La Trobe East Asia Student Ambassador Scholarship


The amount awarded will be between 50-100% reduction in course fees

Opening date

Closing date



Who is it for?

Future undergraduates, Future postgraduate coursework, International Student

Where is it available?

Albury-Wodonga Campus, Bendigo Campus, City Campus, Melbourne Campus, Mildura Campus, Shepparton Campus

How is it paid?

This scholarship will be applied as a discount to your tuition fees for each subject studied for the entire duration of the course. You will be required to meet all conditions (if applicable) outlined in your Letter of Offer and accept your offer by paying the required deposit before the deadline stated in the offer letter. The scholarship value will be deducted from the second semester tuition fees. Please note: Failure to meet your condition(s) and pay the acceptance deposit on time may result in the withdrawal of the scholarship. The scholarship only applies to tuition fees. Students must cover all other costs during their study.


The scholarship offers a 50-100% reduction on annual tuition fees for international students, who will be studying undergraduate or postgraduate coursework programs for the entire duration of their course.

Are you eligible to apply?

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

  • Be a citizen and resident of either Vietnam, Cambodia or the Philippines.
  • Apply for direct entry into an eligible program. Click here for list of eligible courses.
  • Be 18 years old or older at the commencement of the course; or must live with a student guardian approved by the Department of Home Affairs until they turn 18 years of age.
  • Have achieved a minimum academic performance equivalent to an overall WAM* of 85% for high school students, or 75% for university students.
  • Commence their studies at any of the La Trobe University Victorian Campuses in 2024.
  • Have a valid English language proficiency result of minimum IELTS Academic 7.0 overall score and no band under 7.0, or equivalent.
  • Meet all other conditions stated on the Offer Letter within prescribed deadline.
  • The scholarship award recipient must be willing to perform the duties of a La Trobe University Student Ambassador during their enrolment.

Recipients of the scholarship shall be selected by the University based on their:

The successful candidate(s) will be selected by La Trobe Scholarship Committee, based on the following criteria:

  • Academic Performance
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Extra Curriculum/Social Activities
  • Demonstrated potentials to fulfil the role of a Student Ambassador

The number of successful candidates is subject to evaluation and decision by La Trobe Scholarship Committee.

Recipient obligations

  • Maintain a full-time enrolment at one of the La Trobe University campuses in Australia and satisfactory academic progress during their studies.
  • The scholarship award recipients must be willing to be perform the duties of a La Trobe University Student Ambassador during their study period.
  • Requests to transfer the scholarship to a new course post-commencement are subject to approval by La Trobe University.
  • Please also refer to the terms and conditions included in the Offer Letter.

How to apply

  1. Applicants must submit a complete application for a course that commences across any of our 2024 intakes at La Trobe University - Victorian campuses.
  2. Valid English language proficiency result.
  3. Details/Evidence of any extra curriculum / social activities / high achievement awards.
  4. A video recording that addresses the following question (video clip should not exceed five (5) minutes): What are the essential attributes a La Trobe University Student Ambassador should possess to effectively motivate and guide future scholars?

Key dates

Application submission deadline 2/10/2023 - 23/4/2024
Scholarship selection process 24/4/2024 - 7/5/2024
Announcement of the scholarship awardees 8/5/2024

* A WAM is an average mark that takes into account the credit point value of the subjects that you have completed. It is based on the actual mark of all subjects completed in your course at any given time.

Who to contact for further information

La Trobe University - please contact relevant office,,,