Undergraduate and Postgraduate Coursework scholarships
- Walter & Eliza Hall Scholarship in Nursing Close 27 March 2014
- Walter & Eliza Hall Scholarship for Students Studying Special Needs Close 27 March 2014
- Walter & Eliza Hall Scholarship in Social Work Close 27 March 2014
- Walter & Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship for a student with a physical disability Close 27 March 2014
- The Zonta Club of Northern Beaches Inc. Study Grant for Women
- Australian Agriculture Scholarship Closes 7 March
- SARDI Science Bursary for Aboriginal Students Closes 14 March 2014
- The Australian Psychological Society 2014 Bendi Lango Bursary Closes 28 March 2014
- Youth Off The Streets Scholarship Closes 4 April 2014
- Taiwan Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES) Program Closes 11 April 2014
- Local Master of Human Rights and Democratisation Scholarship Closes 11 April 2014
- Australian Federation of Graduate Women New South Wales - Jamieson Award Closes 30 April
- Percapita Young Writers' Prize 2014 Closes 30 April
- Australian Federation of Graduate Women New South Wales - Joan Bielski Scholarship Closes 31 May 2014
- Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Vacation Scholarship Closes 24 July 2014
The Zonta Club of the Northern Beaches Inc. are seeking applications for a study grant from women who reside on the Northern Beaches, are experiencing hardship/financial difficulty and who are currently studying at a tertiary level.
The objective of the study grant is to provide Northern Beaches women with some funding so that they can achieve a successful outcome with their studies at a tertiary level.
- Must reside on the Northern Beaches
- Must show evidence of hardship and financial difficulty
- There must clear evidence of successful completion of twelve months of study in the current course of study
How to apply: Fill in the application form and return to:
Status of Women Committee
Zonta Club of Northern Beaches
PO Box 1088
Mona Vale NSW 2103
The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) delivers, through research and development, innovation to enhance the food, fibre and bioscience industries and living environmental systems. SARDI is a division of Primary Industry and Regions SA (PIRSA). Applications are invited from honours graduates currently undertaking or wishing to undertake post-graduate studies in agriculture, fisheries or forestry science.
Candidates must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, and their application will be considered on the merit of their research program and how it directly relates to the research undertaken within SARDI.
The SARDI Science Bursary for Aboriginal Students provides $1500 to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander graduate to undertake post-graduate study in science at a tertiary institution in Australia.
Further information can be found on the SARDI website at www.sardi.sa.gov.au or or contact Pauline Bowden at SARDI on (08) 8303 9420 or e-mail: for more information.
Closing Date: 14 March 2014
Applications are now open for the 2014 Bendi Lango bursary, established by the Australian Psychological Society to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander postgraduate psychology students.
Eligibility: Applicants need not be members of the APS but must be able to demonstrate their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage by confirmation in writing by the Chairperson of an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander incorporated organisation.
Applicants must provide evidence of their 'necessitous financial circumstances'. These are defined in the Award as 'circumstances where an applicant’s financial resources are insufficient to obtain all that is necessary for a modest standard of living, which is a standard of living greater than bare existence'.
Applicants must also be able to provide proof of acceptance or enrolment into an APAC-accredited postgraduate coursework degree in 2014.
Award Value: Each bursary of financial assistance is valued at $15,000 per annum during the time that the applicant is in full-time study (or $7500 per part-time year) in either an APAC-accredited Masters coursework degree (MPsych) or professional Doctorate (DPsych or PsychD).
In addition, the recipient(s) will receive:
Complimentary APS Student membership for the perid of the financial assistance provided
Complimentary APS membership for the first year post-graduation
An invitation to present at the Society’s Annual Conference in the first year post-graduation. If this invitation is accepted, their conference registration fee will be paid for by the Society.
How to Apply: For additional information and instructions on how to apply, please visit http://www.psychology.org.au/academic/scholarships or email
Closing Date: 28 March 2014
The Australian Council of Agricultural Societies (ACAS) and Coca-Cola Amatil have been supporting Australian students studying in agriculture related fields for the past 7 years. Since 2005, the scholarship program has assisted almost 200 talented young people, from all over Australia, to develop careers in agriculture.
Award Value: Each year up to 35 young people are awarded scholarships to the value of $2,000.
In previous years recipients of the ACAS/Coca-Cola scholarship fund have also been offered opportunities to travel overseas to attend the international conference of the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth to expand their agricultural knowledge and meet other people from rural areas who are changing the face of modern farming practices.
The purpose of these scholarships is to support rural youth to complete their tertiary studies in courses that will benefit regional Australia.
Eligibility: The ACAS/ Coca-Cola Agriculture Scholarships are open to any Australian citizen or permanent resident who is studying a topic related to Agriculture.
How to Apply: For additional information and instructions on how to apply, please visit http://www.agriculturescholarship.com.au/
Closing Date: 7 March 2014
These scholarships are granted to undergraduate students of an Australian University. It is expected that the successful applicants will work on a research project supervised and managed by an established MS researcher.
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduates at an Australian university or medical institute and be citizens of Australia or New Zealand, or permanent residents of Australia.
Award Value: The scholarship is for salary over a 10 week period undertaken during semester breaks. Scholarships will be granted for up to $10,000.
How to apply: The Application Form and Conditions of Award can be downloaded from the MSRA website at http://www.msra.org.au/scholarships
Question 4. Delegated Research Officer
Check with your School/Faculty to find out who will be the Delegated Research Officer.
The person who is the Delegated Research Officer at your School/Faculty will need to sign off the application and submit it to the MSRA. You must contact this person at least one week prior to the closing date for these scholarships.
Closing Date: 24 July 2014
The Youth Off The Streets National Scholarship Program celebrates the gifts and strengths of young people from the Australian community who exhibit extraordinary promise but who lack the personal support networks and resources that will allow them to fulfil that potential. The initiative developed by Father Chris Riley, CEO and founder of Youth Off The Streets, provides financial and personal support for young people to pursue their educational dreams in any field, including (but not limited to): academic skills, visual or performing arts; sport; trade skills; and music
This year, over 20 young people aged between 16 and 21 throughout Australia will be awarded scholarships.
Funding Value: Scholarship recipients will receive mentoring and funding of up to $6000 for two years to help them with their education and training. Each recipient and their guest will attend a special award ceremony in Sydney in September.
How to apply:
Nominations can be made by the young person themselves, or on their behalf by a teacher, Youth Worker or other individual involved in the young person’s life
Please visit https://www.youthoffthestreets.com.au/ to complete online or download the 2014 Scholarship Program 'Nomination Form'
Further Information Please contact the scholarships team at or alternatively please phone (02) 9330 3500.
Closing Date: 5 April 2014
The Australian Federation of Graduate Women – NSW Inc. offers annual awards to outstanding women students who completed the final year of their first degree in 2013. Preference will be given to applicants with significant community involvement and preferably proceeding to approved further study.
Funding Value: The Award for 2014 will be $1000.
Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must be:
Women students who completed the final year of their first degree in 2013
Students enrolled in double degrees may only apply when the final year of the first part of this degree was completed in 2013
Candidates may be studying in any field but a special Molly Price award may be offered to a suitable science student
Preference will be given to applicants with significant community involvement and preferably proceeding to approved further study
Be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency in Australia.
How to Apply: Please visit http://www.afgwnsw.org.au/?page_id=111 and download the Jamieson Award application.
Closing Date: 30 April 2014
Long time AFGW NSW member, Joan Bielski, was a leading Australian feminist who left school at fourteen and only after service in the WAAF was she able to attend university as a returned service woman. Her wish was to enable other women to get this second chance to attend university and she left a generous bequest to achieve this.
Eligibility: The AFGW NSW Education Trust invites applications for this scholarship from woman aged over 35, who have fulfilled the entrance requirements for a first course at university in NSW and can demonstrate hardship. Candidates must be Australian citizens or permanent residents.
Funding Value: An initial award of $10,000 in semester installments of $5000 will be given with a possibility of continuation for a second and third year, subject to satisfactory academic achievement.
How to Apply: Please visit http://www.afgwnsw.org.au/?page_id=111 and download the the Joan Bielski Scholarship guidelines and application form. Please contact the Fellowship Convener with further queries at .
This prize is open to all Australians aged 25 years and under, and is designed to encourage thinking about, and research into, major public policy challenges facing Australia.
How to Apply: To enter, you must answer one of the set essay questions, which can be downloaded on the website.
All entries must be submitted electronically to and must be in Word or PdF format.
Please visit http://www.percapita.org.au/01_cms/details.asp?ID=557 for further instructions on how to apply.
Funding Value: The winner will receive a prize of $3,000 and a return international flight to study approaches to your selected topic. In addition, your winning entry will be published by Per Capita, and subject to editorial discretion, in the national mainstream media.
Closing Date: 30 April 2014
Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES) Program encourages international students to undertake Huayu courses in the Republic of China (Taiwan) in order to provide them with opportunities to increase their understanding of Taiwanese culture and society, and to promote mutual understanding and interactions between Taiwan and the international community.
Award Value: A monthly stipend of 25,000 NTD.
Eligibility: Applicants must be above the age of 18, possess a high school diploma or above, have shown excellent academic performance, and be of good moral character. Further criteria are listed in the Student Directions document available from the website below.
How to Apply: For additional information and instructions on how to apply, please visit https://taiwanscholarship.moe.gov.tw/web/engindex.html.
Closing Date: 11 April 2014
A Local Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (MHRD) Scholarship is available for a suitably qualified, local mid-career professionals working in human rights and democratisation to join our program in Spring Semester, 2014. The MHRD is the Asia Pacific’s premier regional degree in human rights and democratisation, taught by the University of Sydney in partnership with four Universities in the Philippines, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Indonesia.
The MHRD will offer the successful recipient a chance to further develop their capacity as an emerging leader in the Asia-Pacific region to protect and promote human rights. The program aims to provide all students with a firm grounding in the philosophical, political, institutional, legal, sociological and cultural dimension of human rights and democratisation. Once graduated, the successful recipient will become a member of the Global Human Rights Campus Alumni with worldwide opportunities for professional networking.
This scholarship will be awarded to the candidate who has demonstrated excellence in, and potential contribution to, furthering human rights and democratisation in our region. It is made possible by the support of the European Commission and the Global Human Rights Campus.
Funding Value: The scholarship will cover course fees to the value of 60 credit points of domestic student tuition at the University of Sydney and partner universities. Please note the scholarship will not include a stipend or living costs.
Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of Australia and New Zealand.
How to apply: Applicants must complete a Supplementary Application form (available at http://sydney.edu.au/arts/human_rights_democratisation/downloads/LocalMHRD_SupplementaryApplicationForm_2014_final.doc) and a full curriculum vitae, and be send them directly to
MHRD project team
Old Teachers’ College
University of Sydney, NSW 2006
Phone: 9114 1102
Application guide: Further information can be acecssed via http://sydney.edu.au/arts/human_rights_democratisation/
Closing Date: 11 April 2014