Neville A Whiffen Memorial Award PUCE1002

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

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

Opens

02/08/2017

Closing Date

See below

Value

$2,000
1 Scholarship(s) available
For 1 year

Residency

No residency requirements

Outline

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







Eligibility

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.






Selection

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

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.