UniSA Online Scholarships and Grants

As a UniSA Online student, you may be eligible for a range of UniSA scholarships and grants. 

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

 

Scholarship nameDiscipline areaValueContactApplication open period
UniSA Online Aboriginal Grant All online programs $5,500 UniSA General enquiries Application closes 1 October via Student Portal My Scholarships
UniSA Online Study Grant All online programs $1,000 UniSA General enquiries

Application for SP6 opens from 13 August to 24 September via Student Portal My Scholarships

UniSA Online Women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Grant Construction ManagementIT and Data Analytics $5,500 UniSA General enquiries Application for 2018 has closed
UniSA Online Prize for Excellence All online programs $1,500 UniSA General enquiries Not applicable

 

UniSA Online Aboriginal Grant

The UniSA Online Aboriginal Grant supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students commencing study with UniSA Online

Eligibility and selection criteria:

  • Commencing student with UniSA Online.
  • Identify as Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and accepted as such in the community the student belongs to, lives in, or has lived in.
  • Full-time or part-time load.
  • Submission of a written statement.

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

  • Academic achievements.
  • How they identify as an Aboriginal person (declaration required).
  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Future career goals and impact they would like to have on their chosen profession.
  • How the current degree supports their aspirations.
  • Evidence of community involvement.
  • Willingness to act as an ambassador for UniSA in the year in which they receive the grant to document the impact of the grant (e.g. online promotion and testimonials).

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

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

How to apply
Applications are accessed through my Scholarships (via logging on to the my UniSA student portal and locate my Scholarships link).

In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined above, and include the UniSA Affirmation of Aboriginality form and an accompanying letter that confirms in writing the applicants’ acceptance as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander in the community the student belongs to, lives or has lived in. These documents are sent to Scholarships.Prizes@unisa.edu.au.  

Value: $5,500 

Payment will be in three instalments: 
$1,000 (paid after the census date for the relevant study period) 
$2,250 (paid following the completion of four UniSA Online courses) 
$2,250 (paid following the completion of eight UniSA online courses) 

The second and third payments are conditional upon successful completion of UniSA Online courses (as specified above) and a cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 4.5. 

For more information contact:
UniSA General enquiries
Tel: 1300 301 703 
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au 

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UniSA Online Study Grant

These scholarships provide financial assistance to students enrolled in a UniSA Online undergraduate program who are considered to be financially disadvantaged and/or from a rural or isolated area.

Eligibility Requirement:
Students are eligible to apply for a UniSA Online Study Grant if they meet all the following criteria:  

  1. Are an Australian citizen‚ a permanent resident, or the holder of a permanent humanitarian visa.
  2. Are enrolled in a UniSA Online undergraduate program (minimum of two courses or one course part-time), in their first study period, at census date.
  3. Can provide evidence of financial disadvantage, and/or reside in a rural or isolated area. 

Where required, applications may also be weighted according to other equity indicators‚ including‚ for example‚ that applicants identify as Aboriginal or have a disability.  

How to apply:
UniSA Online Study Grant will be open for online applications, once enrolled, students may apply for a UniSA Online Study Grant through myScholarships. 

Applications can be lodged via my Scholarships in the student portal. 
my Scholarships can be accessed by:

  • using the URL: https://my.unisa.edu.au/Student/SCMS/Home.aspx, or 
  • by logging into my UniSA Student Portal and navigating to 'my Current Studies', then selecting the link to my Scholarships under the heading 'Related Information'..

Value: $1,000, once-off payment (after census date), or pro rata where student is enrolled part-time. Students may only receive one UniSA Online Study Grant. 

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

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UniSA Online Women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Grant

The UniSA Online Women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Grant supports high-achieving female students commencing a UniSA Online STEM program offered by the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment.

The eligible STEM programs are:

  • Construction Management
  • IT and Data Analytics

Eligibility and selection criteria:  

  • Commencing female student with UniSA Online.
  • Undertaking a UniSA Online eligible STEM program.
  • Full-time or part-time load.
  • Submission of a written statement.

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

  • Academic achievements.
  • Why they have chosen to study their current program.
  • Future career goals and impact they would like to have on their chosen profession.
  • How the current degree supports their aspirations.
  • Willingness to act as an ambassador for UniSA in the year in which they receive the grant to document the impact of the grant (e.g. online promotion and testimonials).

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

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

How to apply: Applications are accessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal and selecting my Current Studies). 

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

Value: $5,500 

Payment will be in three instalments: $1,000 (paid after the census date for the relevant study period) $2,250 (paid following the completion of four UniSA Online courses) $2,250 (paid following the completion of eight UniSA online courses).

The second and third payments are conditional upon successful completion of UniSA Online courses (as specified above) and a cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 4.5.

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

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UniSA Online Prize for Excellence

The UniSA Online Prize for Excellence will be awarded to UniSA Online students with the highest cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) in each program. To be awarded the prize, a minimum of four UniSA Online courses must have been completed in the relevant academic year.

12 prize recipients will be selected for the 2018 academic year. Prizes will be awarded in the following year.

A prize will be awarded for each of the following UniSA Online programs:

  • Accounting
  • Communication
  • Community Health
  • Construction Management
  • Digial Media
  • Human Resource Management
  • IT and Data Analytics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Nutrition and Exercise
  • Psychological Science
  • Criminal Justice 

It is expected further UniSA Online programs will be offered after 2018 and the number of prizes awarded will increase in line with program expansion.

Value: $1,500

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