President and Vice-Chancellor's Equity Scholarship

President and Vice-Chancellor's Equity Scholarship

UGCE1319

Key
High School Leaver
Indigenous Australians
Rural
UAC & EAS
Criteria
Stage
Value
$5,000
122 Scholarship(s) available for Duration of program (minimum)
Residency
Aus Citizen / Aus Permanent Resident
Opens
22/12/2017
Closes
See below
Outline
To assist students who are experiencing low socioeconomic circumstances to undertake full-time undergraduate study at UNSW.
Eligibility
To be eligible, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident
  • Be commencing full-time study in a UNSW undergraduate degree program; and
  • Must demonstrate at least one disadvantage through an Equity Scholarships (ES) or Educational Access Scheme (EAS) application to the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC)
  • Applicants who have gained admission via other approved UNSW pathways (e.g. UNSW Gateway, UNSW Indigenous Admission Scheme/ Preparatory Programs) are also eligible
Selection
Candidates will be considered on the basis of their UAC Equity Scholarship, UAC Educational Access Scheme or other approved UNSW admissions/ pathway application. Applicants who have submitted a UAC Equity Scholarship or UAC Educational Access Scheme must be experiencing low socioeconomic circumstances and will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate criteria such as:
  • Financial Hardship
  • Carer Responsibilities
  • Sole Parent Responsibilities
  • Indigenous Australian
  • Long-term medical condition/ disability or ongoing effects of abuse
  • Home Environment and Responsibilities
  • Regional or remote disadvantage
  • Refugee
  • Disrupted Schooling
  • School Environment
Interviews
Shortlisted applicants are not required to attend an interview.