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, 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. This scholarship is not available to students who are currently enrolled in a La Trobe program.

See the list of eligible courses

You must meet our English language and academic entry requirements. You are not eligible if you are starting a Postgraduate Research degree, Exchange program, Study Abroad program, Postgraduate Enabling Program, ELICOS, Foundation Studies program, or Diploma course.

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

  • be applying to study an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program at all La Trobe campuses (excluding Sydney).
  • meet course prerequisites and have equivalent to a weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 65 per cent or higher (Australian Equivalency).



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

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), its is important that you meet any conditions in your offer (if applicable) and accept your offer as soon as possible to secure your scholarship.

For further enquiries please contact:

For more information on College Excellence Scholarships, please see our terms and conditions.

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

Indian Woman Access scholarships (up to $80,000)

The Indian Woman Access Scholarship provides financial support to an Indian female student (new commencing students only) from disadvantaged social and financial background to study Master of Cybersecurity at our Melbourne campus. This scholarship offer up to $80,000 worth of tuition fees, stipend and other study-associated costs.

The scholarship pays for the recipient’s study costs for the expected duration of the Master of Cybersecurity course. Study costs covered by this Scholarship include:

  • full tuition fee
  • an establishment fee of A$5,000
  • a stipend of A$10,800 per semester (to be paid across four months)
  • a payment of A$1,800 to assist with the expenses on IELTS test fee, a visa application fee and a return economy-class airfare

Who is eligible?

Download the Indian Woman Access Scholarship flyer to find out more information on scholarship eligibility, the selection process, terms and conditions and contact details.

How to apply?

Contact La Trobe International - South Asia Office at

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 from developing countries to undertake full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study in Australia. Find out more at the Australia Awards website [external link].

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 through CONACyT. Calls are open from approximately April – June each year, please confirm the deadlines on the CONACyT 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.




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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