Mature Age/Non Current School Leaver Scholarship

Mature Age/Non Current School Leaver Scholarship

Value

The Mature Age/Non Current School Leaver Scholarship is valued at $5,355 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 Mature Age/Non Current School Leaver Scholarship supports mature age students and non current school leavers who are interested in undertaking undergraduate study and whose opportunities to study at university may have been hampered by situations out of their control.

All successful applicants will be able to demonstrate financial hardship. Applicants need to be in receipt of a Commonwealth means tested income 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
  • Non English speaking background
  • Long term medical condition
  • 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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