University of New England is known for its strong research focus, with particular strengths in areas such as agricultural and rural sciences, environmental and biological sciences, and the humanities and social sciences. The university has a diverse student population, with over 27,000 students enrolled, including a significant number of international students from over 100 countries. 

In addition to its academic offerings, UNE provides a range of support services to its students, including accommodation options, study support, and career development resources. The university has a vibrant campus community, with a range of clubs and societies for students to get involved in. UNE is committed to providing a high-quality educational experience that prepares students for success in their chosen careers. 

Want to study at UNE and get a scholarship? SOL Edu can help with no cost. We can assist international students with the application process and help determine if there are any available scholarships you may be eligible for. Contact us at [email protected] or fill out our enquiry form to learn more. 

UNE International Bursary

About the scholarship  

The UNE International Bursary is designed to cover a portion of the annual tuition fees for international students who are enrolling in full-time coursework studies at UNE in 2023. However, applying for admission to UNE does not guarantee that students will be awarded the bursary. 

These scholarships will provide a 30% reduction in UNE’s published tuition fees for 2023.  


The international Bursary is available to eligible students who meet the criteria set by UNE and come from the following regions:  

  • ASIAN (Association of Southeast Asia Nations)  
  • LATAM  
  • The Middle East and North Africa  
  • North Asia  
  • The Sub-Continent  

Please note that the bursary is available only for specific courses in each region. To check whether your desired course is eligible for the International Bursary and to confirm if your nationality is eligible for the course of your choice, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected] or by filling out the enquiry form. 

Destination Australia Scholarship

About the scholarship 

The University of New England has been chosen by the Commonwealth Government to offer a selection of scholarships under the Destination Australia Program (DAP) for the academic year/s beginning in 2023-2024. The scholarship is worth AU$15,000 tax-free per annum and is available to both domestic and international HDR candidates.  

This scholarship is designed for Higher Degree Research (HDR) students, but Bachelor and Postgraduate Coursework students may also apply for this scholarship, subject to certain conditions. 

The duration of the scholarship may be up to 2, 3, or 4 years, subject to renewal bi-annually, provided that the recipient maintains satisfactory progress and continued eligibility. 

It is essential that the scholarship holder commences their studies by the date specified in the offer letter. Failure to do so may result in the withdrawal of the scholarship, which may be reallocated to another applicant. 


To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicant must meet the following criteria: 

  • Must have applied for admission to an accredited Higher Degree Research course of study at UNE for the 2023 academic year but must not yet be enrolled. 
  • Must maintain ongoing residency in the Armidale area for the duration of the scholarship. 
  • Must maintain a student visa, where applicable, for the duration of the scholarship. 

In addition to the above requirements, scholarship recipients must also meet the following UNE criteria: 

  • Must not have completed a research degree at the same level as the proposed candidature. 
  • Must enroll in their degree as a full-time, on-campus student. 
  • Once enrolled, must complete bi-annual HDR Progress Reports in May and October. 

How to apply 

To apply for the Destination Australia Program (DAP) Scholarship, applicants must meet UNE’s admission requirements for a Higher Degree Research (HDR) degree. Candidates must submit or have already submitted their admission application. 

If you wish to apply for this scholarship, you must complete the online DAP Scholarship application.  

Key date 

The opening date for applications is January 15th, 2023, and the closing date is March 31st, 2023. 

If you want to increase the chance of being selected, our team is happy to help. Contact us at [email protected] or fill out the enquiry form, then we will provide you with strategies and advice on how to prepare your documents and present yourself to become a strong candidate – all for free!