Support: Disability

Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship

The Public Education Foundation’s Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship provides financial assistance to students who have a physical disability to enable them to reach their academic potential.

Northcott Scholarships

Are you a person with disability and are currently studying at TAFE, University or other Registered Training Organisation (RTO)? Are you thinking about embarking on tertiary studies, but are worried about managing the extra costs and logistics? Having a disability is not a barrier to reaching your educational goals. Financial assistance from one our tertiary …

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Bert Evans Apprentice Scholarships

Finishing your apprenticeship training can be tough when you’ve experienced hardship. The Bert Evans Apprentice Scholarships are there to help.

Atatürk Scholarship

The Atatürk Scholarship was founded in 2020 by members of the Australian Turkish community to provide financial assistance to Australian students of Turkish ancestry who strive to excel in studies, enhancing peace and friendship between all people and all nations. The Scholarship provides financial assistance to students commencing their first year of tertiary study at …

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WSU Enid Helen Hort and Family Scholarship

The Enid Helen Hort and Family Scholarships are intended to ensure that people of all walks of life have the opportunity to attend University including those who may have experienced financial hardship, or those who may not have come from a privileged background.

ECU Equity Scholarship

The ECU Equity Scholarships are intended to assist future and current undergraduate students from designated equity groups, with the costs associated with University study. Applications are sought from students from low socio-economic backgrounds, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander’s, people with a disability or ongoing illness, people with significant caring responsibilities and those from rural or …

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Swinburne Nancy Gullo Scholarship

This scholarship is established to support students to complete their education and lift some of the financial burden associated with studying.

JCU Burralga Yumba Bursary

The purpose of the Burralga Yumba Bursary is to assist with the cost of accommodation (including administration fees) at Burralga Yumba Residence. This bursary is designed to support students overcoming financial hardship, drought, disability or other circumstances, which would significantly impact their capacity to fully engage in tertiary studies.

Griffith Inclusive Futures Scholarship

This Inclusive Futures Scholarship is designed to assist and support students with a disability who is experiencing or has experienced financial difficulties and/or educational disadvantage.

Murdoch Senate Bursary

The Murdoch Senate Bursary has been developed to assist students who are facing financial and/or personal hardship with some of the costs associated with studying at Murdoch University.

Swinburne Kath Watson Scholarship for Women

The Kath Watson Foundation was established to support female students from disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake and/or continue tertiary education and to achieve their full academic potential by reducing the need to work outside of study.

Gallipoli Scholarship

The Gallipoli Scholarships provide financial assistance to the most deserving and meritorious Australian applicants, commencing their first year of tertiary study at a University or TAFE at Degree, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level, in the year of application, as well as two specific Scholarships for second and third year Gallipoli Scholars.

UNSW | Prep 17-19

Benefits   If you are keen to study at uni but have faced challenges in year 11 and 12 that make you eligible for the UNSW ACCESS Scheme, and you don’t meet the cut-off for degree entry, we want you to consider UNSW Prep. UNSW Prep is a one year (18 months for Engineering) pathway …

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Deakin Achieving Potential Scholarship

A Deakin Achieving Potential Scholarship offers financial support to students who display passion, perseverance and commitment to study, and experience financial or personal hardship.

Griffith Futures Midwifery Scholarship

The Griffith Futures Midwifery Scholarships are designed to support students enrolled in Griffith University’s Bachelor of Midwifery program who are experiencing financial hardship, carer responsibilities and/or social disadvantage.

Deakin Student Support Scholarship

A Deakin Student Support Scholarship offers financial support to students who display passion, perseverance and commitment to study, and experience financial or personal hardship.

Macquarie Vinva Scholar Award

The aim of the Vinva Scholar Award is to fund scholars based on excellence and equity, supporting students who have the potential to make a positive impact in the future. The scholarships will be targeted at new students studying Science, Engineering, IT and Business degrees.

UOW Transforming Futures Scholarships

These scholarships recognise the capacity in all students and seek to provide support to ensure students can participate in, and make the most of their higher education.

TAFE Queensland Scholarships

Achieve your career goals with the help of a TAFE Queensland Scholarship. Merit scholarships are awarded to students who have achieved outstanding academic merit or demonstrate strong work performance along with the demonstrable desire to secure ongoing employment in the industry in which they have applied for the scholarship. Access and equity scholarships provide equitable …

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ABCN Accelerate Scholarship Program

The ABCN Accelerate Scholarship program is a three-year program that targets exceptional students who are facing economic, family or social challenges that impact on their study or capacity to achieve their desired tertiary pathways.

WWDA LEAD Scholarships

The WWDA LEAD scholarships will be open to existing and new WWDA members who can apply for a range of leadership and/or training courses that will help develop leadership skills and provide further opportunities to be involved with WWDA.

ParaQuad Scholarships

ParaQuad is committed to supporting the career, educational and life goals of people with spinal cord injury. We do this by offering Scholarships to assist members with the cost of study and other programs that boost employability and independence.

QUT Equity Scholarships Scheme

Open to all eligible current and future QUT students, the QUT Equity Scholarships Scheme offers more than $4 million worth of scholarships, bursaries and computers to low-income students each year.

UOW Equity Scholarships (Future Students)

UOW Equity Scholarships are available for students who are experiencing financial disadvantage and other educational disadvantages, because we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to succeed in higher education.

Bedford College Scholarships

In 2021, Bedford College will be offering five $5000 scholarships toward tuition. Our scholarships are designed to give students opportunities they might not otherwise have. We recognise that every student is different and all shine in their own way. We see significant academic achievement as an indicator of a potential scholarship candidate but also recognise …

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UON Betty Josephine Fyffe Rural Equity Scholarships

Betty leaves this legacy as her way of trying to improve the education of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals in training with hope that some will return to the country areas to practice their profession.

NIDA The YouTube Scholarship

One scholarship will be awarded to a student from a background which has historically been underrepresented on screen and stage. First Nations and People of Colour, people with a disability, from remote and regional areas or experiencing barriers to access are especially encouraged to apply.

UTAS Gilbertson Family Scholarship

In 2008 The Isabel and John Gilbertson Charitable Trust established the Gilbertson Family Scholarship Fund with the University of Tasmania to provide support for University of Tasmania students with specific learning difficulties via the Gilbertson Family Scholarship.

Griffith Ernie Hicks Memorial Scholarship

The Ernie Hicks Memorial scholarship will be awarded to a student who has overcome significant personal adversity while achieving entrance to university, and who demonstrates a mature approach to study.

Kenneth W Tribe Fellowship Fund

The Fund provides financial assistance to deaf or hard of hearing people wishing to undertake a course of study which will lead to improved employment opportunities and enhance the individual’s ability to contribute to the community.

Michael Whitbread Scholarship | UTS

A travel grant awarded to a UTS Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor student to assist with travel costs to London, United Kingdom, for the recipient to undertake a two-week internship at Barristers’ Chamber 7 Bedford Row.

ANU Changing Futures Scholarship

Each year the Australian National University may offer the ANU Changing Futures Scholarship to acknowledge the achievement of, and offer financial support to, applicants who have been shortlisted for an alternative scholarship but who were unsuccessful in that process.

Macquarie The Walter & Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship

The establishment of The Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship for students with a physical disability aims to ensure that a student with a diagnosed physical disability and the absence of money does not stand in the way of an individual’s ability to achieve their maximum potential through tertiary study.

Flinders Vic Beasley Bursary

The bursary has been established to encourage financially disadvantaged students who have participated in the Flinders University Foundation Course to undertake higher education.

ANU Ben Williams Student Support Grant

This Grant is offered by the Research School of Physics and Engineering in the ANU College of Science. The Grant will aid students who are experiencing special difficulties and require financial assistance to continue and/or to complete their studies.

Monash University Peoplebank Australia Scholarship

Peoplebank Australia wishes to assist talented and deserving students within the Faculty of Information Technology to access tertiary education and to provide them with an opportunity which would not otherwise have been available due to their personal circumstances.

ACU Creating Opportunity Fund Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2018 in order to financially assist commencing students who are suffering hardship to access higher education. Such hardships may include, relocation from a regional or remote location, single parent background, first in family to attend university, domestic violence, ongoing medical conditions, non-English speaking background, social, cultural disadvantage or adjusting to …

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University of Melbourne Coursework Access Scholarships

The Coursework Access Scholarships are available to students who have experienced or are experiencing compassionate or compelling circumstances and have applied for or are enrolled in a coursework degree course at the University of Melbourne.

WSU Liverpool City Council Equity Scholarship

This scholarship assists disadvantaged students to study any undergraduate degree in the School of Nursing and Midwifery or School of Social Sciences and Psychology at the Liverpool campus.

Swinburne Alba Sorati Scholarship for Women

The Alba Sorati Scholarship is awarded to support female students from disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake or continue tertiary education in engineering, information and communication technologies or science at Swinburne University.

Western Sydney University Community Scholarship

The Western Sydney University Community Scholarship was established to provide ongoing support to talented, ambitious and hardworking students who might not otherwise have the chance to study at university due to financial hardship or other circumstances out of their control.

La Trobe Access Scholarship

Each year La Trobe University offers a number of scholarships to students commencing tertiary studies for the first time who can demonstrate financial hardship and/or educational disadvantage. The La Trobe Access Scholarship is awarded on the condition that the recipient maintains full-time enrolment at La Trobe University (unless you have formal approval to hold the …

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Monash Support Scholarship

Monash Support Scholarships are provided to current and commencing students whose educational achievements may have been masked by their personal circumstances. The scholarship is awarded based on need – there is no specific ATAR requirement.

UOW | Special Tertiary Entrance Program

The Special Tertiary Entrance Program – STEP to UOW is a university preparation program for students who have experienced a significant disadvantage during their secondary school education. School results are also taken into account in assessing STEP applications. STEP is a two-session bridging program to help students who may not have otherwise qualified for direct …

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TISC | Universities Access Pathways

All four universities have pathways which provide ATAR adjustments to students who meet certain school or personal background criteria. If your ATAR is below a university’s minimum, these adjustments may give you a Selection Rank which is higher than your ATAR, so you can receive an offer for courses requiring the minimum entry ATAR. If …

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SATAC | Universities Equity Scheme

The Universities Equity Scheme will apply adjustments in two ways: to all applicants in certain specified schools and to eligible applicants in other schools. Eligible applicants will receive 5 points in the calculation of their university aggregate. The Scheme applies to all courses offered by Charles Darwin University, Flinders University, the University of Adelaide, University …

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UAC | Educational Access Scheme

The Educational Access Scheme (EAS) helps universities to take the circumstances of individual applicants into account when allocating places in undergraduate programs. If your application is successful, you could receive EAS points that go towards your admission rank. Eligibility: Australian or New Zealand citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia (includes holders of a permanent …

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WSU | Bonus Points

Up to ten bonus points in total may be available when applying through UAC if you meet one or more of the following criteria: You live in the Western Sydney region You achieve outstanding results in relevant HSC or IB subjects You are an elite athlete or performer You have experienced disadvantage in your studies …

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