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Specific background scholarships

Bachelors and honours scholarships
Browse scholarships for students from specific ethnic, social or cultural backgrounds.
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Australian Lebanese Foundation

$3,000 p.a. (1 year only)
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Completed secondary studies in 2022 or 2021 or starting a graduate entry Bachelor degree course
  • Received an offer of admission to The University of Sydney
  • Starting your University course in 2023
Dialysis Australia Nursing Scholarship $32,500 per annum for up to 3 years
  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate degree within Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Be able to demonstrate financial need or disadvantage 
  • Be able to demonstrate you are from a low socioeconomic area 
18 December 2023 25 January  2024
Freemason's Scholarship $400 (for three years)
  • Child or grandchild of freemasons
The Lyn Mallesch Scholarship up to $4,300
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree at the University of Sydney

Spero Gravas Scholarship

  • Student with Greek parents or grandparents
  • Completed at least one year of study at the University of Sydney
The Gabrielle Gouch Scholarship $7,400 p.a. (up to 2 years)
  • Must be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • Must completed a minimum of 48 credit points
  • Must be majoring in one of the following areas: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, medical science, climate science, bio-chemistry/genetic engineering
15 September 2023 14 March 2024
The Peter Koning Undergraduate Scholarship in Engineering $20,000 p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrol in a bachelor's degree in the Faculty of Engineering
Vacation Scholarship in Radio Transients Round $2,862
  • Domestic and international student
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate science degree
  • Have completed 36 credit points
  • Have achieved WAM of 75