Prestigious scholarships are available to postgraduate students who have excelled in their studies. They provide students with opportunities to undertake graduate study in overseas institutes or universities. Consider the requirements now to become eligible to apply in the future.

Take a moment to look at this snapshot of prestigious scholarships to identify a scholarship that may be suitable for you or click here to view past scholarship recipients.

Useful links

Take a look at the links below for further information about each scholarship, including eligibility and how to apply.

Scholarship name Key Contact and further information Discipline

Cambridge Australia

Information brochure

There are two general course deadlines of early December and early January, depending on which course of study is being applied for.

Taruna Heuzenroeder -



Applications open 06/01/2021 and applications close 06/07/2021.

Webinar information session now available

Fulbright Future Scholarships

Rosie Wilkes Honorary State Secretary –


General enquiries –


General Sir John Monash 

Scholarship Fact Sheet

Application open 01/05/2021 and applications close 14/07/2021

Alexandra Coelli –

Register for the upcoming Webinar session on 16/06/2021


The Rhodes Scholarship Australia

Information for candidates

Application open 01/07/2021 and applications close 10/09/2021 AEST 23:59

An Information Webinar for South Australia will be held on Thursday 29 July at 4.00pm and I would welcome you to share this link to register with your high-achieving students.


Dr Justin Chalker –

Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington, Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research & Enterprise, UniSA, is an Australian Rhodes Scholar and Deputy National Secretary for Australia. Listen to Professor Hughes-Warrington share her thoughts on the Rhodes Scholarship & the opportunity it can provide, and her tips for developing a strong application.

Professor Hughes-Warrington is in-conversation with Professor Pat Buckley, Dean of Graduate Studies, UniSA.


The Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation

Closed for 2021

Scholarship brochure

Postgraduate Scholarships - The Ramsay Centre.   

Dr Stephen McInerney



Playford Trust PhD Scholarships

Playford Trust scholarships and awards aim to help students make the most of their studies, achieve their potential and contribute to South Australia’s knowledge, skills and research base.


2019 Prestigious Scholarships Seminar 

In 2019, UniSA held a seminar on prestigious scholarships – read the presentations or watch the videos below to learn more about the schemes and what you could apply for.


Cambridge Australia Scholarships

John Monash Scholarships

Rhodes Scholarships

Fulbright Scholarships