courses in 2024 can receive up to AUD$24,000 over two years.

The final Global Excellence Award will be assessed by Admissions based on the submission of academic transcripts.

Check the ATAR/WAM information below to confirm your eligibility.

Global Excellence Award Details

The Global Excellence Scholarship is an annual tuition fee discount for the standard full-time duration of the awardee’s course, as specified in their letter of offer.

The scholarship value is determined by the applicant’s equivalent Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or UWA weighted average mark (WAM).

Undergraduate 2024 Scholarship Values:

  • ATAR 98.00+: Up to AUD$48,000
  • ATAR 90.00 – 97.95: Up to AUD$36,000.
  • ATAR 85.00 – 89.95: Up to AUD$24,000

Postgraduate 2024 Scholarship Values:

  • WAM 85.00+: Up to AUD$24,000
  • WAM 75.00 – 84.99: Up to AUD$18,000
  • WAM 65.00 – 74.99: Up to AUD$12,000

International Qualification Conversion

Explore additional international qualification conversions and region-specific flyers to determine eligibility.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • General eligibility: Students from all countries are eligible if they have received an offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate course at The University of Western Australia and achieved a minimum ATAR 85.00 or WAM 65.00.
  • Approved International Academic Pathway: For students in an Articulation Program, a WAM equivalent of more than 75.00 is required.


  • Some exclusions apply for specific programs, such as Assured Pathway to Medicine and Assured Pathway to Dental Medicine for undergraduates, and certain postgraduate degrees including Juris Doctor, Doctor of Medicine.

Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s (CBM) Eligibility

All CBM degrees are eligible, with varying scholarship amounts based on WAM.

For example, eligible students in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Science may receive up to $60,000 over 5 years.

How to Apply for Global Excellence

The scholarship is automatically awarded based on ATAR/WAM requirements. Apply Now


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