2021 Foundation New Commencing Student Scholarships

Status Opening date Closing date
Closed 18 January 2021 26 February 2021

No. of awards available


Award value


Eligibility criteria

To meet the basic eligibility requirements for all Federation University Australia Foundation New Commencing Scholarships, students will need to be:

  • enrolled as a Higher Education domestic, CALD, migrant, refugee, international undergraduate degree (including honours), postgraduate degree or online course;
  • undertaking studies in Higher Education at Federation University Australia for the full 2021 academic year at a FedUni campus;
  • able to demonstrate financial circumstances
  • able to demonstrate commitment to study

Student type

Domestic and international

Enrolment type

Full-time and part-time

Assessment criteria

The selection process will be administered by the Federation University Australia Foundation with input from staff from Federation University Australia. For further information please read the Selection and Administration Guidelines.

How to apply

Complete one application only for a Foundation scholarship. You will be considered under every scholarship that you are eligible for.

Before you apply please take some time to prepare your response to the following question.

"If successful, a Foundation Scholarship will support your academic study and life / career plans in no more than 300 words, let us know about your vision / goals for yourself both now and in the long term by completing the following -

Receiving a Foundation Scholarship means that I .............."

You are also required to attach two written references, these references should be from people (outside of your family) who can comment with knowledge about your circumstances, study history, commitment to further education and your personal qualities.

Potential referees can be from a FedUni staff member, teacher, employer, family friend, case support worker, sport or club member known to you.

Step 1. Complete a KickStart registration (do not submit if you have already registered)

Step 2. Complete an Additional Information Survey (Additional information survey will be available from the 18 January 2021)

(Links will be available here for both the KickStart Registration and Additional Information once the scholarship is open)

Contact us

Scholarships, Grants and Bursaries
Telephone +61 3 5327 9340
Email: scholarships@federation.edu.au