Scholarships & Prizes


Macquarie University offers a range of scholarships. Most have a strong emphasis on social inclusion and equity and are awarded on the basis of financial need and/or other hardship. Others recognise factors such as academic excellence or sporting achievement etc.

Deidre Anderson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor"The opportunity to undertake higher education can make a huge difference to your life, the life of your community and to Australia generally.  Through its scholarship program Macquarie University aims to assist students participate fully as members of the Macquarie community.  We offer scholarships for students from low socio-economic backgrounds, from regional and remote Australia, and to Indigenous Australians.  Macquarie also provides scholarships which enhance the University experience of high achieving students.  Our Merit Scholars Program provides personal and professional development and also access to leading academics through mentoring and research projects.  A Macquarie University scholarship can provide you with the opportunity to build discipline-specific knowledge and skills along with life skills."  Deidre Anderson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students and Registrar)

Undergraduate Scholarships

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Postgraduate Scholarships

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International Scholarships

For information about these scholarships please visit the Macquarie University International Scholarship website.

Higher Degree Research Scholarships

For information about these scholarships please visit the Macquarie University Higher Degree Research Scholarship website.

NOTE:  Scholarship offerings are subject to change without notice


University prizes are awarded for academic achievement in particular units or programs of study. Applications are not required as students are nominated by the relevant Academic Faculty according to mid year and final year academic results. 

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Scholarship enquiries

Coursework Scholarships & Prizes Unit, Level 3, Lincoln Building
Macquarie University NSW 2109
Phone: 02 9850 7337 / 6401