Commonwealth Scholarships Program

The Commonwealth Scholarships Programme is a Commonwealth funded scheme open to new and continuing undergraduate students at the University of Sydney (including Honours students). The scheme is aimed at students from low socio-economic backgrounds, particularly Indigenous students and students from rural and regional areas.

Further details of the scholarships including eligibility conditions can be found on the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) website.

TITLE

VALUE

CRITERIA

APPLICATION PROCESS

Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (CAS)

$4,415 per year for accommodation costs

Full-time rural/regional students who move to Sydney to study and who demonstrate financial hardship

Application required. Please see UAC for application form: http://www.uac.edu.au/equity/

Please contact Scholarships and Prizes Office (02) 9351 2717 or scholarships.reception@usyd.edu.au for more information

Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (CECS)

$2,207 per year for general education costs

Full-time students who demonstrate financial hardship

Application required. Please see UAC for application form: http://www.uac.edu.au/equity/

 

Please contact Scholarships and Prizes Office (02) 9351 2717 or scholarships.reception@usyd.edu.au for more information

Commonwealth Indigenous Access Scholarship (IAS)

$4,166 (indexed annually), tenable for one year maximum

Assistance to access higher education particularly those who have to relocate to access study

Application required. Please see UAC for application form: http://www.uac.edu.au/equity/

 

Please contact Scholarships and Prizes Office (02) 9351 2717 or scholarships.reception@usyd.edu.au for more information

National Priority Scholarship (NPS)

 

$2,207 per annum up to 4 years

Undergraduate & Postgraduate students enrolled in a priority discipline such as medicine, dentistry, teaching, nursing, allied health, mathematics, science 

Application required. Please see UAC for application form: http://www.uac.edu.au/equity/

 

Please contact Scholarships and Prizes Office (02) 9351 2717 or scholarships.reception@usyd.edu.au for more information

National Accommodation Scholarships (NAS)

$4,415 per annum up to 4 years

Student must be enrolled in undergraduate program & be required to relocate at least 100km from home

Application required. Please see UAC for application form: http://www.uac.edu.au/equity/

 

Please contact Scholarships and Prizes Office (02) 9351 2717 or scholarships.reception@usyd.edu.au for more information

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