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Information technology scholarships

Scholarships for domestic students

UTS Information Technology students have access to a range of scholarships. Whether you wish to develop your potential as a future leader in IT by taking advantage of UTS partnerships with the IT industry, or you need financial support as a result of hardship or disadvantage, the University is committed to supporting you wherever possible.

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Industry sponsored 

You will have the opportunity to meet industry leaders early in your career, develop a professional network, and gain real-world experience through the Bachelor of Information Technology Co-operative Scholarship Program.

Low income and financial hardship

You could be provided with financial support if you are receiving a Centrelink means-tested income support payment, or are able to demonstrate exceptional financial hardship with supporting evidence. Low income scholarships might preference applicants who have experienced long-term educational disadvantage. Equity scholarships might also be available on the basis of financial hardship (see next section).

The following financial need scholarships are available to IT students:

Equity and diversity

You could be provided with financial support if you have experienced long-term educational disadvantage arising from any of the following circumstances:

  • Personal illness, an ongoing medical condition or disability
  • English language difficulty due to coming from a non-English speaking background
  • You are a refugee
  • From a regional or remote area
  • Difficult family circumstances
  • Of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent 
  • You are female
  • Carer or sole parenting responsibilities
  • From a low socio-economic background
  • Demonstrated financial hardship 

The following IT equity scholarships are available:

How to apply

Apply for Low Income and Equity IT scholarships via the UTS scholarships database or through the Universities Admissions Centre.

Application closing dates vary, with some 2018 information technology scholarships closing as early as June 2017. Check the database for specific closing dates and instructions about how to apply

Current domestic students

The information included above is about scholarships for future IT students. Current information technology students at UTS are eligible for scholarships and prizes awarded to those who demonstrate academic aptitude, communication skills, leadership, initiative and creativity. 

Examples of current students IT scholarships and prizes include:


Scholarships for international students

A range of scholarships and prizes are available for international undergraduate and postgraduate IT students. These scholarships and prizes will be awarded on academic merit to our most outstanding students across the following courses: