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Laurie Cowled Scholarship



Paid over 2 years





The Laurie Cowled Scholarship aims to support a young Indigenous woman experiencing financial disadvantage, to succeed in her undergraduate studies at UTS by alleviating some key financial pressures.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must:

  • be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent (must complete a Confirmation of Aboriginality form or provide a statutory declaration); and
  • be female; and
  • be under 25 years of age at the commencement of the relevant academic year; and
  • be commencing or continuing full-time enrolment in an undergraduate degree at UTS; and
  • be experiencing financial hardship.

Selection process

Applications for this scholarship are assessed on:

  • Preference will be given to applicants that apply through the Universities Admission Centre (UAC) for an Equity Scholarship therein demonstrate financial disadvantage.  Alternatively applicants may provide evidence they are in receipt of a Centrelink benefit, and/or provide a personal statement outlining exceptional financial hardship
  • Motivation to succeed in the chosen degree as demonstrated in the scholarship application
  • Commitment to benefiting the Indigenous community as demonstrated in the scholarship application
  • Academic record (based on ATAR results or previous year's academic results, or equivalent) may be taken into consideration.

Applications closed

Applications for this scholarship are currently closed.


Need more information? Contact...

UTS Scholarships
Phone: +61 2 9514 2527