Hill Trust Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Sydney

 Scholarship Name:  Hill Trust Scholarship

 Description:  Dorothea Roma Hill was born in Lakemba c.1925, the daughter of English migrants, George Frederick and Ada (nee Sugden) Hill who came to Australia in the aftermath of World War I. Lacking either the finance or opportunity for university education, Roma trained for office work. Roma set up a the Hill Trust Scholarship to help commencing students at the University of Western Sydney. Deprived herself by the circumstances of life, Roma’s bequest will now continue – generation upon generation – to help an institution committed to giving all residents of the West the equitable chance at higher education she herself did not enjoy.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $5,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $5,000 per year for the duration of the degree.

 Length:  4 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; receive an offer to study an undergraduate program at UWS, or be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree at UWS; be able to demonstrate financial or other hardship based on the UWS Opportunity and Equity criteria and also including students who are first in their family to attend university.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, Educational disadvantage, Physical, medical, psychological or learning difficulties

 Study Location:  Australia – NSW: Sydney Metropolitan

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 1300 897669

 Contact Email:  scholarships@uws.edu.au

 Contact Postal Address:  Locked Bag 1797, Penrith, NSW 2751 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Sydney

 Provider Phone:  61 2 1300897669

 Provider Fax:  61 2 96787160

 Provider Website:  http://www.uws.edu.au/ (opens in new window)

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