Mature Age/Non Current School Leaver Scholarship

Mature Age/Non Current School Leaver Scholarship

Eligibility: Non school leavers with demonstrated financial hardship

Value: $5267 per year (indexed annually) for up to four years contingent on meeting ongoing eligibility criteria

Applications:  Open now until 6 July for final round in 2017 on the UAC website.

The Mature Age/Non Current School Leaver Scholarship supports mature age students/non current school leavers who are interested in undertaking undergraduate study and who whose opportunities to study at university may have been hampered by situations out of their control.  All successful applicants will be able to demonstrate financial hardship. Applicants need to be in receipt of a Commonwealth means tested income support payment. 

Consideration is also given to applicants who, in addition to financial hardship, demonstrate any of the following:

  • Capacity to triumph over hardship
  • Indigenous background
  • Carer responsibilities
  • Geographic Disadvantage
  • Non English speaking background
  • Long term medical condition or
  • Ongoing effects of abuse

These scholarships are available for any undergraduate course and students can apply at any stage of their course.  The scholarship is renewable for up to four years contingent on meeting ongoing eligibility criteria.

Enquiries:

csap@mq.edu.au or phone (02) 9850 7337

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