Scholarships for Commencing Students

Limited scholarships are open for applications for Trimester 1, 2020 until 19 January 2020. Applications for Destination Australia Scholarships and the Support Fund for Students with a Disability close 31 January 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.

Available Scholarships

Browse the 2020 scholarship offerings for commencing students:

Academic Scholarships
ScholarshipValue per annumStatus
AAMIG-RLX (Palisade Integrated Management Services) Regional Women’s Scholarship$7,000Applications under assessment
Betty J Fyffe Scholarship$4,000Awarded by Invitation
Cec Spence Memorial UNE Country Scholarship$7,500Applications under assessment
Destination Australia Scholarships (Undergraduate and Coursework Master's)$15,000OPEN
Ella Schroder Indigenous Residential Scholarshipup to $10,000Applications under assessment
The John and Pauline Moorhead Scholarship$8,000Applications under assessment
Max Schroder Indigenous Scholarship$6,000Applications under assessment
Regional Australia Bank Scholarship$5,000Applications under assessment
Regional Australian Bank Sporting Scholarship$2,000 + SportUNE MembershipApplications under assessment
Tamex Transport Scholarship$6,000Applications under assessment
The William McIlrath Rural ScholarshipFirst Year: $10,000
Following Years: $4,000
Applications under assessment
Equity and Disadvantaged Scholarships
ScholarshipValue per annumStatus
AAMIG-RLX (Palisade Integrated Management Services) Regional Women’s Scholarship$7,000Applications under assessment
Betty J Fyffe Scholarship$4,000Awarded by Invitation
Cec Spence Memorial UNE Country Scholarship$7,500Applications under assessment
The Clem Jones Sporting Scholarshipup to $3,000Applications under assessment
The D.L. McMaster Fund Endowed Housing Scholarship$16,000Applications under assessment
Ella Schroder Indigenous Residential Scholarshipup to $10,000Applications under assessment
The John and Pauline Moorhead Scholarship$8,000Applications under assessment
Max Schroder Indigenous Scholarship$6,000Applications under assessment
Support Fund for Students with a Disabilityup to $8,000OPEN
Tamex Transport Scholarship$6,000Applications under assessment
The William McIlrath Rural ScholarshipFirst Year: $10,000
Following Years: $4,000
Applications under assessment
Wright College Scholarship$3,000Applications under assessment
The Yulgilbar Foundation Scholarship$10,000Applications under assessment
Sporting Scholarships
ScholarshipValue per annumStatus
The Clem Jones Sporting Scholarshipup to $3,000Applications under assessment
The Northern Inland Academy of Sport (NIAS) / UNE Sporting Scholarship$1,000Applications under assessment
Regional Australian Bank Sporting Scholarship$2,000 + SportUNE MembershipApplications under assessment
Residential Scholarships
ScholarshipValue per annumStatus
The D.L. McMaster Fund Endowed Housing Scholarship$16,000Applications under assessment
Ella Schroder Indigenous Residential Scholarshipup to $10,000Applications under assessment
Max Schroder Indigenous Scholarship$6,000Applications under assessment
Robb College Piper Scholarship$1,500Applications under assessment
Robb College Sinclair-Wilson Scholarship$3,000Applications under assessment
Tamex Transport Scholarship$6,000Applications under assessment
UNE Residential Financial Assistance Scholarships50% of residential feesApplications under assessment
The Yulgilbar Foundation Scholarship$10,000Applications under assessment
Wright College Scholarship$3,000Applications under assessment