Scholarships for all Schools

  • The Fr PJ McGuire Scholarship

    Value: $2,500

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to support students of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, with a preference for Kimberley students, studying at the Broome, Fremantle or Sydney Campus of The University of Notre Dame Australia.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

    1. Be and state that he/she identifies as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person and is recognised by his/her community as a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent;
    2. Be enrolled or accepted for enrolment in an Undergraduate, Postgraduate or VET course at The University of Notre Dame Australia;
    3. Be undertaking their studies internally; and
    4. Be able to demonstrate that their educational opportunities are limited due to adverse circumstances as set out in the Selection Criteria.

    Applications close Wednesday 12 February 2020 at 4pm

    Scholarship Conditions

    Application Form

  • The Vice Chancellor's Humanitarian Scholarship

    Value: Tuition fees of the recipient.

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist students holding one of the classes of visa listed in Appendix 1 of the Scholarship Conditions to commence or continue their studies at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle and Sydney Campuses.

    The Scholarship has been established by the University in keeping with the University’s commitment to ethics and social justice, within a context of Catholic faith and values.

    To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

    a. Be from a refugee or asylum seeker background as evidenced by the applicant holding one of the classes of visa listed in Appendix 1 of the Scholarship Conditions which permits the recipient to undertake tertiary studies in Australia; and
    b. Have been offered a place or be enrolled as a student in an undergraduate bachelor program or in the Tertiary Pathway Program at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle or Sydney campus.

    Application are now closed.

    For further information please call the Development Officer on (02) 8204 4393 or email scholarships@nd.edu.au.

    Scholarship Conditions

  • The Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship

    Value: $10,000 (two scholarships)

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to ensure that a student with a diagnosed physical disability and the absence of money does not stand in the way of the selected person's ability to achieve their maximum potential in terms of a formal tertiary education at The University of Notre Dame, Australia, Sydney campus.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    a. Be currently enrolled at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney as an Undergraduate Student;
    b. Have successfully completed their first year of undergraduate study in any study area;
    c. Have a physical disability or a medical illness which has been formally diagnosed and eligible for a Disability Support Benefit;
    d. Be financially disadvantaged;
    e. Be studying a minimum of two units per semester;
    f. Be a permanent Australian resident; and
    g. Be studying as a Commonwealth Supported student (HECS funded).

    Applications are now closed.

    For further information, please call the Development Officer on (02) 8204 4393 or email scholarships@nd.edu.au

    Scholarship Conditions

  • The Bupa International Student Award

    Value: $1,000 (Up to 3 Awards)

    The purpose of the Award is to assist and encourage international students, enrolled at The University of Notre Dame Australia, to be involved in the life and culture of the University and the broader community.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

    1. Be enrolled as an international student at the University in an undergraduate or postgraduate award course;
    2. Continue their enrolment at the University for a minimum of one semester post-award; and
    3. Be a student of good academic standing.

    Students enrolled in Study Abroad or Exchange courses are ineligible.

    Applications close Thursday 24 October 2019 at 4pm

    Scholarship Conditions

    Application Form

  • The DOOLEYS Lidcombe Catholic Club Scholarship

    Value: $5,000 (four scholarships)

    The purpose of this Scholarship is to assist students from Western Sydney who wish to commence or continue their undergraduate studies at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney campus.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    a. Be currently enrolled full-time at the University;
    b. Be a permanent resident of Australia or an Australian citizen; and
    c. Preferably be a resident in Western Sydney.

    Applications are now closed.

    For further information, please call the Development Manager on (02) 8204 4652 or email scholarships@nd.edu.au

    Scholarship Conditions

External scholarships

Outside of the scholarships offered by Notre Dame, the following scholarships are offered externally. Students can access a number of external scholarships from organisations not affiliated with the University. It is recommended to visit the individual websites below to find out more information about the scholarship including application and eligibility requirements. The University of Notre Dame Australia is not responsible for the contents of the linked websites.

  • The Catenian Charity Inc. Scholarship

    Value: $5,000 per annum

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist young Catholic students in the choice or pursuit of a career for the duration of their studies. The recipient is required to use the Scholarship funds towards the cost of their tuition fees.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    a. Be enrolled in a tertiary institution or tertiary residential college;
    b. Have completed at least 1 year of full time studies towards their Bachelor degree;
    c. Be 16 to 24 years of age;  
    d. Be in necessitous circumstances*;
    e. Demonstrate that their educational opportunities are limited, for example, because of financial need, distance, or responsibility for others, such as the ill or elderly; and
    f. Demonstrate drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship, or other personal difficulty, in order to continue their studies.

    *A person is in necessitous circumstances where they cannot afford to have a modest standard of living in Australia. A person receiving Youth Allowance is qualified as necessitous.

    Applications close Monday 12 August at 4pm

    For further information and for application details please contact info@bryantchurch.com.au or visit the Catenian website.

  • Commonwealth Scholarships

    Further information about government funded scholarships and loans to assist with your tertiary education can be found here.

  • Odyssey Travel 2020 Merit and Equity Scholarship

    Value: up to $10,000

    The purpose of this Scholarship is to offer second year and beyond students assistance based on academic performance and demonstrated financial need.

    For further information and for application details please visit the Odyssey website.

  • Redkite and Coles Dare to Dream Scholarship Sydney

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to ensure cancer does not get in the way of students goals and their ability to achieve maximum potential in terms of a formal tertiary education. There are a range of Scholarships and Grants available valued at $5,000 for the National Award Winner, $3,000 for the National Finalists and $2,000 for recipients.

    For further information and for application details please visit the Redkite website.

  • Westpac Bicentennial Foundation Scholarships

    The purpose of these Scholarships is to support scholars from all walks of life who have the drive to make a difference.

    For further information and for application details please visit the Westpac Bicentennial Foundation website.

  • Motorhome Republic Scholarship

    Value: $2,500

    The purpose of this Scholarship is to to support new talent and those with a passion for the travel industry to forge their own path.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    a. Be a part time or full time student; and
    b. Be a permanent resident or an Australian Citizen residing in Australia.

    For further information and for application details please visit the Motorhome Republic website.

  • BHP Australia China Scholarship

    The purpose of this Scholarship is to encourage and assist students and young professionals to pursue specialised study, research and experience in priority areas of interest in the bilateral Australia-China relationship. The Scholarship is given to encourage Australian students and young professionals to study in China in the following priority areas of interest:

    For further information and for application details please contact scholarship19@fasic.org.au or visit the FASIC website.

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