David Nunan Residential Rural Scholarships

David Nunan Residential Rural Scholarships


High School Leaver
Indigenous Australians
Minimum Value
1 Scholarship(s) available for Duration of program (minimum)
Aus Citizen / Aus Permanent Resident
See below

The David Nunan Residential Rural Scholarships is to assist students from a rural area living at one of the Kensington Colleges at UNSW.

The Scholarship is valued at $8000 per year, paid directly to the Kensington Colleges as part payment of residential fees.

Application Process

This scholarship is included in the Kensington Colleges Residential Scholarship Common Application. In order to be potentially considered for this scholarship please apply via the advertisement Kensington Colleges Residential Scholarships(UGCE1410)

Applicants must also apply directly to the Kensington Colleges to secure a place of residence and inform them of your intention to apply for the Kensington Colleges scholarships

  • Applicants must have completed the HSC (or equivalent) in the previous two years and be proposing to undertake full-time study in the first year of an undergraduate degree program at UNSW
  • Applicants must be applying for, or have been offered, a place to reside at one of the Kensington Colleges at UNSW
  • The applicant's family home, for the last four years of the applicant's high school years, must have been located in a rural area of Australia.


Applicants will be assessed on the basis of:

  • Academic merit
  • Leadership qualities- in school and the wider community
  • Contribution to the wider community, through activities such as community service and sporting participation
  • Proven commitment to external activities such as Arts / Music / Culture / Sports
  • A reference, from a non-family member and submitted as part of the Kensington College application/selection criteria
  • Preference will be given to those from an outer regional or remote rural area

Shortlisted applicants may be invited to attend an interview.