At a glance

Available to: 
Current Student
Level of study: 
Australian citizens, Australian Permanent Residents and NZ citizens

The Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship supports undergraduates eager to contribute to Australia’s success in Asia.

Award value:
Up to 5 scholarships awarded per year
Applications open: 
10 June 2018
Applications close: 
11 January 2019
  • Eligibility

    Eligibility Criteria

    Scholarship applicants must:

    • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident (Note: NZ Citizens are NOT eligible);
    • be enrolled full-time (minimum 6 units) in an undergraduate program at the University of Queensland and have completed at least 12 units in their current program;
    • be enrolled in second year or beyond when commencing their exchange;
    • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 5.0;
    • not hold or intend to hold another merit based scholarship for the purpose of tertiary study in Asia;
    • be eligible for the University of Queensland student exchange program through UQ Abroad for one or two semesters to one of the following overseas institutions:
      • People’s Republic of China
        • Any UQ exchange partner
      • Hong Kong
        • University of Hong Kong
        • Hong Kong Polytechnic University
        • Chinese University of Hong Kong
        • City University of Hong Kong
      • Singapore
        • National University of Singapore
        • Nanyang Technological University


The Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship presents young Australians with the exciting opportunity to spend up to two semesters studying at a leading Asian university and develop global leadership skills.
Number awarded per year: