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Lawrence Vidoni Scholarship

Value

$5,000

One Year

Status

Closed

Closed.
Opens
11/04/2018
Closes
06/05/2018
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Overview

The Lawrence Vidoni Scholarship has been established to support an undergraduate UTS student with a physical disability and demonstrated financial hardship to achieve their educational goals.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the Scholarship, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Australian or New Zealand citizen or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa; and
  • Be enrolled in a UTS undergraduate degree; and
  • Have successfully completed a minimum of 24 credit points in their course at the time the scholarship is awarded; and
  • Have a physical disability; visual or hearing impairment; or any other ongoing health condition with a significant impact on mobility; and
  • Be registered with the UTS Accessibility Service on a permanent basis at the point of scholarship selection; and
  • Have applied through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) for an Equity Scholarship and therein demonstrate financial disadvantage; and
  • All candidates must apply using the UTS online Scholarships Application form to be eligible.

Selection process

  • Motivation and commitment to succeed in their UTS degree, as demonstrated in the scholarship application
  • Likelihood that receiving the scholarship will have a positive impact on the Recipient’s ability to successfully complete their degree, as demonstrated in the scholarship application
  • Personal and professional aspirations present and future, as demonstrated in the scholarship application
  • Motivation to implement long-term goals to overcome adversity, as demonstrated in the scholarship application
  • Financial need as assessed by the UAC Equity Scholarship application process.

NOTE: Preference may be given to students who, within the two years immediately prior to the start of their UTS study, lived in a regional or remote area of Australia for at least 12 months.

 

Need more information? Contact...

UTS Scholarships Office
Phone: +61 2 9514 2527
Email: scholarships@uts.edu.au

Other information

Applications close midnight on Sunday 6th May 2018