Scholarships

Undergraduate and postgraduate coursework scholarships

La Trobe College Excellence Scholarships

Do you have an excellent academic record? Apply for a La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship and receive up to a 25% reduction on your course fees.

La Trobe University values academic excellence. If you are a high-achieving international student and thinking about applying for a full fee paying place in undergraduate or postgraduate study in 2018, your application will also be assessed for eligibility to receive a scholarship for the duration of your intended studies at La Trobe.

The La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship (CES) is a scholarship available to cover tuition fees for high-achieving international students accepted into our undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs. The scholarships are worth between a 15%, 20% and 25% deduction on annual tuition fees for the duration of your studies and are limited in number.

Who is eligible?

You must be a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand and be applying to start an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program in 2018.

See the list of eligible courses in 2018

You must meet our English language and academic entry requirements. You are not eligible if you are starting a Higher Degree by Research, exchange program, Study Abroad program, ELICOS and Foundation Studies program, or Diploma course.

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must:

  • be applying to study a Higher Degree program at any La Trobe campus.
  • meet course prerequisites and have an International Baccalaureate Diploma score of at least 26 or higher (Australian Equivalency), for undergraduate studies.
  • meet course prerequisites and have a weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 65 per cent or higher (Australian Equivalency), for postgraduate coursework studies.

Undergraduate Applicants:

EligibilityScholarship

International Baccalaureate Diploma 26 – 29.99

15% scholarship on annual Fees

International Baccalaureate Diploma 30 – 33.99

20% scholarship on annual Fees

International Baccalaureate Diploma 34 and above (or equivalent)

25% scholarship on annual Fees

Postgraduate Applicants:

Eligibility Scholarship

LTU WAM (or equivalent) of 65 – 69.99

15% scholarship on annual Fees

LTU WAM (or equivalent) of 70 -74.99

20% scholarship on annual Fees

LTU WAM (or equivalent) of 75 and above

25% scholarship on annual Fees

Note:  the full range of scholarships is only available for eligible programs with normal entry requirements below an IBD of 26 or an LTU WAM of 65% and specific eligibility will require a student entry score at least 5 points above the relevant threshold.

How to apply

It’s simple, all you need to do is apply for your course, if your chosen course is eligible to receive the scholarship and you meet the course entry requirements, the Scholarship Team will consider your scholarship eligibility.

Scholarships are limited, apply now!

Once you receive your scholarship award letter (via email), send your scholarship and course offer acceptance letters to your Admissions Case Officer - their details and your acceptance deadline will be in your scholarship award letter.

For further enquiries please contact: intapplication@latrobe.edu.au

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Undergraduate and postgraduate regional campus scholarships (up to $5,000)

These scholarships offer up to $5,000 worth of tuition fees for international students studying undergraduate or postgraduate coursework programs at one of our regional campuses.

Who is eligible?

You must meet the English language and academic requirements for your course, and have an unconditional offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program at one of our regional campuses.

How to apply

Contact your agent or download the scholarship application form [PDF 387KB] and submit to La Trobe International at intapplication@latrobe.edu.au.

Postgraduate research scholarships

Please visit the get a research degree website for information about scholarships, fees and how to apply for a graduate research degree.

Alumni advantage

If you're a La Trobe graduate, you may be eligible for a 10% fee reduction when you apply for a full-fee postgraduate coursework program. See the details on the Alumni Advantage on our Alumni website.

External scholarships

The Australia Awards scheme

This Commonwealth-funded scheme offers scholarship opportunities to international students who want to study in Australia. We host students from the Australia Awards Endeavour Scholarships scheme, which also offers non-qualification based fellowship opportunities. Find out more at the Australia Awards website.

Australia Awards Endeavour Scholarships

These are internationally competitive and merit-based awards that allow citizens from the Asia Pacific, Asia, Middle East, Europe and the Americas to study in Australia. Find out more at the Department of Education and Training.

Postgraduate Research Scholarships for Mexican students

La Trobe partnership with CONACyT (Mexican National Council for Science and Technology) supports high achieving Mexican students accepted and enrolled in Masters and PhD programs at La Trobe. Each year, La Trobe will waive a 25% reduction of the tuition fees for a number of Masters students (up to 2 (two) years tuition) and PhD students (up to 4 (four) years tuition).

CONACyT scholarships cover tuition fees, a stipend and annual support of health cover.

How to Apply

  • Candidates must first apply to La Trobe University and receive an acceptance letter. For details on how to submit an application please go to How to apply.
  • Applicants then need to apply to CONACyT on their website. Calls are open from approximately April – June each year, please confirm 2017 deadlines on this website.​
  • If you have any questions on the CONACYT process, please contact our in country representative in Mexico· Successful l students will r receive a 25% tuition discount for Master and PhD's programs if they are approved for a CONACYT's scholarship.

Questions?

Email: ltiae@latrobe.edu.au

Fellowships

Australia Awards Endeavour Research Fellowships

These fellowships are for students and professionals from countries throughout the Asia Pacific, Asia, Middle East, Europe and the Americas to undertake short-term research or professional development at Australian institutions.

Students on Endeavour Research Fellowships (including Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong and AIEC Research Fellowships) can work towards a Master's degree or PhD with a host institution in Australia for a period of four to six months.

Student on Endeavour Executive Fellowships can undertake a professional development project with a host institution in Australia for a period of one to four months.

Find out more at the Endeavour Fellowship website , and make sure you read the Applicant Guidelines document.

USA to Australia Fellowships

The American Australian Association's Education Fund (AAAEF) gives annual awards to US fellows who want to study in Australia. Find out more at the American Australian Association website.

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