If you thought scholarships were limited to students starting their studies in semester one, we’ve got some good news: if you’re starting your degree in the middle of the year, there’s a bunch of excellent semester two scholarships for international students that you can apply for right now. And if you need a little help applying, make sure to check out our tips on how to win a scholarship.

2018 University of Adelaide Higher Education Scholarships

The University of Adelaide’s Higher Education Scholarships offer an impressive 25% reduction on the tuition fee for the full duration of the recipient’s course. If you’re an international student who has already completed an AQF-recognised course, are undertaking an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification in any discipline, and are starting your studies in Semester 2 (July) or Trimester 3 (September), you’re eligible to apply. There are a few other eligibility requirements, so make sure to check out the University of Adelaide website.

Federation University Semester 2, 2018 Tuition Fee Scholarship

If you’re thinking of undertaking a Bachelor of Business, Commerce or Information Technology, or hoping to start a Master of Business Administration, Professional Accounting or Technology, this scholarship is for you. Federation University in Victoria offers a scholarship to international students that takes 20% off your total program tuition fees. Take a look at the Federation University website for more information.

QUT International Merit Scholarship

The Queensland University of Technology has a pretty awesome scholarship available to international science and engineering students. If you can demonstrate strong academic results from high school (for undergraduate admissions) or a relevant bachelor degree (for postgraduate admissions) and match the other eligibility criteria, you can receive a scholarship to cover 25% of your tuition fees for your first semester at QUT. And if you meet academic conditions, you can also receive an ongoing scholarship to cover 25% of your tuition fees per semester of study. There’s plenty of extra information available on the QUT website.

Deakin University HDR Scholarship

Thinking of taking on a PhD? Deakin University in Victoria offers a generous stipend of just over AU$27,000 per annum that comes with a AU$5,000 relocation allowance and health cover. There are a few other eligibility criteria you’ll need to meet, so make sure you carefully read through the details on the Deakin University website.

Various scholarships at Monash University

There are plenty of options at Monash University when it comes to mid-year scholarships. Browse through the multiple scholarships on offer through various faculties and see which ones are most relevant to your studies. Many of them are available to international students, including the STG International Service Group Scholarship, the Chin Communications Master of Interpreting and Translation Studies Scholarship, and the Senvion Renewable Energy Engineering Scholarship.