Prestigious bursary launches for international students

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A bursary for international Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) graduates with a one-off payment of $20,000
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Applications for Semester 1, 2023 are now open and close Tuesday 31 January 2023. 

The Western Australian Government has launched an annual bursary aimed at attracting international offshore Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) graduates to the State’s universities. 

The Western Australian Premier’s WACE Bursary has opened for Semester 1, 2023 applications. The annual scholarship provides up to 50 international WACE graduates with a one-off payment of $20,000.

This Bursary will run annually until 2026 providing a total of $4 million in scholarship support to international WACE graduates who commence studies in-person at a Western Australian university. Scholarships are an important tool in building Western Australia’s reputation as a reliable and desirable education destination. This funding forms part of the Western Australian Government’s $41.2 million in initiatives to support and attract international students.

Find out more about this bursary or apply now for the Western Australia Premier’s WACE Bursary for Semester 1, 2023. 

Applications for Semester 2, 2023 open 9am (AWST) Wednesday 1 February 2023 and close 3pm (AWST) Friday 30 June 2023.

Page reviewed 22 December 2022