William McIlrath Rural Scholarship

William McIlrath Rural Scholarship

UGCE1044

Key
High School Leaver
Indigenous Australians
Rural
UAC & EAS
Criteria
Stage
Value
$10,000
2 Scholarship(s) available for Duration of program (minimum)
Residency
Aus Citizen / Aus Permanent Resident
Opens
24/07/2019
Closes
30/09/2019
Outline

The William McIlrath Rural Scholarship was established to encourage and assist rural students from NSW to undertake a full-time undergraduate program in the following UNSW Faculties: Science, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Built Environment and the UNSW Business School.

The scholarship is valued at $10,000 for the first year only and $5,000 pa for the following years of your program.

Eligibility
  • Must be currently undertaking an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (i.e.the HSC) or equivalent
  • Applicants who have completed their schooling in the previous two years are also eligible to apply provided they have not commenced any tertiary study in the meantime
  • Must be proposing to undertake the first year of a full-time undergraduate program in the following Faculties: Science, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Built Environment or UNSW Business School
  • Students must be from a rural or an isolated area of Australia*

*To determine whether your home postcode is classified as outer regional (RA3) or remote rural (RA4 or RA5) please refer to Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) map for details: AGSC Remoteness Map

Selection
  • Academic merit
  • Leadership qualities at school and the wider community
  • Contribution to the wider community through activities such as community service and sporting participation.
Interviews
Interviews are not required for this Scholarship