Scholarships and financial aid

International Students Fees and costs Scholarships and financial aid

JCU can assist you with accessing foreign government financial aid and/or scholarship programs.

Financial Aid and Student Loans

Some countries have financial aid programs available to their students studying abroad. The following list include those that JCU is currently aware of, and is registered to administer on your behalf.

External International Scholarships

If your home country is not listed here there may be options for financial aid or scholarships that we are not aware of, therefore it is advisable that you also explore scholarships and financial aid options independently.

China

The China Scholarship Council (CSC) is a non-profit institution with legal person status affiliated with the Ministry of Education.

  • The objective of the CSC is to provide, in accordance with the law, statutes and relevant principles and policies of China, financial assistance to the Chinese citizens wishing to study abroad.
  • For more information contact the Division of international Students Affairs

Japan

Australia and Japan have a shared excellence when it comes to delivering high quality education and research. Building on that shared excellence, Japan and Australia have been strengthening ties between educational institutions through student exchange programs and research collaborations

Australian Embassy Japan

PNG

Australia Awards provide Papua New Guineans with the opportunity to study in Australia and obtain tertiary qualifications from participating Australian Institutions.

Australia Awards aims to further develop the skills and expertise of Papua New Guineans so they can contribute to Papua New Guinea’s development. They are prestigious international awards offered by the Australian Government to Papua New Guinea’s existing and future leaders. Through study and research, recipients develop the skills and knowledge to drive change, influence Papua New Guinea’s development and build enduring people-to-people links with Australia.

Australian Awards

Latin America

Chile

CONICYT

Awarded to citizens of Chile and other nationalities who have permanent residence in Chile. Applicants can apply for these scholarships to either start or continue studies leading to a master’s or PhD degree at leading institutions abroad

Ecuador

SENECYT

The scholarships offer Ecuadorian professionals the opportunity to continue their academic studies in masters, doctorate or postdoctorate programs abroad. The program aims to strengthen opportunities for human capital and development in Ecuador.

Mexico

CONACYT

The National Council of Science and Technology formulates and finances scholarship programs and generally supports the formation of scientific and technological human capital as well as integrates the information of scholarship programs offered by other national institutions.

Peru

PRONABEC

The Universitat de València and the Peru Education Ministry have signed an Interinstitutional Cooperation Agreement in order to promote the access of Peruvian students through PRONABEC program to certain postgraduate studies with the aim of enhancing the number of professionals in Peru with an appropriate training.

If you have secured financial aid or a scholarship from your home country that requires information and/or assistance from JCU, please contact financialaid@jcu.edu.au