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Global Leaders Scholarships

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The 2019 University of Adelaide Global Leaders Scholarship (International) are highly competitive awards that reward commencing undergraduate and postgraduate coursework international students who have demonstrated academic excellence in previous studies. The scholarship offers a reduction of 30% of the tuition fee for the minimum standard full-time duration of the scholar's chosen undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Available for students commencing in 2019 only;
  • Available for commencing direct-entry international undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students, including those who are required to undertake a Pre-Enrolment English Program (PEP) prior to their degree commencement;
  • Open to citizens of any country (except Australia and New Zealand);
  • Available for study in any discipline (some exclusions apply)


The selection process for The 2019 University of Adelaide Global Leaders Scholarships is competitive, with academic achievement forming the main basis for scholarship selection. As a general guide, the University of Adelaide will consider applicants who have achieved an academic level on par with the following:

  • For undergraduate programs: Raw ATAR of 98 OR its equivalent
  • For postgraduate coursework programs: A GPA 6.8 out of 7 OR its equivalent

Note: Scholarship applicants who are eligible for more than one scholarship offered by the University of Adelaide will only be entitled to receive one scholarship (the highest value scholarship award that they are eligible for)

How To Apply:

  • Applicants who meet the academic criteria will be automatically offered this scholarship once their coursework application has been processed
  • Scholarship selection is based on academic merit
  • Successful applicants will be notified within 1 to 2 weeks of the scholarship closing date; unsuccessful applicants will NOT be contacted.


1st Half 2019 (Semester 1, Trimester 1 & 2)
All applications to study with the University must be lodged by the 31/12/2018
Eligible applicants will be notified by 11/01/2019
Eligible applicants must accept their offer by the 31/01/2019

2nd Half 2019 (Semester 2, Trimester 3)
Applications are open.
Eligible semester 2 applicants must accept their offer by the 7 July 2019.
Eligible trimester 3 applicants must accept their offer by the 11 August 2019.