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New! Science and Technology HECS scholarship

There has never been a better time to take the first step towards an exciting career in science and technology!

Our Associate Degrees in Applied Science and in Applied Technologies have been designed with accessibility and flexibility in mind, while responding to a strong industry demand for a skilled and qualified workforce.

For a limited time only, the University of Tasmania is proud to offer generous HECS (Higher Education Contribution Scheme) scholarships for all eligible domestic students*. Our aim is to provide meaningful financial assistance for you to pursue tertiary education and transform your interests in science and technology into a long-lasting career.

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If you apply to study an Associate Degree in Applied Science (Z2J) or an Associate Degree in Applied Technologies (Z2F) in 2020, you will be eligible to receive our Science and Technology HECS scholarship*.

The scholarship includes a 100% tuition fee waiver for the first four units of your associate degree, followed by a 50% tuition fee waiver for the next four units of your course. Overall this means you will receive a 75% HECS scholarship for the first year of your degree! But hurry, applications for study in 2020 close soon.

Follow the links below to find out more about our science and technology 2-years programs or contact our friendly team on 1800 788 244. They can answer any questions you may have and can also provide assistance with submitting your application.

Blundstone Scholarship

Associate Degree in Agribusiness

Available to students commencing and continuing study in the Associate Degree in Agribusiness in 2020.

Tasmanian boot brand Blundstone and the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) have generously donated scholarships that will be offered to students enrolled in the Associate Degree in Agribusiness in 2020.

The scholarships, worth up to $4,000 per year, will be available to students commencing and continuing study in 2020.

These scholarships will support students with course costs, including costs associated with attending a series of hands-on industry workshops that form part of the course.

For more information, please visit the Blundstone scholarship page.

TASSAL Scholarship

Associate Degree in Applied Science specialising in Aquaculture

The scholarship, worth $3,000 per year, will be offered to one student commencing study in the Associate Degree in Applied Science, specialising in Aquaculture, in Term 1 2020.

Salmon is a healthy, sustainable source of nutrition for the growing global population and Tassal’s proud of its role in putting Tasmanian farmed salmon on the map. Salmon farming continues to grow as a $850 million industry supported by a 5000 strong workforce and backed by world leading science, technological innovation, best practice fish welfare, robust operations and gear technology. To ensure a sustainable future and a better tomorrow, Tassal is committed to supporting scientific research and the education of future generations.

Tassal is a proud supporter of the Associate Degree in Applied Science (Z2J), specialising in Aquaculture. Selection will be based on the applicant’s interest in pursuing studies in Aquaculture and on the quality of the written application.

For more information, please visit the TASSAL scholarship page.

South32 TEMCO Community Foundation Bursary

The bursary, worth $5,000 per year, will be offered to a student who resides in the Tamar Valley region of Tasmania commencing study in any Associate Degree in Term 1 2020. The bursary can be applied for by students in Year 12, mature age students who require retraining due to redundancy, or individuals re-entering the workforce due to an absence relating to personal circumstances or disability.

South32’s Tasmanian Electro Metallurgical Company (TEMCO) is a ferroalloy smelter located 50 kilometres north of Launceston at Bell Bay on the coast of Tasmania, Australia. South32 is a globally diversified metals and mining company. It produces bauxite, alumina, aluminium energy and metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc in Australia, Southern Africa and South America. TEMCO produces high-carbon ferromanganese, silicon manganese and sinter and remains the only manganese ferroalloy plant in Australia. The TEMCO Community Foundation provided a significant gift to support several scholarships at the University of Tasmania.

For more information and to apply please visit this website.

*Domestic students include Australian citizens or students holding Permanent Humanitarian Visas or with Permanent Resident Status. Citizens of countries outside of Australia are not eligible to receive this scholarship.

Other scholarships

The University of Tasmania offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries to new and commencing students and many are also available to University College students.

You can visit the University of Tasmania’s scholarship page to view the full range of scholarships available or don’t hesitate to give us a call on 1800 788 244 for some guidance around which scholarship you may be eligible for.

You may also want to check out the Relocation Scholarships offered by the Australian Government via Centrelink. All information and details are available on their website.

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