UWS Opportunity Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Sydney

 Scholarship Name:  UWS Opportunity Scholarship

 Description:  The UWS Opportunity Scholarship aims to assist individuals in the Greater Western Sydney region who face economic, social or other disadvantage which makes university participation very difficult.

 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 up to 4 years.

 Length:  4 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  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.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, Educational disadvantage, Mature age, Non-English speaking background, Physical, medical, psychological or learning difficulties, Rural and isolated area resident, Women and men in a non-traditional fie

 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 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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