UNSW Equity Scholarships

UNSW’s 2025 Strategy aims to provide ongoing support to students from disadvantaged and under-represented groups, Indigenous students and students from low socio-economic backgrounds.

UNSW offers a wide range of Equity Scholarships, Awards and Grants to assist students to undertake full-time study for the duration of their degree program.

Applications for 2022-2023 are now open! Click on the below links to find out more about the opportunities available:

2022 Equity Scholarships


How to Apply

Educational Access Scheme (EAS)

Students who apply for the 2022-2023 Educational Access Scheme (EAS) and are commencing studies at UNSW will automatically be considered for Equity Scholarships. For more information about EAS, please refer to www.uac.edu.au/current-applicants/educational-access-schemes

UAC Equity Scholarships (ES)

Students who have applied for admission to UNSW (including via other approved UNSW pathway programs) or are currently enrolled at UNSW can be considered by submitting an Equity Scholarship (ES) application to UAC: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/scholarships-and-schemes/equity-scholarships.


UNSW participates in multiple Equity Scholarship (ES) offer rounds throughout the 2021-2022 admissions period. 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 (note: UNSW may also make scholarship offers direcly to successful applicants).

A limited number of Equity Scholarships are available for T2 and T3, 2021. To be considered, please submit an application via UAC Equity Scholarships.

UNSW will be participating in the following Equity Scholarship (ES) Offer Rounds for students commencing or currently enrolled in study at UNSW in 2021:

  • May Round 1: Apply by Friday 30 April 2021
  • June Round 2: Apply by Friday 11 June 2021
  • September Round 2: Apply by Friday 27 August 202


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

Further offer rounds will be added throughout the year. Please refer to www.uac.edu.au/current-applicants/equity-scholarships/offer-rounds for the most up-to-date information.

Further Information

For further information regarding the EAS and ES application processes and disadvantages covered under each scheme, please refer to the websites listed under “How to Apply”.

For further information regarding Scholarships, please refer to:

If you have any questions, please contact UNSW Scholarships.