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Foundation Studies High Achiever Scholarships

The Foundation Studies Program High Achiever Scholarship is offered to encourage and assist high achieving students in undertaking study at the University of Tasmania. The successful applicants will demonstrate:

  • a strong academic record
  • career ambitions
  • leadership and interpersonal skills
  • community engagement.

If you are planning to commence studies in the University of Tasmania's Foundation Studies Program, you must also apply for admission and have met the entry requirements for the program in order to be considered for this scholarship. FSP entry requirements.

Students cannot be in receipt of any other scholarship during the Foundation Studies Program.


There are five (5) scholarships on offer each year for commencing Foundation Studies students. These High Achiever Scholarships are available to all students enrolling in the Foundation Studies Program, who also have an undergraduate course offer for the following year at the University of Tasmania.


5 High Achiever Scholarships available, each valued at 50% of the Foundation Studies tuition fee.

Ongoing Eligibility

Recipients must achieve a minimum 'Distinction' average at the end of the first semester for the scholarship to continue to be applied to the second semester's fees.

Examination results will be reviewed each semester by the Scholarships Selection Committee to determine ongoing eligibility. Recipients who do not meet ongoing eligibility will be notified by email.


To apply, complete the attached form prior to the closing date and email to:

As applicants will be assessed on the quality of their application, all questions should be answered in full in English and using the space provided on the form only. Do not attach additional pages or write on the back of the application form. Please ensure care is taken with spelling and grammar and handwriting must be legible.

Application Form

Application Closing Date for entry in Foundation Studies in Semester 1, 2018

Applications now closed for 2018 entry.

Successful applicants will receive notification from the Scholarships Office by mid-November, 2017 with a deadline of November 30, 2017 to accept offers.