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Scholarship details

Western Australian Premier’s University Scholarship

Status: Closed

Applications open: 1/03/2024
Applications close: 31/05/2024

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About this scholarship

The Western Australian Government has launched a prestigious Scholarship program to be awarded to a high-achieving international undergraduate student who chooses to study at Curtin University, Western Australia. The scholarship is valued at AUD$50,000 each and will be provided as a fee discount towards the course tuition fees.

  • Future Students
  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science & Engineering
    • Science courses
    • Engineering courses
    • Western Australian School of Mines (WASM)
  • Undergraduate
  • International Student
  • Merit Based

This scholarship provides an eligible student with AUD$50,000 to use towards the course tuition fees.

Scholarship Details


  • All undergraduate degrees available to international students

Please see Curtin's website for more information about courses.

  • Is only for international, full-fee paying and non-sponsored students.
  • Must hold a citizenship of one of the following countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brazil, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Nepal, Oman, Republic of Korea (South Korea), Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, The Philippines, Vietnam, Zimbabwe.
  • Is only for students commencing studies at Curtin Perth campus for the first time in Semester 2, 2024. (any prior studies commenced or completed in WA are not eligible)
  • Is only for students who have received a Letter of Offer for a full course duration of at least 2 years, without credit or exemption based on prior learning.
  • Must have achieved a minimum ATAR of 95 or the equivalent in a completed higher secondary study, or a minimum course weighted average of 90% or the equivalent in tertiary studies that form the basis of admission into the course of study. (For International Baccalaureate (IB) and UK/Cambridge GCE A-Level qualifications, forecast result can be considered for the purpose of this scholarship application)
  • Have met the criteria to obtain an international student visa to study in Australia and commencing studies onshore in Semester 2, 2024. 
  • Must accept your offer for admission no later than the date indicated in your offer letter.
  • Cannot be on a packaged pathway arrangement but to commence directly in an undergraduate course.
  • Cannot be retained or deferred if the recipient defers their studies beyond the approved study period.
  • Not a recipient of or be prepared to decline any other scholarships they may have been previously granted by the University, State or Commonwealth if successful in being awarded with the above Scholarship.
  • Scholarship will be processed and credited to the successful recipient’s fee account after the census date.

Application process

As the application and decision process is competitive, Curtin reserves the right to determine if additional requirements may apply in order to assess and evaluate the applications (e.g. interview, personal statement, references etc).

Application process:

  1. Submit your request here - Ask International Webform| Curtin University
  2. Ensure you complete all the details in the webform
  3. Select ‘International Scholarship’ (under Offer) as the Reason for your contact
  4. Enter ‘WA Premier’s University Scholarship’ in the Question text-box
  5. Attach evidence of your academic achievement (as per the eligibility criteria above) AND a copy of your passport


Assessment and selection will only take place after the closing date of the scholarship. Successful recipients will be notified in July 2024.

Enrolment Requirements

To prevent the scholarship being revoked, the recipient:

  • Must remain enrolled as an international student for the duration of the Scholarship
  • Must remain enrolled in initial course and major of study
  • Must maintain a full time enrolment each semester or study period
  • Cannot breach the scholarship conditions outlined in the terms and conditions
  • Cannot take a leave of absence or withdraw from their units or course of study
  • Cannot be terminated from studies
  • Must abide by Curtin's policies and procedures, Student charter and not be found guilty of serious misconduct


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