UNSW Equity Scholarships 2022

UNSW Equity Scholarships 2022

Key
High School Leaver
Indigenous Australians
Rural
UAC & EAS
Criteria
Stage
Value
$5,000
available for 1 year
Residency
Aus Citizen / Aus Permanent Resident / NZ Citizen
Opens
07/07/2021
Closes
See below
For commencement Term 1 2022
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Outline

UNSW offers a wide range of Equity Scholarships to assist commencing students to undertake full-time study for the standard duration of their coursework degree program.


How to Apply

Candidates will be considered on the basis of their UAC Equity Scholarship (ES) application. UAC Equity Scholarship applications for 2021-2022 are now open.

High School students who have submitted an application for the 2021-2022 UAC Educational Access Scheme (EAS) and received an offer of admission to UNSW will also be considered for equity scholarships. Please refer to the UAC EAS website for further information, including application dates.

UNSW will be participating in the following Equity Scholarship (ES) Offer Rounds for students commencing study at UNSW in Term 1, 2022:

  • January Round 2: Apply by 11.59 pm Friday, 14 January 2022.

UNSW may participate in further offer rounds throughout the year depending on the number of scholarships available. Additional offer rounds will be listed on UAC.

Students who have submitted an ES application via UAC and are successful will receive a notification from UAC and an official offer letter from UNSW Scholarships. UNSW may also make scholarship offers directly to successful applicants.

Our Equity Scholarship program for 2022 includes:

Scholarship Name Description Value and Duration
J Holden Family Foundation Endowed Residential Scholarship

Established to support commencing undergraduate coursework students from rural, regional or remote areas with accommodation costs while studying at UNSW. Students must have applied and received an offer to reside at Basser College to be eligible. The Scholarship will be paid as accommodation fees directly to UNSW Student Accommodation.

$25,000 p.a. for standard program duration
UNSW Accommodation Scholarship

Assists commencing undergraduate or postgraduate coursework students with accommodation costs while studying at UNSW. Students must have applied and received an offer to reside at any UNSW on-campus accommodation to be eligible. The Scholarship will be paid as accommodation fees directly to UNSW Student Accommodation.

In the event that a recipient is receiving the Residential Cost Option (RCO) the minimum value of the scholarship will be paid as a $7,000 stipend towards living allowance.

$25,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Bertha McKenzie Postgraduate Indigenous Scholarship Established to support Indigenous students to undertake a Masters by Coursework program at UNSW Sydney. $20,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Maha Sinnathamby Education Equity Scholarship Established to support disadvantaged students to undertake an undergraduate degree at UNSW. $10,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Chong Kin Nam Scholarship Established to encourage and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake an undergraduate degree at UNSW. $10,000 p.a. for standard program duration up to 4 years
UNSW Gateway & Low SES Equity Scholarship Assists commencing students from low socioeconomic backgrounds and low SES gateway schools to complete studies at UNSW. $10,000 p.a. for standard program duration
UNSW Gateway Scholarship Assists commencing students who have enrolled at UNSW through the Gateway program to complete studies at UNSW. $10,000 p.a. for standard program duration
UNSW Access Scholarship Assists commencing undergraduate coursework students to undertake studies at UNSW. $10,000 p.a. for standard program duration
UNSW Indigenous Scholarships Established to support Australian Indigenous students in their studies at UNSW. $5,000 p.a. for standard program duration
E & FJ Cowper Matraville High School Scholarship Assists graduates of Matraville Sports High School to complete an undergraduate degree program at UNSW Sydney. $5,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Adamo and Francesca Boncardo Equity Scholarship Established to encourage commencing students who attended a school recognised under the UNSW ASPIRE program (or similar program) to come to UNSW and study an undergraduate coursework degree program in any faculty. The scholarship will support students who may not otherwise be financially able to come to university. $5,000 p.a. for standard program duration
UNSW President and Vice-Chancellors Equity Scholarship Assists commencing undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students to undertake studies at UNSW. $5,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Basser Equity Award

The purpose of the Award is to support commencing or current full-time undergraduate students who has been offered a place at Basser College and is experiencing educational disadvantage. One Award will be reserved for an Indigenous student.

NOTE: Applicants who are receiving the UNSW Accommodation Scholarship are not eligible for consideration

$5,000 for one year
UNSW Equity Award Assists currently enrolled undergraduate or postgraduate coursework students with their studies at UNSW. $5,000 for one year
UNSW Pre-Entry and Enabling Programs Grant Assists students who are commencing an approved enabling or pre-entry program at UNSW, including:
  • UNSW Prep Program 17-19 years
  • University Preparation Program (Mature Age Pathway)
  • UNSW Indigenous Admission Scheme
  • UNSW Indigenous Preparatory Programs

$5,000 for one year for a full-time program.

Applicants undertaking a part-time pre-entry or enabling program will also be considered and will be eligible for half the value of the Grant.

Arts, Design & Architecture
SIDA Mary White Endowed Memorial Scholarship in Interior Architecture Established to support students undertaking study in the field of Interior Architecture at UNSW. Preference may be given to students from rural/remote areas. $5,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Eva & Emery Balint Scholarship Established to support students undertaking study in a Bachelor of Construction Management & Property (3332) at UNSW. $5,000 p.a. for standard program duration (3 years)
Walton Family Construction Scholarship Established to support Indigenous students undertaking study in a Bachelor of Construction Management & Property (3332) at UNSW. Exclusion: Construction Management & Property (Honours) (4522). $5,000 p.a. for standard program duration (3 years)
UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture Postgraduate Equity Scholarship Established to give applicants who have endured hardship the support and opportunity to undertake a Master's degree (coursework) at UNSW Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture. Preference will be given to UNSW Alumni. $5,000 p.a. for standard program duration
UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture Undergraduate Equity Award Established to give the opportunity and provide support to disadvantaged, low SES candidates or candidates who have suffered hardship to undertake undergraduate studies within the Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture. $5,000 for one year
Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM)
AGSM 40th Anniversary Scholarship Established to encourage students experiencing educational disadvantage to study an MBA at AGSM. Full tuition fees
Business
Mattick Rural Endowed Scholarship Established to ssupport rural and/or remote students to undertake undergraduate study at UNSW Business School. $10,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Kosmos Asset Management Scholarship in Economics (Equity) Established to support students from disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake study in Economics at the UNSW Business School. Double Law/Economics degrees are not eligible for this scholarship. $8,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Mattick Scholarship In Business Established to support students from single parent families who are experiencing financial or other disadvantage to undertake studies in an undergraduate program in the UNSW Business School at UNSW. $6,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Engineering
Origin Foundations Grant King Indigenous Scholarships

Assists Indigenous students commencing a degree program in the Faculty of Science or Faculty of Engineering at UNSW.

Students must reside at UNSW Shalom College to be eligible. The Scholarship will be paid as accommodation fees directly to the College.

The recipients will also receive a UNSW President and Vice-Chancellors Equity Scholarship (UGCE1319) valued at $5,000 per annum stipend for the duration of a single or double degree program.

$25,000 p.a. towards residential fees + $5,000 per annum stipend for standard program duration
Al Willis Scholarship in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering The purpose of the Scholarship is to support students undertaking an undergraduate or postgraduate program in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at UNSW. $10,000 p.a. for standard duration of program up to 4 years
Wallis and Kipp Scholarship in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage students who are experiencing financial hardship to undertake an undergraduate qualification in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at UNSW. $10,000 p.a. for standard duration of program up to 4 years
Law & Justice
Juris Doctor (JD) Equity Scholarship The Faculty of Law Juris Doctor Equity Scholarship was established to assist high achieving students from disadvantaged backgrounds, or who are experiencing social and/or economic and/or educational disadvantage, to undertake the Juris Doctor Program at UNSW. $10,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Potishko Family Goldman Sachs Gives Scholarship Established to support Law, Science and Medicine students who may experience financial or other educational disadvantage with the costs of tertiary study at UNSW. $5,000 p.a. for standard program duration
UNSW Law Disability Support Scholarships Established to support commencing students with a long-term medical condition or disability and are in financial need to undertake a UNSW Law undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree program. $5,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Medicine & Health
UNSW Medicine Equity Scholarship Established to support students commencing full-time undergraduate study in the BMed/MD degree program at UNSW. $10,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Potishko Family Goldman Sachs Gives Scholarship Established to support Law, Science and Medicine students who may experience financial or other educational disadvantage with the costs of tertiary study at UNSW. $5,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Dr Ho Kok Tong Scholarship Established to encourage and support an undergraduate student commencing the BMed/MD degree program at UNSW. $8,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Science
Origin Foundations Grant King Indigenous Scholarships

Assists Indigenous students commencing a degree program in the Faculty of Science or Faculty of Engineering at UNSW.

Students must reside at UNSW Shalom College to be eligible. The Scholarship will be paid as accommodation fees directly to the College.

The recipients will also receive a UNSW President and Vice-Chancellors Equity Scholarship (UGCE1319) valued at $5,000 per annum stipend for the duration of a single or double degree program.

$25,000 p.a. towards residential fees + $5,000 per annum stipend for standard program duration
Emeritus Professor Marcus Taft Equity Scholarship in Psychology The purpose of the Scholarship is to support students experiencing disadvantages to study either Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) or Bachelor of Psychological Sciences (Honours) in the School of Psychology, UNSW Sydney. Preference will be given to Australian citizens. $20,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Severin Family Scholarship Established to support students with low socio-economic circumstances to study a UNSW Science degree program. $7,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Faculty of Science Indigenous Scholarship Established to support commencing students who identify as Indigenous Australian to undertake an undergraduate coursework degree in the Faculty of Science. $5,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Roy & Lois Tirrell Scholarship Established to support students studying an undergraduate degree program within the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Science at UNSW. $5,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Potishko Family Goldman Sachs Gives Scholarship Established to support Law, Science and Medicine students who may experience financial or other educational disadvantage with the costs of tertiary study at UNSW. $5,000 p.a. for standard program duration
Len Ainsworth Scholarship Established to provide assistance to undergraduate students undertaking the UNSW Bachelor of Psychology program who are experiencing social and/or economic difficulties. $5,000 p.a. for standard program duration

Current Students

UNSW also offers Equity Awards to support current students. These include:

Scholarship Name Description Value and Duration
UNSW Equity Award Assists currently enrolled undergraduate or postgraduate coursework students with their studies at UNSW. $5,000 for one year
Basser Equity Award

The purpose of the Award is to support commencing or current full-time undergraduate students who has been offered a place at Basser College and is experiencing educational disadvantage. One Award will be reserved for an Indigenous student.

NOTE: Applicants who are receiving the UNSW Accommodation Scholarship are not eligible for consideration

$5,000 for one year
Arts, Design & Architecture
Brenda Smith Award in Social Work Established to support students enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work at UNSW who are experiencing educational disadvantage, particularly whilst completing their third and/or fourth year practicum $5,000 for one year
Theresa Lindsay Hayward Indigenous Social Work Award Established to support a currently enrolled Indigenous Australian student undertaking their third or fourth year field placement as part of the UNSW Bachelor of Social Work program. $5,000 for one year
UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture Equity Award Established to give the opportunity and provide support to disadvantaged, low SES candidates or candidates who have suffered hardship to undertake undergraduate studies within the Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture. $5,000 p.a. for 1 year
Engineering
Henry Salisch SPE Award in Petroleum Engineering Established to support continuing students undertaking a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Petroleum). $6,000 for one year
Medicine
Potishko Family Goldman Sachs Gives Award - Honours Established to support students undertaking an Honours year in UNSW Medicine $10,000 p.a. for 1 year
Science
John Ragnar Anderson Memorial Scholarship in Chemistry Established to support currently enrolled students undertaking an undergraduate degree program (single or dual) specialising in Chemistry, at the UNSW School of Chemistry. $5,000 for the minimum remaining duration of program.
Potishko Family Goldman Sachs Gives Award - Honours Established to support students undertaking an Honours year in :
  • UNSW Science
  • School of Mathematics & Statistics
$10,000 p.a. for 1 year