High Achievers Scholarship eligibility criteria

To be eligible applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • be commencing an undergraduate bachelor degree through a Federation University Australia campus within Australia in semester 1, 2018
  • be enrolled in a full-time Commonwealth Supported Place
  • have completed Year 12 in 2017

Applicants must also be able to demonstrate academic achievement in one of the following:

  • an ATAR of at least 80
  • an ATAR of at least 90 for the additional $5000 cash payment
  • dux of your secondary school

Ongoing scholarship eligibility for students with an ATAR of 90+

Students who are awarded a FedUni Higher Achievers Scholarship (and obtained an ATAR of 90+) will receive an additional $5,000 per year, subject to their ongoing full-time enrolment and continued successful progress within their FedUni program with a GPA of 5.5* per semester to be paid on a per semester basis, after census dates.

* Students can request special consideration if their GPA falls below 5.5 in an individual semester