At UTS, we're committed to providing support to students experiencing financial hardship and/or other educational barriers. Through our scholarships, we endeavour to both reward achievement and importantly recognise your motivation to succeed.
UTS Diversity Access Scholarship
The Diversity Access Scholarship is our primary equity scholarship which recognises financial need and other circumstances or hardships which may affect your studies. The Diversity Access Scholarship is awarded to multiple students each year.
- The scholarship will primarily assess an applicant's level of financial disadvantage.
- In addition, the scholarship assesses and may assist students with disabilities, sole parenting or carer responsibilities, as well as Indigenous students and students from a refugee background.
Want to apply?
- Applications for the 2019 Diversity Access Scholarship are now open.
- Apply before the end of 2018, to be assessed for the first round of awards bestowed post-census in April 2019.
- Applications submitted and/or completed with required documentation after 22 March 2019 will be considered for an award for Spring Session 2019 only, with bestowal post-census date in August/September, and conditional to the availability of remaining funds to award.
Find out more
UTS offers a variety of scholarships to undergraduate and postgraduate students recognising diversity, leadership and merit. For Information and application guidelines go to the UTS Scholarships. If you're a postgraduate research student visit the Graduate School for more information about postgraduate research scholarships at UTS.
Scholarships outside UTS
There are a number of scholarships offered by external organisations to:
- students with disabilities and to
- 'young carers, for carers under the age of 26 years and
- 16 to 21-year-old persons whose ability to progress is determined by financial hardship (see youth off the street program)
- Students may also be eligible for scholarships offered by organisations in their local area or with whom their parents are associated, for example, trade unions, farmers' associations or the Returned Services League.
Course areas: All courses
This scholarship is part of a federal government program to assist students from low-income family backgrounds in regional and remote Australia with the costs associated with higher education. Apply through Centrelink.
Student Start Up
Course areas: All courses
From 2018, the Start-Up Loan replaces the previous Start Up Scholarship.
For more information and to see if you're eligible, contact Centrelink directly. Call 13 24 90 or visit humanservices.gov.au (opens an external site)