Foundation Scholarships and Bursaries

Applications open 1 November, 2018 and close 22 February, 2019.

All applicants should complete KickStart to apply for a Foundation Scholarship or Bursary.

In 2019 the following Foundation Scholarships and Bursaries will be awarded:-

No. available Scholarship/ BursaryValue
2 Foundation Asylum Seeker Scholarship
Eligibility requirements: Higher education or TAFE asylum seeker student undertaking TAFE, undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate at a FedUni campus or online. This scholarship is paid annually over three years.

Note: The Foundation supports two asylum seeker students annually, with funding currently committed for one current asylum seeker student in 2019. Funding will be available for new applications for one asylum seeker in 2019.

Read more about the Foundation Asylum Seeker scholarship

$7,000 each annually
18 Foundation Commencing Scholarships
Eligibility requirements: Higher education domestic, CALD, migrant, refugee, international undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate FedUni campus students and online students.
$7,000 each
12 Foundation Continuing Scholarships
Eligibility requirements: Higher education domestic, CALD, migrant, refugee, international undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate FedUni campus students and online students in the second or third year of their program;
$4,000 each
26 Foundation TAFE Scholarships
Eligibility requirements: TAFE, VCAL, CALD, migrant, refugee, international and FAST FedUni campus students.

Note: TAFE students are encouraged to provide one written reference
$1,000 each
11 Foundation Community Scholarships
Eligibility requirements:   TAFE, VCAL, CALD, migrant, refugee, international and FAST FedUni campus students; or Higher education domestic, undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate and online students
Read more about Foundation Community Scholarships
$1,000 - $3,000 each
4 Foundation HDR Scholarships
Eligibility requirements:  Domestic, CALD, migrant, refugee, international Higher Degree by Research candidates enrolled at FedUni.  Applicants should provide two written references, one of which must be from the candidate's Principal Supervisor including information on submission timeline.  Applicants who do not include a thesis completion plan by the due date will be ineligible.
$7,000 each
1 Foundation Staff Scholarship
Eligibility requirements:  Higher education undergraduate or postgraduate level studies, excluding PhD undertaken by a Federation University Australia Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander staff member, Aboriginal Education Centre staff member or general administration staff, TAFE teaching staff identified as Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander to the value of $2,000. 
Apply directly through the Foundation Office by completing the Scholarship Application Form.
$2,000 each

2018 Foundation Scholarships

2017 Foundation Scholarships

2016 Foundation Scholarships

2015 Foundation Scholarships

2014 Foundation Scholarships

2013 Foundation Scholarships

Further information

Contact Scholarships, Bursaries & Grants

Phone: +61 3 5327 9340 Email: scholarships@federation.edu.au