Flinders University Student Access Scholarships, Australia

Publish Date: Mar 05, 2016

Deadline: Mar 09, 2016

Flinders University Student Access Scholarships

Opening Date: 23-12-2015  

Closing Date: 09-03-2016  


The University has established the Flinders University Student Access Scholarships to provide financial support to first year students.  These scholarships will:

  • support students from low-SES backgrounds to begin their University studies
  • assist students from regional/rural areas to transition to Flinders University and Adelaide
  • support TAFE SA and VET students to begin their University studies

In 2016 there will be 150 Student Access Scholarships of which up to 10 Student Access Scholarships will be available to students who have gained admission to their course on the basis of VET qualification.


Subject to the availability of funds, scholarships will be available for the first year of study at Flinders University and will be worth $5,000.


All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • Australian citizens; and
  • commencing an undergraduate degree with Flinders University in 2016; and
  • enrolled full-time at Flinders University; and
  • eligible for or in receipt of, a Commonwealth Income Support payment, or;
  • be from a regional or rural location in Australia and be able to demonstrate financial hardship; and
  • seeking or have gained admission to their course on the basis of their ATAR (inclusive of  RISAS and SEAS bonus points); or
  • seeking or have gained admission to their course on the basis of VET qualification (Certificate III or higher).


Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student Information System. Applicants will need to login and navigate to the My Scholarships tab to submit an application. The application form for this scholarship is called " Flinders University Student Access Scholarships", or you can search for it by the keyword "Access". Please read the how to apply pageand ensure all of your personal details are up-to-date in Student Two as you will be assessed using the information in the Student System, including home and semester address, citizenship etc.
The following documentation  will be required as part of the application process:
  • Applicants applying on the basis of financial hardship will need to be able to demonstrate evidence of this. This can be done uploading a recent Centrelink (or DVA) Income Statement which shows you are currently in receipts of government means tested benefits. See the list of approved benefits at http://www.flinders.edu.au/scholarships/how-to-apply/undergraduate-scholarship-applications.cfm.
  • Students applying on the basis of rural or regional residency will need to upload a statement indicating their home address(es) for the last two years.
  • Students applying for the VET Entry subquota will need to upload a brief personal statement of no more than 500 words describing their career goals and their reasons for undertaking undergraduate study.
  • View rules for this scholarship scheme.

Scholarship Type: undergraduate, financial, commencing, Indigenous students, regional/remote/rural students,

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