International Excellence Scholarships in Information Technology and Computer Science, Australia

To attract high-performing international students to the University of Newcastle for study in 2022, it has established the International Excellence Scholarships in Information Technology and Computer Science for the academic year 2022-2023 in Australia.

This scholarship will be awarded to students who have received an offer to study in an eligible program and who will commence studying at the University of Newcastle. This scholarship programme is only open to participation from international students. The scholarship award is valued at $60,000, dispensed in installments of $15,000.


Amazing opportunity for applicants to study in Australia.

The University of Newcastle, informally known as Newcastle University, is an Australian public university ranked 207th in the world by QS World University Rankings that bears the purpose to deliver an exceptional student experience.

Why choose to study at the University of Newcastle? The University of Newcastle offers its students access to world-class programs, inspiring and collaborative learning environments, and opportunities to put theory into practice with real-world experiences. Students at Newcastle are given an opportunity to learn from passionate and talented teaching staff that have strong industry connections and experience.

Application Deadline: The application process is ongoing. However, students are required to observe any programme specific application deadlines.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Newcastle
  • Department: College of Engineering Science and Environment
  • Course Level: Bachelor or Master
  • Award: $60,000
  • Number of Awards: 100
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Australia.


  • Eligible Countries: All international applicants are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Bachelor of Information Technology, Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Data Science/Bachelor of Computer Science, Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security, Master of Cyber Security, Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics, Graduate Certificate in Data Science, Master of Data Science, Graduate Certificate in Information Technology, or Master of Information Technology offered at the University of Newcastle can be applied for.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must be International full-fee paying students.
  • The applicants must be commencing study in an eligible undergraduate or postgraduate program at the University of Newcastle in 2022 and beyond at an Australian or online campus as indicated on your Letter of Offer.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Students can log in to the Application portal of the university to apply for admission. These scholarships are awarded automatically and require no separate application.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Academic transcript
  • Completion certificate
  • Evidence of English proficiency
  • Passport biometric page
  • For programs requiring work experience, a curriculum vitae (CV)/resume and/or letters of work experience are recommended
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must have graduated from high school or have or be expected to have a relevant bachelor’s degree qualification.
  • Language Requirement: The students can refer to the English language proficiency requirements of the university and submit test scores and proofs accordingly.


The University of Newcastle will provide the selected candidates a sum of $60,000, i.e. $15,000 in each year of study under a full-time study load.

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