John Niland Scholarship

John Niland Scholarship

UGCE1046

Key
High School Leaver
Indigenous Australians
Rural
UAC & EAS
Criteria
Stage
Value
$12,000
available for 1 year
Residency
Aus Citizen / Aus Permanent Resident
Opens
12/08/2021
Closes
30/09/2021
Outline

The John Niland Scholarship provides students from country high schools in Australia with the opportunity to undertake undergraduate study at UNSW.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Have completed the NSW HSC (or interstate equivalent) or IB in the previous two years prior to commencing at UNSW, provided no tertiary study was undertaken during this period; and achieved an ATAR minimum of 95 or above
  • Must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident (including Humanitarian Visa Holders)
  • Be commencing full-time undergraduate study in any undergraduate program (single or double).
  • *Must have lived in a rural, regional or remote area within the two years prior to the start of your UNSW studies.

  • *Check the Australian Standard Geographic Classification Remoteness Areas (ASGC-RA) system map to check your eligibility. All categories other than RA1 Major Cities of Australia are considered to be regional or remote with the exception of Hobart.

Selection

Applicants will be assessed on the basis of:

  • Academic merit
  • School and community leadership roles
  • Commitment to extra-curricular activities (such as music, sport, debating, leadership programs, community and volunteer work etc)
  • Aptitude & Commitment to studies

You must provide evidence supporting the above criteria in your online application. Please refer to the Scholarship Application Supporting Documents for a detailed list of examples.

Unanswered application questions or claims without supporting documentation will not be assessed. Late applications/supporting documentation will not be accepted.

Applications close 11:59PM AEST, Thursday 30 September 2021.

UNSW reserves the right not to award a scholarship, where there is no applicant of sufficient merit, or if the applicant does not meet the scholarship eligibility and/or selection criteria.

Interviews
Interviews are not required for this Scholarship.