International scholarships

International study is a big decision, especially when the future can look a little uncertain. So we’ve designed our range of scholarships to give you the support you need in a changing world.

Our generous scholarships mean you could access financial support to study with us.

From tuition fee reductions to cash grants, these scholarships recognise your achievements and reward your commitment to your future.

We’ve increased the range and amount of scholarships we offer, so whether you’re interested in undergraduate and postgraduate coursework or postgraduate research, there’s a La Trobe scholarship for you.

Destination Australia – an Australian Government initiative

The Destination Australia scheme supports new international students to study in regional Australia and offers students a high-quality learning experience. For eligible applicants, these scholarships are worth up to A$15 000 per annum for up to four years. Applications now open for students commencing in 2021.

Find out more about Destination Australia scholarships.

La Trobe scholarships for International Students

If you're a La Trobe graduate, you may be eligible for a 10 per cent fee reduction when you apply for a full-fee postgraduate coursework program. See our Alumni Advantage page for further details.

If you’re an international student and considering undergraduate or postgraduate study at La Trobe, you could be rewarded for completing your admission process early with the Early Bird Acceptance Grant.

Do you have an excellent academic record? La Trobe International Scholarships are awarded to high-achieving international students and provide up to a 25 per cent reduction in course fees for selected courses.

Vice-Chancellor Excellence Scholarship – India and Sri Lanka

If you’re a high-achieving international student from India or Sri Lanka and are considering full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study, you can apply to receive a 100 per cent tuition fees scholarship for the duration of your studies.

Vice-Chancellor Excellence Scholarship – Vietnam

If you’re a high-achieving international student from Vietnam  and are considering full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study , you can apply to receive a 100 per cent tuition fees scholarship for the duration of your studies from 2021.

Regional Scholarship – International Students

Study at one of our regional campuses and you could be eligible for a one-off payment of A$5 000, which will be deducted from your first semester tuition fees. Find out more on the scholarship page.

Postgraduate research scholarships

La Trobe University offers a range of postgraduate research scholarships. To find out about applying for a research degree and the scholarships available to you, visit our research degrees page.

External scholarships

Australia Awards Scholarships are prestigious awards administered by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The scheme offers scholarship opportunities to international students from developing countries, particularly from the Indo-Pacific region, to undertake full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study in Australia.

Find out more at the Australia Awards website.

Are you a Colombian student looking to commence postgraduate studies at La Trobe University? As part of La Trobe’s partnership with ICETEX, Master’s and PhD students from Columbia could be eligible for up to a 30 per cent reduction on their tuition fees.

More information can be found at the ICETEX webpage.

Questions?

If you have any questions about this scholarship opportunity, email: LTIRecruitment@latrobe.edu.au

La Trobe University has partnered with FIDERH to support high-achieving Mexican students undertaking postgraduate study. Successful applicants receive a 30% discount in tuition fees. If you are a Mexican student applying for an eligible Masters program at La Trobe University, you could eligible for a FIDERH loan.

Visit FIDERH’s website for further information about application submissions and deadlines.

Questions?

For general questions about this scholarship opportunity, email LTIRecruitment@latrobe.edu.au

Are you an Indonesian student thinking of undertaking postgraduate study at La Trobe University? LPDP is a scholarship scheme funded by the Indonesian Government for citizens who want to complete postgraduate study at an Indonesian or overseas university.

More information is available on the Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan website.

Fellowships

USA to Australia Fellowships

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

Questions?

For general questions about this scholarship opportunity, email LTIRecruitment@latrobe.edu.au