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Fee Waiver Scholarships at the University of Tasmania

Fee waivers are a waiver on the student contribution amount, only applicable to Commonwealth Supported Places. They may also be referred to as a HECS scholarship or a HECS waiver. Fee waivers are managed by the University’s Fees Unit. The University of Tasmania has a memorandum of understanding with some employers such as the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Department of Education (DoE), as well as the University’s Alumni Office, whereby a waiver may be applied to particular units of a degree.

Apply: Visit Scholarships, Fees and Costs for more information. If applying for a fee waiver, students are strongly advised to check their fees invoice prior to census date to ensure that the waiver has been applied. Enquiries regarding fee waivers administered by the Fees Unit should be directed to Fees.Unit@utas.edu.au

College of Arts, Law and Education (CALE) Postgraduate Merit Scholarship

These generous scholarships are offered by the College of Arts, Law and Education to encourage and support domestic full fee paying students progressing onto the Master of Tourism, Environmental and Cultural Heritage (A7T) at the University of Tasmania either as a full-time or part-time student.  NB: International students will be assessed automatically for a Tasmanian International Scholarship (25%).

Available to domestic full fee paying or international students who have completed the Graduate Certificate of Tourism, Environmental and Cultural Heritage (A5T) OR Graduate Diploma of Tourism, Environmental and Cultural Heritage (A6T) and are progressing into the Master of Tourism, Environmental and Cultural Heritage (A7T) in Semester 1 or 2, 2021.

To be eligible, applicants must have achieved a GPA equivalent of 5.25 on a scale of 7 overall in their graduate certificate or diploma course.

Value: 25% reduction on the registered tuition fees per year for up to 1 year.

Apply: Students will be automatically assessed for this scholarship during the University Admission process.

Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE) Postgraduate Merit Scholarship

A limited number of generous scholarships are offered by the Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE) to encourage domestic full fee paying students to study postgraduate business courses at the University of Tasmania either as a full-time or part-time student.

Available to domestic full fee paying students commencing a postgraduate coursework program taught by TSBE in Semester 1 or 2, 2021 and with a course availability location within Tasmania. Important – This scholarship is not available for courses being delivered outside of Tasmania.

To be eligible, applicants must have achieved a GPA equivalent of 5.25 on a scale of 7 overall in their most recently completed undergraduate studies (or higher level qualification of 100 credit points or greater).

Value: 25% reduction on the registered tuition fees per year for up to 2 years.

Ongoing eligibility:  To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass result in all units studied each semester.

Apply: Students will be automatically assessed for this scholarship during the University Admission process.

Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships (RRES)

RRES supports students for up to four years full-time (or part-time equivalent) with the costs of studying Certificate IV to PhD level courses. It is available for flexible study, and includes part-time and online students. Recipients may also be eligible for an additional $500 to undertake an internship during their studies. The fourth round for this year, which opened on 20 January, will provide 1100 scholarships, and applications will remain open throughout 2020 or until the scholarships are fully exhausted. Applications are invited from eligible students from regional and remote Australia, enrolled in any course of study. Scholarships are awarded taking into consideration financial need, with priority assessment given to the following applicants: residential address is in an RA4 or RA5 category; identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander (must provide supporting documentation); identify as having a disability (must provide supporting documentation); chosen course relates to a field where there is low female representation; and/or affected by natural disasters such as drought, 2019-2020 bushfire and/or floods.

Value: Up to $18,000

Apply: Further information on the RRES program, including program guidelines, eligibility requirements and how to apply, are available online through the organisation administering the scholarships, Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).

Rural, regional and remote students affected by a natural disaster and experiencing difficulty developing or submitting an application are encouraged to contact QTAC directly to discuss their circumstances and eligibility:

BCG Scholarships

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities.  BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963.  Today, the group works closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefitting all stakeholders.  Its diverse, global teams are passionate about unlocking potential and making change happen, delivering integrated solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. Applying for a BCG Scholarship offers the opportunity to secure your graduate role early in your studies with the world’s fastest growing premium management consulting firm.

Three scholarships are available –

Women’s Scholarship: open to pre-penultimate and penultimate year undergraduate students at an Australian or New Zealand university who identify as female.

Indigenous Scholarship: open to pre-penultimate and penultimate undergraduate or postgraduate students at an Australian or New Zealand university who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, Pasifika or Maori.

General Scholarship: open to all pre-penultimate and penultimate year undergraduate students at an Australian or New Zealand university.

Value: $20,000 AUD

Apply: Visit BCG Scholarships for more information.

Closing date: Friday 30 April 2021

Defence University Sponsorships

The Australian Defence Force funds these sponsorships to support undergraduate and graduate students studying an accredited degree at an Australian civilian university.

Value: Salary while studying, student fees paid, 18% superannuation contribution, textbook allowance, subsidised accommodation, free health care, and a rewarding career as an officer in the Navy, Army or Air Force.

Apply: Visit Defence University Sponsorship for more information.

Closing date: Applications are on-going.

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