December 8, 2023

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UTS Scholarships

UTS  offers a UTS Study Abroad Excellence Scholarship for commencing Study Abroad, students. The UTS Humanitarian Scholarship supports undergraduate students holding Asylum Seeker Bridging Visas or Temporary Protection Visas (TPV).

UTS Scholarships for Indigenous Students

UTS is committed to offering scholarships and prizes to support the ongoing success of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Listed below are UTS Indigenous scholarships and prizes and external scholarships.

Equal Access Scholarship

For students planning to apply for the Equal Access Scholarship, the following information is provided.

Students from low socioeconomic backgrounds, particularly those who receive income assistance payments from Centrelink like ABSTUDY, Austudy, Youth Allowance, Newstart Allowance, Disability Support Pension, Parenting Payment (Single), or the Carer Payment, are given Equal Access Scholarships.

Research, graduate, and undergraduate students can all apply for scholarships.

The Indigenous Education Expenses Scholarship and the Indigenous Relocation and Accommodation Scholarship are two additional Commonwealth scholarships that UTS offers to Indigenous students as a part of the Indigenous Student Success Program (ISSP) financed by the Australian Government.

To apply, Indigenous students must submit a UAC Equity Scholarship application.

Priority is given to applicants who indicate various educational hurdles in their application and are chosen based on financial need.

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UTS Humanitarian Scholarship

Beginning undergraduate students with temporary protection or asylum seeker bridging visas who are not eligible for a Commonwealth Sponsored Place or student finance programs are supported by the UTS Humanitarian Scholarship.

The Scholarship covers tuition costs as well as a minimum annual cash commitment of $1,000 for living and educational costs. A maximum of twenty-two (22) recipients will be awarded the Scholarship subject to the available funding pool each year.  Of these:

Sixteen (16) are reserved for students commencing a UTS undergraduate degree and have temporary asylum seeker or refugee residence status and hold a Bridging Visa E or A (and have made an application for a Protection Visa), or Temporary Protection Visa (subclass 785), or Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (subclass 790).

Four (4) are reserved for students commencing a UTS undergraduate degree and have a temporary humanitarian concern visa (subclass 786).

Two (2) are reserved for students commencing a UTS postgraduate degree and have a temporary humanitarian concern visa (subclass 786).

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible for the scholarship students must:

1. Apply for admission to UTS;

2. Submit a UTS Humanitarian Scholarship application form;

3. Have an NSW HSC or Australian equivalent, or UTS College negotiated pathway;

4. Be accepted to study at UTS;

5. Be commencing the first year of a UTS undergraduate degree OR UTS postgraduate degree (if they hold a Temporary Humanitarian Concern Visa, subclass 786);

6. Be enrolled full-time.

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Rhodes Scholarships NSW

One of the most prominent international scholarship programs in the world was founded in 1903 and is known as the Rhodes Scholarship Program.

For postgraduate study at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, the Rhodes Trust offers fully-funded fellowships. There are nine Australian scholarships offered each year.

Each state in Australia offers one of the nine scholarships offered each year, which are chosen by a committee located there.

Three Australia-at-Large Scholarships are also given out by a Canberra-based selection committee.

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Prizes and Awards at UTS

Each faculty at UTS offers prizes to recognize the accomplishments of high-performing students. These prizes are made available through the generosity of private individuals and public organizations.

Prizes may be offered each session, annually or biennially, and may take the form of cash payments, medals, books, vouchers, or other items.

Most prizes will be awarded only when a student has attained a mark or level of achievement which is considered to be sufficiently high by the relevant faculty board.

UTS Human Rights Awards

The UTS Human Rights Awards were established in 1999 to celebrate the social justice and human rights work of UTS staff and students.

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