Scholarships

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

Click here to read about Chenoa’s experiences!


National Australia Bank Scholarships

CISaustralia offers a range of university-specific scholarships in partnership with NAB.

2 x $1,000 NAB Scholarship – University of Queensland

CISaustralia, the University of Queensland and NAB are offering two students a $1,000 scholarship for the following January 2019 programs:

  • 1 x $1,000 for January in Los Angeles, California at UCLA
  • 1 x $1,000 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 5 October 2018. To apply, see Terms and Conditions.


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 $1,000 NAB Scholarship – Southern Cross University

CISaustralia, Southern Cross University and NAB are offering two students a $1,000 scholarship for the following January 2019 programs:

  • 1 x $1,000 for January in Los Angeles, California at UCLA
  • 1 x $1,000 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 $2,000 NAB Scholarship – Central Queensland University

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

  • 2 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.


Travel Scholarships

CISaustralia offers a range of program-specific travel scholarships, typically ranging from $500-$1,000.

$500 Travel Scholarship – January in New York City, USA: 2019

CISaustralia would like to offer one lucky student a $500 travel scholarship for the January in New York City, USA: 2019 program. All students who have applied for, been accepted into and paid a deposit for the January in New York City, USA: 2019 program will automatically be entered into the draw. The scholarship will be drawn on 7 November 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. Terms and Conditions.


2 x $500 Travel Scholarship – January in London, England: 2019

CISaustralia would like to offer two lucky students a $500 travel scholarship for the January in London, England: 2019 program. All students who have applied for, been accepted into and paid a deposit for the January in London, England: 2019 program will automatically be entered into the draw. The scholarships will be drawn on 19 November 2018. 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. Terms and Conditions.


$1,000 Travel Scholarship – January in Los Angeles, California at UCLA: 2019

CISaustralia would like to offer one lucky student a $1,000 travel scholarship for the January in Los Angeles, California at UCLA: 2019 program. All students who have applied for, been accepted into and paid a deposit for the January in Los Angeles, California at UCLA: 2019 program will automatically be entered into the draw. The scholarship will be drawn on 9 November 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. Terms and Conditions.


$500 Scholarship – Intern in South Africa

CISaustralia would like to offer students a $500 scholarship for the Intern in South Africa program. All students who have applied for, been accepted into and paid a deposit for the Intern in South Africa program in January or February (program ending by 1st March) will automatically receive the scholarship. The recipients will be required to provide a 1-2 minute video of their study experience within two weeks of program conclusion. Scholarship funds will be applied to all student offer letters. Terms and Conditions.


St. Leo (UQ) 50% Scholarship – Leadership and Cultural Development in Thailand: January 2019

CISaustralia would like to offer one student a 50% scholarship for the Leadership and Cultural Development in Thailand: January 2019 program. To be eligible, students must have also applied for the program to be considered for the scholarship. The successful student must produce a short 1-minute video and submit at least 20 images of their experience on return. Scholarship deadline: Friday, 10 August 2018, 5pm. Terms and Conditions.


University | Faculty | CISaustralia Partner 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 $1,500+. 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 and be eligible to receive a $100 grant for a summer, winter, intern or volunteer program.

Early Bird Grant deadlines are as follows:

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

CISaustralia Scholarship & Grant Application


Terms and Conditions

2 x $1,000 NAB Scholarships – University of Queensland

  • All University of Queensland students who have applied, been accepted and paid a deposit for one of the two programs (January in Los Angeles at UCLA / January in New York City at NYIT) in January 2019 will be eligible.
  • Applications must be submitted via the CISaustralia scholarship application form.
  • Students must submit a personal statement and a copy of their academic transcript (within application above).
  • Students must have a minimum of a 4.0 GPA.
  • The scholarships will be announced on 5 October 2018. There will be an official awards function at the University of Queensland in October / November 2018.
  • The scholarship recipients (first names, degree programs, and university) will be announced via the CISaustralia website, social media and eNewsletter.
  • The scholarship recipients will be required to provide 20 high-resolution photos with captions within two weeks of program conclusion.
  • The scholarship recipients will be required to provide a 1-2 minute video within two weeks of program conclusion. The videos should give an insight into the awardee’s experience on their CISaustralia program.
  • Scholarship funds will be granted at the conclusion of the program by way of direct deposit into the recipient’s nominated bank account once all requirements above have been satisfied.
  • The decision of CISaustralia and the University of Queensland is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Students are only eligible to receive one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time.

2 x $2,000 NAB Scholarships – Griffith University

  • All Griffith University students who have applied, been accepted and paid a deposit for one of the two programs (January in Los Angeles at UCLA / January in New York City at NYIT) in January 2019 will be eligible.
  • Applications must be submitted via the CISaustralia scholarship application form.
  • Students must submit a personal statement and a copy of their academic transcript (within application above).
  • Students must have a minimum of a 4.0 GPA.
  • The scholarships will be announced on 22 October 2018. There will be an official awards function at Griffith University in October / November 2018.
  • The scholarship recipients (first names, degree programs, and university) will be announced via the CISaustralia website, social media and eNewsletter.
  • The scholarship recipients will be required to provide 20 high-resolution photos with captions within two weeks of program conclusion.
  • The scholarship recipients will be required to provide a 1-2 minute video within two weeks of program conclusion. The videos should give an insight into the awardee’s experience on their CISaustralia program.
  • Scholarship funds will be granted at the conclusion of the program by way of direct deposit into the recipient’s nominated bank account once all requirements above have been satisfied.
  • The decision of CISaustralia and Griffith University is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Students are only eligible to receive one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time.

2 x $1,000 NAB Scholarship – Southern Cross University

  • All Southern Cross University students who have applied, been accepted and paid a deposit for one of the two programs (January in Los Angeles at UCLA / January in New York City at NYIT) in January 2019 will be eligible.
  • Applications must be submitted via the CISaustralia scholarship application form.
  • Students must submit a personal statement and a copy of their academic transcript (within application above).
  • Students must have a minimum of a 4.0 GPA.
  • The scholarships will be announced on 22 October 2018. There will be an official awards function at Southern Cross University in October / November 2018.
  • The scholarship recipients (first names, degree programs, and university) will be announced via the CISaustralia website, social media and eNewsletter.
  • The scholarship recipients will be required to provide 20 high-resolution photos with captions within two weeks of program conclusion.
  • The scholarship recipients will be required to provide a 1-2 minute video within two weeks of program conclusion. The videos should give an insight into the awardee’s experience on their CISaustralia program.
  • Scholarship funds will be granted at the conclusion of the program by way of direct deposit into the recipient’s nominated bank account once all requirements above have been satisfied.
  • The decision of CISaustralia and Southern Cross University is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Students are only eligible to receive one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time.

2 x $2,000 NAB Scholarship – Central Queensland University

  • All Central Queensland University students who have applied, been accepted and paid a deposit for into the January in New York City at NYIT in January 2019 will be eligible.
  • Applications must be submitted via the CISaustralia scholarship application form.
  • Students must submit a personal statement and a copy of their academic transcript (within application above).
  • Students must have a minimum of a 4.0 GPA.
  • The scholarships will be announced on 22 October 2018. There will be an official awards function at Central Queensland University in October / November 2018.
  • The scholarship recipients (first names, degree programs, and university) will be announced via the CISaustralia website, social media and eNewsletter.
  • The scholarship recipients will be required to provide 20 high-resolution photos with captions within two weeks of program conclusion.
  • The scholarship recipients will be required to provide a 1-2 minute video within two weeks of program conclusion. The videos should give an insight into the awardee’s experience on their CISaustralia program.
  • Scholarship funds will be granted at the conclusion of the program by way of direct deposit into the recipient’s nominated bank account once all requirements above have been satisfied.
  • The decision of CISaustralia and Central Queensland University is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Students are only eligible to receive one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time.

$500 Travel Scholarship – January in New York City, USA: 2019

  • All students who have applied for, been accepted into and paid a deposit for the January in New York City, USA: 2019 program will automatically be entered into the draw.
  • Eligible students are not required to submit a scholarship application.
  • The scholarship will be drawn by random selection on 7 November 2018.
  • The scholarship recipient (first name, degree program, and Australian university) will be announced via the CISaustralia social media account(s) and eNewsletter.
  • The scholarship recipient will be required to provide 20 high-resolution photos with captions within two weeks of program conclusion.
  • The scholarship recipient will be required to provide a 1-2 minute video within two weeks of program conclusion. The video should give an insight into the awardee’s experience in New York City and at NYIT on the CISaustralia program.
  • Scholarship funds will be granted at the conclusion of the program by way of direct deposit into the recipient’s nominated bank account once all requirements above have been satisfied.
  • The decision of CISaustralia is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Students are only eligible to receive one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time.

2 x $500 Travel Scholarship – January in London, England: 2019

  • All students who have applied for, been accepted into and paid a deposit for the January in London, England: 2019 program will automatically be entered into the draw.
  • Eligible students are not required to submit a scholarship application.
  • The scholarships will be drawn by random selection on 19 November 2018.
  • The scholarship recipients (first name, degree program, and Australian university) will be announced via the CISaustralia social media account(s) and eNewsletter.
  • The scholarship recipients will be required to provide 20 high-resolution photos with captions within two weeks of program conclusion.
  • The scholarship recipients will be required to provide a 1-2 minute video within two weeks of program conclusion. The video should give an insight into the awardee’s experience in London and at the University of Roehampton on the CISaustralia program.
  • Scholarship funds will be granted at the conclusion of the program by way of direct deposit into the recipient’s nominated bank account once all requirements above have been satisfied.
  • The decision of CISaustralia is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Students are only eligible to receive one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time.

$1,000 Travel Scholarship – January in Los Angeles, California at UCLA: 2019

  • All students who have applied for, been accepted into and paid a deposit for the January in Los Angeles, California at UCLA: 2019 program will automatically be entered into the draw.
  • Eligible students are not required to submit a scholarship application.
  • The scholarship will be drawn by random selection on 9 November 2018.
  • The scholarship recipient (first name, degree program, and Australian university) will be announced via the CISaustralia social media account(s) and eNewsletter.
  • The scholarship recipient will be required to provide 20 high-resolution photos with captions within two weeks of program conclusion.
  • The scholarship recipient will be required to provide a 1-2 minute video within two weeks of program conclusion. The video should give an insight into the awardee’s experience in Los Angeles and at UCLA on the CISaustralia program.
  • Scholarship funds will be granted at the conclusion of the program by way of direct deposit into the recipient’s nominated bank account once all requirements above have been satisfied.
  • The decision of CISaustralia is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Students are only eligible to receive one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time.

$500 Scholarship – Intern in South Africa

  • All students who have applied for the Intern in South Africa program starting in January or February each year will receive a $500 scholarship. Internships must be completed by March 1st of that same year.
  • Eligible students are not required to submit a scholarship application.
  • The $500 scholarship will be indicated in all student offer letters.
  • The scholarship recipient will be required to provide a 1-2 minute video within two weeks of program conclusion. The video should give an insight into the awardee’s experience in South Africa on the CISaustralia program.
  • Students are only eligible to receive one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time.

St. Leo (UQ) 50% Scholarship – Leadership and Cultural Development in Thailand: January 2019

  • The successful candidate will be proactive on campus, making all St. Leo students aware of the program, with the aim of recruiting a number of students on the program. This should include at least one presentation to colleagues at St. Leo at an agreed date and time. CISaustralia will provide appropriate support and training.
  • Applications must be submitted via the St. Leo Leadership and Cultural Development Scholarship online application (Scholarship deadline: Friday, 10 August 2018, 5pm)
  • To be eligible, students must have also applied for the program to be considered for the scholarship.
  • The scholarship will be awarded by way of a discount applied to the recipient’s invoice.
  • The successful student will be required to produce a short 1-minute video and submit at least 20 images of their experience on return. The video and photos should give an insight into the awardee’s experience in Thailand and on the CISaustralia program.
  • The scholarship recipient (first name, last initial, degree program, and Australian university) will be announced via the CISaustralia social media account(s) and eNewsletter.
  • The decision of CISaustralia is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Students are only eligible to receive one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time.

Digital Media Scholarship

  • Students are eligible to apply for the Digital Media Scholarship if they have been accepted into a summer study, winter study, internship, volunteer, customised faculty led or customised group volunteer program.
  • To be eligible students must apply for the Scholarship at least 1 month prior to their program start date.
  • Applications must be submitted via the CISaustralia scholarship application form.
  • Only 1 Digital Media Scholarship per program is available.
  • Applications will be reviewed by the student’s Program Advisor in conjunction with the Marketing and Communications Officer. Students will be advised of the outcome via phone and/or email once applications have been reviewed.
  • In order to receive the scholarship, students must meet all of the following requirements:
    • Post a minimum of 5 photos or videos per week on both of the student’s 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 that we can edit).
    • All social media posts must include the tag #cisaustralia and the handles @cis_australia (Instagram) and @cisaustralia (Facebook) in the caption. Any photos posted to Instagram must have @cis_australia tagged in the photo as well.
    • The video/video clips and high-resolution photos are to be provided via Dropbox or Google Drive within two weeks of program conclusion.
    • Offensive photos or comments will not be tolerated; nor will photos showing heavy partying or illegal activities. If content is deemed to be offensive the scholarship will be revoked at the discretion of CISaustralia.
    • Scholarship recipients must review the CISaustralia Photo and Video Policy prior to program start date.
  • Scholarship recipients will receive comprehensive instructions on the requirements listed above prior to their program start date. Students are only eligible for one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time.
  • At the end of their program, if all requirements are met, scholarship recipients will receive a $150 gift card (*or a $100 gift card if unedited video footage is provided).

Early Bird Grant

  • Students are eligible to apply for the Early Bird Grant if they have been accepted into a summer study, winter study, internship or volunteer program.
  • Students participating in a customised faculty led program (CFLP) or customised group volunteer program are not eligible to apply.
  • To be eligible, students must apply for the grant according to the following deadlines:
    • 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
  • Applications must be submitted via the CISaustralia scholarship application form.
  • Applications will be reviewed by the student’s Program Advisor in conjunction with the Marketing and Communications Officer. Students will be advised of the outcome via phone and/or email after application has been reviewed.
  • Early Bird Grant recipients will receive $100 off their program fees. The grant will be awarded by way of a discount applied to the recipient’s invoice.
  • To be eligible, students must apply before they have paid their program deposit.
  • The decision of CISaustralia is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Students are only eligible to receive one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time.

Bring a Friend Grant

  • Students are eligible to apply for the Bring a Friend Grant if they have been accepted into a semester, summer study, winter study, internship or volunteer program.
  • Students participating in a customised faculty led program (CFLP) or customised group volunteer program are not eligible to apply.
  • Both Friends must be participating in the same program.
  • If one Friend withdraws from the program, the other Friend will no longer be eligible to receive the Grant.
  • Grant recipients will receive $200 off of their program fees if participating in a semester program, or $100 off their program fees if participating in a summer study, winter study, volunteer or intern program.
  • The grant will be awarded by way of a discount applied to the recipient’s invoice.
  • Applications must be submitted via the CISaustralia scholarship application form.
  • Friends must each complete a scholarship application form and each Friend must name the other on their application.
  • To be eligible:
    • January/July study students must apply for the Grant prior to the application deadline of their chosen program.
    • Volunteering students must apply at least 60 days prior to their program start date.
    • Intern students must apply for the Grant prior to the application deadline of their chosen program (if their program has an application deadline), or at least 60 days prior to program start date (if no application deadline applies).
  • Applications will be reviewed by the student’s Program Advisor in conjunction with the Marketing and Communications Officer. Students will be advised of the outcome via phone and/or email after application has been reviewed.
  • The decision of CISaustralia is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Students are only eligible to receive one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time.

Go Again Grant

  • Students are eligible to apply for the Go Again Grant if they have previously participated in a summer study, winter study, internship, volunteer, customised faculty led or customised group volunteer program.
  • Grant recipients will receive $200 off their program fees if participating in a semester program, or $100 off their program fees if participating in a summer study, winter study, volunteer or intern program.
  • Students participating on a group volunteer program as their second CISaustralia program, where program fees are paid directly to their university, are not eligible to apply.
  • The grant will be awarded by way of a discount applied to the recipient’s invoice.
  • Applications must be submitted via the CISaustralia scholarship application form.
  • To be eligible, students must apply before they have paid their program deposit.
  • Applications will be reviewed by the student’s Program Advisor in conjunction with the Marketing and Communications Officer. Students will be advised of the outcome via phone and/or email after application has been reviewed.
  • The decision of CISaustralia is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Students are only eligible to receive one CISaustralia scholarship or grant at a time.

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