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Scholarships & Bursaries

Welcome to the University of Tasmania Scholarships program

Mid-year scholarship applications are NOW OPEN.
Applications close at midnight on 30 June 2018. 

Architecture: Martin Davies Memorial Scholarship

Chemistry: Chemistry Masters Scholarship

Engineering: City of Launceston Civil Engineering Cadetship, COVA Scholarship, Cromarty Scholarship, GHD Scholarship in Civil Engineering, GHD Scholarship in Electrical Engineering, Hazell Bros Scholarship, pitt&sherry Scholarship, TasNetworks Scholarship in Electrical Power Engineering, TasNetworks Women in Engineering Scholarship.

Fine Arts: Marie Edwards Travelling Scholarship in Visual Arts, Craft and Design (note: closing date 2 July)

Financial need: Point of Women Bursary, Tasmania Access Bursary

Honours: Arts Honours Scholarship, Chemistry Honours Scholarship, Medical Science Precinct Honours Scholarship, Menzies Institute for Medical Research Honours Scholarship, Professor Newton Barber Honours Scholarship in Plant Science, Tasmania Honours Scholarship, Zoology Honours Scholarship.

Indigenous students: takamuna Scholarship for Accommodation (ICAS), takamuna Scholarship for Education Costs (ICECS)

Medicine: Fred McKay Medical Student Scholarship, Maida Beatrice Graham Scholarship

Music: APRA Singer-Songwriter Scholarship, Contemporary Music Performance Scholarship, D&MV McDonald Scholarship in Music, University Scholarship in Classical Guitar, University Scholarship in Classical Piano, University Scholarship in Orchestral Brass Instruments, University Scholarship in Orchestral String Instruments, University Scholarship in Orchestral Wind Instruments

Nursing: Robin Miller RFDS Nursing Scholarship

Overseas travel: Dr Santokh Singh Sindhu Travelling Scholarship in Paediatrics, Estelle Marguerite Taylor Overseas Exchange Scholarship, Federation Scholarship in Law, Soren Nielsen Travelling Scholarship in Engineering, Tasmania Overseas Travel Scholarship, Tsuneichi Fujii Scholarship (IMAS), University of Tasmania USA Exchange Scholarship

Public Policy: Ralph Chapman Scholarship in Public Policy

Relocation Bursaries in: Agricultural Science, Marine and Antarctic Studies, Pharmacy, Science Catalyst Program.


  • Application status - To check the status of any award available through our program throughout the year, go to our 'A-Z Listing' (web link below). Please note that, in order to promote our generous donors, awards which close on 31 October will remain on our website until applications re-open in the following August.
  • Main application period - Applications for most awards commencing in Semester 1 open at the beginning of August and close strictly on 31 October in the year prior. (An exception to this is scholarships for current engineering students, which are open in our mid-year intake of May-June in the year prior.)  From time to time, applications for some scholarships may be re-opened, or have the closing date extended.  If this is the case, those scholarships will be listed above.
  • Mid-year applications - Applications for payment commencing in Semester 2 open in early May and close strictly on 30 June each year. Current engineering students should also apply in this round.

For high achievers, the University of Tasmania is pleased to offer a new suite of Outstanding Academic Achievement Scholarships.

The majority of the funding for our scholarships and bursaries is provided by donations made through the University of Tasmania Foundation. Please note that not all scholarships are administered by our program. It may be worthwhile checking with your course coordinator, or refer to other scholarships and prestigious scholarships.

Cover photo: Vice-Chancellor Professor Rufus Black with some of this year's scholarship recipients.
Photographer: Loic Le Guilly