Scholarships for Student Exchange

There may be financial awards available for in-person student exchange.

Student Exchange Equity Scholarships 

Established to encourage low socio-economic status students to participate in the UNSW Exchange Program.  Students need to apply through the UNSW Scholarship website.   

Student Exchange Achievement Scholarships 

The scholarship encourages students to participate in the UNSW Exchange Program. Eligible students are automatically considered as part of the in-person Exchange application process. Find out more information on the UNSW Scholarships website.

Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship

The Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship is worth $12,250 and is open to Australian undergraduate students who are undertaking up to one year of exchange at a partner university in China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, Singapore or Taiwan.  The Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship is looking for passionate and curious individuals wishing to expand their worldview, embrace new perspectives and help build stronger ties between Australia and Asia. Westpac Asian Exchange Scholars receive funding to undertake exchange in a selected destination in Asia and includes participation in a bespoke Leadership Development Residential hosted in Singapore. This funding supports travel, study and living expenses as scholars immerse themselves in the cultural, social and political experiences the region has to offer.  You need to apply by the deadline to be considered for the scholarship. Further details are available in the Student Exchange tutorial.

New Colombo Plan

The New Colombo Plan (NCP) provides two funding programs for exchange, the New Colombo Plan Scholarship and New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants.  For more information, please see our New Colombo Plan page. 

Destination Australia Cheung Kong Exchange Program Grants

The Destination Australia Cheung Kong Exchange Program supports Australian universities to offer short-term mobility opportunities for university students between Australia and identified Asian countries. It is a joint funding initiative of the Commonwealth and the Cheung Kong Group.  UNSW has secured funding through this program for Exchange to one of the specified locations.  Eligible students are automatically considered for a grant as part of the exchange application process.  A separate application form is not required. 

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