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Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship

The Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship supports young Australians to become Asiacapable leaders, with a desire to strengthen ties between Australia and Asia, and actively contribute to Australia’s success in the region. Scholars undertake a university-approved exchange program, as well as immersive opportunities including internships, volunteering, intensive language courses in Asia.

In addition, scholars participate in a bespoke in-country leadership development program and experience development opportunities through the Scholars Summit and lifelong access to the Westpac 100 Scholars Network (W100 Network).

This scholarship is backing people from all walks of life who have the drive and ideas to shape the future of Australia. The Trust partners with Australia’s leading universities to offer 100 scholarships a year, forever.

More information can be found here-



To be eligible applicants must be:

1.An Australian citizen or permanent resident.

2.A Current Undergraduates (including Honours students) enrolled in their second year or beyond in any degree when commencing the exchange.

3.Holding a minimum of a credit average.

4.Intending to complete a university approved exchange program for one to two semesters in mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, South Korea or Taiwan, pending no travel restrictions.

5.Intending to commence exchange in semester 2, 2023, for the start of semester at your host university in Asia, pending no travel restrictions.




Starts between August to October and ends around December to March the following year.

Closing Date

30 November 2022

Apply online…
To commence an online application, click here.

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