Griffith University is committed to delivering a remarkable experience and is conscious that several academically outstanding students require some financial assistance to fulfill their dreams. With this thought, international students are awarded a generous range of Griffith University scholarships to pursue their chosen undergraduate, postgraduate, research, and pathway programs.
Every year, the university adds new scholarship opportunities to its existing long list of internal scholarship programs. In the academic session 2018-2019, the university awarded 813 Griffith scholarships, an increase of 68 scholarships compared to 2017-2018.
Along with Griffith University scholarships, international students, on an Australian student visa, are also welcome to choose external scholarships like Australian Awards, AGRTP, etc. These scholarships will not only cover the recipient’s Griffith program tuition fees but also their housing and traveling expenses in Australia. Applicants are encouraged to explore all the suitable internal and external scholarships available at Griffith University.
Like every other international institution, Griffith University has also designed a specific set of scholarships which are awarded to students throughout the year, be it at the time of admission or during the program.
With a wide array of Griffith University scholarships, international students can easily pursue bachelor, masters, and doctoral programs at Griffith. Students are awarded both general and faculty-based scholarships at Griffith University. At present, the university offers around 800+ internal scholarship programs its incoming and continuing students.
Applicants will notice that majority of Griffith scholarships for international students are based on auto-consideration. Since admission applications will be reviewed for the award, the eligibility requirements for such scholarships are the same as the entry requirements:
|Scholarship||Level of Study||Benefits||Minimum Eligibility||Application System|
|Griffith Remarkable Scholarship||Undergraduate/postgraduate||50% of UG tuition fees||UG admission requirement: 77% or higher in best 4 subjects||Online application before April 7, 2020|
|Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science Scholarship||Undergraduate||Up to 20,000 AUD||Admission requirements:70% or higher in best 4 subjects;IELTS 7.0 or equivalent||Auto-consideration|
|International Student Excellence Scholarship – Undergraduate with Advanced Standing||Undergraduate||25% tuition fees||No specific requirements||Online form before August 7, 2020|
|International Student Postgraduate Scholarship- South Asia||Postgraduate||10% tuition fees||Fulfillment of admission PG requirements||Online form before August 7, 2020|
|Bachelor of Medical Science Scholarship||Undergraduate||10,000 AUD||High school overall grade average of 92% in best 4 subjects; IELTS 7.0 or equivalent test||Auto-consideration|
|International Students Excellence Scholarship- Postgraduate Coursework||Postgraduate||25% tuition fees||Minimum GPA in prior UG studies of 3.0/4.0 or 5.5/7.0||Online form before August 7, 2020|
|Master of Pharmacy Scholarships||Postgraduate||30,000 AUD||Minimum UG GPA of 5.0/7.0; IELTS 7.0 or equivalent||Auto-consideration|
|Griffith Research Scholarship||Doctoral or research degree||Tuition fee, thesis allowance & living expenses||No specific requirements||Online Application|
As mentioned earlier, several internal scholarships at Griffith University are admission-based and do not require a separate application form. However, this is not the case with all Griffith University scholarships.
For Griffith University scholarships requiring a separate scholarship form, the application process is the same and quite straightforward. Students just have to complete the asked steps, which will take not more than 15 minutes of their time. (Ensure you have all the supporting documents handy)
Application process for Griffith Scholarships is a five-step procedure that is explained below:
International students must complete this entire process, to be considered for eligible Griffith University scholarships. The university has a common deadline for all internal scholarships with separate applications. The upcoming deadline is August 7, 2020 (for Trimester 3).
Along with several Griffith University scholarships, international students with an opportunity to secure financial assistance via external scholarship programs.
Here students can opt for scholarships awarded by in their own country by the government or Trust. For instance, Indian students planning to study abroad are awarded several scholarships such as JN Tata Endowment Scholarship for Higher Education, National Overseas Scholarship, and many more.
Likewise, they can also go for the scholarships and awards offered by international organizations and the Australian government. Some of these awards are
|Scholarship||Level of Study||Benefits|
|Australian Research Training Program||Master-research & doctoral degree||45,000 AUD|
|Go Clean Scholarship||Undergraduate, graduate & doctoral||3,500 AUD|
|Australian Awards Scholarship||Undergraduate & graduate||Tuition fees, airfare, living expenses|
|FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship||Postgraduate||20,000 USD|
|QS Scholarship||Undergraduate, graduate & doctoral||10,000 USD|
As expected, the eligibility criteria and application processes for these and all other external scholarships at Griffith University vary. Prospective applicant planning to apply for such scholarships to study abroadmust verify the details properly.
Scholarship opportunities in Australia and at Griffith are meant for deserving and needful students. It can be seen that Griffith University scholarships are designed to recognize remarkable international students and their potential to make a positive contribution to Griffith and the Australian community.