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We are willing to work with you and your institution so you have sufficient resources at your disposal, including OS-HELP, Short-Term Mobility Program, Austudy and AsiaBound. We also offer grants, scholarships and discounts for use on our programs.

Scholarships and Grants


Congratulations Chenoa! Chenoa Masters is studying a Bachelor of Secondary Education at Queensland University of Technology. She has been awarded the CISaustralia Global Express Pass ($17,000+ scholarship) to participate on each of the three following programs in 2017:

Click here to read about Chenoa's recent experience! 


Special Offer Travel Scholarships

$1,500 Travel Scholarship (2x $750 scholarships)  – January in New York City, USA: 2018

CISaustralia would like to offer two lucky students a $750 travel scholarship for the 3-week January in New York City, USA program: Tuesday 2 January – Sunday 21 January 2018. All students who have applied for, been accepted into and paid a deposit for the 2018 January in New York City, USA program will automatically be entered into the draw. The scholarship will be drawn on Friday 3 November 2017. The successful recipients will be required to provide 20 high-resolution photos with captions and a 1-2 minute video of their study experience within two weeks of program conclusion. Scholarship funds will be granted at the conclusion of the program once all requirements have been satisfied. Students participating in a custom group program are not eligible for entry. Terms and Conditions.

$500 Travel Scholarship – January in London, England: 2018

CISaustralia would like to offer one lucky student a $500 travel scholarship for the January in London, England: 2018 program. All students who have applied for, been accepted into and paid a deposit for the January in London, England: 2018 program will automatically be entered into the draw. The scholarship will be drawn on Friday 3 November 2017. The successful recipient will be required to provide 20 high-resolution photos with captions and a 1-2 minute video of their study experience within two weeks of program conclusion. Scholarship funds will be granted at the conclusion of the program once all requirements have been satisfied. Students participating in a custom group program are not eligible for entry. Terms and Conditions.

$500 Travel Scholarship – January in Los Angeles, California: 2018

CISaustralia would like to offer one lucky student a $500 travel scholarship for the January in Los Angeles, California: 2018 program. All students who have applied for, been accepted into and paid a deposit for the January in Los Angeles, California: 2018 program will automatically be entered into the draw. The scholarship will be drawn on Friday 3 November 2017. The successful recipient will be required to provide 20 high-resolution photos with captions and a 1-2 minute video of their study experience within two weeks of program conclusion. Scholarship funds will be granted at the conclusion of the program once all requirements have been satisfied. Students participating in a custom group program are not eligible for entry. Terms and Conditions.

$500 Travel Scholarship – Sea Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica: 2018

CISaustralia would like to offer one lucky student a $500 travel scholarship for the 4-week Sea Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica program: Sunday 7 January – Saturday 3 February 2017. All students who have applied for, been accepted into and paid a deposit for the 2018 Sea Turtle in Costa Rica program will automatically be entered into the draw. The scholarship will be drawn on Friday 3 November 2017. The successful recipient will be required to provide 20 high-resolution photos with captions and a 1-2 minute video of their study experience within two weeks of program conclusion. Scholarship funds will be granted at the conclusion of the program once all requirements have been satisfied. Students participating in a custom group program are not eligible for entry. Terms and Conditions.

$750 Travel Scholarship – July in London, England: 2018

CISaustralia would like to offer one lucky student a $750 travel scholarship for the July in London, England: 2018 program. All students who have applied for, been accepted into and paid a deposit for the July in London, England: 2018 program will automatically be entered into the draw. The scholarship will be drawn on 11 May 2018. The successful recipient will be required to provide 20 high-resolution photos with captions and a 1-2 minute video of their study experience within two weeks of program conclusion. Scholarship funds will be granted at the conclusion of the program once all requirements have been satisfied. Students participating in a custom group program are not eligible for entry. Terms and Conditions.


University Scholarships | Faculty Scholarships | CISaustralia Partner University Scholarships

Students attending outbound mobility programs will often be eligible to receive some form of scholarship or grant from their university, whether it is from their university’s International Office or specific Faculty. This type of funding is common and can range from $250 to $100+. However, please note that scholarships vary widely from one institution to another. Students interested in these funding possibilities should enquire with their university’s International Office.

CISaustralia also works in close partnership with a number of Australian universities. We are always working on a range of scholarship initiatives in association with our partner universities, please contact your CISaustralia Program Advisor for more information. 


CISaustralia Grants and Scholarships

Digital Media Scholarship - $150*

Want to receive a scholarship for posting to social media while you’re travelling and studying abroad? If that sounds good to you, then apply now for the CISaustralia Digital Media Scholarship!

Successful scholarship recipients are required to complete the following requirements:

  • Post a minimum of 5 photos or videos per week on your personal Instagram and Facebook accounts
  • Participate in a one-week “CISaustralia Instagram Takeover” and post a minimum of 5 photos and/or videos, along with posting at least twice to our Instagram story.
  • Provide 20 high-resolution photos and captions at the conclusion of your program
  • Provide a 1-2 minute video of your experience abroad (*or provide unedited video footage we can edit for you).

At the end of their program, if all requirements are met, scholarship recipients will receive a $150 gift card (*$100 for unedited video footage).

Students are only eligible for one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time. Terms and Conditions.

Early Bird Grant - $100

Are you super keen to apply for a program and get things going? Be an Early Bird applicant be eligible to receive a $100 grant for a summer, winter, intern and volunteer program.

Early Bird deadlines are as follows:

  • Summer study programs (Jan/Feb) = Apply by 1 July of the year prior
  • Winter study programs (July) = Apply by 1 January of the same year
  • Volunteer programs = Apply 6+ months before your program start date
  • Internship programs = Apply 9+ months before your program start date

Students are only eligible for one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time. Terms and Conditions.

Bring a Friend Grant - $100 / $200

Have you already decided that you’d like to participate in a study, intern or volunteer program, but don't want to go alone? Bring a Friend and you will each receive the following grant:

  • $200 for semester programs
  • $100 for summer, winter, intern and volunteer programs

Be sure that both you and your friend note each other on your grant applications so you can both receive the grant! 

Students are only eligible for one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time. Terms and Conditions.

Go Again Grant - $100 / $200

If you have already been on a CISaustralia study, intern or volunteer abroad, or Customised Faculty-Led Program (CFLP), and can’t wait to leave the country again, then CISaustralia can help!

Participate in another CISaustralia program and you will be eligible to receive the following grant:

  • $200 for semester programs
  • $100 for summer, winter, intern and volunteer programs

Students are only eligible for one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time. Terms and Conditions


Apply for CISaustralia Scholarships or Grants