Specific background scholarships

Bachelors and honours scholarships
Browse scholarships for students from specific ethnic, social or cultural backgrounds.
Scholarship Value Eligibility

Australian Lebanese Foundation

$3,000 p.a. (1 year only)
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Starting your Bachelor degree in 2024
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 
Freemason's Scholarship $400 p.a.(for up to three years)
  • commencing or continuing study in a degree at the University of Sydney.
  • are a child or grandchild of freemasons of at least five years standing at the United Grand Lodge of New South Wales (NSW).
Ernest Heine Family Foundation Digital Music Scholarship $20,000 p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Conditional on Music Offer
  • Study in the Digital Music and Media Program
  • Australian Citizen 
Ernest Heine Family Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship $38,000 p.a. (up to four years)
  • Australian Citizen
  • Undergraduate coursework student at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • From a rural or regional area
Keith and Eileen Ong Prize for Violin $10,000
  • Recent violin graduate from the Conservatorium
  • Plan to complete a master's at the Conservatorium or overseas
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
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