Neville A Whiffen Memorial Award PUCE1002

Scholarship Details
High School Leavers UAC & EAS 1st year 2nd year 3rd year & above PG HY

High school leavers, First year students, Second year students, Third year and above, Honours year students, Postgraduate students



Closing Date

See below


1 Scholarship(s) available
For 1 year


No residency requirements


The Neville A Whiffen Memorial Award has been established to assist commencing or currently enrolled students with disabilities to undertake study at UNSW.


To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Have a moderate to severe disability supported by documentation from a medical specialist.

    Definition of disability is based on the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1992 and includes
    • Deaf/ hearing impairment
    • Blind/ vision impairment
    • Physical disability
    • Specific learning disability
    • Psychiatric disability
    • Acquired brain injury
    • Chronic medical conditions

  • Have applied through UAC for an Equity Scholarship and demonstrate long-term medical condition/ disability or ongoing effects of abuse; and
  • Be commencing or currently enrolled in a UNSW Undergraduate, Honours or Postgraduate Coursework program.


Candidates will be considered on the basis of their UAC Equity Scholarship application.

Preference may be given to applicants in receipt of means-tested Centrelink Benefits, such as ABSTUDY, Youth Allowance, or Austudy.

How to Apply

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


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.