Externally-funded scholarships

External organisations offer scholarships for tertiary students throughout the year.

Before you view external scholarships available, please note:

  • the following information is listed at the request of the external organisations
  • we try to ensure these opportunities are legitimate but we don’t endorse any of the organisations or information listed
  • you are responsible for making your own enquiries prior to submission of an application or contact with any external organisation.

A Better Florist Scholarship

Available for: current undergraduate students

Value: up to $4000

How to apply: A Better Florist Scholarship

Adore Beauty Makeup Artist Scholarship

Available for: students studying Certificate III or higher in make-up artistry, beauty therapy, hairdressing or an equivalent course

Value: $1000

How to apply: Adore Beauty Makeup Artist Scholarship

APS College of Clinical Psychologists Research Grant Award

Available for: postgraduate research students studying clinical psychology

Eligibility: academic achievement

Value: $3000 towards the implementation of the proposed research project

How to apply: APS College of Clinical Psychologists Research Grant Award

Aqua Vista Glass Scholarship

Available for: undergraduate and postgraduate students studying education with a focus on physical education

Value: $2000

How to apply: Aqua Vista Glass Scholarship

Arthritis & Osteoporosis Victoria PhD Scholarship Scheme

Available for: postgraduate research students studying musculoskeletal health

Eligibility: academic achievement, research, course specific

Value: $30,000 per annum, maximum 3 years

How to apply: Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria PhD Scholarship Scheme

Ashbury Cosmetics Future Leaders Scholarship

Available for: current students studying health, medicine or cosmetics related courses at TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate level

Eligibility: Australian citizen or permanent resident

Value: $1000

How to apply: Ashbury Cosmetics Future Leaders Scholarship

Australian College of Nursing (ACN) scholarships & grants

Available for: current students studying nursing, midwifery, medicine, allied health, aboriginal health work, dentistry, working nurses and midwives

How to apply: Australian College of Nursing

Australian Computer Society (ACS) scholarships

Available for: current students and mature-age students studying accounting and finance, business and management, engineering, information technology, marketing and communications

Eligibility: academic achievement

How to apply: Australian Computer Society scholarships

Australian Dentists Clinic

Available for: Degree and Diploma students studying a medical or health related course

Value: $1000

How to apply:  Australian Dentists Clinic

Australian Ethical

Available for: Current students, higher education level

Value: $2000

How to apply:  Australian Ethical

Australian German Association

Available for: Undergraduate and Postgraduate students studying business, law, science, engineering, technology, medicine, political studies or arts

Eligibility: Under 35 years of age

Value: $6000

How to apply:  Australian German Association

Australian Help

Available for: undergraduate students

Eligibility: Australian citizen or permanent resident

Value: various

How to apply: Australian Help Scholarships or Writing Contest

Australian Psychological Society

Study area: clinical psychology

Value: $3000

ApplyAustralian Psychological Society

Australian Veterans' Children Assistance Trust scholarships

Available for: current undergraduate students and mature-age students

Eligibility: academic achievement, veteran’s children and grandchildren

How to apply: Australian Veterans' Children Assistance Trust scholarships

AutoGuru

Available for: full time marketing, business and/or technologies students

Value: $2000

How to applyAutoGuru

Bayside Psychotherapy Scholarship

Available for: current students studying psychology, counselling, social work, allied health

Value: $500 plus up to half-day mentorship and experience in the operation, management and provision of services in a clinical environment

How to apply: Bayside Psychotherapy Scholarship

BedsOnline Scholarship

Available for: current TAFE students

Eligibility: minimum ATAR of 80, demonstrated financial hardship, community involvement

Value: $1500

How to apply: BedsOnline Scholarship

Bendigo & Adelaide Bank scholarships

Available for: undergraduate commencing students from a rural or regional location

Eligibility: academically outstanding but disadvantaged students

Value: $5000

How to apply: Bendigo and Adelaide Bank scholarships

Bizify Indigenous & Minority Business Scholarship

Available for: bachelor and masters students studying business and accounting

Eligibility: Indigenous students

Value: $4000 scholarship grant

How to apply: Bizify Indigenous and Minority Business Scholarship

Bizify's Startup Future Scholarship

Available for: bachelor and masters students studying business and accounting

Value: assistance in starting and growing your business

How to apply: Bizify's Startup Future Scholarship

Brosa Online Retailing Scholarship

Available for: current students studying marketing, business, information technology, computer science, digital design

Value: $1000 plus business advice

How to apply: Brosa Online Retailing Scholarship

Cambridge Australia scholarships

Available for: PhD, coursework and masters students, mature-age students

Eligibility: academic achievement

Value: Masters or PhD study at University of Cambridge

How to apply: Cambridge Australia scholarships

CFA Program Awareness Scholarship

Available for: current students studying: Bachelor of Commerce (Applied Finance), Bachelor of Commerce (Applied Finance) / Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Laws (Honours) / Bachelor of Commerce (Applied Finance)

Eligibility: academic achievement, work experience

Value: CFA Program enrolment fee and reduction of exam registration fee

How to apply: CFA Program Awareness Scholarship

Department of Education and Training

Available for: various Study area(s): Early Childhood, Education, Childcare

Value: up to $5000

How to apply: Victoria State Government Education and Training

Department of Justice & Regulation Disability Scholarship Program

Available for: all Higher Education students studying law, criminology, psychology, social work or other justice-related courses

Eligibility: in Victoria, have a disability

How to apply: Department of Justice and Regulation Scholarship Program

Department of Veterans' Affairs – Long Tan Bursary

Available for: all undergraduate and postgraduate students

Eligibility: academic achievement, child of an Australian Vietnam veteran

How to apply: Long Tan Bursary

Early Childhood scholarships

Available for: current and mature-age early childhood/education students

Eligibility: working in the education industry, Australian citizen or permanent resident

Value: varies depending on the qualification

How to apply: Early Childhood scholarships

East-West Centre scholarships & fellowships

Available for: all postgraduate research students

Eligibility: Australia citizen or permanent residency

How to apply: East-West Centre scholarships & fellowships

Elite Editing Thesis Write-up Scholarship

Available for: postgraduate research students (Masters or PhD)

Eligibility: writing a thesis

How to apply: Elite Editing Thesis Write-up Scholarship

FoodStorm Scholarship for Catering & Technological Innovation

Available for: students studying hospitality/catering related courses and software development

Value: $2000

How to apply: FoodStorm Scholarship for Catering & Technological Innovation

French Travel Connection

Available for: all students studying tourism, hospitality, commerce, e-commerce and marketing

Eligibility: Australian citizen or permanent resident

Value: Up to $2000 in work experience training, plus the opportunity of one week’s work at the Entire Travel Office (French Travel parent brand)

How to apply: French Travel Connection

goguide Online Innovation Scholarship

Available for: current undergraduate, postgraduate and research students studying marketing, business, information technology, digital design

Value: $1000

How to apply: goguide Online Innovation Scholarship

Gumtree

Available for: current undergraduate and postgraduate students studying business

Eligibility: Australian residents, 18 years of age.

Value: $1500

How to apply: Gumtree

Haka Tours Scholarship

Available for: all students

How to apply: Haka Tours Scholarship

The Henry Carus & Associates Visionary Scholarship

Available for: all high school or university students studying law

Value: $500

How to apply: The Henry Carus & Associates Visionary Scholarship

Hipages

Available for: full-time female bachelor and masters students in science, technology, engineering or maths

Value: $5000

How to apply: hipages scholarships for STEM students

Huset Furniture Scholarship

Available for: all students studying marketing, business, information technology, digital design, internet business-related fields

Value: $1500

How to apply: Huset Furniture Scholarship

IBISWorld

Available for: current students, undergraduate and postgraduate, in finance, business and/or economics

Eligibility: Australian citizen or permanent resident

How to apply: IbisWorld

Indigenous scholarships

Available for: all Indigenous students

Eligibility: Indigenous

How to apply: Indigenous Scholarships

Infinity Technology

Available for: current bachelor and masters students studying business, marketing, information technology, e-marketing

Eligibility: academic achievement, Australian citizen or permanent resident

Value: $2000 plus work experience

How to apply: Infinity Technology

International Centre for Cosmetic Medicine’s Future Leaders Scholarship

Available for: all students studying medicine or health subjects

Eligibility: academic achievement, Australian citizen or permanent resident

Value: $2000

How to apply: International Centre for Cosmetic Medicine’s Future Leaders

The International Institute of Technology (IIT)

Available for: all current finance students

Value: $2000

How to apply: The International Institute of Technology (IIT)

Inspiro

Available for: residents living in the Shire of Yarra Ranges enrolled in nursing, medicine, allied health or health science

Value: up to $3000

How to apply: Inspiro Tertiary Health Scholarships

Larsen Jewellery

Available for: Jewellery, design and visual art students

Value: $1000

Eligibility: Australian citizens and permanent residents 

How to apply: Larsen Jewellery Design Scholarship Program

Law Tap

Available for: current students studying law and technology

Eligibility: Australian citizen or permanent resident

Value: $2000

How to apply: Law Tap

Little Learning School

Available for: undergraduate students studying commerce, e-commerce, marketing or childcare management

Eligibility: Australian citizen or permanent resident

Value: $2000 plus full-time work opportunity

How to apply: Little Learning School

Local Digital Scholarship for Digital Marketing

Available for: all full-time students studying marketing, business, information technology, computer science, digital design

Value: $1000

How to apply: Local Digital Scholarship for Digital Marketing

Maisie Fawcett Scholarship

Available for: all current VU postgraduate students to undertake a graduate coursework degree at the University of Melbourne

Eligibility: academic achievement

Value: $5000

How to apply: Maisie Fawcett Scholarship

Masdar Institute

Available for: all current postgraduate students studying engineering

How to apply: Masdar Institute

McDonalds Charlie Bell Scholarship

Available for: undergraduate and postgraduate students

Eligibility: Australian citizen or permanent resident, employee of McDonalds or its franchisee

Value: up to $15,000

How to apply: McDonalds Charlie Bell Scholarship

MEDIQ Financial Scholarship & International Internship

Available for: current undergraduate and postgraduate accounting, finance or financial planning students

Eligibility: completed the first year of study

How to apply: MEDIQ Financial Scholarship & International Internship

Medshop Australia

Available for: current full-time medical/healthcare students

Value: up to $5000

How to apply: Medshop Australia

Menzies Foundation

Available for: current postgraduate and research students studying allied health science, engineering, law

Eligibility: academic achievement, Australian citizen or permanent resident

Value: up to $80,000

How to apply: Menzies Foundation

Moisson Lawyers

Available for: current undergraduate law students

Eligibility: Australian citizen or permanent resident, over 18 years old

Value: $1500

How to apply: Moisson Lawyers

Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute

Available for: postgraduate research students conducting Motor Neurone Disease research

How to apply: Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute

Museums Victoria

Available for: honours, masters, PhD research students undertaking research involving Museums Victoria Collections.Value: $500 - $1500

How to applyMuseums Victoria

Nurses Memorial Centre

Available for: current postgraduate students studying nursing and midwifery

How to apply: Nurses Memorial Centre

Our World Underwater Scholarship Society

Available for: current and mature-age undergraduate students

Eligibility: academic achievement, rescue diver, age 21-26, Australian citizen

How to apply: Our World Underwater Scholarship Society

Personal Branding Scholarship

Available for: all current TAFE and undergraduate students

Eligibility: Australian citizen or permanent resident

Value: $2000 plus 1-1 tuition to assist launching your personal website

How to apply: Personal Branding Scholarship

The Pinnacle Foundation

Available for: high school and tertiary education students

Eligibility: LGBTIQ students, age 16-24, Australian citizen or permanent resident, academic achievement

How to apply: The Pinnacle Foundation

RAAF Women's Association

Available for: all students

Eligibility: family member was or is in RAAF

How to apply: phone +61 2 6251 1994

Rapid Finance

Available for: current students over 18 years old, studying commerce, business and financial fields

Value: $2000

How to applyRapid Finance

Real Insurance

Available for: full-time certificate, diploma, degree students studying business, finance, medicine and healthcare

Eligibility: Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident, over 18 years of age

Value: $2000

Apply: Real Insurance

Rose Lawyers

Available for: undergraduate law students, 18+ years, Australian citizen or permanent resident

Value: $2,000

How to applyRose Lawyers

Royal Flying Doctor Service

Study area(s): First year nursing and allied health students

Value: $2500

How to applyRoyal Flying Doctor Service

Rural Allied Health Postgraduate Scholarship Program

Available for: current postgraduate students working in allied health oncology

Value: varies dependent on level of qualification

How to apply: Rural Allied Health Postgraduate Scholarship Program

Savvy Finance & Insurance

Available for: undergraduate students

Value: $5000

How to apply: Savvy Scholarship

Services for Australian Rural & Remote Allied Health (SARRAH) – Clinical Psychology Scholarship (CPS)

Available for: current postgraduate and research students studying clinical psychology

Value: $30,000

How to apply: SARRAH – Clinical Psychology Scholarship

Services for Australian Rural & Remote Allied Health (SARRAH) – Continuing Professional Development

Available for: students working in the health industry

How to apply: SARRAH – continuing professional development

Services for Australian Rural & Remote Allied Health (SARRAH) – Nursing & Allied Health Scholarship & Support Scheme

Available for: high school students, current undergraduate students studying health

How to apply: SARRAH – undergraduate entry level

SolidEssay

Available for: undergraduate and postgraduate

Value: $400 - $1000

How to apply: SolidEssay

Sugar Research Institute Scholarship (SRIS)

Available for: penultimate year students, current students, domestic students studying undergraduate engineering (chemical, mechanical, process and electrical), science or technical degree

Eligibility: academic achievement

Value: $7500 + paid work placement + living away from home allowance

How to apply: Sugar Research Institute Scholarship

Tahiti Travel Marketing of Excellence Scholarship

Available for: current undergraduate and postgraduate students studying tourism, hospitality, commerce, marketing

How to apply: Tahiti Travel Marketing of Excellence Scholarship

Tertiary Scholarship Fund

Available for: current students, research students and international students studying at undergraduate (second year and above) and postgraduate level, studying tourism, hospitality, commerce, marketing, e-commerce

Eligibility: academic achievement

Value: $13,000

How to apply: Tertiary Scholarship Fund

Training.com.au

Available for: current nursing students at undergraduate and postgraduate level

Value: $1000

How to apply: Training.com.au nursing scholarship

Victoria University Sports Camp

Available for: high school students and tertiary students studying physical education, exercise science, human movement, sports coaching

How to apply: Victoria University Sports Camp

Victorian Cancer Agency

Available for: postgraduate research students studying health

Eligibility: applicants must undertake part of their research in the Olivia Newton-John Centre

How to apply: Victorian Cancer Agency

Victorian Environmental Assessment Council

Available for: current students, studying honours, masters or PhD research in natural sciences, humanities and social sciences, economics, law and politics

Eligibility: projects must relate to public land in Victoria, which includes terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments

Value: $500-$2500

How to apply: return the VEAC application form to veac@delwp.vic.gov.au

Victorian Healthcare Association

Available for: current postgraduate students studying oncology allied health

How to apply: Victorian Healthcare Association

Vision Australia further education bursary

Available for: certificate IV or higher students

Eligibility: blind or have low vision

How to apply: Vision Australia further education bursary

Walter Mangold Study Abroad Scholarships

Available for: modern language undergraduate students

Eligibility: academic achievement, linguistic potential, resident of Timor-Leste

How to apply: Walter Mangold Study Abroad Scholarships

Websites ‘N’ More

Study level: full-time undergraduate students studying web design, web development or digital marketing

Eligibility: 18-25 years of age, minimum ATAR of 75 or equivalent

Value: $1000

How to applyWebsites 'n more

Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists

Available for: current postgraduate students studying science, economics, geography, philosophy, law or engineering

Value: master class expenses covered

How to apply: Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists

Zonta International – Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Available for: undergraduate, masters students studying business or management

Eligibility: women

Value: USD $1000

How to apply: Zonta International – Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship