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Support: Financial Disadvantage

UTAS Adrian La Palombara Annual Appeal Scholarship in Accounting

Mr Mitchel Martin-Weber, a University of Tasmania alumnus, has funded this perpetual scholarship through a gift to the 2010 Annual Appeal to recognise his close friend Adrian La Palombara, a fellow UTAS alumnus. The University through the University Foundation provided a matching contribution to the scholarship.

Curtin Sir William Tyree Scholarship in Engineering

The Tyree Foundation has established scholarships for engineering students across all Australian States. The scholarships are for Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) students who come from disadvantaged backgrounds, to provide them support throughout their four-year course of study.

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.

Griffith Chancellor’s Scholarships

The Chancellor’s Scholarships are for students who have experienced financial hardship, and/or education disadvantage that has impacted on their ability to achieve their full potential. There are multiple scholarships available within the Chancellor’s Scholarships.

Charles Sturt AHO Tertiary Accommodation Grants

Access to affordable accommodation is a significant barrier that impacts on Aboriginal tertiary education rates across New South Wales. The grants will provide eligible Aboriginal students with assistance to source affordable accommodation options.

CQUniCares Launch Scholarship

The CQUniCares Launch Scholarship assists students from regional areas and/or low SES backgrounds with expenses associated with undergraduate study. Those expenses can include non-deferrable costs such as textbooks, uniforms, computer equipment, internet, equipment or travel costs associated with compulsory residential schools and unpaid work placements.

USC Renouf Family Scholarship

The Renouf Family Scholarships were established in 2008 by Sir Clem Renouf in memory of his parents for their sacrifice in giving him the best educational opportunity possible, under challenging circumstances.

Macquarie University Campus Accommodation Scholarship

The Macquarie University Campus Accommodation Costs Scholarship is an undergraduate equity/access scholarship awarded to students in financial need who have relocated to study at Macquarie University from a regional or remote area.

UWA Weerasooriya Family Fairway Medical Scholarship

The Weerasooriya Family have donated funds to The University of Western Australia to provide two scholarships to encourage and assist students who have graduated from the Fairway program to pursue a Direct Pathway into Medicine

University of Adelaide The Andrew & Alexander Saint Scholarships

The Andrew & Alexander Saint Scholarships have been established in perpetuity by Bruce Saint, in memory of his sons Andrew and Alexander Saint, to support three disadvantaged undergraduate students who are commencing an undergraduate program of study in any Faculty at the University of Adelaide.

Swinburne Avanade Women in STEM Scholarship

The Avanade Women in STEM Scholarship supports female first year students studying Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM), with the aim to help alleviate the financial burden to students, so they can focus more on studies and achieve their educational goals.

University of Adelaide Dr Duncan Memorial Scholarship

A group of Donors, supported by a grant from the Government of South Australia, have established the Dr Duncan Memorial Scholarship to support one undergraduate coursework student who is undertaking a Bachelor of Laws program at the University of Adelaide.

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.

Flinders University Student Access Scholarships

The University has established the Flinders University Student Access Scholarships to provide financial support to students from low SES backgrounds who are commencing their first year of undergraduate study at Flinders University and have not completed any previous university studies at any other tertiary institution.

UNE Residential Financial Assistance Scholarships

The University of New England has established residential scholarships to encourage qualified and motivated students who may not otherwise have considered college living because of financial constraints, to reside in a UNE residential college and be involved in the college community.

UTAS Relocation Support Allowance (Tasmanian residents)

The University of Tasmania is offering a limited number of relocation and travel support packages to assist Tasmanian students with the costs of relocating or travelling within Tasmania to attend University. There are two support packages from which eligible students are able to select.

UTAS Relocation Support Allowance (Interstate and NZ residents)

The University of Tasmania is offering a limited number of relocation support packages to assist interstate students with the costs of relocating to Tasmania to attend University. There are two support packages from which eligible students are able to select.

YAL Upper Secondary Scholarship

YAL is able to offer an Upper Secondary Scholarship (Years 10-12) that will be effective in aiding the education of a secondary school student.

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.

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.

UQ Alumni Advantage Scholarship in Computer Science

The Scholarship is to encourage and support students undertaking the Bachelor of Computer Science program from an “under-represented” cohort – this means that the student will be a student facing financial disadvantage; and/or a female student; and/or Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person.

AVCAT Scholarships

AVCAT is a national charity providing tertiary education scholarships and bursaries to children and grandchildren of ex-serving veterans. We assist scholars each year to reach their potential through achieving a range of academic and personal goals.

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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UWA | Fairway

Benefits   Fairway UWA is an admission entry pathway and comprehensive support program for students completing Year 12 under challenging circumstances. The program provides academic, financial and personal support, and it is responsive to individual student needs, throughout their final year of secondary school and during their university studies. Successful completion of the Fairway UWA …

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Curtin | StepUp to Curtin

Benefits   StepUp to Curtin grants an adjustment factor of additional ATAR points to help you qualify for admission into your preferred Curtin course. There are two StepUp to Curtin access schemes: StepUp Entry If your ATAR is between 60 and 69.95, StepUp Entry adjusts your selection rank to 70. This means you’ll be eligible …

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Harding Miller Education Foundation Scholarship

The Harding Miller Education Foundation Scholarship Program provides practical support to lift the educational and career aspirations of high potential Australian girls who are facing socio-economic hardship.

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.

The Theofilos Foundation Scholarships

The Theofilos Foundation provides $5,000 grants to Year 12 students experiencing financial or social hardship, to help ease the burden of costs associated with tertiary studies.

Susan and Isaac Wakil Foundation Scholarship

Susan and Isaac Wakil Foundation scholarships seek to support motivated individuals with demonstrated merit, who are facing hardship, to realise their career goals and contribute to a better and brighter Australia.

Youth Off the Streets National Scholarship Program

The National Scholarship Program celebrates the talents and strengths of young people across Australia who exhibit extraordinary promise – but who lack the support and resources to fulfill their potential.

Cessnock Mayoral Scholarship Program

If you reside in the Cessnock LGA and are currently undertaking study at university or TAFE you may be eligible for a scholarship of $2500 to assist you.

Real Futures Grant

The Real Futures Grant is an annual one-off $5,000 prize, awarded to a student studying for a certificate, diploma, degree or traineeship in one of the following fields: healthcare, medicine, business, or finance.

University of Melbourne Hansen Scholarship

The Hansen Scholarship will be awarded to talented undergraduate students whose financial circumstances present a challenge to accessing a first-class education. Recipients will be awarded accommodation, an allowance, and financial and personal support.

Gallipoli Scholarship

The Gallipoli Scholarship Fund offers up to seven scholarships annually to assist Australian students in their first year of tertiary study either at university or TAFE (the latter at Degree, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level).

UWA Perron Foundation Scholarship in Business Leadership

The Perron Foundation has donated funds to The University of Western Australia to provide scholarships to assist and encourage high-achieving students, who demonstrate educational disadvantage or financial hardship, to commence and pursue a Bachelor of Business at the University.

University of Adelaide Hilda and Sandy Anderson Scholarship

The Scholarship supports undergraduate students commencing a program of study in the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences or Faculty of Sciences at the University of Adelaide.

ECU D’Arcy Slater Foundation Scholarship

The prime aim of the D’Arcy Slater Foundation is to provide Australian youth with a means to realise their aspirations and potentials in education, sport, music, the arts and to provide domestic training in all feeds.

ACU Law – Equity Scholarship

Established in 2012, the ACU Law – Equity Scholarship is intended to assist students from low socio-economic backgrounds.

University of Adelaide Skinn Engineering Scholarship

The Skinn Engineering Scholarship was established at the University by Public Trustee, as the trustee of the Estate of Cleveland Maxwell Skinn, to support two students commencing the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program of study at the University of Adelaide.

The Dunstan Foundation Len King Scholarship

The Don Dunstan Foundation Len King Scholarship assists students with a passion for social justice who, for financial reasons, would not otherwise be able to attend university to fulfil their dream of studying law.

La Trobe Archaeology/Heritage Management Scholarship

The Archaeology/Heritage Management Scholarship aims to provide an Indigenous student studying Bachelor of Archaeology or a Master of Professional Archaeology with a scholarship to support them for the term of their course. The student is required to study Heritage Management related subjects within their chosen course.

Murdoch Coolibah Care Scholarship Program

The Coolibah Care Scholarship was established in 2007, to provide financial support for students attending the Mandurah campus. The Scholarships are available for award to students in personal and/or financial hardship, studying the Bachelor of Nursing course at Murdoch University and who reside in the Mandurah area.

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.

Absolute Care & Health Scholarship Program

At Absolute Care & Health, we believe in supporting the emerging nursing professionals who will become the future leaders in the aged care and health care industries. That’s why we’re offering a $2,000 scholarship for nursing students.

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.

Macquarie ISSP Commonwealth Assistance Scholarship

The ISSP Commonwealth Assistance Scholarship is funded by the Commonwealth Government. It assists Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students relocating from regional or rural areas with demonstrated financial hardship to meet the costs associated with accessing higher education.

Student One SMART Scholarship

Our new SMART Scholarship invites students from across Australia and the world to positively contribute to the community and to really help fellow students.

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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Curtin Property Education Foundation Scholarship

The Property Education Foundation Scholarship has been developed by the Property Education Foundation, in conjunction with Curtin University, to encourage and support students who are commencing full-time study in a property degree at Curtin.

University of Adelaide Dr Richard Oertel Scholarship

The Scholarship will support one commencing undergraduate student undertaking the Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science (Advanced), Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences, Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Advanced) or Bachelor of Mathematical & Computer Sciences program of study or equivalent at the University of Adelaide.

University of Adelaide Augustus Short Scholarship

Thanks to the generous support of donors, the Augustus Short Scholarships are available to students of high academic merit who come from rural or remote areas, challenging financial circumstances or another disadvantage.

Deakin Professor Geoff Wilson Scholarship

Professor Geoff Wilson was Deakin’s fourth Vice Chancellor and President from 1996 to 2002. This scholarship will provide assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students within Deakin’s Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment, with a preference towards those pursuing a degree in environmental sciences or ecology.

CQUniCares GWI Scholarship

CQUniCares GWI Scholarship assist students with expenses associated with studying at university. Those expenses can include non-deferrable costs such as textbooks, uniforms, computer equipment and internet access, specialised equipment, childcare, income supplement, travel and accommodation costs associated with compulsory residential schools and unpaid work placements.

UOW Liverpool City Council Opportunity Scholarship

Liverpool City Council is committed to supporting local students in need from the Liverpool Local Government Area who are studying at the UOW South Western Sydney campus to achieve their education aspirations.

UC Accommodation Scholarships

Awarded to first year financially disadvantaged students who are residing in any campus accommodation at Bruce campus.

Murdoch Ragdoll Scholarship

The Ragdoll scholarships have been made possible by generous donors who wish to support students commencing any undergraduate course in the following disciplines: Business and Law Engineering Health Science Teaching Technology

Murdoch Professor Andrew Taggart Scholarship

Professor Taggart has been a passionate campaigner for all things Murdoch and an inspirational leader throughout his 10 years at the University. He is best-known for championing the recruitment of low SES and First in Family students to our University.

Fed Uni Foundation Commencing Scholarships

Foundation Commencing Scholarships are intended to enhance students’ chances of succeeding at Federation University. There are several scholarships available through the program: Buninyong Community Bank Scholarship (x 1) Care-Leavers Scholarship (x 2) Carol Lynette Grant Prowse Scholarship (x 1) Cameron Beyer Scholarship (x 1) Council Scholarship (x 1) Elite Athlete Scholarship (x 1) Foundation Commencing …

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Deakin Warrnambool Residential Scholarships

By studying a course at Deakin Warrnambool, you’ll be joining a forward-looking institution packed with global thinking and practical opportunity. A Deakin Warrnambool Residential Scholarship could make your dreams come true.

UQ Lowth Geology Scholarship

Established in 2019 under the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative in honour of Jacqueline and Thomas Lowth. Jacqueline was a beloved school principal who believed in education and opportunity for all. She bequeathed her estate to the University in honour of her brother Thomas, a geologist and former staff member at UQ.

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.

CSU Foundation Rural Relief Scholarship

The Charles Sturt University Foundation, through generous donations provided by individuals, companies and organisations, are offering six scholarships to students from farming families or rural communities whose ability to attend or complete university is being impacted by ongoing drought conditions.

CSU The Inland Rail Scholarships

The Inland Rail Scholarships Program, established by the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC), aims to provide education opportunities for regional students considering studying at Charles Sturt University.

UNE The Mildred and Betty Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship shall be to provide financial assistance to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students enrolled at the University of New England who have demonstrated financial need.

UTAS Larry Knight Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship has been endowed by the Australian Government in memory of Larry Knight, who was killed in the Beaconsfield Mine disaster in April 2006. Funding for the scholarship was provided by the Australian Government Department of Education.

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.

Deakin City of Greater Geelong Scholarship

The City of Greater Geelong Scholarship is available to students from Geelong who are commencing a degree in civil engineering or construction management, and are experiencing financial disadvantage.

USC L & R Foundation Scholarship

The L & R Foundation, established by Leanne Muller and Robert Hubbard, seeks to support tertiary education for regional students who demonstrate academic potential but face financial and other barriers to completing a degree.

USC Tim Fairfax Regional Scholarship

The Tim Fairfax Regional Scholarships were established in 2008 by Mr Tim Fairfax to support students who must move away from their home residence in a regional or remote area to undertake their university studies.

CQUniCares Scott Williams Foundation Scholarship

Made possible by the Scott Williams Foundation, the CQUniCares Scott Williams Foundation Scholarships will provide recognition and financial assistance to deserving students studying a business-related course who are under financial pressure.

ACU Equity Scholarships

At ACU, we believe that where you came from doesn’t have to define where you’re going. The ACU Equity Scholarships are intended to financially assist students who are experiencing disadvantage.

Curtin Rural WA Medical School Scholarship

The Curtin Rural WA Medical School Scholarship has been developed by Curtin University to support students who are required to relocate from a regional or remote area of Western Australia to undertake the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at Curtin University and are experiencing financial hardship.

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.

UniSA Rural Reconnect Relocation Scholarship

These scholarships will assist students from rural and isolated areas to fund their relocation costs associated with moving to the city in order to pursue full-time undergraduate study.

Deakin Destination Australia Scholarship

Interested in studying at a forward-looking institution, on a regional campus which offers state of the art facilities and a friendly, close-knit community? The Australian Government and Deakin University have joined together to offer the Destination Australia Scholarships.

Deakin Alliance Catering Scholarship

The Alliance Catering Scholarship is available to help make a university education a real possibility for a student from a financially disadvantaged background.

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