Macquarie University Merit Scholarship

Macquarie University Merit Scholarship

Eligibility: Secondary students with an ATAR of 98.5 or above.

Value: $12,000 per year for up to 5 years contingent on meeting ongoing eligibility criteria.

Applications: Currently closed

The University invites final year secondary students expecting to receive an ATAR of 98.5 or above to apply for a Macquarie University Merit Scholarship. These highly competitive and non-deferrable scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit in the HSC or equivalent.

Successful applicants should be able to display:

  • Outstanding character
  • Maturity
  • Common Sense
  • Capacity to triumph over hardship: including financial disadvantage, sole parent or carer responsibilities, non- English speaking or Indigenous background, effects of trauma and/or abuse, long-term medical condition or disability or coming from a rural or remote area.

*Please note that students who have taken a 'Gap' Year after the HSC are also eligible to lodge an application provided they have only taken one year off and have not undertaken any tertiary study during the year.

The scholarship is renewable for up to five years contingent on meeting ongoing eligibility criteria.


Email or phone (02) 9850 7337

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