Macquarie Education Costs Scholarship


Students who have been hampered by disadvantages beyond their control.
$5,198 per year (2016 value) for up to four years (value indexed each year).
Applications for 2016 are open now at For the Main Round please apply no later than 6 January 2016.

Macquarie may also participate in earlier rounds. For more details check the UAC website. For each round please apply at least 7 working days before the offer release date.

All successful applicants will be able to demonstrate financial hardship. Applicants need to be in receipt of Youth Allowance or any other means tested Commonwealth support. Consideration is also given to applicants who, in addition to financial hardship, demonstrate any of the following:

  • Capacity to triumph over hardship
  • Indigenous background
  • Carer responsibilities
  • Geographic Disadvantage
  • Non English speaking background
  • Long term medical condition or
  • Ongoing effects of abuse

This equity based scholarship is designed to support recipients whose opportunities to study at university may have been hampered by situations out of their control.

These scholarships are available for any undergraduate course and you can apply at any stage of your course.


Scholarship enquiries

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