Merit Scholarship - Students

Merit Scholarship - Students

Secondary students with an ATAR of 98.5 or above
$12,000 per year for up to 5 years
Applications now open.  To apply please complete the online application form. Applications close 6 January 2017.

The University invites final year secondary students expecting to receive an ATAR of 98.5 or above to apply for a Macquarie University Merit Scholarship. These highly competitive and non-deferrable scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit in the HSC or equivalent. In addition successful applicants should be able to display:

  • Outstanding character
  • Maturity
  • Common Sense
  • Capacity to triumph over hardship: including financial disadvantage, sole parent or carer responsibilities, non- English speaking or Indigenous background, effects of trauma and/or abuse, long-term medical condition or disability or coming from a rural or remote area.

*Please note that students who have taken a 'Gap' Year in 2016 are also eligible to lodge an application for 2017. These students must have taken the HSC (or equivalent) in 2015 and have not undertaken any study in 2016.

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