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The University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia

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$5000 a year scholarship

UWA is offering an automatic scholarship of $5000 per year to students who are members of the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) that apply to study their full Bachelor's degree at UWA! UWA's undergraduate programs are only three years, and more and more Americans are choosing to study their degree at UWA to save time and money while earning a fantastic education. For more information, please contact UWA's representative in the Americas at

The University of Western Australia, a Group of 8 university ("Australia's Ivy League") and the oldest university in the state of WA, is well-known for having one of the most beautiful campuses in the world as well as top quality research and studies. UWA is ranked #93 in the world (QS, 2018) and is located in Perth, just 10 minutes from the city and 10 minutes from Cottesloe Beach. The campus is also located right next to the Swan River, where you can swim, see dolphins, kayak, and take a relaxing lunch!

Popular programs include:

  • Agricultural Science (ranked #31 in the world)
  • Architecture
  • Biological Science (ranked in the top 100 in the world)
  • Biomedical Science
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering (ranked #48 in the world)
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Economics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Science (ranked in the top 100 in the world)
  • Finance
  • Fine Arts
  • Geology
  • Genetics
  • Human Biology
  • International Relations
  • Languages
  • Management
  • Marine Science (ranked #43 in the world)
  • Marketing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Sciences (ranked in the top 100 in the world)
  • Mining Engineering (ranked #11 in the world)
  • Oil and Gas
  • Psychology (ranked #41 in the world)
  • Software Engineering
  • Sport Science
  • Zoology

You can live on campus or share an apartment with other students, and you even have the opportunity to work 40 hours a fortnight on your student visa! Perth is currently the most affordable city in Australia (The Economist, 2017) and has the highest minimum salaries, so there is no doubt you will save some extra cash by choosing Perth!

UWA even accepts FAFSA loans, so apply now!


  • Group of 8 university ("Australia's Ivy League"),
  • Bachelor’s degrees in only 3 years,
  • Accepts FAFSA loans,
  • Recorded lectures so students can watch their classes again from their homes and choose the speed of the audio,
  • Free airport pickup when you first arrive,
  • Work while studying in Australia,
  • "Fieldwork focused" classes to get you out of the classroom,
  • Opportunity to do undergraduate research with a UWA professor,
  • More than 200 student clubs to get involved with for sports, volunteering, and more.


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