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 for 2018. Apply by 13 December 2017 for the December round of offers or by 5th or 22nd January 2018 for the January round of offers.  Applications are through UAC at www.uac.edu.au/equity

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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