Curtin University Sydney

2014 Innovative International Scholarships – Merit Scholarship

Status: Open
Applications open: 14/02/2014
Applications close: 10/10/2014

About this scholarship – Download the flyer here

Merit Scholarship flyer cover page

Description/Applicant information

Curtin University strives to give high achieving students around the world the opportunity to pursue their ambitions and gain a world-class education. Through the Merit Scholarship, Curtin welcomes eligible students who are citizens of Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, India, Kenya, Middle East, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Zambia or Zimbabwe. This scholarship category awards eligible students 25% of their first year of tuition. Curtin University acknowledges the importance of being one of Australia’s most multicultural university campuses and this scholarship aims to grow the trust and confidence in Curtin University as a place for students to further their studies, careers and life experiences. Enquire now to find out all about it.

Student type

  • Future Students


  • Curtin Business School
  • Humanities

Course type

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate Coursework




  • International students

Scholarship base

  • Merit Based


25% of first year tuition fee, up to a maximum of AUD$10,000

Eligible courses

All UG and PG (master by coursework) available to International Students. Please refer to Curtin’s handbook at: or download our brochure

Eligibility criteria

  • MUST apply through a Curtin University-registered agent
  • Must be citizens of Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, India, Kenya, Middle East, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Zambia or Zimbabwe
  • Must meet Curtin University course academic and english language entry requirements
  • Must be international, full fee-paying students
  • Must be commencing a full undergraduate or master (coursework) degree in Semester 1, 2014 at Curtin University, Sydney
  • Must not be coming to Curtin via a sponsoring body
  • Must not have credits for recognised learning (CRL)

Please Note:

  • Course availability may result in a student not being able to commence a program of their choosing
  • Academic cut-off scores apply (to be eligible for consideration, minimum academic scores are detailed by country. Academic scores will differ according to program being applied for)

Enrolment requirements

Unless there are exceptional circumstances such as, but not limited, to medical or family reasons, students must meet ALL of the following:

  • Must maintain a ‘good standing’ status
  • Must maintain full time studies of 100 credit points each semester
  • Must remain an international student through the duration of the scholarship period (penalities may apply for students who withdraw or are terminated from their scholarship year)
  • Cannot defer the scholarship beyond Semester 2, 2014

Please note:

  • Curtin University has the right to withdraw the scholarship at any time

How to apply

Application process

Students MUST apply through a Curtin University registered education agent:

Students cannot apply directly to Curtin University Sydney.

Admissions will assess each application accordingly and issue a supplementary letter, along with a Letter of Offer, to confirm whether the applicant has been successful.

Applications will be assessed for eligibility and when accepting any Offer from Curtin University, students are required to read and sign the respective terms and conditions

Students cannot apply for this scholarship if they are a recipient of, or have applied for, any other Curtin University scholarship

Need more information?

Click on the link and fill in the form for more information about this scholarship – Enquire Now
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