Department of Education and Training / UNSW Rural Assistance Scheme UGCE1058

Key
Key
Scholarship Details
Criteria
Social Economic High School Leavers Rural UAC & EAS
Stage

High school leavers

Opens

09/08/2017

Closing Date

See below
For commencement Semester 1 2018

Value

$4,000
Up to 40 Scholarship(s) available
For 1 year

Residency

Aus Citizen/Aus Permanent Resident

Outline

The Department of Education and Training / UNSW Rural Assistance Scheme aims to assist rural students who have attended a government high school.




Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident; and
  • Have completed the NSW HSC either:
    • in the year prior to commencing study at UNSW, or
    • in the previous two years but must not have commenced any tertiary study
  • Have attended a Government High School* in a rural or remote region**
  • Be commencing full-time studies in a UNSW undergraduate degree program
  • Have submitted a UAC Equity Scholarship application


* Applications will also be accepted from students boarding at a Government High School who have a home address in a rural or remote region.


** The Australian Standard Geographical Classification Remoteness Areas (ASGC) classifications accepted under the program are RA2 (with the exception of Hobart), RA3, RA4 or RA5.


NOTE: Students who have attended a non-government high school (i.e. private or Catholic) are not eligible to apply.



Selection

The Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of:

  • Academic merit
  • Leadership qualities and the potential to contribute to University life
  • UAC Equity application (preference may be given applicants in receipt of means-tested Centrelink Benefits, such as ABSTUDY, Youth Allowance, or Austudy)


How to Apply

Applicants must submit a UAC Undergraduate Equity Scholarship application by Wednesday, 13 December 2017.




Interviews

Interviews are not required for this Scholarship.



You are not able to apply for this scholarship through My Application Online - UNSW Scholarships.

Application is through the UAC.

This application is accessible here.