Curtin University Scholarships offer great opportunities to university’s 30,000 students from 150 countries. The scholarships are designed to enhance your learning experiences through academic, financial, and career support, enabling you to graduate with special skills, social and career networks, and a vision for your future. Presently, international students are eligible for more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral scholarships at Curtin University.
Majority of Curtin University scholarships have different eligibility requirements, application procedures, and closing deadlines. However, there are also scholarships where you will be considered based on your admission application to Curtin. This is main valid for bachelor and master scholarships at Curtin. Anyhow, it is recommended that you explore all the scholarship opportunities available.
Coursework scholarships (bachelor and masters program) at Curtin are mainly awarded by each faculty and administered by the university’s scholarship office. Since these scholarships are awarded at the time of admission, their eligibility requirements are similar to the program’s admission requirements.
For academic session 2020-2021, international students are offered 50+ Curtin University scholarships are coursework level. Of those, the details of the few scholarships are tabulated below:
|Scholarship||Level of Study||Benefits||Minimum Eligibility||Application System|
|Curtin International Scholarships- Merit Scholarship||Bachelor/Masters||20% tuition fee reduction; maximum AUD 10,000||Admission requirements of chosen program||No Separate Application|
|Meing Fei Innovative Future leader Scholarship||Bachelor/Masters||20% tuition fee reduction; maximum AUD 10,000||Admission requirements of chosen program||A personal statement|
|Destination Australia||Masters||AUD 15,000 per annum||75% course weighted average; enrolling in Master of Engineering Science Mining/Metallurgy||Online Application|
|MBA International Student Scholarship||Masters||25% tuition fee reduction||Admission in MBA or Advanced MBA program||No Separate application|
|Business Innovation Scholarship||Bachelor||AUD 9,000||Enrolling in Bachelor of Commerce||Online application|
|Master of Management Scholarship||Masters||30% tuition fee reduction||Master of Management applicant with no other scholarship||No Separate application|
Apart from these merit-based scholarships, Curtin University is also offering the 2020-Curtin Housing Scholarship to incoming international students. This is offered to students commencing on-campus housing at the Bentley campus on September 1, 2020.
Doctoral and research scholarships at Curtin are awarded both by the university (individual faculties) and the Australian government. Around 60 Curtin university scholarships are available to international students, enrolling in academic session 2020-2021
While the external scholarships have their own application system, the internal scholarships follow a similar procedure. After verification of eligibility, applicants need to email the concerned authority, expressing interest in the scholarship. The email should include required student supporting documents.
Some of the Curtin University scholarships for doctoral and research students are given in the following table:
|Scholarship||Type of Funding||Benefits||Eligibility||Application|
|Civil and Structural Engineering PhD Scholarship||Internal||Stipend valued AUD 27,082||Degree in civil engineering or related fields; IELTS 6.5/TOEFL 79||Email your expression of interest with required documents|
|Australian Government Research Training Program||Government||AUD 27,596 per annum (2019)||Various factors||Online Application|
|PdD Scholarship in Water Chemistry and Microbiology||Internal||Stipend; AUD 35,000 per annum||UG degree in Environmental science, Chemistry, Microbiology or relevant field||Email including CV, cover letter, transcripts|
|HDR Scholarship Earth Dynamics Research Group||Internal||AUD 28,092 per annum||1st class Honours or MSc in the Earth sciences; relevant experience||Apply via email; attach supporting documents like cover letter, transcripts|
Curtin offers students with scholarship alert services to promote new scholarships and provide advice on opening and closing dates of available scholarships. To register for alerts, students must contact the university. International students, on Australian student visa, must contact Curtin for additional information.
While all the Curtin University scholarships will offer you financial assistance, it is additional opportunities that will give you a unique experience such as leadership development, networking opportunities, community service projects, etc.