Outline

The Neville A Whiffen Memorial Award has been established to assist commencing or currently enrolled students with disabilities to undertake study at UNSW.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Have a moderate to severe disability supported by documentation from a medical specialist.

    Definition of disability is based on the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1992 and includes

    • Deaf/ hearing impairment
    • Blind/ vision impairment
    • Physical disability
    • Specific learning disability
    • Psychiatric disability
    • Acquired brain injury
    • Chronic medical conditions
  • Have applied through UAC for an Equity Scholarship and demonstrate long-term medical condition/ disability or ongoing effects of abuse; and
  • Be commencing or currently enrolled in a UNSW Undergraduate, Honours or Postgraduate Coursework program.

Selection

Candidates will be considered on the basis of their UAC Equity Scholarship application.

Preference may be given to applicants in receipt of means-tested Centrelink Benefits, such as ABSTUDY, Youth Allowance, or Austudy.

Interviews

Interviews are not required for this Scholarship

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