UNSW Equity Award

UNSW Equity Award

PUCE1008

Key
High School Leaver
Indigenous Australians
Rural
UAC & EAS
Criteria
Stage
Value
$2,500
100 Scholarship(s) available for One Off Payment
Residency
Aus Citizen / Aus Permanent Resident
Opens
22/12/2017
Closes
See below
Outline
The UNSW Equity Award aims to support current students at UNSW who may be experiencing hardship due to their socioeconomic circumstances.
Eligibility
To be eligible, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident
  • Have completed a minimum of one semester of full-time study in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree program at UNSW; and
  • Must demonstrate at least one educational disadvantage through an Equity Scholarships (ES) application to the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC)
Selection
Candidates will be considered on the basis of their UAC Equity Scholarship application. Each applicant must be experiencing low socioeconomic circumstances and will be assessed on their eligibility to demonstrate one or more of the following criteria:
  • Financial Hardship
  • Carer Responsibilities
  • Sole Parent Responsibilities
  • Indigenous Australian
  • Long-term medical condition/disability or ongoing effects of abuse
  • Refugee status
  • Regional or remote disadvantage
Academic merit may also be considered where the number of eligible applications exceeds the available number of scholarships.

The award of the Scholarship may not be deferred.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit an Equity Scholarship application via UAC by Friday, 5 January 2018 to be considered in January Round 1

OFFERS

Successful applicants will be notified of their outcome during the UAC Equity Scholarship Offer Rounds.

Interviews
Shortlisted applicants are not required to attend an interview.