The Alastair McEwin AM Scholarship

Applications open
9am, Monday 5 December 2022
Applications close
5pm, Friday 3 March 2023
Payment per year
1 Semester
All Undergraduate Programs
Postgraduate Coursework
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
Type of Scholarship
Students with Disabilities
Available In
All Faculties
Available To

The Alastair McEwin Scholarship has been established by Mr Alastair McEwin, alumnus of the University of Adelaide and (in 2018) Australian Disability Discrimination Commissioner to support students who aspire to become leaders in their field, and who also have a disability, as defined under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must:

  • Be undertaking an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program
  • Be registered with the University of Adelaide Disability Support
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident of Australia, New Zealand Citizen or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa
  • Be enrolled on a full time or part time basis in a Commonwealth Supported Place

Selection of the successful candidate will be made according to:

  • Academic merit (GPA or ATAR)
  • Demonstrated community engagement/leadership potential and personal/professional aspirations
  • 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

For more information about the Scholarship and the Donor please visit here and to see previous recipients please visit here.

Please note: By submitting an application for the Alastair McEwin Scholarship you consent for your details to be provided to members of the Alastair McEwin Scholarship selection panel. Shortlisted applicants may be invited by the selection panel to attend an interview.