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.

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

Certificate & diploma scholarships

BedsOnline Scholarship

Available for: current TAFE students
Eligibility: minimum ATAR of 80, demonstrated financial hardship, community involvement
Value: $1500
How to apply: BedsOnline Scholarship.

Focus on Furniture

Available for: current TAFE students
Eligibility: 18-25 years of age, Australian citizen or permanent resident
Value: $1500
How to apply: Focus on Furniture & Bedding Scholarship.

Bachelor degree scholarships

A Better Florist Scholarship

Available for: current undergraduate students
Value: up to $4000
How to apply: A Better Florist Scholarship.

Adore Beauty: Women in Tech Scholarship

Available for: second and third year students of computer science, as a course or unit
Eligibility: female current students
Value: $2000
How to apply: Adore Beauty Women in Tech Scholarship.

Ausbeds

Available for: recent school leavers or undergraduate students studying business, finance or marketing
Eligibility: 18-25 years of age, permanent resident or Australian citizen
Value: $1500
How to apply: Ausbeds Scholarship.

Australian Business IT Expo

Available for: fulltime bachelor degree students
Eligibility: Enrolled in the Bachelor of Marketing, Business or Information Technology or other studies in the area of marketing, business and technology.
Value: $3000
How to apply: Australian Business and IT scholarship.

Australian Help

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

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.

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.

Butlers Business Lawyers Pty Ltd

Available for: full-time students studying Bachelor of Laws
Eligibility: Australian citizens or permanent residents
Value: $1000
How to apply: Butlers Business Lawyers Pty Ltd.

CFA Program Awareness Scholarship

Available for: current students studying: Bachelor of Commerce (Applied Finance), Bachelor of Commerce (Applied Finance) / Bachelor of Laws
Eligibility: academic achievement, work experience
Value: CFA Program enrolment fee and reduction of exam registration fee
How to apply: CFA Program Awareness Scholarship.

Law Council of Australia

Available for: current students
Eligibility: Must identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
Value: $5,500
How to apply: John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship.

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 Scholarship.

Odyssey Traveller

Available for: Second year students and beyond who have successfully completed their first year of study
Eligibility: Must be enrolled full time at an Australian or New Zealand University
Value: $10,000
How to apply: Odyssey Traveller

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.

Rose Lawyers

Available for: undergraduate law students, 18+ years, Australian citizen or permanent resident
Value: $2,000
How to apply: Rose Lawyers Scholarship.

Royal Flying Doctor Service

Study area(s): First year nursing and allied health students
Value: $2500
How to apply: Royal Flying Doctor Service Scholarship.

Rural Bank Limited

Available for: Undergraduates students enrolled in agribusiness studies relating to future contribution of Australian agriculture
Eligibility: First time undergraduate students enrolled in 2018
Value: $5000
How to apply: Rural Bank scholarship

Savvy Finance & Insurance

Available for: undergraduate students
Value:$5000
How to apply: Savvy Scholarship.

Search Factory | Iprospect

Available for: undergraduate business or communications students studying second year or higher in 2018
Eligibility: Australian citizen or permanent resident
Value: $5000
How to apply: Search Factory Scholarship.

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 apply: Websites 'n more Scholarship.

Zonta Club of Bendigo

Available for: Students who have completed Year 12 at a Central Victorian secondary school and have been accepted into a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics
Eligibility: Female, Australian citizen
Value: $750
How to apply: Zonta Awards & Scholarships.

Postgraduate coursework & research scholarships

Anna Matthews OAM Research Scholarship

Available for: postgraduate students whose research will benefit ageing people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
Eligibility: academic achievement; Australian residents or citizens
Value: $20,000 per annum
How to apply: Anna Matthews OAM Research 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.

Arthritis Victoria MOVE PhD Scholarship in Musculoskeletal Health

Available for: PhD students studying musculoskeletal health
Eligibility: Australian citizen or permanent resident; graduated with related degree in last five years
Value: $30,000 per annum, maximum 3 years
How to apply: MOVE muscle, bone & joint health PHD Scholarships.

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.

Data61 PhD Scholarship

Available for: PhD Students who have applied or have already commenced a PhD research program with Victoria University
Eligibility: Hold an Australian bachelor degree with first-class honours, but do not hold a PhD
Value: $15,000
How to apply: Data61 PhD 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.

Fronditha Care

Available for: Postgraduate students
Eligibility: Australian citizens or permanent residents enrolled in or prepared to enrol in a Masters by Research or equivalent course
Value: Up to $20,000
How to apply: Anna Matthews scholarship program

Lowitja Institute & Starlight Children's Foundation

Available for: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PhD students
Value: $40,000 p.a. - $30,000 base stipend plus $10,000 research costs and travel requirements within the project.
How to apply: Lowitja Institute before 31 March 2018.

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.

Masdar Institute

Available for: all current postgraduate students studying engineering
How to apply: Masdar Institute Scholarship.

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 Scholarships.

Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute

Available for: postgraduate research students conducting Motor Neurone Disease research
How to apply: Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute Grants.

Museums Victoria

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

Nurses Memorial Centre

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

SARDI Science Bursary for Aboriginal Students

Available for: Aboriginal students studying or planning to study post-graduate qualifications in agriculture, fisheries or forestry science.
Eligibility: Indigenous students
Value: $1500
How to applySARDI Science Bursary for Aboriginal Students

Victorian Cancer Agency

Available for: PhD students studying health
Eligibility: applicants must undertake part of their research in the Olivia Newton-John Centre
How to apply: Victorian Cancer Agency Scholarships.

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.

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 Scholarships.

Open to a range of study levels

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.

Aurora Education Foundation

Available for: current students/graduates
Eligibility: students/graduates identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander

How to apply: The Aspiration Initiative.

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 scholarships.

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 Ethical

Available for: current students, higher education level
Value: $2000
How to apply: Australian Ethical study grants.

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 fellowship.

Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA)

Available for: current honours, masters & PhD students
Eligibility: Australian citizen or resident
Value: $3000
How to apply: Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association

Australian Psychological Society

Study area: clinical psychology
Value: $3000
How to apply: Australian Psychological Society Scholarship.

Australian Veterans' Children Assistance Trust

Available for: all tertiary students
Value: $3000-$5000
How to applyAustralian Veterans' Children Assistance Trust

AutoGuru

Available for: full time marketing, business and/or technologies students
Value: $2000
How to apply: AutoGuru Scholarship.

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.

Bike Chaser Pty Ltd

Available for: Current students enrolled in a tertiary degree with an ATAR of 80 or equivalent
Eligibility:18- to 25-year-old Australia citizen or permanent residents who are involved in sports as an elite-amateur or high-level athlete
Value: $1000
How to apply: Bike Chaser Scholarship.

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.

Carers Australia

Available for: current carer enrolled in study or wanting to return to study
Eligibility: aged under 25 years
Value: $3000

How to apply: Young Carer Bursary Program.

Choosi

Available for: Various study levels
Eligibility: Fulltime students enrolled in fields related to health and medicine
Value: $5000
How to apply: Choosi Futures Grant Program.

Confucius China Study Plan scholarships

Available for: ‘young leaders’ to tour China; academics to attend conferences or publish in Chinese; PhD students to study in China
Eligibility: non-Chinese citizens; Chinese-language requirements vary
Value: Long-term study: in-China research fund, tuition, accommodation, living allowance and support; short-term study: varies
How to apply: Confucius China Study Plan Scholarships.

Confucius Institute Scholarships

Available for: Chinese-language students, beginner to advanced, to study in China (four weeks, one semester, or one year)
Eligibility: current student, non-Chinese citizen, in good health, 16-35 years old, not part of a previous China exchange, HSK level 1 to 4
Value: tuition, accommodation, and living allowance (CNY2500/month) for One Semester and One Academic Year Scholarships
How to apply: Confucius Institute Scholarships.

DataSauce.com

Available for: current students
Eligibility: Australian citizen, 18-25 years old
Value: $5000
How to apply: DataSource Scholarship.

Department of Education and Training

Available for: students studying early childhood, education or childcare
Value: up to $5000
How to apply: Victoria State Government Education and Training scholarships.

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.

Digital Brief

Available for: 18 to 25 year olds with High School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent
Eligibility: minimum ATAR of 80 or equivalent, demonstrate financial or other hardship with evidence of community involvement
Value: $5500
How to apply: Digital Brief Scholarship.

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.

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.

Forktip Women's Scholarship

Available for: current students (full-time or part-time)
Eligibility: female with at least credit average GPA or equivalent grades
Value: $2000
How to apply: Forktip women's scholarship.

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 Scholarship.

GLOBE Melbourne

Available for: current students or early career professionals within the first three years of their career
Eligibility: people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex
Value: up to $1000
How to apply: GLOBE Melbourne scholarships.

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 Scholarship.

Haka Tours Scholarship

Available for: all students
How to apply: Haka Tours Scholarship.

Harper Finch Lawyers

Available for: current undergraduate and postgraduate students studying law
Eligibility: full-time students
Value: $1000
How to apply: Harper Finch Law Student 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.

House Call Doctor

Available for: undergraduate and postgraduate medical and health students, who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, entering at least second year of study in 2018
Value: $10,000
How to apply: House Call Doctor Indigenous Scholarship.

Houzz

Available for: current undergraduate and graduate students studying architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and construction management
Value: $2000
How to apply: Houzz scholarships.

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 Scholarship.

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 scholarships.

The International Institute of Technology (IIT)

Available for: all current finance students
Value: $2000
How to apply: The International Institute of Technology (IIT) Scholarship.

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

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.

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 Scholarship.

Members Own Health Funds

Available for: full time Marketing students
Value: $2,500
How to apply: Members Own Scholarship Program.

Nicholas Purcell Studio

Available for: undergraduate & postgraduate students
Eligibility: current students enrolled in any creative practice degree
Value: $3,500
How to apply: Nicholas Purcell Studio Scholarship for Creative Practice.

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.

Promotion Products

Available for: current full-time and part-time students
Value: $3000
How to apply: Promotion Products 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.

Rapid Finance

Available for: current students over 18 years old, studying commerce, business and financial fields
Value: $2000
How to apply: Rapid Finance Scholarship.

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 grant.

Snooze

Available for: TAFE and higher education students
Eligibility: Australian citizens or permanent residents aged 18-25 years
How to apply: Snooze.

SolidEssay

Available for: undergraduate and postgraduate
Value: $400 - $1000
How to apply: SolidEssay essay contest.

Sportcap Australia Pty Ltd

Available for: undergraduate or Masters students
Eligibility: Australian citizen or permanent resident with an interest in a fintech-related field
Value: $10,000
How to apply: Fintech Scholarship.

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.

Swift Digital

Available for: university students and graduates from the 2017 academic year
Value: $2,500
How to apply: Swift Digital 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.

TradesmanNow

Available for: current students; TAFE, undergraduate and postgraduate
Eligibility: Australian citizen or permanent resident
Value: $1000
How to apply: TradesMan Now scholarships.

Training.com.au

Available for: current nursing students at undergraduate and postgraduate level
Value: $1000
How to apply: Training.com.au nursing Scholarship.

Transtutors

Study level: all majors
Available for: current students
Eligibility: at least 13 years of age
Value: $1000
How to apply: Transtutors Scholarship.

Veterans' Scholarship Fund

Study level: technical, professional, undergraduate or graduate courses
Available for: fulltime students minimum one-year study (accepted or enrolled), credit or above grade average, to study in Australia (US applicants) or the US (Australian applicants)
Eligibility: honorably discharged post 9/11 veterans in financial need, Australian or US citizens or permanent residents
Value: up to US$40,000
How to apply: Veterans' Scholarship Fund.

Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC)

Available for: Students studying natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, economics, law or politics
Eligibility: Enrolled students undertaking honours, masters or PhD research projects related to public land in Victoria
Value: Up to $2500
How to apply: Bill Borthwick Student Scholarship.

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.

WebContacts

Available for: health science undergraduate and postgraduate students
Eligibility: Australian citizens, full-time current students
Value: $1200
How to apply: WebContacts Scholarship.

World Vision Australia

Available for: Undergraduate and Postgraduate students
Eligibility: Australian citizens or permanent residents enrolled in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences or International Studies
Value: $1000
How to apply: World Vision Scholarships

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.