UWS Vice-Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship

  Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; have applied through UAC for a place at UWS, nominating a UWS course as their first preference; demonstrate a high level of academic achievement through a minimum ATAR of 90, or equivalent; provide evidence of leadership and community involvement (e.g. School Captain, community service, sport, the arts, public speaking, Maths/Science Olympiads, Duke of Edinburgh award, etc); and currently reside in, or have completed their HSC within, the Greater Western Sydney region. Selection is based on ATAR results, personal statements and an interview.

UWS Sports Scholarship

 Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; be athletes competing at state or national (school, age and/or open) championship level who are recognised by the relevant national sporting body as elite or who have development potential; and be enrolled in, or apply to enrol in, an undergraduate or postgraduate course at UWS. Selection is based on: sporting achievements; academic proficiency; and ability to be involved in the representative sport program at UWS.

UWS Postgraduate Research Award

Applicants must: be domestic students (Australian citizens, permanent residents or New Zealand citizens); be enrolled or eligible for entry into a postgraduate research degree; not already hold an academic qualification equivalent to or at a higher level than the program being undertaken; not have previously held an Australian government funded research higher degree scholarship for 3 months or more, unless seeking to transfer; and have, or expect to attain, a bachelor honours degree class 1 or 2.1, or equivalent qualifications and experience.

UWS Opportunity Scholarship

  Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; demonstrate financial or other hardship; currently reside in, or have completed their HSC, within the Greater Western Sydney region; demonstrate academic potential through a minimum ATAR of 80 or equivalent; and intend to enrol in any undergraduate degree at UWS in a Commonwealth Supported Place, or already be enrolled with a credit average in the previous year. Preference will be given to applicants who meet the financial hardship criteria. Non-current school leaver applicants will be considered on the basis of work experience and educational qualifications.

UWS International Exchange Scholarship

 Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; be in their second or subsequent year of undergraduate study at UWS; have achieved satisfactory progress in their course at a minimum of a credit average; and be officially nominated by the International Office as an endorsed candidate. Selection is based on academic merit and/or equity considerations.

UWS Honours Scholarship

Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents, or fee-paying international students; have maintained a minimum GPA of 5.5; and be applying to study a bachelor honours program at UWS or be currently undertaking a bachelor honours program. Selection is based on academic merit. Students who are transferring to UWS from other universities to undertake a bachelor honours program are encouraged to apply.

UWS Hawkesbury Foundation Food Scholarship

 Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; receive an offer to study or be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in the area of Food and Nutrition at the UWS Hawkesbury campus; be starting at UWS for the first time; and show interest in pursuing a career in the Food and Nutrition industry and an eagerness to take a leadership role within the industry. Selection is based on academic results.

UWS Community Scholarship

Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; receive an offer to study an undergraduate program at UWS or, in the case of current students, be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree at UWS; and demonstrate financial or other hardship based on the UWS Opportunity and Equity criteria (also including students who are the first in their family to attend university). Preference may be given to students residing in Greater Western Sydney, as defined by UWS. Recipients must be willing to share their story and act as ambassadors for Giving to UWS.

UWS Academic Excellence Scholarship

 Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; have applied through UAC for a place at UWS, nominating a UWS course as their first preference by close of Change of Preference; demonstrate a high level of academic achievement through a minimum ATAR of 90, or equivalent; and currently reside in, or have completed their HSC within, the Greater Western Sydney region.

UWS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Achievement Scholarship

Applicants must: be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent; be able to demonstrate financial or other hardship; and be a school leaver enrolling at UWS for the first time having achieved a minimum ATAR of 65, or be currently enrolled in a UWS undergraduate degree having maintained a pass average in the previous semester. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.