'23 University of Technology, Sydney Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Scholarship (Australia Based)

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 
Bachelor’s

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 19th of September, 2022

Scholarship Summary: 
The Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship has been established to provide financial support to an Australian student with a diagnosed physical disability, who can demonstrate financial hardship, in order to assist the recipient achieve their maximum potential in terms of a formal tertiary education.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible for the Scholarship, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria:
Australian or New Zealand citizen or the holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa; and
Be enrolled in a UTS undergraduate degree; and
Be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit points per session; and
Have a physical disability; visual or hearing impairment; or any other ongoing health condition with a significant impact on mobility; and
Be registered with the UTS Accessibility Service on a permanent basis at the point of scholarship selection; and
Have applied through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) for an Equity Scholarship and therein demonstrate financial disadvantage; and
All candidates must apply using the UTS online Scholarships Application form to be eligible.
 
Preference for one of the scholarships may be given to applicants of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. Evidence must be provided in the form of either:
a Confirmation of Aboriginality from a Local Aboriginal Land Council or other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander organisation; or 
a UTS Statutory Declaration form accompanied by two written references from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people from the applicant’s community who can confirm their identity and is not an immediate family member

Value of Scholarship: 
The UTS Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship has a maximum total value of $50,000 spread over 5 years.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply,
i. Please complete the online application form.
ii. All applications must be submitted online by this date. Late applications will not be considered.

Selection process
As demonstrated in the scholarship application:
Motivation and commitment to succeed in their UTS degree
Likelihood that receiving the scholarship will assist the student in achieving their academic goals
Financial need as demonstrated by the UAC Equity Scholarship application.
Preference may be given to applicants of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the UTS Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship Page.