2024/25 Academic Excellence (merit-based) Scholarship at Universal Higher Education(UHE), Australia

Closing date: Applications needs to be lodged on or before 5pm on the Friday of the week immediately before the classes commence in the semester.

Student type: Domestic and International students are eligible for this scholarship program.

Level of study: All levels of study

Study area: Any

Scholarship value:  The scholarship will cover $1000 of the tuition fee of a program he/she is enrolled for the commencing semester, March or July.

Description: ​Merit based and only available for continuing students, who has completed first year of study with excellent academic results.

Scholarship offered for students enrolled in UHE undergraduate programs and will be available for students who have successfully completed their first year of study at UHE.          

Candidates who hold UHE Academic Excellence (merit-based) Scholarship or UHE Financial Assistance Scholarship will not be eligible for this scholarship.

The scholarship will cover $1000 of the tuition fee of a program he/she is enrolled for the commencing semester, March or July.


To be eligible for the Academic Excellence (merit-based)  Scholarship, you must:

1. Be an international student enrolled as a full-time student in the semester to which the benefit would apply.

2. Have achieved an average overall percentage of 80.0% or more, with no individual result below 70.0% in the preceding semester and have no fail grades recorded (no exceptions will be considered).

3. Have IELTS (academic) result with an overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 (for Bachelor students) and overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (for Masters students). Documentary evidence of a current (test date within two years of date of application) IELTS certification must accompany the application.

4. Have completed at least two semesters full-time as per program requirements of the program at UHE.

5. Have a minimum attendance record of 75% in all scheduled classes.

6. Each application must be accompanied by a 500-750 words personal statement outlining why receipt of the scholarship is important.

7. Have made the fee payment for the subsequent semester’s full-time enrolment.

8. Not be sponsored by other organisations or governments.

9. Have submitted a completed application form before the application closing date.

10. Have maintained enrolment in the program in which they commenced.

11. If a student withdraws from the course, they will forfeit the scholarship.

How to apply:  apply online  

More info: https://www.uhe.edu.au/scholarships