Adelaide Access Scholarships

Applications open
9am, Monday 15 January 2024
Applications close
5pm, Friday 1 March 2024
Payment per year
Up to 4 years
All Undergraduate Programs
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
Type of Scholarship
Financial Need
Available In
All Faculties
Available To
Commencing Students

The University of Adelaide offers a number of scholarships annually to students commencing undergraduate programs who have not commenced a post-secondary program of study previously (university or VET).

To be eligible for the Adelaide Access Scholarships, applicants must:

  • Gain admission to an undergraduate Bachelor's level course of study as a Commonwealth Supported student at the University of Adelaide commencing in 2024; and
  • Enrol on a full time or part time basis; and
  • Have not previously been enrolled in post-secondary study (university or VET); and
  • Be Australian citizens, Australian Permanent residents, New Zealand citizens, or holders of a permanent humanitarian visa; and
  • Demonstrate financial need*

*Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need and be able to provide supporting documentary evidence at the time of application, e.g. details of income tested Commonwealth income support payments, such as Youth Allowance, Austudy, ABSTUDY benefits or other details of their financial circumstances.

*Evidence of Tertiary Access Payment (TAP) application or approval does not demonstrate financial need.

Selection of the successful candidate will be made according to: 

  • Academic merit (ATAR)
  • Financial need
  • Answers to questions on the application form

Important Information:

  • You must meet all of the above listed criteria to be eligible to apply
  • The Scholarship must be taken up in the year in which it is offered