The Awards have been established to encourage low socio-economic status students to participate in the UNSW Exchange Program.

Application Process

Applicants must submit a UAC Undergraduate Equity Scholarship application by Wednesday 13 December 2017.


To be eligible, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be currently enrolled in any UNSW coursework program; and
  • Be selected to undertake a UNSW Exchange Program; and
  • Be accepted by a UNSW Exchange Partner Institution; and
  • Must demonstrate at least one educational disadvantage through an application to the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) Equity Scholarships Scheme.


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

Each applicant will be assessed on their eligibility to demonstrate one or more of the following criteria:

  • Financial Hardship
  • Carer Responsibilities
  • English language difficulties
  • Sole Parent Responsibilities
  • Indigenous Australian
  • Long-term medical condition/disability or ongoing effects of abuse
  • Refugee status
  • Regional or remote disadvantage


Shortlisted applicants are not required to attend an interview