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  • Western Sydney University

    Scholarship for Asylum Seekers

    Verified by UNHCR

    About

    This scholarship is designed for asylum seekers who have been living in Australia for a minimum of 12 months, have not undertaken any previous tertiary education in Australia and are suffering social and financial disadvantage.

    Selected students can pursue any undergraduate degree at Western Sydney University or Diploma (including Extended Diploma or Foundation Studies) at The College. 

    The scholarship may include one or more of the following:

    • The relevant course tuition fees, which are not less than the minimum international tuition fees for an undergraduate course
    • The Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF)
    • A one-off bursary amount of up to $2,000 for books and other mandatory course materials.
  • Details at a glance

    Australia
    All fields of study
    Until 01/31/2021
    Bachelor's
    Full scholarship for the full period of studies, Partial scholarship
    1
    There is no age limit
    USD
  • Requirements

    Targeted nationalities
    All
    Targeted Country of Asylum
    Australia
    Accepted status documentation
    Refugee certificate, Asylum seeker certificate, Temporary protection visa or a Bridging Visa E with study rights
    Language of Instruction
    English
    Language Proficiency Level
    Not applicable
    Which certificate do you require to prove the required language proficiency?
    IELTS (6.2), TOEFL, and PTE Academic
  • More details about this opportunity

    • Duration of support provided
      1 year
    • What is covered in this program
      Tuition
      Books
      One time pay off of support funds
    • Is the student allowed to work while studying?
      Yes
    • How to apply?
    • Application period
      Specific date (annual opportunity)
    • Release of the selection decision
      March 2021
  • For further questions contact the scholarship provider

  • Disclaimer

    The content presented on this site has originated from the third party providers. UNHCR is not responsible for the application process or oversight of the opportunities presented here. Questions on a particular opportunity should be directed to the relevant provider.

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