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International Merit Stipend

The JCU International Merit Stipend provides fortnightly payments of A$350 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.

Student Level Undergraduate & Postgraduate coursework
Student Status International; new students
Area of StudyExcluding 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.
Scholarship criteria/type International; Living allowance
Scholarship ValuePayment of A$350 per fortnight
Scholarship durationDuration of student’s course* (ongoing GPA requirement applies)
Number of scholarships available Varies
Application Open / CloseAutomatically assessed when application is received

In 2022, the International Merit Stipend is for eligible high achieving students from Asia, Africa, Papua New Guinea and the Middle East.

In 2023, the International Merit Stipend is for eligible high achieving students from Africa. High achieving students from Asia, PNG and the Middle East may be eligible for the International Excellence Scholarship.

Some programs are ineligible for the International Merit Stipend. This includes, but is not limited to, end on honours degrees, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Bachelor of Veterinary Science, and online and non-award programs. Australia Awards students and SACM students and all other government scholarships/sponsorships covering full tuition fees, international students transferring from joint programs, and study abroad and exchange students are not eligible.

Master of Engineering (Professional) students are not eligible to apply for this scholarship in 2022 as there is a seperate Master of Engineering (Professional) scholarship.

The JCU International Merit Stipend provides fortnightly payments of A$350 to assist with expenses throughout the duration of study at JCU, providing a strong GPA is maintained.

Scholarship eligibility is automatically assessed during the JCU admissions process. There is not application required for this scholarship. Eligible candidates will receive an offer for their program of study and the International Merit Stipend concurrently.

Scholarship rules apply and will be provided to candidates at the time of offer.