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Griffith University Scholarships for International Students: Benefits, Eligibility & Application Process

Sugandhi Sood Sugandhi Sood
Study Abroad Expert

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.

  • Approximately 90% of the scholarships were awarded at the time of admission to Griffith University.
  • Deadline for upcoming application-based Griffith University scholarships is August 7, 2020.
  • Griffith Scholarships are majorly awarded as tuition fee waivers/reduction.

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.

Internal Scholarships at Griffith University for International Students

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:

ScholarshipLevel of StudyBenefitsMinimum EligibilityApplication System
Griffith Remarkable ScholarshipUndergraduate/postgraduate50% of UG tuition feesUG admission requirement: 77% or higher in best 4 subjectsOnline application before April 7, 2020
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science ScholarshipUndergraduate Up to 20,000 AUDAdmission requirements:70% or higher in best 4 subjects;IELTS 7.0 or equivalentAuto-consideration
International Student Excellence Scholarship – Undergraduate with Advanced StandingUndergraduate 25% tuition feesNo specific requirements Online form before August 7, 2020
International Student Postgraduate Scholarship- South AsiaPostgraduate10% tuition feesFulfillment of admission PG requirementsOnline form before August 7, 2020
Bachelor of Medical Science ScholarshipUndergraduate10,000 AUDHigh school overall grade average of 92% in best 4 subjects; IELTS 7.0 or equivalent testAuto-consideration
International Students Excellence Scholarship- Postgraduate CourseworkPostgraduate25% tuition feesMinimum GPA in prior UG studies of 3.0/4.0 or 5.5/7.0Online form before August 7, 2020
Master of Pharmacy ScholarshipsPostgraduate30,000 AUDMinimum UG GPA of 5.0/7.0; IELTS 7.0 or equivalentAuto-consideration
Griffith Research ScholarshipDoctoral or research degreeTuition fee, thesis allowance & living expensesNo specific requirementsOnline 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.

How to Apply for Scholarships at Griffith University?

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:

  1. Provide personal details which include your name, DOB, nationality, home address, email and phone number.
  2. Confirm unconditional/conditional admission at Griffith University and the entering Trimester. Also, provide your academic qualifications. Upload the academic transcripts/mark sheets.
  3. Select a Griffith University Scholarship, based on the fulfillment of eligibility criteria.
  4. Submit the relevant student supporting documentation such as acceptance letter, IELTS/TOEFL/PTE score, etc.

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).

External Scholarships at Griffith University for International Students

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

ScholarshipLevel of StudyBenefits
Australian Research Training ProgramMaster-research & doctoral degree45,000 AUD
Go Clean ScholarshipUndergraduate, graduate & doctoral 3,500 AUD
Australian Awards ScholarshipUndergraduate & graduateTuition fees, airfare, living expenses
FINCAD Women in Finance ScholarshipPostgraduate20,000 USD
QS ScholarshipUndergraduate, graduate & doctoral10,000 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.

Scholarships Offered


Griffith University Family Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $661
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 1

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International Student Postgraduate Scholarship- South Asia


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Master
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Griffith Remarkable Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Griffith University Bachelor of Computer Science Program Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $1,994
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Master
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Paul Foundation scholarships


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $20,174
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Diploma
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Master
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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QS Leadership Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Master
  • Number of Scholarships: 1

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Australia Awards Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 1985

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Go Clean Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $3,500
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 1

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Australian Government Research Training Program


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Doctorate
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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VueVille Future Technology Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 1

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JN Tata Endowment Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Doctorate
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Robert S. McNamara Fellowship Program


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $25,000
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Doctorate
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $150
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 3000

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BrokerFish International student scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 1

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Bhajan Lal Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Doctorate
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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