Equity scholarships

Equity scholarships are awarded to help disadvantaged undergraduate students with costs associated with higher education.

Scholarships on offer

  • Equity Book Bursary
  • SCU Equity Scholarships

Priority of offer

Scholarships are assessed based on degree of disadvantage and will be prioritised for offer in this way.

How to apply

Applications are made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). UAC offers year-round Equity Scholarships. This means you can apply for Equity Scholarships from April until march the following year. Your one application for the year will be considered for all SCU Equity Scholarship offer rounds between April 2019 and March 2020.

For more information see UAC’s Equity Scholarships.

Key dates and offer rounds

See the Scholarship Finder and/or individual scholarship pages for closing dates and main round of scholarship offers (Session 1 offers). For more information on offer rounds see UAC’s Key dates for Equity Scholarship.

Indigenous Australian students

Please note an application for an Equity Scholarship will also automatically be considered for Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships provided that you fulfil the necessary additional document requirements.

Centrelink scholarships

For details about these payments please visit the Human Services website.

Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships

Commonwealth government scholarships valued at up to $18000 for regional and remote domestic students experiencing financial disadvantage studying in the field of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics), Agriculture or Health. For more information go to the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program page on QTAC’s website.

Need some help?

For more information contact the Scholarships Office.

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