Scholarships

Future and current students at La Trobe University Sydney Campus can receive scholarships which recognise academic performance and previous relationships with the campus.

La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship (international students only)

If you are a high-achieving international student, you can receive up to a 25% reduction on your annual course fees with the La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship.

To be eligible to for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand
  • Be applying to start an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program at La Trobe University in 2017
  • Meet all academic and English language requirements for your selected course
  • Achieve the required grades as detailed in the table below.

Undergraduate courses

Scholarship AmountRequired Grades

15% reduction in total undergraduate course fees

26–29.99 score in International Baccalaureate Diploma (or equivalent)

20% reduction in total undergraduate course fees

30–33.99 score in International Baccalaureate Diploma (or equivalent)

25% reduction in total undergraduate course fees

34 or above score in International Baccalaureate Diploma (or equivalent)

Postgraduate courses

Scholarship AmountRequired Grades

15% reduction in total postgraduate course fees

65–69.99 La Trobe University weighted average mark (or equivalent)

20% reduction in total postgraduate course fees

70–74.99 La Trobe University weighted average mark (or equivalent)

25% reduction in total postgraduate course fees

75 and above La Trobe University weighted average mark (or equivalent)

How to apply:

Applying is easy! You just need to follow the standard application process for a La Trobe course and you will be automatically considered for this scholarship. If you are successful, you will be notified in your offer letter.

Questions? Email: sydney@latrobe.edu.au

Terms and Conditions (PDF 282KB)

Navitas Family Bursary

If a member of your family is currently or has previously studied at a Navitas member institution, you can receive a bursary which covers 10% of the tuition fee of your program.

To be eligible for this bursary, you must:

  • Have a family member (husband, wife, brother, sister, mother, father, son, daughter or stepchild) who previously studied at, or is currently studying at a participating Navitas member institution.
  • Be studying a Foundation Studies, Diploma, Bachelor or Master course at La Trobe University Sydney Campus.

Duration and Value:

This 10% bursary of tuition fees applies to the duration of your first program of study. It does not apply to additional units or repeat units.

How to apply:

Pick up an application form from Reception and submit it with supporting documents.

Navitas Academic Merit Scholarship

If you achieve the highest grade point average in your pathway course during a semester, you can receive a scholarship to the value of one academic semester’s tuition.

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be a continuing (current) student, enrolled  full-time in a Foundation Studies or Diploma program
  • Have achieved competencies in all courses across your current program in the semester prior to being eligible for the scholarship
  • Not have any outstanding fees on your account
  • Not have previously received a scholarship or bursary, or had a scholarship or bursary withdrawn.

Duration and Value:

One academic semester's tuition, up to the value of five academic subjects.

How to apply:

All full time students are automatically considered for this scholarship, so there’s no need to apply. If you are successful, you will be notified via email when end of semester results are released.

Alumni Advantage

If you're a La Trobe University graduate, you may be eligible for a 10% fee reduction when you apply for a full-fee postgraduate coursework program. See our Alumni Advantage page for more information.

For information on  scholarships at other campuses, please visit the main La Trobe scholarships page.