Support: Refugee

PEF National Secondary Scholarship

The Public Education Foundation’s National Secondary Scholarships support two Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students, two refugee students and two students currently experiencing financial hardship that may prevent them from continuing their senior years of education in a public school.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Friends of Zainab Tertiary Scholarship

The Public Education Foundation’s Friends of Zainab Tertiary Scholarship is for refugee students currently in Year 12 in 2021 intending to enter university or TAFE in 2022.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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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Agnes Borsody Scholarship

The Public Education Foundation’s Agnes Borsody Scholarship helps support female students with a refugee background through critical high school years at a selective public high school. The scholarship was established in 2017 in memory of Agnes Borsody.  Agnes arrived in Australia as a refugee in 1957 and attended North Sydney Girls High School.  Agnes gained …

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