Macquarie Accommodation Scholarship (MAS)

Macquarie Accommodation Scholarship (MAS)


The Macquarie Accommodation Scholarship is valued at $10,912 per year (2019 value).


The scholarship is renewable for up to four years, subject to ongoing eligibility requirements.

How to Apply

Applications are via

Closing Date

Session 2 2019 applications are open now. Applications for Session 2 2019 close July 3rd 2019.

Application closing dates for 2020 will be updated here closer to the date.


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. Students who have a completed Bachelor degree or higher award at a tertiary institution will not be considered for Macquarie equity scholarships.


Email or phone (02) 9850 7337 / (02) 9850 6401

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