Global Excellence Scholarships for International Students at the Charles Darwin University, Australia

Level of Study: Bachelors / Masters Degree

Subject of Study: Any undergraduate or postgraduate course work offered by the university

Deadline: 30 June 2021

Start-Date: Semester 2 intake – 2021

Value: 50% of the tuition fee for the first year
|10% of the tuition fee in the subsequent years


Description: CDU offers Global Excellence Scholarships to a limited number of eligible international students with a record of academic excellence and high achievement. The scholarship can be utilized towards the tuition-free during the selected course duration.

Number of Awards: Limited

Duration of the Scholarship: The duration of the scholarship is the minimum time in which the selected course program can be completed. The scholarship covers 50% of the tuition fee during the first year and 10% of the tuition fee for the subsequent years of the selected undergraduate or postgraduate coursework offered by CDU.

Value of the Scholarship: The scholarship covers 50% or 10% of the tuition fee of the selected candidates during the duration of the course program.

Benefits: Charles Darwin University is providing an opportunity to international students who have a record of academic excellence and seeking to pursue any undergraduate or postgraduate course works offered by the university. This scholarship will benefit the selected students to cover 50% of the tuition fee in the first year and 10% in the subsequent years.


Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for the Global Excellence Scholarships that are merit-based scholarships offered by the university, applicants must:

  • Apply to commence study in Semester 1, 2021
  • Meet the University’s academic and English language entry requirement for their selected course at CDU
  • Have a minimum overall score of 80% in their highest completed qualification
  • Be on a student visa;
  • Must not hold another scholarship from an Australian or foreign sponsoring agency

How to Apply:

Assessment Process:

The submitted applications are assessed based on academic merit and other supporting statements. The result will be notified by email within a month of the closing date of the scholarship.


For general enquiries: Call: 1800 061 963 | Email:


Visit the official scholarship website to know more details and apply for the merit-based VICHAS scholarships offered by CDU.

International students seeking to study undergraduate and postgraduate coursework offered by the university can apply for the VICHAS using the online scholarship application form.


Charles Darwin University is a well reputed Australian public university for the most innovative and unique teaching and learning and most research-intensive universities in Australia. CDU is the largest tertiary institution in the Northern Territory, and offers a fresh innovative approach to education, training, research and knowledge application.

The university offers more than 150 degree courses in various disciplines. CDU qualifications are globally recognized and respected. The university is unique and aims on providing its students with creative learning, sustainability and academic success.


Scholarships of international students who submitted their applications in studylink will be assessed based on merit and other supporting statements. Meeting the eligibility criteria does not guarantee scholarships. Based on the student’s average score in their highest qualification, the university will determine which scholarship the student is eligible for.

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