Macquarie University Refugee Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Macquarie University

 Scholarship Name:  Macquarie University Refugee Scholarship

 Description:  Macquarie University recognises the particular financial and other support needs of students from a refugee background. To complement the University’s Refugee Mentoring Program, which aims to raise aspirations towards tertiary study among refugee children, 2 scholarships will be offered each year to students from refugee backgrounds.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Multiple/year

 Annual Amount:  $5,010

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $5,010 (2015 rate; indexed annually) per year for up to 4 years. Eligibility will be reassessed prior to each payment.

 Length:  4 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be enrolled in full-time internal study at Macquarie University (part-time enrolment may be accepted in exceptional circumstances); demonstrate financial need; have arrived in Australia with a Commonwealth humanitarian visa or be Australian citizens from a refugee background; demonstrate the capacity to triumph over hardship (e.g. financial disadvantage, sole parent or carer responsibilities, non-English speaking or Indigenous background, effects of trauma and/or abuse, long-term medical condition or disability, coming from rural or remote area); and not have previously undertaken university studies. Preference will be given to demonstrated community leadership and involvement. Applicants are required to submit a personal statement addressing the criteria.

 Target Group:  Educational disadvantage, Non-English speaking background, Physical, medical, psychological or learning difficulties

 Study Location:  Australia – NSW: Sydney Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  Early January

 Other Details:  Apply via UAC: applications for main round offers close early January.

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Coursework Scholarships and Prizes Unit

 Contact Phone:  61 2 98507337

 Contact Email:

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Macquarie University

 Provider Phone:  61 2 98507337

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