Scholarships at Bond University

Bond University

Bond University offers an extensive scholarship program to both domestic and international students, with values ranging from 25% scholarships to 100%.   It is important to note that applications for the 2017 Scholarship Program for Australian Year 12 students are now open and close on 31 July 2016.

Some of the scholarships on offer include:

    1. Vice-Chancellor’s Elite Scholarship – awarded to a Year 12 student with exceptional academic achievements, an expected ATAR of over 95, proven leadership ability, personal character and extensive involvement in extra-curricular activities. The value of this scholarship is 100% of tuition fees for any single or combined degree (excluding MBBS).
  • The Padma and Hari Harilela Scholarships – awarded to outstanding students from around the globe, looking to study at either undergraduate or postgraduate level. These scholarships open the door to applicants with strong achievements in both community involvement and contribution, and academia. Applicants must meet the prerequisites and the admissions entry standard for their chosen degree. Submission of a 500-word personal statement outlining the applicant’s community involvement and contribution, as well as personal attributes and academic achievements. Awardees received a total of $10,000 (domestic students) and $15,000 (international students).



  • Excellence Scholarshipsawarded to Year 12 students with an anticipated ATAR of over 92.00, demonstrating exceptional potential, strong leadership skills and extensive involvement in extra-curricular activities. The value of the scholarships is 50% of tuition fees for any single or combined degree (excluding MBBS).



    1. John Burton Cadetship – awarded to a high-achieving Year 12 student who has strong academic credentials (As/Bs in Year 11 and 12 school reports), and a demonstrated commitment to a career in journalism. Applicants should also demonstrate strong leadership skills and an extensive involvement in extra-curricular activities. This scholarship contributes 50% towards the tuition fees for the Bachelor of Journalism, and students embark upon a four-year program of work and study, working full-time at the Gold Coast Bulletin as a cadet journalist and full-time study towards a Bachelor of Journalism degree at the University. On successful completion of the four-year program, scholars graduate to a guaranteed position as a journalist at the Gold Coast Bulletin.
  • Collegiate Scholarship – offered to a Year 12 student from The Knox School and designed to reward students who demonstrate strong leadership skills, extensive involvement in extra-curricular activities, and who anticipate an ATAR of above 87.00 (Year 11 and 12 school reports should reflect As and Bs) and applicants should also meet the standard entry requirements for their chosen program of study. The value of the scholarships is 50% tuition for any undergraduate degree combination (excluding MBBS). Year 12 students are able to apply for any of these scholarships until the closing date. Scholarship applications should be submitted online and applications are already open! Students should note that only one applications needs to be made, and students can apply for as many scholarships they wish. Visit Bond University Scholarships for a comprehensive list of scholarships and/or to apply! Also visit Bond Scholarship Application Tips to read through very useful tips on applying effectively. Another useful resource is Your Journey to Success


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