How to Apply for Global Society Scholarships
Scholarships are intended to promote the recipients’ academic development at an educational institution overseas by way of study of a component of an Australian course. They are designed to support students that can demonstrate leadership potential or who can clearly show how their overseas study experience will assist them to become a better leader in their field. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit, including academic performance and demonstration of leadership potential.
Application Dates
Applications are currently closed.
Eligibility Criteria
In order to apply for a scholarship, a student must be:
• An Australian citizen or permanent resident
• Living in Australia
• Currently studying at an Australian university within Australia (i.e. not an offshore campus) and be enrolled in a non-research degree (i.e. undergraduate or postgraduate-by-coursework degree).
• 18 years or older at the time of their experience.

You are not eligible to apply for a grant if your overseas study activity concludes within 1 months of the relevant application deadline.
Eligible Activities
All types of international study experiences are eligible to be funded as long as the experience involves an educational institution overseas and can count as a component of an Australian course. For example, eligible activities include (but are not limited to):
• Semester exchanges at universities
• Language programs
• Short courses or summer/winter programs at universities, language schools or technical education institutions abroad
• Study tours that spend time at a partner university
• Internships or clinical placements that also involve interaction with an educational institution (such as a university or teaching hospital).
Assessment Criteria
All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit. This includes consideration of applicants’:
    •    Academic merit
    •    Community engagement/professional experience
    •    Proactivity
    •    Leadership potential/experience

Application Process
Step 1: Register your details below, confirm your email address and an online application form will be emailed to you.

Step 2: Follow the steps in the online application, including submitting any required documents.
After You Apply
Students will receive confirmation that their application has been received.

Once the application deadline has passed applications for each category will be assessed by a panel. Interviewing of applicants will be at the discretion of the panels. The panels will shortlist applicants for final assessment by the Foundation’s Advisory Board. The Foundation’s Advisory Board will then make final recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Successful applicants will be advised by both phone and email, and will then be required to provide:
    •    Proof of citizenship – passport, proof of citizenship or birth certificate.
    •    Confirmation from their home institution that they will be participating in the experience and evidence that their overseas experience will count towards their Australian degree requirements.