International Student Scholarship Griffith University

Griffith University is one of the leading higher education providers in the Asia-Pacific. With a wide range of educational disciplines, they have a strong reputation for research and teaching.

They encourage success, personal growth, and learning support systems ranking as one of the best universities in the world. Globally connected with an international focus on preparing students to work anywhere in the world, they offer many scholarships all year round.

One of the most popular scholarships offered is the International Student Academic Excellence Scholarship available for undergraduates, postgraduates, research, and pathway students with outstanding potential and strive to make a difference in a constantly changing and adapting world.   

Closing date of the scholarship

The scholarship is available all year round. Students need to apply before the beginning of the trimester. 

About This Scholarship

Griffith University offers many opportunities to international students awarding them with the International Student Academic Excellence Scholarship to help outstanding individuals applying for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework.

Even though the student has already begun studying, the scholarship program is only implemented prior to the allocated date of each relevant trimester.

The student will need to pay the rest of the fees based on the enrolment date. To maintain the scholarship, the student needs to be enrolled full-time and meet the minimum point grade scale.  

What does this Scholarship cover?

  • 25% of the Tuition fees
  • Full duration of your degree
  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs

Who Can Apply?

Those who wish to study the following can apply: 

  • Architecture, construction, and planning
  • Business and government
  • Criminology and law
  • Education
  • Engineering, IT, and aviation
  • Humanities, languages and social science
  • Medicine, dentistry, and health
  • Music and performing arts
  • Science and environment
  • Visual and creative arts

You can apply online or through an Internationally registered representative agent. Upon applying to studying at Griffith University they will inform you whether they will grant you a scholarship.

You will need to allow sufficient time for your visa application to be processed in order to be on time for the Orientation.  


  • Anyone who is not a citizen of Australia or New Zealand
  • Hold a bachelors degree or higher (equivalent)
  • South African National Senior Certificate (Matric – 2008 onwards)
  • Meet the minimum Grade Point entry average
  • Meet academic and English language entry requirements

You will need to read and understand the following criteria as per the requirements of your country, the links are provided below:

  • Minimum Academic Grade Point Average per country here 
  • Understand the Academic entry requirements per country here 

You can view the information online or download it in PDF format.

How to Apply?

Some degrees will have higher entry requirements than other degrees. When applying ensure that you submit all the correct documentation for the relevant degree.

For applications from 2022 and onwards there will be a non-refundable application fee of $50AUD.

The following documents need to be submitted:

  • Certified copy of academic results 
  • Certified copy of your English test results (if applicable)
  • Portfolio of work or audition for music or visual arts degree

Sponsored students need to include the following documentation:

  • Sponsor details
  • Program / programs supported
  • Duration of support
  • Tuition fees
  • Overseas student health cover

To track your application progress online, if you applied via the International application system click here. If accepted you need to login and respond to your offer.

If you contacted a registered Griffith agent or provider click here to track your application progress. If accepted, you must contact your agent to accept your offer on your behalf.

Once you have responded and accepted your offer, you need to pay your total deposit fee and Griffith University will then electronically send your Confirmation of Enrolment, and then you can apply for a student visa. Do not apply for an Australian student visa without the CoE(s). 

Contact information

For any queries related to the International Student Academic Excellence Scholarship, you can contact Griffith University directly.