Macquarie Accommodation Scholarship (MAS)

Macquarie Accommodation Scholarship (MAS)

Value

The Macquarie 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.

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 Accommodation Scholarship is an undergraduate equity scholarship awarded on the basis of need to eligible students who have relocated to study at Macquarie University from a regional or rural area.  It is designed to support regional or rural recipients whose opportunities to study at university may have been hampered by situations out of their control.

The successful applicants for this scholarship will be:

  • Able to demonstrate financial hardship. Applicants need to be in receipt of Youth Allowance or other means tested Commonwealth support.
  • Relocating from a regional or rural area to study at Macquarie University.
  • Studying as an internal student

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.

Enquiries

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

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