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Scholarship name Discipline area Value Who can
apply
BUPA UniSA International Student Grant All $1,000     
Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal Scholarship (sponsored by the Department of Environment and Water) All $5,000   
Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship (sponsored by Department of Industry and Skills) All $5,000     
Gould Experimental Science Grant All $6,000  
International Merit Scholarships All 15% tuition fee reduction    
Kym Adey Catherine House-UniSA Scholarship All $10,000   
Peter and Catherine Williams Refugee Grant All $5,000       
Raytheon VEEP Scholarship All up to $15,000      
Rural Reconnect Grant Education, Health,
Nursing and Midwifery
$1,000    
Ultra Electronics VEEP Grant All $5,000    
UniSA Student Exchange Travel Grants All $800 to $2,400  
Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarships All 50% tuition fee reduction    
Yangadlitya Aboriginal Postgraduate Scholarship All Upto $10,000    
Zero Waste SA Pam Keating Memorial Scholarship All $10,000   
Zonta Club of Adelaide Community Development Grant All $3,000      


Please note: Scholarships and Grants are subject to change and are awarded based on conditions current at the time of award.



BUPA UniSA International Student Grant

The BUPA grant is available to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework international students who are enrolled internally and full-time in any program at the University of South Australia. Recipients will be selected on the basis of demonstrated academic and extracurricular excellence and must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5 or above.

Applicants are required to provide a personal written statement (250 words maximum) outlining their academic achievements and extracurricular excellence, explaining how this grant will benefit them and their study.

How to apply: Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 8 March 2021 via my Scholarships

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

Value: recipients will receive a one-off payment of $1,000

For more information contact:
Dr Jane Kehrwald
Manager Student Support
Student Engagement Unit
Tel: (08) 8302 3419
Email: jane.kehrwald@unisa.edu.au 

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Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship (sponsored by the Department of Environment and Water)

The Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship (sponsored by the Department of Environment and Water) is open to *Aboriginal students who are enrolled full-time in the final year of an undergraduate or postgraduate program at UniSA.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of a personal written statement and a Curriculum Vitae (CV). The applicant's written statement should outline:

  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Community service involvement.
  • Interest and/or experience in working on or advocating for Indigenous care of Country.
  • Future career goals.

Preference may be given to applicants who can demonstrate financial disadvantage and/or academic merit.

Applicants undertaking studies in any of the following areas will be considered favourably:
Environmental Studies; Natural Resources Management; Earth Sciences; Aboriginal Studies; Law; Urban and Regional Planning; Commerce; Tourism; Politics; Management; Economics; Mathematics and Statistics; Engineering; Construction Management.

A condition of the scholarship is that the recipient will participate in up to one week of informal mentoring or in-kind assistance by the Department of Environment and Water and will be given the opportunity to network and build relationships with the Department staff throughout the year. Internships to count towards academic credit can be arranged by request. The recipient must have the ability to be a positive ambassador for the Department.

Applicants displaying an interest in working with DEW in a voluntary capacity for academic merit is encouraged and will be looked on favourably in the selection process.

Please note that previous recipients of any Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship are not eligible to apply for other Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarships.

*From here on in the term Aboriginal is inclusive of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Please note this scholarship will not be open for applications in 2021

Grant re-opening in 2022 is still to be confirmed 


Value: $5,000. Payment will be made in two instalments of $2,500 each, after the Study Period 2 and 5 census dates provided the recipient continues to meet the scholarship criteria and maintains satisfactory academic performance.  

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal Scholarship (sponsored by Department for Industry and Skills)

The Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal Scholarship (sponsored by Department of Industry and Skills) is a $5,000 scholarship open to Australian *Aboriginal students who are enrolled full-time in the final year of an undergraduate or postgraduate program at the University of South Australia.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of a personal written statement and a Curriculum Vitae (CV). The applicant's written statement should outline:

  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Community service involvement.
  • How they identify as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander citizen.

Preference may be given to applicants who can demonstrate financial disadvantage and/or academic merit.

Applicants undertaking studies in any of the following areas will be considered favourably:

  • Commerce
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Engineering
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Construction Management and Economics
  • Project Management
  • Social Science
  • Communication
  • Aboriginal Studies

The recipient will be offered six hours of informal mentoring or in-kind assistance by the Department of State Development. In addition the recipient will be given the opportunity to network and build relationships with the Department staff by attending two functions. The recipient must have the ability to be a positive ambassador for the Department.

Previous recipients of a Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

*From here on in the term Aboriginal is inclusive of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

How to apply: Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 8 March 2021 via my Scholarships

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

Value: $5,000 will be made in two instalments of $2,500 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates provided the recipient continues to meet the scholarship criteria and maintain satisfactory academic performance.

For more information contact:
Campus Central 
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Gould Experimental Science Grant

For criteria and information please visit the following website.

Value: $6,000 to be paid in two instalments of $3,000 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates, provided the recipient continues to meet the grant criteria and maintain satisfactory academic performance.

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: mailto:askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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International Merit Scholarships

(Please note for ongoing recipients (2020 recipients) the ongoing conditions is unchanged as per offer letter received at the time of being offered the scholarship (25% in the first year of study).)

International Merit Scholarship recipients will receive a 15% reduction in their student contributions (tuition fees) for the duration of their chosen program. Students are automatically assessed for eligibility for a scholarship when applying for an eligible program at UniSA.

The International Merit Scholarship will be awarded to selected international students who meet the following criteria (or as determined by the Selection Panel based on any other factors which the Selection Panel considers to be appropriate and in line with the University’s strategic direction and priorities):

  • Be a prospective international student.
  • Be eligible to study in Australia.
  • Not have accepted any other UniSA scholarship or bursary.
  • Meet normal program admission requirements for the program applied into.
  • Have achieved the UniSA equivalent of a credit average in previous studies or have an offer conditional upon completion of an award with a credit average.
  • Meet the minimum English language entry requirements for the program applied into or have an offer conditional upon meeting the English language entry requirement.
  • Will automatically be assessed when applying for an eligible undergraduate (Bachelor) or postgraduate (Masters by Coursework) program offered at UniSA.

International Merit Scholarships are not available to:

  1. Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.
  2. Sponsored students (foreign government or Australian government) where a sponsor agreement has been signed with the University.
  3. Higher Degree by Research applicants.
  4. Current UniSA students.
  5. Students who have previously been awarded an International Merit Scholarship except where they are upgrading from an undergraduate to postgraduate qualification.

Scholarship conditions:

  • International Merit Scholarship recipients will be required to be enrolled on a full-time basis at UniSA's South Australian campuses.
  • Scholarship recipients must maintain a Grade Point Average of at least 4.5 (or equivalent) in order to continue to receive the scholarship payments.
  • If awardee’s overall Grade Point Average falls below a 4.5, the 15% reduction will not be applied to the next invoice. If the awardee’s Grade Point Average returns to 4.5 or more, the 15% reduction will recommence and will be applied to the next invoice.
  • Scholarship payments (15% of tuition fees) will be provided as a discount on successful applicants' student contribution invoice (tuition fee) at the commencement of each applicable study period.
  • As a recipient of the scholarship‚ students are entitled to receive credit/RPL/Advanced Standing towards their program but must have a minimum of 2 years/72 units of study on campus with UniSA.
  • The scholarship cannot be deferred beyond date of commencement onshore.

For more information contact:
International Admissions Office
Tel:  (08) 8302 0114
Email: international@unisa.edu.au

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Kym Adey Catherine House-UniSA Scholarship

The Kym Adey Catherine House-UniSA Scholarship has been established to support women from Catherine House to undertake further education at UniSA or UniSA College.Catherine House provides a range of supported accommodation, emergency housing and a range of services to women over 18, unaccompanied by children, who are affected by homelessness. The late Emeritus Professor Kym Adey AM had a long and distinguished career in higher education and was a former Pro Vice Chancellor and Vice President at UniSA. 

Applications are assessed in November/December each year, and shortlisted applicants are invited to attend an interview. The successful applicant will be given a conditional scholarship offer, subject to the recipient enrolling in a UniSA program.

Applicants must be: a participant of the Catherine House Women’s Centre, by attending an initial pathways interview with the Education Coach and subsequent fortnightly meetings for a minimum period of four months, which will facilitate the applicant actively working on an education and employment pathway plan. 

Consideration will be given to applicants’ involvement in various Catherine House activities and programs such as speaking to school or other stakeholder groups, representing clients in meetings, participating in promotion for Catherine House, the 1:1 mentoring program or the Client Advisory Group (CAG).  

Applicants must provide a personal written statement detailing any previous study and their anticipated benefits of undertaking further education at UniSA or UniSA College. Recipients will be selected on the basis of a personal written statement and an interview. Recipients will be required to provide peer support to other clients of Catherine House.

Scholarship Application Form

Application opening dates for 2021 are still to be confirmed.

Value: $10,000 which is apportioned over the life of an agreed program of study, provided the recipient continues to meet the scholarship conditions and maintains satisfactory academic progress.

For more information contact:
Ms Sharon Stewart
Catherine House
Tel: (08) 8232 2282
Email: edemp@catherinehouse.org.au

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Peter and Catherine Williams Refugee Grant

The Peter and Catherine Williams Refugee Grant provides encouragement and support for talented, financially disadvantaged students from a refugee background as they embark on their studies. Applicants will be students from a refugee background who are studying at UniSA. They can be a UniSA College student, an Undergraduate student or a Masters student in any course.

The grant funds are designed to assist recipients with their living and/or education expenses.

Eligibility and selection criteria:

  • Australian Citizen‚ an Australian Permanent Resident or the holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa‚ Temporary Protection Visa‚ or Bridging Visa.
  • Refugee background.
  • Enrolled in a program at UniSA College as a commencing student; OR enrolled in a undergraduate program as a first year or second year student; OR enrolled in the first year of study of any Master degree program.
  • Full-time study load.
  • Submission of a written statement.

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying your UniSA program and how the degree supports your future aspirations.
  • Your background prior to UniSA study.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Any financial or educational disadvantage that the applicant wishes to be taken into account.
  • How the Grant will benefit you.

The grant will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement‚ financial disadvantage and information provided in the written statement.

Shortlisted applicants may be asked to attend a selection panel interview.

 How to apply:
 Applications are accessed through my Scholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal).

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

Value: $5,000
Payment will be in two instalments:
 - $2500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 2)
 - $2500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 5)

Payment is subject to the student being enrolled and maintaining satisfactory academic merit.

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Raytheon VEEP Scholarship

UniSA Veterans’ Engagement and Education Program (VEEP) scholarships have been developed to provide an extra layer of encouragement and support for VEEP students to improve capacity to undertake and complete a tertiary degree. 

VEEP is targeted to currently enrolled, domestic UniSA students, who are:

  • veterans
  • serving or ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) members, including reservists
  • first responders and/or immediate family members of a veteran, ADF member, or first responder

The Raytheon VEEP Scholarship is available to commencing and continuing students registered with VEEP studying full-time or part-time in any undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program at the University of South Australia. 

Eligibility and selection criteria

  • Australian citizen, Australian Permanent resident
  • registered VEEP participant
  • commencing or continuing student in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program
  • full-time or part-time study load
  • submission of a written statement
  • submission of a Curriculum Vitae

Scholarship recipients cannot be in receipt of more than one scholarship or grant targeted to VEEP registered students. 

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (500-750 words) detailing:

  • summary of work history and life experience
  • reasons for studying their UniSA program and future career goals
  • community involvement and extracurricular activities/interests
  • how the grant funds will benefit them
  • any academic achievements and/or academic standing the applicant wish to be considered

While academic standing is not a key determinant, Grade Point Average (GPA) for continuing students will be provided to the selection committee and may inform the decision-making process.

Shortlisted applicants will not be required to attend an interview. 

How to apply

Applications are assessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal). In addition to applying online, applicants should submit a written statement and CV to:

Manager: Student Support

UniSA Student Engagement Unit

Email: jane.kehrwald@unisa.edu.au

Value: up to $15,000

Payments will be made in up to six instalments of $2,500 each, paid over 3 years after Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates.

Part-time recipients will receive pro-rata payments. 

For more information‚ contact:

Dr Jane Kehrwald

Manager: Student Support

Student Engagement Unit

Tel: (08) 8302 3419

Email: jane.kehrwald@unisa.edu.au 

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Rural Reconnect Grant

These grants are available to students from a rural or isolated area who have relocated to Adelaide to study full-time and are undertaking a professional experience placement in one the following disciplines: Education, Health Sciences, Nursing or Midwifery.

Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents, be financially disadvantaged and have lived in a rural or isolated area for at least four years prior to commencing university. Applicants must be undertaking their placement in a rural area in the year that they apply for the grant.

Please note that the grants will not be awarded retrospectively. Applicants must not have completed their placement prior to the application closing date.

Applicants must provide a personal written statement detailing the location and duration of their rural placement and their future career goals. Preference may be given to applicants who are undertaking a rural placement greater than four consecutive weeks. Applicants who are receiving financial assistance from the University Department of Rural Health are not eligible to apply. Applicants who have previously been in receipt of a Rural Reconnect Grant are not eligible to apply. Recipients will be selected on the basis of demonstrated financial disadvantage, academic merit (GPA) and a personal written statement. Recipients will also be invited to participate in research and evaluation.

Recipients will be selected on the basis of demonstrated financial disadvantage, academic merit (GPA) and a personal written statement. Recipients will also be invited to participate in research and evaluation.

Value: $1,000

Please note this grant will not be open for applications in 2021

Grant re-opening in 2022 is still to be confirmed 

How to apply:  via my Scholarships

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Phone: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Ultra Electronics VEEP Grant

UniSA Veterans’ Engagement and Education Program (VEEP) grants have been developed to provide an extra layer of encouragement and support for VEEP students to improve capacity to undertake and complete a tertiary degree.

VEEP is targeted to currently enrolled, domestic UniSA students, who are:

  • veterans
  • serving or ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) members, including reservists
  • first responders; and/or
  • immediate family members of a veteran, ADF member, or first responder

The Ultra Electronics VEEP Grant is available to commencing and continuing students registered with VEEP studying full-time or part-time in a software, electronic engineering or computer science related undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program at the University of South Australia.

Eligibility and selection criteria

  • Australian citizen, Australian Permanent resident
  • registered VEEP participant
  • studying at an Adelaide campus or in a position to satisfy the work experience or engagement requirements of receiving the grant
  • full-time or part-time study load
  • enrolled in an eligible program at UniSA – disciplines of software development, electronic engineering, or computer science
  • submission of a written statement
  • submission of a Curriculum Vitae

Ultra Electronics and individual recipients are free to discuss and mutually agree any in-kind (non-financial) assistance Ultra Electronics may be willing to offer. Types of in-kind support might include mentoring and the appointment of a mentee, work experience and/or networking opportunities.

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (500-750 words) detailing:

  • summary of work history and life experience
  • reasons for studying their UniSA program and future career goals
  • community involvement and extracurricular activities/interests
  • how the grant funds will benefit them
  • any academic achievements and/or academic standing the applicant wish to be considered
  • willingness to engage with Ultra Electronics on in-kind assistance such as work experience

Recipients cannot be in receipt of more than one scholarship or grant targeted to VEEP registered students.
Shortlisted applicants are not required to attend an interview.

How to apply

Applications are assessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal). In addition to applying online, applicants should submit a written statement and CV providing references to:
Manager Student Support
Student Engagement Unit
Email: jane.kehrwald@unisa.edu.au

Value: $5,000
Payment will be in two instalments:
- $2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 2)
- $2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 5)
Part-time recipients will receive pro-rata payment (half the amount a full-time recipient would receive).

For more information‚ contact:
Dr Jane Kehrwald
Manager Student Support
Student Engagement Unit
Tel: (08) 8302 3419
Email: jane.kehrwald@unisa.edu.au

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UniSA Student Exchange Travel Grants

The University of South Australia is committed to providing opportunities for students to gain an international perspective by participating in student exchange. Studying on exchange can be an enriching cultural and academic experience and one that benefits you throughout your life. UniSA has more than 60 exchange partners throughout the world in Asia, Europe and the Americas.

All UniSA students who are accepted into the exchange program are eligible for a travel grant. While on student exchange, you remain enrolled at the University of South Australia and continue to pay your normal UniSA fees. You do not pay tuition fees to the host institution. For students that are eligible, Austudy/Abstudy/Youth Allowance payments continue to be paid while overseas on student exchange. You will also receive credit for the courses you take on student exchange, meaning that you will still be able to complete your degree on time.

Value: $800 to $2,400 (dependent on selected country).

For more information contact:
UniSA International
Tel: (08) 8302 0114
Find answers
Web: Travel Grants Criteria

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Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship

UniSA will offer up to 20 Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarships in 2017 to future international students who have achieved an 85% average (or equivalent) in previous studies and have applied to study a UniSA undergraduate or postgraduate (by coursework) degree.

Scholarship recipients will receive a 50% reduction in their student contributions (tuition fees) per annum, for up to four years of full-time study.

Successful applicants will become a UniSA International Student Ambassador and will be required to maintain a credit average (or equivalent) for each consecutive year of study to be eligible for the 50% student contribution (tuition fee) reduction.

The scholarships will be awarded to selected international students who meet the following criteria:

  • Be a prospective international student
  • Be eligible to study in Australia with a student visa
  • Not have accepted any other UniSA scholarship or bursary
  • Have achieved an 85% average (or equivalent) in previous studies
  • Meet the minimum English language entry requirements for the chosen program applied into
  • Meet normal program admission requirements for the chosen program applied into.

Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarships are not available to:

  • Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia
  • Sponsored students (foreign government or Australian government
  • Higher Degree by Research applicants
  • Students claiming advanced standing or credit into UniSA programs.

Unsuccessful applicants of the Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship will automatically be considered for the International Merit Scholarship.

Scholarship recipients will be required to be enrolled on a full-time basis at UniSA's South Australian campuses, and maintain a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 in order to receive the scholarship payments. Scholarship payments (50% of tuition fees) will be provided as a discount on successful applicants' student contribution invoice at the commencement of the relevant study period each year. The scholarship cannot be deferred.

For more information contact:
International Admissions Office
Tel: +61 8302 0114
Email: international@unisa.edu.au

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Yangadlitya Aboriginal Postgraduate Scholarship

The scholarships are available for Australian *Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students of the University of South Australia and Flinders University who are enrolled full-time or part-time in a postgraduate or Medical degree and are permanent residents of South Australia. The scholarship is also available to students undertaking the Flinders University Doctor of Medicine in Darwin through the Northern Territory Medical Program (NTMP), or equivalent medicine program.

Recipients will be determined by the Selection Committee of the Aborigines Advancement League based upon Grade Point Average (GPA); a written statement; a supporting statement from the applicant's program director‚ course coordinator or supervisor; and economic need of the applicant.

The applicant's written statement should outline:

  • Community service involvement.
  • The name of current program and reasons for studying it.
  • Expected completion date.
  • Details of undergraduate program and academic achievements.
  • Future career goals.
  • Details of yearly personal or combined family income.

The scholarship will be offered for the life of the recipient's program‚ for a maximum of two years for full-time students, or four years for part-time students, payments are not retrospective. The number of scholarships awarded each year is dependent on the income generated by the Aboriginal Advancement League Fund.

Recipients of scholarships can be full-time or part-time students. If a student has enrolment of 13.5 units or above in a semester, they will be paid the full-time amount; if it is less than that but 9.0 units or above, they will be paid at the pro-rata amount.

Scholarship recipients are expected to attend the next biennial Duguid Memorial Lecture given after they receive their grant.

*From here on in the term Aboriginal is inclusive of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

How to apply: Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 30 March 2021 via my Scholarships for UniSA students

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

Flinders University students should apply using the application form below.
Application Form (WORD 48KB)

Value: Up to $10,000 available to full-time or part-time students. If the study load is part-time for any given semester, recipients receive the pro rata rate (half the full-time rate). Depending upon the stage at which the scholarship is received and progression, the recipient may not receive the full $10,000. Payments are not retrospective.

Paid in two instalments after census date in SP2 and SP5. Where the study load is 13.5 units or above in a semester the recipient will be paid the full-time amount of $2,500; if it is less than that but 9.0 units or above, they will be paid at the part-time rate (pro-rata) of $1,250. If the recipient has full-time enrolment and is due to complete studies in the middle of the year, they will be paid $2,500. If the recipient has part-time enrolment and is due to complete studies in the middle of the year, they will be paid $1,250.

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Zero Waste SA Pam Keating Memorial Scholarship

The Zero Waste SA Pam Keating Memorial Scholarship has been established in memory of Pam Keating, a noted environmentalist and waste management expert, who passionately believed in the importance of reducing waste and its impact on our environment, and was committed to education and training for sustainability.

The scholarship is available to full-time or part-time students undertaking an Honours or Masters program in an area of interest to the Zero Waste SA Research Centre. These areas include: - behaviour change - measuring consumption and ecological footprints - resource efficiency and life cycle measurement - decision making. The Zero Waste SA Research Centre Management Committee will provide a list of topics and eligible applicants are required to choose one of these topics for their research project.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit (Grade Point Average) and an interview. Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents and provide a two page written statement with their application outlining: the research to be undertaken in their research topic, career goals and future plans and how the scholarship will help achieve their ambitions. A project summary from the applicant's supervisor containing a detailed description of the project and its outcomes should also be included with the application. The recipient must have the ability to be a positive ambassador for the objectives of Zero Waste SA. They will be offered six hours of informal mentoring or in-kind assistance by Zero Waste SA and may also have the opportunity to undertake paid employment at Zero Waste SA during the summer vacation period. The scholarship recipient must remain enrolled in their program and achieve satisfactory academic performance over the period of study and should maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or above.

The recipient will provide two copies of their completed thesis to the Director, Zero Waste Research Centre for Sustainable Design & Behaviour. One copy will be retained by the Centre and the other sent to Zero Waste SA.

Value: Up to $10,000. Full-time students will receive two instalments of $5,000 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates. Part-time students will receive up to four instalments of $2,500 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates over a two year period.

Please note this scholarship/grant is subject to renewal and is currently unavailable 

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Zonta Club of Adelaide Community Development Grant

The Zonta Club of Adelaide Community Development Grant assists full-time female students of the University of South Australia to undertake community development projects in Australia or overseas that make a positive difference in the lives of women. The grant is to support the costs involved in undertaking the project. This could include materials, travel, data collection etc.

The grant aligns with Zonta's key objective to advance the status of women through service and advocacy. Further information on the work the Zonta Club supports can be viewed at www.zonta.org or www.zontaclubadelaide.org.au.

The grant is open to female Honours and postgraduate coursework continuing students in the field of Psychology and Social Work and Social Policy who have a research project as part of their degree. The Project should involve community development that makes a positive difference in the lives of women.

Preference may be given to students applying to do a project in an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community, South-East Asia or a Pacific Island nation. 

Recipients will be invited to attend a Zonta Club dinner and share with members the highlight of their project and how the grant supported their project.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter in the form of a personal written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing: 

  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Prior community involvement.
  • Future career goals.
  • Description of the project being undertaken individually or as a team. The project is required to have a clear outcome to benefit women in a disadvantaged community.
  • Incorporate a proposed budget and project timeline.

In addition, applicants are required to submit a proposal (maximum 500 words) to undertake a community development project that makes a positive difference in the lives of women. The proposal should include a description of a project to be undertaken individually or as part of a team. The project is required to have a clear outcome to benefit women in a disadvantaged community. The project may be a continuation or extension of work previously undertaken by the applicants as part of their studies and should incorporate a completion schedule. 

Applicants will also need to obtain an endorsement letter from their University Project Director or Course Coordinator confirming the current project to be undertaken.

Value: $3,000

How to apply: Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 8 March 2021 via my Scholarships

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

For more information contact:
Campus Central
University of South Australia 
Tel: (08) 8302 0964 
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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