Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship

Applications open
Thursday, 31 May 2018
Applications close
Midnight (AEST), Sunday 31 December 2018
Payment per year
to the value of $12,000
Semester 2, 2019 Exchange
Study level
Scholarships available to
All Faculties

The Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship supports students who are interested in Asia, and want to actively contribute to Australia's success in Asia in their chosen field. It presents young Australians with the exciting opportunity to spend up to two semesters studying at a leading Asian university and develop global leadership skills.

    Eligibility Requirements

    Scholarship applicants must be:

    • An Australian citizen or permanent resident
    • Studying full time at a participating Australian university (all fields of study are eligible)
    • Enrolled in second year or beyond when commencing their exchange
    • Holding a minimum of a credit average
    • Intending to do a one or two semester exchange

    Selection Criteria

    Westpac Asian Exchange Scholars will demonstrate the following:

    • A clear understanding of Asia’s role in Australia’s future prosperity.
    • A desire to learn about a specific Asian culture, language, tradition or business through a combination of academic study and cultural immersion.
    • The potential and ambition to contribute to strengthening Australia-Asia in their future endeavours.
    • The ability to articulate how the proposed Asian Exchange contributes to future career aspirations.
    • A genuine desire to be an active member of the Westpac 100 Scholars Network.

    For more information, including Scholarship Guidelines, please visit http://bicentennial.westpacgroup.com.au/scholarships/asian-exchange/


    Applications will open in June 2017 for semester 2, 2018 exchange students.


    Direct all enquiries to Ask Adelaide (+61 08 8313 5208)

    Please note: Students cannot concurrently hold another merit based scholarship for the purpose of tertiary study in Asia. If students are offered an equity based scholarship, the home (Australian) University may, at its discretion, approve the additional scholarship.