External organisations offer scholarships for tertiary students throughout the year.

Before you view external scholarships available, please note these points:

  • 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.

Scholarships are either offered to specific study levels or are open to all students.

Bachelor degree scholarships

Australian Help

Available for: undergraduate students
Eligibility: Australian citizen or permanent resident
Value: various
How to apply: Australian Help Scholarships

Australian Veterans' Children Assistance Trust scholarships (AVCAT)

Available for: current undergraduate students and mature-age students
Eligibility: academic achievement, veteran’s children and grandchildren
Closing date: 31 October each year
Value: $4000-$6000
How to apply: Australian Veterans' Children Assistance Trust scholarships

BeMo Academic Consulting

Available for: full time pre-medical or medical students in good academic standing
Value: $5000
Closing date: 31 May and 31 October each year
How to apply: The BeMo Diversity Advocacy Scholarship


Available for: current full-time undergraduate students enrolled in any Business, Finance or STEM program. GPA requirements apply
Eligibility: must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of holder of a permanent humanitarian visa who is able to demonstrate financial and/or educational disadvantage
Closing date: 23 August 2023
Value: $5000
How to apply: WeMoney Scholarship

Postgraduate coursework & research 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

Lung Foundation Australia Bill Van Nierop PhD Scholarship in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Available for: PhD students whose research covers clinical, population, laboratory or genetics
Value: $15,000 per year over three years (max $45,000)
How to apply: Lung Foundation Australia Open Research Awards

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

Nurses Memorial Centre

Available for: current postgraduate students studying nursing and midwifery
How to apply: Nurses Memorial Centre

Open to a range of study levels

Anania Jewellers

Available for: Applicants who display an interest and passion for jewellery, design or visual arts.
Eligibility: Applicants must be either accepted, enrolled or in the process of applying to a relevant course or program at an Australian University or TAFE
Value: $7,000
Closes: 30 November 2023
How to apply: Anania Jewellery Scholarship

Chances for Children

Available for: Students who are 24 years old or under
Eligibility: Australian citizens living in north west Victoria or south west New South Wales (LGA applies)
Value: Varies
How to apply: Chances for Children

CIS Australia travel scholarships

Available for: Undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate students
Eligibility: Currently enrolled
Value: Various
How to apply: CIS Australia scholarships and grants


Available for: Current graduate or undergraduate students preferably obtaining marketing, communications, web or design degrees or be obtaining a business marketing, digital marketing or search engine marketing degree
Value: $1000
Closes: 31 December each year
How to apply: Contevo Scholarship

Country Education Foundation

Available for: Students who are able to demonstrate need and have attended school in or currently live in the region covered by your local CEF
Eligibility: 16-25 year olds who are able to demonstrate commitment to achieving their goals
Value: Various
Closes: Check website for local CEF closing dates
How to apply: Country Education Foundation

Department of Veterans' Affairs – Long Tan Bursary

Available for: All undergraduate and postgraduate students
Eligibility: Academic achievement, child of an Australian Vietnam veteran
Closes: 31 October each year
How to apply: Long Tan Bursary

Department of Education & Training

Available for: Current students
Eligibility: Students studying an Early Childhood Education program
How to apply: Early Childhood Scholarships and Incentives Program

Australian Academy of Technological Sciences & Engineering

Available for: Applicants who identify as a woman or non-binary person and enrolling as a domestic student.
Eligibility: Must be planning to undertake a STEM degree, PhD or higher studies to improve business acumen at an Australian University, commencing in 2024.
Closes: 31 August 2023
How to apply: Elevate: Boosting Women in STEM

Graduate Women Victoria Scholarships

Available for: Current enrolled students at a Victorian university or at a Victorian campus of the Australian Catholic University on 31 March of the application year
Eligibility: Australian citizen or Permanent Resident who have overcome or are overcoming disadvantage in the pursuit of your studies.
Value: $3500 - $9000
Closes: 31 March annually
How to apply: Graduate Women Victoria Scholarships

iCare Super

Available for: Current students
Eligibility: Must be studying accounting, business or finance
Value: $3000
Closes: 31 May each year
How to apply: iCare Super

Indigenous scholarships

Available for: All Indigenous students
Eligibility: Indigenous
How to apply: Indigenous scholarships

Jade Finance

Available for: Full-time and part-time students
Eligibility: Must be currently enrolled in and completed 1 year of study at a recognised Australian Tertiary institution or higher education provider
Value: Up to $5000
Closes: 1 November 2023
How to apply: Jade Finance Tertiary Studies Scholarship

John Monash Foundation

Available for: Australian citizens who have completed (or nearly completed) a degree with an Australian University
Eligibility: Must be planning to undertake postgraduate study overseas commencing in the calendar year following the year of application
Value: $75,000
Closes: 14 July 2023
How to apply: The John Monash Scholarship

Larsen Jewellery

Available for: applicants who display an interest and passion for jewellery, design or visual arts
Eligibility: applicants must be either accepted, enrolled or in the process of applying to a relevant course or program at an Australian University or TAFE
Value: $3000
Closes: 30 November 2023
How to apply: Larsen Jewellery Design Scholarship Program

PCL Lawyers

Available for: Domestic students studying a Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor
Eligibility: Must be a law student in your final year or penultimate year of University study with a Minimum Average Weighted Mark (WAM) of 70 or equivalent.
Value: $6000
Closes: 31 May 2023
How to apply: PCL Lawyers Scholarship

RAAF Women's Association

Available for: All students
Eligibility: Family member was or is in RAAF
How to apply: phone +61 2 6251 1994

Real Insurance

Available for: Australian citizens or permanent residents who are 18 years of age or older
Eligibility: Must be full time students enrolled in one of the following areas:- Business, Finance, Medicine, Healthcare, Specialist Healthcare
Value: $5000
Closes: 31 October 2023
How to apply: Real Futures Grant

Royal Flying Doctor Service

Available for: Current full time students who are enrolled in a nursing or allied health discipline.
Eligibility: Australia Citizens or Permanent residents who currently reside or have grown up in regional, rural or remote Victoria
Value: $5000
Closes: 28 April 2023
How to apply: Give Them Wings Scholarship

RSPCA Pet Insurance

Available for: Full-time students studying at an accredited Australian Tertiary Education Institute
Eligibility: Students must be studying in an area that leads to a career as an animal carer or pet health specialist
Value: $5000
Closes: 31 October 2023
How to apply: RSPCA Pet Insurance


Available for: Australian and international students who have completed two years (200 units) of an undergraduate or master's degree
Eligibility: Current students majoring in commerce, banking, marketing, finance, accounting, actuarial studies, economics, business studies, engineering and environmental or climate science.
Value: $2000
Closes: 30 November 2023
How to apply: Savvy Scholarship - The Future of EV's in Australia


Available for: Australian citizens or permanent residents aged 18 years or above.
Eligibility: Current full-time students studying in the field of business including any business-related courses from any Australian institution or IT including design and animation, computing science and games development.
Value: $5000
Closes: 28 May 2023
How to apply: Webjet Australian Student Grant