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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! 


2018 National Australia Bank (NAB) Scholarships

2 x $2,000 NAB Scholarship - Griffith University

CISaustralia, Griffith University and NAB are offering two students a $2,000 scholarship for the following January 2019 programs:

  • 1 x $2,000 for January in Los Angeles, California at UCLA  
  • 1 x $2,000 for January in New York City, USA at NYIT 

All students who have applied for, been accepted into and paid a deposit for each of the mentioned programs will be eligible. The scholarships will be awarded on 22 October 2018. To apply, see Terms and Conditions.


2 x $500 NAB Scholarship - Bond University

CISaustralia, Bond University and NAB are offering two students a $500 scholarship for the following 2018 volunteer programs:

  • 1 x $500 for Community Development in the Philippines (20 August - 8 September 2018)
  • 1 x $500 for a volunteer program in Zambia. Students must choose one of the following programs: Community Development and Environmental Change in Zambia, Community Healthcare and Development in Zambia, or Women's Empowerment in Zambia (20 August - 8 September 2018)

Note: 

  • If the program is directly related to the students’ degrees, 40 points may be achieved (falling within the 'International Industry Experience' category)
  • If the program is not related to the students’ degrees, a minimum of 15 points may be achieved (falling within the 'Global Outlook' category)
  • *No minimum BB points to participate but the student must not be in negative points status

All students who have applied for, been accepted into and paid a deposit for each of the mentioned programs will be eligible. The scholarships will be awarded on 30 June 2018. To apply, see Terms and Conditions.


  • University of Queensland - details coming soon
  • Queensland University of Technology - details coming soon
  • Southern Cross University - details coming soon

Special Offer Travel Scholarships

$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