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Help make education attainable for all
Scholarships and bursaries can open doors for students who might otherwise miss out. With a donation to education, you can make a difference.

Change lives through education

We strive to create a community in which individuals and their ideas can flourish, regardless of their socioeconomic, geographic or cultural backgrounds.

When you make a gift towards student support, you are providing financial assistance to talented and motivated students, and giving them the ability to focus on the thing that matters most – their education. 

Scholarships provide financial aid to students who might not otherwise be able to attend university. This includes students from rural and regional communities, low socioeconomic backgrounds and minority groups, or students who are living with a disability or as a carer.

Bursaries provide students with financial relief during a difficult time, allowing them to continue with their studies and purchase essential items like textbooks.

“It was so stressful, just juggling my living expenses, without placing too much financial and emotional stress on the people around me”

After COVID-19 forced his parents to close their family business, Ryan* didn’t know if he could continue his studies.

Thanks to the kindness of donors, Ryan received emergency support through a student bursary.

“The bursary allowed me to focus my energy more on my studies, rather than worrying about rent and other living expenses. It was a massive help … it took the pressure off.”

*name changed to protect privacy.

How to donate

When you make a donation to the University, you can choose to support students through scholarships or bursaries:

  1. If you'd like to give online, you can make a one-off online donation and simply select your preferred option.
  2. Otherwise, you can leave a bequest in your will, make a one-off or regular donation, or donate in honour or memory of someone
  3. Contact us and we can work with you to find the best fit for your donation, for example supporting a scholarship in an area of study that you're passionate about.



Kelli Owen
In life and death moments, clarity and purpose can be found. Kelli Owen's moment showed her that she wanted to help Aboriginal kids know their traditional language. A scholarship helped her do it.
Read Kelli's story

How your donation can change lives