Alumni Accommodation Scholarship

Alumni Accommodation Scholarship

Value

The Alumni Accommodation Scholarship is valued at $10,710 per year (2018 value).

Duration

The scholarship is renewable for up to four years, subject to ongoing eligibility requirements. The scholarship cannot be deferred.

How to Apply

Applications are via uac.edu.au/equity

Closing Date

Applications are open now. Macquarie University will be participating in the following rounds of equity scholarship offers for Session 1 2019:

  • 21 December 2018
  • 12 January 2019
  • 26 January 2019
  • 8 March 2019

Apply at least 2 weeks prior to the date of the offer round to be considered for that round. The last date to apply is February 22 2019.

Eligibility

The Macquarie University Alumni Accommodation Scholarship is available to assist new undergraduate students in any discipline who are relocating from a regional or rural area to study at Macquarie University and are able to demonstrate financial hardship.

The successful applicant for this scholarship will be:

  • Able to demonstrate financial hardship. Applicants need to be in receipt of Youth Allowance or any other means tested Commonwealth support payment
  • Relocating from a regional or rural area to study at Macquarie University
  • A current school leaver or gap year student who has not undertaken any University study during the year

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

  • Indigenous background
  • Carer responsibilities
  • Non English speaking background
  • Long term medical condition/ disability or ongoing effects of abuse

Enquiries

Email csap@mq.edu.au or phone (02) 9850 7337 / (02) 9850 6401

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