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International Scholarships

The following scholarships are offered by James Cook University to international applicants.

For further information please contact the  International Student Support Team.

For eligible students from the United States, Canada, Latin America, the United Kingdom and Europe.

The JCU International Excellence Scholarship provides a 25% tuition fee reduction throughout the entire duration of approved full degree study programs, provided recipients maintain a strong GPA each semester.

Scholarship eligibility is automatically assessed during the JCU admissions process. Eligible candidates will receive an offer for their program of study and the International Excellence Scholarship concurrently.

Please note: some programs are ineligible for the International Excellence Scholarship. This includes, but is not limited to, the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Bachelor of Veterinary Science, Master of Engineering (Professional), and online and non-award programs.

Please note: JCU has extended the eligibility for the International Excellence Scholarship to include all international students who are offshore studying an internal course online provided they meet all other eligibility requirements. This scholarship will provide an upfront 25% tuition fee reduction for the duration of your degree.  Once onshore you can elect to convert to the International Student Merit Stipend scholarship.

For eligible students from Asia, Africa, Papua New Guinea and the Middle East.

The JCU International Merit Stipend provides monthly payments of A$700 to assist with expenses throughout the duration of study at JCU, providing a strong GPA is maintained.

Scholarship eligibility is automatically assessed during the admissions process. Eligible candidates will receive an offer for their program of study and the International Merit Stipend concurrently.

Please note: some programs are ineligible for the International Excellence Scholarship. This includes, but is not limited to, the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Bachelor of Veterinary Science, Master of Engineering (Professional) and online and non-award programs.

JCU has extended the eligibility for the International Excellence Scholarship to include all international students who are offshore studying an internal course online provided they meet all other eligibility requirements. This scholarship will provide an upfront 25% tuition fee reduction for the duration of your degree.  Once onshore you can elect to convert to the International Merit Stipend from the following study period, by advising the International Student Support Team.