International student support scholarship

  • Applications open
  • Available to:
    Commencing Students
  • Value: 20% fee discount for duration of course

The scholarship provides a 20% fee discount for new commencing international students for the duration of their course. See full eligibility details below.


Available to:

Awarded to eligible new commencing 2023 international applicants studying in internal/on-campus mode at Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Orange, Port Macquarie, and Wagga Wagga in the approved courses.

The scholarship is not available for continuing or transferring students. Applicants must be international applicants for an intake in 2023 on a regional campus.

List of approved courses

Agricultural and Wine Sciences

Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management

Bachelor of Agricultural Science

Bachelor of Agriculture

Bachelor of Animal Science

Bachelor of Equine Science (with specialisation)

Master of Philosophy (Lab Based)

Master of Philosophy (Non-Lab Based)

Master of Agricultural Science with Specialisations

Allied Health

Bachelor of Paramedicine

Environmental Science and Outdoor Recreation

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management (with specialisations)

Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health

Bachelor of Nursing


Bachelor of Pharmacy


Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography)

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging)

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Radiation Therapy)

Rehabilitation and Complimentary Therapies

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine


Bachelor of Accounting

Bachelor of Business Studies

Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting (Professional Practice)

Master of Professional Accounting (Professional Practice)

Information Technology and Computing

Bachelor of Information Technology (with specialisations)

Graduate Diploma of Professional Information Technology

Master of Professional Information Technology (with specialisations)

Policing, Security and Emergency Management

Bachelor of Criminal Justice


Bachelor of Psychology

Bachelor of Social Science Psychology


Bachelor of Arts (with specialisations)

Doctor of Philosophy (Arts and Education)

Master of Philosophy (Arts and Education)

Social Work and Human Services

Bachelor of Social Work

Teaching and Education

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

2022 applicants – find information about International Student Support Scholarship 2022 here


Who cannot apply?

    • International students commencing an online mode course
    • International students commencing a course at Charles Sturt University’s international partners
    • International exchange students
    • International students with an Australia Awards or Research Training Program (RTP) scholarship
    • Continuing students – only new students will be made a scholarship offer at the time of admission

    When will I be notified that my application has been received?

    Your offer letter will detail the scholarship.

    Can I be awarded more than one scholarship?

    Students awarded this scholarship may not be eligible for other scholarships, check with our friendly team at

    How are applications assessed?

    Applicants will be considered as part of their course admissions process. There is no additional application process.

    Conditions of scholarship

    Scholarship is conditional on the student maintaining satisfactory progression in the course (pass average). Students who transfer out of their regional location at any time will not continue to be awarded the scholarship.

    Recipients are expected to become active members of the student body and accept to provide information, testimonials and be featured in Charles Sturt promotional materials.

    When will my scholarship be paid?

    Scholarships are subject to the student maintaining satisfactory academic progress and continued enrolment in their course. If these conditions are not met, Scholarships may be suspended or terminated.

    As long as the criteria is met, the scholarship amount will be deducted from tuition fees at the commencement of each session.

    Can I defer my scholarship offer?

    No, this scholarship is exclusive to 2023 commencing students.

    Can my scholarship be suspended or terminated?

    Yes, if you fail to meet the criteria for your scholarship.

    Termination of a scholarship will occur if the recipient is excluded from their course, if the recipient withdraws or cancels their enrolment or if the recipient fails to maintain satisfactory grades over a prolonged period. Scholarships will also be terminated if the recipient transfers to another university or place of study.

    Can I apply for an Approved Leave of Absence (ALA)?

    For this particular scholarship, an Approved Leave of Absence may cause the scholarship’s termination. Please check with your International Student Liaison Officer for more information.


    When will I be notified of my application's outcome?

    Your scholarship application outcome will be advised with your offer letter.

    What will happen after I am granted the scholarship?

    You will need to accept your offer of study at the University. You may still be required to meet GTE (Genuine Temporary Entrant) criteria, including financial capacity, and will need to make the appropriate fee deposit to the University to receive a e-COE.

    How many scholarships are on offer?

    The University will award as many scholarships as possible, with an intent to reward every eligible student.

    Will I be considered as a commencing student if I am transferring from another Charles Sturt course or I am applying with advanced standing?

    You may be eligible. Please contact us at for confirmation.

    What are my responsibilities if awarded a scholarship?

    You may be required to participate in a number of activities/tasks to promote Charles Sturt University to the wider community:

    Provide photographs of your experience to International Marketing Team for use in promotional and marketing items

    Submit an article about your experience to internal and external media groups

    Speak to internal and external media for interview purposes

    Post photos and/or updates through various Charles Sturt International social media pages

    You will also be required to sign a media release allowing your photos and images of you to be used for promotional and marketing purposes.

    Where can I get help?

    If your question isn’t answered in the information provided on the website, please feel free to contact us at for more information.

    How to Apply

    Your application for this scholarship will be automatically considered by our admissions team when you apply for an eligible course on an eligible campus.

    When will applications close?

    Applications are open for 2023 until further advice.

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