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Scholarship details

Science & Engineering Undergraduate International Merit Extension Scholarship

Status: Open

Applications open: 1/01/2019
Applications close: 31/12/2025

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About this scholarship

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. 
Curtin University strives to give high achieving students around the world the opportunity to pursue their ambitions and gain a worldclass education. 

The Faculty of Science and Engineering is proud to offer Science and Engineering international Undergraduate students who commence the first year of their degree from 2019 to 2024, the opportunity to be considered for the Science and Engineering International Undergraduate Merit Extension Scholarship. This is an ongoing merit-based scholarship which will cover the remaining duration of their undergraduate degree program. 

The Science and Engineering International Merit Extension Scholarship is designed to award high achieving students, and is open to 
all nationalities.

  • Current Students
  • Faculty of Science & Engineering
    • Science courses
    • Engineering courses
    • Western Australian School of Mines (WASM)
  • Undergraduate
  • International Student
  • Merit Based

The Science & Engineering Undergraduate International Merit Extension Scholarship will provide 25% of annual tuition fee for the remaining duration of the recipient's degree program.

Scholarship Details

All Undergraduate bachelor degree courses within the Faculty of Science & Engineering available to International Students. 
Please refer to Curtin's handbook at: 

Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to be considered for a Science and Engineering Undergraduate International Merit Extension Scholarship:

  • Be an international student (studying in Australia on Subclass 500 Student visa)
  • Have been a recipient of the 2019-2024 Global Curtin Merit Scholarship or the 2019-2024 Global Curtin Australian Year 
    12 Scholarship
  • Must have commenced a full undergraduate degree in Semester 1 or 2, 2019 - 2024 at Curtin University, Western Australia
  • Must be international, full fee-paying students, with ongoing internal enrolment
  • Must have met Curtin University and course academic and English language entry requirements
  • Cannot be studying at Curtin via a sponsoring body
  • Must not have received any credit for recognised learning (CRL). Note: This requirement has been removed as a condition of eligibility from Semester 2, 2023 onwards
  • CWA of 80 or above

Please Note: 

  • This scholarship is not deferrable
  • Course availability may result in a student not being able to continue a program of their choosing
  • Only covers tuition fees and does not cover any other international student expense
  • Will be credited to recipient’s fee account after Census Date
  • Will not be extended beyond its prescribed duration or amount unless notified otherwise by Curtin
  • Cannot be transferred to a Curtin campus or partner outside Western Australia, or to another university

Application process

No application is required for this scholarship, please see information below on the assessment and awarding process:

  • Students who were in receipt of the 2019-2024 Global Curtin Merit Scholarship will automatically be assessed for eligibility by the Faculty of Science & Engineering and will be advised if successful
  • Students may be required to adhere to terms and conditions surrounding their scholarship
  • Students may not be considered for this scholarship if they are a recipient of, or have applied for, any other Curtin University scholarship

Enrolment Requirements

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

  • Maintain a 'good standing' status
  • Maintain internal enrolment
  • Maintain full time study load of 100 credit points each semester
  • Maintain an ongoing course weighted average of 80% or above
  • Must remain international students through the duration of the scholarship period (penalties may apply for students who withdraw or are terminated from their scholarship year, and the recipient will be required to pay all scholarship benefits received)
  • Students who switch courses may no longer be eligible for the scholarship at the discretion of their School
  • The scholarship is intended for full duration of course but not for honours

Please note:

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


Faculty of Science & Engineering 
Curtin University 

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