Faculty of Science Student Support Award

An Award to support international and domestic undergraduate and postgraduate students who are experiencing financial hardship.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Undergraduate or Postgraduate study in the Faculty of Science
Opening date: 8 February 2023 and 4 July 2023
Closing date: 22 March 2023 and 15 August 2023
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance
Number on offer: Varies
Offer rate: Biannually
Value: Up to $2,500 each

The Award was established in 2010 and is funded by the Science Student Support fund.

The main purpose of the Award is to ensure a greater number of talented and deserving students experiencing financial hardship have the opportunity to fulfil their academic goals of undergraduate or postgraduate study, and in 2017 the Award was updated to allow a greater number of students to benefit from this support.


How to apply

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible before you apply.

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Every effort has been made to ensure the information we have supplied is correct and up to date. However we strongly advise that you check the regulations, application forms and any other information that is available, to ensure you meet the eligibility criteria for any application you might make, and that you understand the implications of any regulations, awarding value and closing dates.