Macquarie University Higher Study Scholarship

Macquarie University Higher Study Scholarship

Value

The Macquarie University Higher Study Scholarship is valued at $10,912 full time study rate or $5,456 part time study rate (2019 value).

Duration

The scholarship is renewable for the normal duration of recipient's program of study subject to meeting ongoing eligibility criteria.

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 Higher Study Scholarship is designed to support recipients to continue their studies to a Postgraduate Coursework or Honours level. This scholarship is not intended for students undertaking research courses.

The scholarship generously rewards students who have demonstrated academic excellence but it also has an equally strong commitment to equity.

The successful applicant for this scholarship will be:

  • An Australian citizen, Permanent resident or New Zealand citizen
  • Studying or intending to study full-time or part time at the Honours or postgraduate coursework level in a Commonwealth Supported place or tuition fee place
  • Able to demonstrate financial hardship. Applicants need to be in receipt of Youth Allowance or any other means tested Commonwealth 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
  • English language difficulty
  • long term medical condition or on going effects of abuse

Academic merit will also be considered.

Priority will be given to students who qualified for a Macquarie equity scholarship during their undergraduate study. Preference is also given to students who have not previously completed postgraduate study. Students coming from another university or not previously in receipt of a scholarship can also apply.

Enquiries

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

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