These Awards range from merit and academic based, to appreciating the personal challenges of study. Our Award Program is designed to encourage leadership, personal development and collegial inclusion and compassion for others. Please read carefully all the information before making an application.

Applications open: 5:00 pm Tuesday 2 October 2018

Applications close: 5:00 pm Friday 15 February 2019





















Several scholarships are on offer for commencing residents and continuing residents.

Director’s Recommendation Scholarship

IH Equity Scholarship

Indigenous Scholarship

Jarrah Young Memorial Scholarship

Academy Services Scholarship

Chartwells Scholarship

Bursaries are offered and paid in first semester of the year of the Award. Not all bursaries have an application process.

IH Equity Bursary

IH Way Bursary

Alumni Bursary

McKenzie Sports Bursary

Prizes are awarded on the bases of achievement. There is no application process for prizes.

Academic Achievement Prize

Cross-Cultural Prize

First Year Most Improved Prize

All scholarships and bursaries requiring an application will have a link to the IH Awards Application Form on the web page.

Please ensure:

  • you meet all the eligibility criteria before you apply
  • you complete the application in full
  • proof read for spelling and grammatical errors
  • ensure your contact details are correct
  • include all supporting documents

In-house residents should return their application to the administration desk. Please ask for a privacy envelope.

Commencing residents (not yet at IH) please either:

Post to:
Private and Confidential Scholarship Application
Advancement Director
International House
1/5 Rock Street


Email to:

Important information to note

  • IH will take no responsibility for applications lost in transit
  • no documents will be returned, so make sure you include only copies of your documents, not originals, with your application
  • postal applications are preferred, so allow enough time for mail delivery.
  • IH will acknowledge receipt of your application
  • applications will not be accepted by Fax

Any scholarship queries can be directed to:
Symantha Liu
Advancement Director
P: 07 3721 2485
M: 0438 424 261

Award recipients are asked to agree to terms and conditions of acceptance.

This Terms of Acceptance form should be completed prior to the Award Ceremony.

Here are the answers to all your questions about the IH Award Program.

Award FAQ’s

Proof of Financial Hardship

Proof of Aboriginality

Still unsure? Having difficulty in providing the information required? You can contact us for more information.

If you are unsure about the terms used in any of the IH Award Program information, here is a guide to help.

Award Program Definitions