Scholarships for Commencing Students

There are limited scholarships currently open for applications for Trimester 2, 2020.

Contact scholarships@une.edu.au if you have any questions or concerns.

If you are planning to commence your University studies there are a number of scholarships to help you throughout your studies. There are UNE scholarships for students:

  • who have achieved high academic results
  • who come from rural areas
  • studying specific degrees
  • in disadvantaged groups
  • who excel at sport; and/or
  • who live in a residential college.

2021 Scholarships

Browse the 2021 scholarship offerings for commencing students:

Trimester 1 Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

ScholarshipValue per annumStatus
Betty J Fyffe Scholarship$4,000Coming Soon
Cec Spence Memorial UNE Country Scholarship$7,500Coming Soon
Ella Schroder Indigenous Residential ScholarshipUp to $10,000 (payable towards residential college feesComing Soon
Keith Entwistle UNE Scholarship$6,000Coming Soon
Kempsey Shire Council UNE Scholarship$5, 000Coming Soon
Max Schroder Indigenous Scholarship$6,000Coming Soon
Regional Bank Australia Scholarship$5,000Coming Soon
Robb College Sinclair-Wilson Scholarship$3,000Coming Soon
Robin Stokes Honours Scholarship in Science$5,000Coming Soon
Support Fund for Students with a Disability$8,000. the amount of the award will vary according to
the availability of funds and application. The minimum
award will be $1,000 and the maximum may be up to
$8,000
Coming Soon
Tamex Transport Scholarship$6, 000Coming Soon
The William McIlrath Rural Scholarship$10,000 in the first year the
$4,000 annually thereafter
Coming Soon

Equity Scholarships

ScholarshipValue per annumStatus
Betty J Fyffe Scholarship$4,000Coming Soon
Cec Spence Memorial UNE Country Scholarship$7,500Coming Soon
Ella Schroder Indigenous Residential ScholarshipUp to $10,000 (payable towards residential college feesComing Soon
Keith Entwistle UNE Scholarship$6,000Coming Soon
Max Schroder Indigenous Scholarship$6, 000Coming Soon
Oorala Kick Start$1,000 Full-time or $500 Part-timeComing Soon
Support Fund for Students with a Disability$8,000. the amount of the award will vary according to
the availability of funds and application. The minimum
award will be $1,000 and the maximum may be up to
$8,000
Coming Soon
Tamex Transport Scholarship$6,000Coming Soon
The Mildred and Betty Scholarship$6,000Coming Soon
The William McIlrath Rural Scholarship$10,000 in the first year the
$4,000 annually thereafter
Coming Soon
Wright College Scholarship$3,000Coming Soon

Residential Scholarships

ScholarshipValue pre annumStatus
Ella Schroder Indigenous Residential ScholarshipUp to $10,000 (payable towards residential college feesComing Soon
Max Schroder Indigenous Scholarship$6,000Coming Soon
Robb College Sinclair-Wilson Scholarship$3,000Coming Soon
Trimester 2 Scholarships

To be advised

2020 Scholarships (now closed)

Browse the 2020 scholarship offerings for commencing students:

Trimester 2 Scholarships
ScholarshipValue per annumStatusClosing Date
Thyne Reid UNE Scholarship$6,000Offered31st May 2020
UNE Indigenous Medical Scholarship$6,000Closed24th June 2020
Destination Australia Scholarships (Undergraduate and Coursework Master's)$15,000Offers commenced8th June 2020
Trimester 1 Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

ScholarshipValue per annumStatus
AAMIG-RLX Regional Women’s Scholarship$7,000OFFERED
Betty J Fyffe Scholarship$4,000Awarded by Invitation
Cec Spence Memorial UNE Country Scholarship$7,500OFFERED
Destination Australia Scholarships (Undergraduate and Coursework Master's)$15,000Trimester 1  - OFFERED
Ella Schroder Indigenous Residential Scholarshipup to $10,000OFFERED
The John and Pauline Moorhead Scholarship$8,000OFFERED
Max Schroder Indigenous Scholarship$6,000OFFERED
Regional Australia Bank Scholarship$5,000OFFERED
Regional Australian Bank Sporting Scholarship$2,000 + SportUNE MembershipOFFERED
Tamex Transport Scholarship$6,000OFFERED
The William McIlrath Rural ScholarshipFirst Year: $10,000
Following Years: $4,000
OFFERED

Equity Scholarships

ScholarshipValue per annumStatus
AAMIG-RLX Regional Women’s Scholarship$7,000OFFERED
Betty J Fyffe Scholarship$4,000Awarded by Invitation
Cec Spence Memorial UNE Country Scholarship$7,500OFFERED
The Clem Jones Sporting Scholarshipup to $3,000OFFERED
The D.L. McMaster Fund Endowed Housing Scholarship$16,000OFFERED
Ella Schroder Indigenous Residential Scholarshipup to $10,000OFFERED
The John and Pauline Moorhead Scholarship$8,000OFFERED
Max Schroder Indigenous Scholarship$6,000OFFERED
Support Fund for Students with a Disabilityup to $8,000OFFERED
Tamex Transport Scholarship$6,000OFFERED
The William McIlrath Rural ScholarshipFirst Year: $10,000
Following Years: $4,000
OFFERED
Wright College Scholarship$3,000OFFERED
The Yulgilbar Foundation Scholarship$10,000OFFERED

Sporting Scholarships

ScholarshipValue per annumStatus
The Clem Jones Sporting Scholarshipup to $3,000OFFERED
The Northern Inland Academy of Sport (NIAS) / UNE Sporting Scholarship$1,000OFFERED
Regional Australian Bank Sporting Scholarship$2,000 + SportUNE MembershipOFFERED

Residential Scholarship

ScholarshipValue per annumStatus
The D.L. McMaster Fund Endowed Housing Scholarship$16,000OFFERED
Ella Schroder Indigenous Residential Scholarshipup to $10,000OFFERED
Max Schroder Indigenous Scholarship$6,000OFFERED
Robb College Piper Scholarship$1,500Not awarded
Robb College Sinclair-Wilson Scholarship$3,000OFFERED
Tamex Transport Scholarship$6,000OFFERED
UNE Residential Financial Assistance Scholarships50% of residential feesClosed
The Yulgilbar Foundation Scholarship$10,000OFFERED
Wright College Scholarship$3,000OFFERED