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Scholarship name Discipline area Value Who can apply
Accounting Career Development Grant Commerce, Accounting, Finance $1,000    
Economics Career Development Grant Economics, Finance and Trade $1,000    
Finance Career Development Grant Finance, Accounting $1,000    
Asian Experience Travel Grant Business (Property) $12,500    
Biggins Family Scholarship Business up to $55,000   
Ehrenberg-Bass Institute Vacation Scholarship Marketing $300.00 per week fulltime ($60 per day part time)  
Ehrenberg Scholarship Marketing, Tourism and Event Management Payment of student HECS Fee for one year    
Excellence in Property Travel Grant Property $1,200    
Future Leaders Human Resource Management Scholarship Human Resource Management $5,000    
Gibb Group Property Scholarship Property $15,000  
Goodes O'Loughlin UniSA GO Scholarship Sport and Recreation Management Up to $24,000

     

   

Ian D. McLachlan Memorial Grant Commerce $5,000

     

 

Mainfreight Grant Business $8000  
Peter Kittle Motor Company Scholarship Business Up to $14,500  
Rick and Barbara Allert  Business Grant Business 5,000    
SA Wealth Group Grant Commerce $3,000  
UniSA Business Aboriginal Scholarship Business, Commerce, Law $12,000   
Women in Finance and Economics Scholarship Business, Financial Planning, Economics, Finance and Trade Up to $14,630

     

 

Women in Finance and Economics Workplace Experience Grant Business, Finance, Financial Planning, Economics, Finance and Trade, Commerce Accounting Up to $1,828

        

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


Accounting Career Development Grant

The Accounting Career Development Grant is awarded to students commencing in any of the following degrees:

 

Program  

SATAC Code 

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 

424181 

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Bachelor of Business (Finance)

424191 

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Master of Finance

424934

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Master of Finance (Financial Planning)

424927

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Master of Management

424935

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Master of Management (Advertising and Brand Management)

424940

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Master of Management (Human Resource Management)

424936

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Master of Management (Marketing)

424939

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Master of Management (Supply Chain Management)

424938

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Master of Management (Tourism and Event Management)

424937

Eligible students have the opportunity to undertake a professional career development elective course and receive credit in their degree through a course substitution. A $1000 grant will be offered to students to go toward their professional development opportunity, examples include:

  • a career development or professional skills course offered by UniSA
  • an internship or industry practicum
  • an international study tour to gain global experience and enhance career prospects
  • any additional professional education opportunity of choice approved by the Program Director.

To become eligible, students must:

  • Preference any of the specified UniSA programs above in their SATAC application.
  • Successfully complete and achieve a minimum study score of B+ in Stage 2 Accounting as recorded on your SACE Record of Achievement.
  • Accept an offer for any of the above UniSA programs.
  • Receive a congratulatory letter confirming details of the grant.

Students in the double degree DBCD Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)/Bachelor of Business (Finance) are eligible for both the Accounting Career Development Grant (ACDG) and Finance Career Development Grant (FCDG) so must choose the one which best suits their individual circumstances.

This grant is only available from 2017 to students commencing study with UniSA who completed their entry level qualification (e.g. SACE) in the previous year.

Value: $1,000 voucher to be used for an approved professional development elective. .

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Economics Career Development Grant

The Economics Career Development Grant is awarded to students commencing in any of the following degrees:

Program  

SATAC Code 

Bachelor of Business (Economics, Finance and Trade) 

424091

Bachelor of Business (Economics, Finance and Trade), Master of Finance

424841

Eligible students have the opportunity to undertake a professional career development elective course and receive credit in their degree through a course substitution. A $1000 grant will be offered to students to go toward their professional development opportunity, examples include:

  • a career development or professional skills course offered by UniSA
  • an internship or industry practicum
  • an international study tour to gain global experience and enhance career prospects
  • any additional professional education opportunity of choice approved by the Program Director.

To become eligible, students must:

  • Preference any of the specified UniSA programs above in their SATAC application.
  • Successfully complete and achieve a minimum study score of B+ in Stage 2 Economics as recorded on your SACE Record of Achievement.
  • Accept an offer for any of the above UniSA programs.
  • Receive a congratulatory letter confirming details of the grant.

This grant is only available from 2018 to students commencing study with UniSA who completed their entry level qualification (e.g. SACE) in the previous year.

Value: $1,000 voucher to be used for an approved professional development elective.

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Finance Career Development Grant

The Finance Career Grant is awarded to students commencing in any of the following degrees:

Program  

SATAC Code 

Bachelor of Business (Finance) 

424051 

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Bachelor of Business (Finance)

424191 

Bachelor of Business (Finance), Master of Professional Accounting

424861

Eligible students have the opportunity to undertake a professional career development elective course and receive credit in their degree through a course substitution. A $1000 grant will be offered to students to go toward their professional development opportunity, examples include:

  • a career development or professional skills course offered by UniSA
  • an internship or industry practicum
  • an international study tour to gain global experience and enhance career prospects
  • any additional professional education opportunity of choice approved by the Program Director.

To become eligible, students must:

  • Preference any of the specified UniSA programs above in their SATAC application.
  • Successfully complete and achieve a minimum study score of B+ in Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics or Mathematical Methods as recorded on your SACE Record of Achievement.
  • Accept an offer for any of the above UniSA programs.
  • Receive a congratulatory letter confirming details of the grant.

Students in the double degree DBCD Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)/Bachelor of Business (Finance) are eligible for both the Accounting Career Devlopment Grant (ACDG) and Finance Career Devlopment Grant (FCDG) so must choose the one which best suits their individual circumstances.

This grant is only available from 2018 to students commencing study with UniSA who completed their entry level qualification (e.g. SACE) in the previous year.

Value: $1,000 voucher to be used for an approved professional development elective.

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Asian Experience Travel Grant

The Asian Experience Travel Grant will be awarded to a high-performing student who is enrolled in the Bachelor of Business (Property) degree at the University of South Australia.

The grant will provide a talented student with the opportunity to develop their property skills and experience in a global context by undertaking a 6-week internship at Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd (Mapletree) in Singapore. Course credit will be earned for participation in the program. The internship period will usually coincide with the mid-semester break, however this may not be possible in all years.

The grant is intended to encourage students to participate in an overseas work placement which‚ in many cases‚ may otherwise be beyond their financial means. Evidence of financial disadvantage‚ as well as academic achievement‚ will be considered as part of the judging criteria and the selected recipient will receive this one-off grant to assist with the cost of travel‚ accommodation and living expenses incurred as part of their trip.

Students who have completed 54 units or higher will be given preference.

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

  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Academic achievement.
  • Financial need.
  • Future career goals.
  • How the study tour will contribute to their career aspirations.

In addition to your application you will need to complete the grant application form (WORD 48KB) and provide a copy of your current CV (Curriculum Vitae) and send to scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au

Value: up to $12,500 (to defray travel‚ accommodation and living expenses incurred as part of the trip)

How to apply:  26 February 2020 - 30 April 2020 via my Scholarships

Grant re-opening in 2022 is still to be confirmed 

For more information contact:
Mr Ben Evans
Program Services Manager
UniSA Business
Telephone: (08) 83025213
Email: Ben.Evans@unisa.edu.au

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Biggins Family Scholarship

The Biggins Family Scholarship encourages students from select South Australian regional high schools to pursue a university education and a UniSA business qualification, in the face of financial and other challenges.

The scholarship will assist students from regional locations with the costs of attending university away from home (e.g. relocation expenses, accommodation, food, books, computers, materials, tuition fees and placement costs), allowing them to devote further time to pursue their academic goals and personal development.

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be currently completing year 12, or have completed year 12 at one of the selected South Australian regional high schools and intend to relocate to study in Adelaide.

The offer of the scholarship is subject to admittance into an eligible UniSA business program. If a scholarship holder is not offered or does not accept a place in an eligible program, the scholarship will be withdrawn and offered to the next ranked applicant.

Eligible programs
The scholarship is available to commencing business students from a rural or regional background, studying full-time or part- time in one of the undergraduate programs listed below.

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business (Economics, Finance and Trade)
  • Bachelor of Business (Finance)
  • Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning)
  • Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)
  • Bachelor of Business (Information Strategy and Management)
  • Bachelor of Business (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
  • Bachelor of Business (International Business)
  • Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
  • Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • Bachelor of Business (Management)
  • Bachelor of Business (Property)
  • Bachelor of Business (Real Estate Practice)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Eligible schools
To be eligible for the scholarship applicants must have completed year 12 at one of these SA regional schools:

  • Allendale East Area School, SA
  • Bordertown High School, SA
  • Ceduna Area School, SA
  • Clare High School, SA
  • Coober Pedy Area School, SA
  • Cowell Area School, SA
  • Cummins Area School, SA
  • Glossop High School, SA
  • Hawker Area School, SA
  • Kadina Memorial School, SA
  • Karcultaby Area School, SA
  • Karoonda Area School, SA
  • KI Community Education - Kingscote, SA
  • Loxton High School, SA
  • Lucindale Area School, SA
  • Mount Gambier High School, SA
  • Oodnadatta Aboriginal School, SA
  • Port Augusta Secondary School, SA
  • Port Lincoln High School, SA
  • Renmark High School, SA
  • Tintinara Area School, SA
  • Waikerie High School, SA

Eligibility and selection criteria
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or refugee (holder of a permanent humanitarian visa or similar visa for refugees)
  • be completing or have completed year 12 and be a prospective commencing student new to tertiary education from a selected South Australian regional high school and intending to relocate to study in Adelaide
  • enrol full-time or part-time in an eligible business program
  • be able demonstrate financial and/or educational disadvantage
  • submit an application form
  • provide a personal written statement addressing the points listed below
  • attend an interview (in-person or online)
  • Applicants must not have already attended university.

Applicants are required to complete an application form (link below) and provide a written statement (500-750 words) detailing:

  • status as a rural/regional student (home location and details of final year secondary schooling)
  • interest in studying a business degree
  • future career goals and personal aspirations
  • academic achievements (including grades obtained in year 11/12 and most recent report card)
  • details of any financial and/or educational disadvantage and the extent to which the scholarship will make tertiary study possible (how the scholarship
    funds will benefit them)
  • previous and current work experience, community involvement and/or extracurricular activities

Recipients will be required to complete an annual written progress report and act as an ambassador for the scholarship (e.g. occasional attendance at events, and/or involvement in filming or interviews to document their journey and the impact of the scholarship).

How to apply
Applications will be open 9 August 2021  - 31 October 2021.  Applicants should submit an application form (link below) and written statement to:
UniSA Scholarship Office
Student and Academic Services
Email: scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au

Value: up to $55,000

Recipients will receive $25,000 in first year, $15,000 in second year and $15,000 in third year.  Pro-rata payments will apply for part-time students. 

Recipients are required to remain enrolled in an eligible UniSA business program and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 or above.

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

 

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Ehrenberg-Bass Institute Vacation Scholarship

The Ehrenberg-Bass Institute Vacation Scholarship is open to students who have completed Consumer Behaviour and are enrolled in or have completed one of the following programs: Bachelor of Business (Marketing), Bachelor of Business (Design and Marketing) or Bachelor of Marketing and Communication. Students are offered the opportunity to undertake research for a minimum of 6 weeks with experienced researchers in the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science within the UniSA Business.

For further information:
Vacation Scholarship Coordinator
Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science
University of South Australia
Tel: (08) 8302 0111
Fax: (08) 8302 0123

Value: $300.00 per week fulltime ($60 per day part-time)"

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Ehrenberg Scholarship

UniSA Business is offering a one year HECS-HELP undergraduate scholarship for an outstanding student enrolling in the Bachelor of Business (Marketing), Bachelor of Business (Design and Marketing), or Bachelor of Marketing and Communication, or Master of Management (Tourism and Event Management) for the first time. The Scholarship is named after one of the world's greatest marketing scientists, Professor Andrew Ehrenberg, whose contribution to marketing science has had a major influence on the research and teaching. All commencing students with an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 95 or above (including adjustment factors) who enrol full-time in any of these programs will be eligible for consideration. Selected candidates will be invited to attend an interview and the scholarship will be awarded based on students' potential for excellence in marketing. More than one scholarship may be awarded if the judges deem there to be more than one outstanding candidate.

UniSA Business will contact eligible students by mail after they have enrolled in one of the specified programs.

For more information contact:
Ehrenberg-Bass Institute Marketing and Business Development Manager
GPO Box 2471 Adelaide SA 5001
Tel: (08) 8302 0769
Fax: (08) 8302 0123
Web: www.unisa.edu.au/marketing

Value: Payment of student HECS Fee contributions for one year for the Bachelor of Business (Marketing), Bachelor of Business (Design and Marketing) or Bachelor of Marketing and Communication.

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Excellence in Property Travel Grant

The Excellence in Property Travel Grant will be awarded to high-performing final year Bachelor of Business (Property) students at the University of South Australia.

This grant will support up to 10 high achieving Property students to participate in an interstate study tour to Sydney taking place during September. The tour will include a range of industry presentations, site visits and networking opportunities - including the chance to interact with some of UniSA’s most successful and influential Property alumni working in the industry.

Academic achievement, as well as passion for property and financial disadvantage, will be considered as part of the judging criteria and the selected recipients will receive the grant in their final year to assist with expenses related to the study tour.

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

  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Academic achievement (including GPA).
  • Financial need (if applicable).
  • How the trip will contribute to your future career goals.

The grant will cover the cost of flights, meals and accommodation as part of a property study tour to Sydney. To be selected for the grant, applicants must demonstrate a passion for their program, strong motivation to succeed and have clear future goals.

Applicants are required to provide a character reference, and shortlisted applicants may be asked to attend a selection panel interview.

How to apply:  
Apply through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal and selecting ‘my Current Studies’)

Applicants must also provide a written statement and character reference to bis-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Grant re-opening in 2022 is still to be confirmed 

Value: up to $1,200 

For more information, contact: 
Mr Ben Evans
Program Services Manager
UniSA Business
Telephone: (08) 83025213
Email: Ben.Evans@unisa.edu.au

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Future Leaders Human Resource Management Scholarship

The Future Leaders Human Resource Management Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is enrolled full-time or part-time in the second or third year (final) year of the Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) DBBH and XBBH (Online) program at UniSA. Final year students in the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Counselling and Interpersonal Skills) / Bachelor of Business (HRM) (MBCH) are also eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Applicants will be asked to provide a written statement (800 words) detailing:

  • Their interest and passion for the field of human resources
  • The benefits of effective HRM for people and organisations
  • How receipt of the scholarship would assist them in pursuing their HR career
  • Academic achievements (including cumulative Grade Point Average and a list of all courses studied to date including final grade for each)
  • Future career goals
  • Any financial or educational disadvantage that the applicant wishes to be taken into account

Applicants must also submit a current Curriculum Vitae as part of their application.

Interest and passion for the HR field is a key component of the selection criteria and applicants should take care to address this aspect in their written statement and if shortlisted for interview.

In addition to the scholarship funds, the scholarship is a unique opportunity to receive mentoring from a passionate and experienced human resources leader with many years of industry experience.

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: The recipient will receive $5,000. The $5,000 will be paid in two instalments of $2,500 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates in the year the scholarship is awarded, provided the recipient maintains enrolment and satisfactory academic merit. Pro rata payments will apply to part-time recipients.

For more information contact:

Ms Jasleen Chauhan
Senior Academic Services Officer
UniSA Business
Tel: (08) 8302 4175
Email: jasleen.chauhan@unisa.edu.au

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Gibb Group Property Scholarship

The Gibb Group Property Scholarship provides encouragement and support for talented commencing UniSA property students.  Recipients will receive a three-year scholarship valued at up to $15,000. 

Recipients will benefit from work experience with the Gibb Group at any regional office (locations are Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Rockhampton or Townsville). 

The work experience component is designed to provide the recipient with exposure to a dynamic Australian property developer and asset manager, specialising in industrial logistics property, suburban office and business park space. 

The timing and duration of the work experience will be agreed between the Gibb Group and the recipient. It is generally expected that the duration will be for a minimum of five working days. The scholarship includes $1,500 to offset travel and accommodation expenses incurred by the recipient. 

The work experience may form part of the Business Practicum elective available to final year students, subject to approval by the relevant Program Director or Course Coordinator.  It is not a requirement that the recipient select the Business Practicum elective; it is merely an option available.

Eligibility and selection criteria:

  • Australian citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or international student
  • Enrolled in the Bachelor of Business - Property (DBPY)
  • Commencing full-time student
  • Academic merit (ATAR of 80 or above inclusive of any adjustment factors)
  • Submission of a written statement
  • Interview

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

  • Reasons for studying their UniSA property program and how the degree supports their aspirations including career goals.
  • Academic achievements including ATAR and subjects studied in year 12.
  • Work history, community involvement and extracurricular activities.
  • Willingness to undertake work experience with the Gibb Group at any office at a mutually agreed time.

The selection panel will review shortlisted candidates and select a recipient. Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview.

If‚ in the view of the selection panel‚ no applicant is sufficiently meritorious‚ no award shall be made.

The scholarship will be awarded based on academic achievement, relevant skills offered and passion for the program, as demonstrated in the written statement and interview.

Students may be in receipt of another scholarship or grant administered by UniSA. 

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

In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined above, to Scholarships.Prizes@unisa.edu.au

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed

Value: up to $15,000
up to $13,500 (up to $4,500 per year for a maximum of three years)

Payment will be in instalments:

  • $2,250 (paid after Study Period 2 census date)
  • $2,250 (paid after Study Period 5 census date)

$1,500 paid upon agreement of work experience at one of the Gibb Group offices

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

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Goodes O'Loughlin UniSA GO Scholarship

This scholarship is open to high achieving Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students of the University of South Australia who are enrolled full-time or part-time in any of the following undergraduate programs:

Bachelor of Human Movement
Bachelor of Human Movement (Exercise and Sport Science)
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology
Bachelor of Health Science
Bachelor of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Bachelor of Podiatry
Bachelor of Business (Sport and Recreation Management)

Or the following double degrees:

Bachelor of Human Movement, Bachelor of Psychological Science (Counselling and Interpersonal Skills)
Bachelor of Human Movement (Exercise and Sport Science), Bachelor of Psychological Science (Counselling and Interpersonal Skills)
Bachelor of Human Movement, Bachelor of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Bachelor of Human Movement (Exercise and Sport Science), Bachelor of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic merit (as evidenced by ATAR, STAT or performance in a UniSA College program) or Grade Point Average (GPA) for continuing students, and a personal written statement outlining:

  • Academic achievements.
  • Reasons for studying their current program - their interest in pursuing a health and/or fitness related degree program.
  • Future career goals.

Preference may be given to applicants who can demonstrate financial hardship.

The recipient is required to act as a positive ambassador for the scholarship to encourage tertiary education participation by other Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Continuance of the scholarship is subject to satisfactory academic performance and the recipient should maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 or above.

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: $6,000 per year up to a maximum of four years ($24,000 in total) provided the recipient continues to meet the scholarship criteria and maintain satisfactory academic performance. Payment will be made in two instalments after the Study Period 2 and 5 census dates. Pro-rata payments will apply for part-time enrolment.

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

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Ian D. McLachlan Memorial Grant

The University of South Australia has established the Ian D. McLachlan Memorial Grant in recognition of Ian McLachlan's commitment as a long-standing Council member of UniSA, who died on 30 April 2011. Ian was a member of the University's Finance Committee from July 1998 until April 2011 and joined the University Council as a co-opted member in 2000 and continued to serve as a Member of Council until April 2011. Ian also made significant contributions to the University through his role as Presiding Officer to the University's Audit and Risk Management Committee from 2005 until April 2011; and as Director of the ITEK Pty Ltd Board (UniSA's commercial arm) since 2006.

One grant, valued at $5,000, will be awarded each year to a final year, full-time student from one of the following programs:

  • DBCF - Bachelor of Business (Finance)
  • DBCD - Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Bachelor of Business (Finance)
  • DBLD - Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  • DBCC - Bachelor of Commerce
  • DBBF - Bachelor of Applied Finance
  • DBCD - Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Applied Finance

Students who completed Year 11 or 12 at Unley High School, or are from a rural or isolated area will be encouraged to apply but it is not an essential criteria.

Applicants must be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents.

Applicants must submit a personal written statement (500 words) detailing career and personal goals and how the scholarship will assist their studies.

Applicants who completed Year 11 or 12 at Unley High School, or are from a rural or isolated area should include this information in their personal written statement.

The grant will be awarded on the basis of interview, financial disadvantage, academic merit and submission of a written statement.
Continuance of the grant is subject to satisfactory academic performance and the recipient should maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or above.

How to apply:  Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 15 March 2021 via my Scholarships

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed

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

For more information contact:
UniSA Business

bis-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Tel: (08) 8302 0798

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Mainfreight Grant

The Mainfreight Grant is available to students who are enrolled full-time in the final year of a Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Business program at UniSA. The recipient will receive up to $8,000. The $8,000 will be paid in two instalments of $4,000 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates in the recipients’ final year of undergraduate study, provided the recipient maintains full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit.

The eligible programs are: 

-DBCA - Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 
-DBCD - Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Bachelor of Business (Finance) 
-DBCF - Bachelor of Business (Finance) 
-DBIB - Bachelor of Business (Economics, Finance and Trade) 
-DBBN - Bachelor of Business 
-DBCB - Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Applied Finance 
-DBCC - Bachelor of Commerce 
-DBBF - Bachelor of Applied Finance 
-DBBL – Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)

Applicants are required to provide a personal written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:
- reasons for studying their current program
- academic achievements
- community involvement
- future career goals

The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit‚ leadership potential‚ interpersonal skills and team work orientation as demonstrated in the personal written statement.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a selection panel interview.

Recipients are required to submit a report to the donor outlining their progress and how the grant has assisted them. The report should be submitted to Advancement Services no later than 1 October of the year in which they receive the grant.

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: $8000

For more information contact:
UniSA Business
Email: bis-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Peter Kittle Motor Company Scholarship

The Peter Kittle Motor Company Scholarship will be available to students studying full-time in a range of UniSA undergraduate business degrees.  To be eligible, applicants must have completed first year (successfully completed at least 27 units of study in their business program) and achieved a cumulative Grade Point Average of 4.5 or above. 

Eligible students include non-first year students undertaking a bachelor’s degree (3 years full-time study), those pursuing a double degree (5 years full-time study) and those enrolled in the 3+1 Pathway to Master’s in Business (4 years full-time study). 

The scholarship includes the opportunity to engage with the company to gain valuable work and practical experience.  The engagement will be tailored and mutually agreed between the company and each individual recipient and may take the form of mentoring support, work placement / internship, or at the company’s discretion, paid work experience during semester breaks and the summer vacation period.  Any work placement component may be formalised and earn course credit subject to course enrolment and Program Director approval. 

There is an expectation scholarship recipients will be keen to benefit from the work experience provisions of the scholarship.  Paid work will be remunerated at the award rate for students (per the relevant industry award or equivalent). 

Two scholarships will be offered each year the scholarship program is available and the financial benefit to recipients will be in the form of Student Contribution tuition fee offset.  Recipients will receive the scholarship for up to two years (final year students will receive scholarship support for one year only).    

Eligibility and selection criteria

  • Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder
  • second, third, fourth or fifth-year student enrolled in an eligible undergraduate business program (to be eligible a student must have completed at least 27 units inclusive of credit)
  • academic merit (Grade Point Average of 4.5 or above)
  • full-time study load
  • residing in or near the Adelaide Metropolitan Area (in a position to satisfy the work experience provisions of the scholarship)
  • submission of a written statement
  • submission of a Curriculum Vitae
  • interview

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

  • reasons for studying their UniSA business program and how the degree supports their aspirations
  • future career goals
  • any past and current work history
  • community involvement / extracurricular interests or activities
  • academic achievements
  • interest in gaining work experience and insights from Peter Kittle Motors whilst completing their degree

Eligible programs

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business (Economics, Finance and Trade)
  • Bachelor of Business (Finance)
  • Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning)
  • Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)
  • Bachelor of Business (Information Strategy and Management)
  • Bachelor of Business (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
  • Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
  • Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • Bachelor of Business (Management)
  • Bachelor of Business (International Business)
  • Bachelor of Business (Property)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview to be held at the City West campus. 

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:

UniSA Business Program Services Team

BIS-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au

Value: Payment will be in the form of up to four tuition fee offsets per recipient spread over two years based on the Student Contribution rate applicable to UniSA Business students.  The 2021 figures for commerce, accounting and economics students are:

  • $11,355 for one year for a full-time student (continuing students)
  • $14,500 for one year for a full-time student (commencing students)

For more information‚ contact:

UniSA Business Program Services Team

BIS-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au

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Rick and Barbara Allert Business Grant

The Rick and Barbara Allert Business Grant supports undergraduate business students to complete their degree. The grants are designed to assist recipients with their living and/or education expenses.

Applicants will be students who are studying full-time in UniSA Business and have completed first year (completed a minimum of 27 units of study, inclusive of credit, prior to applying for the grant).

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Australian citizen, permanent resident or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa.
  • Enrolled in an eligible undergraduate three-year program from UniSA Business*.
  • Completed a minimum of 27 units of study (including credit) prior to applying for the grant.
  • Demonstrated financial hardship.
  • Full-time study load.
  • Submission of a written statement.
  • GPA above 5

Eligible programs

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of International Business
  • Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Bachelor of Finance
  • Bachelor of Financial Planning
  • Bachelor of Economics, Finance and Trade
  • Bachelor of Property
  • Bachelor of Management
  • Bachelor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor of Marketing
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Applicants will need to demonstrate financial hardship to apply for the grant. This can be done by providing evidence of current receipt of a Health Care Card and/or a means-tested Centrelink benefit(s) e.g. Abstudy, Austudy, Youth Allowance. Applicants not in receipt of government means tested benefits can complete the UniSA Scholarship Assessment Form, to support their application.

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

  • Reasons for studying their UniSA program and how the degree supports their future aspirations including career goals.
  • Academic achievements (including GPA and first-year course results).
  • Demonstrated financial disadvantage that the applicant wishes to be taken into account.
  • How the grant funds will be used to overcome financial constraints.

The grant will be awarded based on financial disadvantage and academic achievement and a detailed written statement outlining why the applicant would be a worthy grant recipient.

How to apply:  Online applications will open 25 February 2021 - 21 March 2021 via my Scholarships

In addition to applying online‚ applicants are required to provide a written statement‚ as outlined above‚ via email to the UniSA Scholarships Office: scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed

Value: $5,000


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

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SA Wealth Group Grant

The SA Wealth Group Grant is open to students enrolled in all Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business degrees within UniSA Business. Students who have completed and/or are currently enrolled in BANK 3005 Applied Financial Planning will be given preference.

The successful candidate will receive $3,000 and have the opportunity to undertake a 2-month full time internship/placement over the summer break. They will work with leading professionals and be a part of a dynamic and challenging team. The skills and experience that are gained from this can be immeasurable, opening up the doorway to future employment and industry attraction within the finance area.

A candidate must:

  • be in their final year of study
  • have achieved at least a credit average or 5.0 GPA
  • be studying in Australia (onshore) and looking to remain in Adelaide and seek a career in Financial Planning

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Interested students must apply via myScholarships on the myUniSA student portal and submit a supporting statement to the Academic Services Officer, UniSA Business via commerce@unisa.edu.au. This statement of no more than 1,000 words must address the following:

  • Why you are interested in the area of financial advisory and planning
  • What your career aspirations are in the finance industry

SELECTION PROCESS:
Following this, applicants will be shortlisted and then asked to participate in an interview. The interview panel will comprise of:

  • a SA Wealth Management representative
  • a Finance academic staff member

Value: $3,000 and the opportunity of work experience at SA Wealth Group as a Client Services Officer.

For more information contact:
Awards Officer
UniSA Business
Email: bis-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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UniSA Business Aboriginal Scholarship

UniSA Business is offering three scholarships each main entry round valued up to $6000 per annum or $500 per course enrolment post census in that year, as a living allowance scholarship to contribute to independent academic learning of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

To be awarded for a period of three academic years to a student of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent who has been admitted to an undergraduate program offered by the UniSA Business for studies in Business, Commerce or Law.

The scholarship total is $12000 for 3 year degrees, $16000 for 4 year degrees or $20000 for 5 year degree. 

Value: up to $6,000 per annum or $500 per course enrolment post census in that year.

For more information contact:
Academic Officer: Credit and Admissions
UniSA Business
Tel: (08) 8302 0179 Fax: (08) 8302 0904
Email: bis-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au 

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Women in Finance and Economics Scholarship

As part of the Women’s Leadership and Development Program, the Australian Government has awarded the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) a grant to manage and deliver the Women in Finance and Economics Scholarship program. 

This scholarship is designed to encourage and assist women to enter, re-enter and achieve leadership roles across financial services, and will be available in 2022.

Value: Scholarship payment will be made towards recipients’ student contribution up to the maximum student contribution fee of $14,630. Five scholarships will be available in 2022.

Eligibility and Selection criteria:

  • Australian Citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia
  • Be a female student commencing an eligible undergraduate UniSA Business program in Study Period 2 2022
  • Students must be starting a program/degree in the fields of Finance or Economics for the first time
  • Students must be enrolled full-time for the duration of the scholarship
  • Submission of written statement

Eligible programs:

  • DBCF Bachelor of Business (Finance)
  • DBRF Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning)
  • DBIB Bachelor of Business (Economics, Finance and Trade)

Evidence of financial or educational disadvantage (including, but not limited to the below) will be a key selection criteria:

  • Financial need including but not limited to: Centrelink payments, childcare fees, carer responsibilities or other
  • Re-entering the workforce
  • Low socio-economic status
  • Mature age (50 years of age plus) or young age (between 16 and 35 years old)
  • Residing in a rural or remote area
  • Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander descent
  • New Migrant

How to apply: 
Applications are accessed through my Scholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal).  Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying current program and how the degree supports future aspirations
  • Academic achievements
  • Financial or educational disadvantage (disclosed at applicants’ discretion)

Written statements should be submitted to Scholarships.Prizes@unisa.edu.au.

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed

Further information:

The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) is the primary membership organisation for financial planning practitioners who want to master the practice of financial planning, and who are committed to shaping the future of the profession.

As part of this continued commitment to excellence and with support from the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Office for Women, FPA wish to provide meaningful equity opportunities for our students in pursuing finance and economics education. 

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

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Women in Finance and Economics Workplace Experience Grant

As part of the Women’s Leadership and Development Program, the Australian Government has awarded the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) a grant to manage and deliver the Women in Finance and Economics Scholarship program.

This grant is designed to encourage and assist women to enter, re-enter and achieve leadership roles across financial services, and will be available in 2022.

Value: Grant payment will be made towards recipients’ student contribution for the course BUSS 3080 Business Practicum (4.5 units). Six grants will be available in 2022.

Eligibility and Selection criteria

  • Australian Citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia 
  • Be a female student undertaking the Business Practicum in 2022 to upskill to help them enter/re-enter the financial planning, accountancy, business, finance and economics professions.
  • Be a student enrolled in an eligible UniSA Business program
  • Submission of written statement

Eligible programs:

  • DBCF Bachelor of Business (Finance)
  • DBRF Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning)
  • DBIB Bachelor of Business (Economics, Finance and Trade)
  • DBCA Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Evidence of financial or educational disadvantage (including, but not limited to the below) will be a key selection criteria:

  • Financial need including but not limited to: Centrelink payments, childcare fees, carer responsibilities or other
  • Re-entering the workforce
  • Low socio-economic status
  • Mature age (50 years of age plus) or young age (between 16 and 35 years old) 
  • Residing in a rural or remote area
  • Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander descent
  • New Migrant
  • Or, other challenges to commencing study of the Business Practicum (BUSS 3080)

How to apply:
Applications are accessed through my Scholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal). Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for undertaking the Business Practicum course and studying current program and how the degree supports them to upskill to help them enter/re-enter the financial planning, accountancy, business, finance and economics professions.
  • Academic achievements
  • Financial or educational disadvantage, or other challenges to commencing study of the Business Practicum course (disclosed at applicants’ discretion)

Written statements should be submitted to Scholarships.Prizes@unisa.edu.au.

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed

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

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