Domestic scholarships

We offer a range of scholarships across all areas of study. You can even apply for multiple scholarships in one easy application.

A range of scholarships as unique as you.

Scholarships can make a big difference to your university experience and set you on the pathway to success.

We have a range of opportunities for students from all backgrounds.

Whether you’re looking for financial support or relocation assistance, experiencing educational disadvantage or seeking recognition of academic or sporting achievement, we have a scholarship for you.

International students completing years 11 and 12 onshore in Australia can also apply for the same scholarships available to domestic students, so long as they meet the eligibility requirements.

2023 Scholarships - now open

Visit the scholarships portal to search and apply for scholarships based on your study area or personal profile or search our scholarship A-Z listing for all available scholarships.

Scholarships are now open, closing dates vary.
Key scholarships for commencing students close 31 October.

Frequently asked questions

You will need to register for the scholarships portal even if you have applied through the new UAC course application system. You can however use the same email address and password to register.

All documents must be PDFs.

  • If your document isn’t a PDF file (eg photo, Word doc), you will need to convert it. You can use UAC’s document conversion service – simply attach the document file to an email addressed to For each attached file you’ll receive an email back with a converted PDF file. Note that UAC can't receive emails exceeding 11 MB; if your attached documents are too big, you won't receive a response. There are also many document conversion packages available on the web.
  • Each PDF document must be smaller than 5 MB. If your PDF document file size is bigger than 5 MB, you’ll need to reduce it to upload your document. You may be able to do this by lowering the resolution of the PDF file and any images it contains.

Yes, you apply for each scholarship as a separate application in the scholarships portal. There are several questions that are the same across scholarships, we recommend you copy and paste the questions into a word document then type your responses so you can copy and paste them back into the system against each scholarship you want to apply for, this will save you re-writing your responses each time.

You can make changes to your applications until the close of scholarships, this means you can go back and add documents, change your responses and apply for more scholarships.

2023 Featured scholarships

External scholarships

The majority of the funding for our scholarships and bursaries is provided by donations made through the University of Tasmania Advancement Office. There are also scholarships offered by generous organisations outside the University. In some cases, you may receive both a University of Tasmania scholarship and an external scholarship.

You may also wish to consider a number of prestigious scholarships that support exceptional Australian scholars to undertake international postgraduate study.

External prestigious and other scholarships

Student experience - Aiming high with agriculture scholarships

"I was applying for University and I thought I may as well apply for some scholarships. You can apply for multiple scholarships and many of them have similar or the same questions"

Esther Magor, Agriculture student

Learn more about Esther's story
Haji Alizada: Tasmanian Asylum Seeker Scholarship

Student experience - Tasmanian Asylum Seeker Scholarship

Haji Alizada has experienced and witnessed a lot of injustice in his life. He is now studying Law with the hopes of helping others, supported by a Tasmanian Asylum Seeker Scholarship.

Student experience - Women in Engineering scholarship a bonus

"The scholarship meant I could spend the money I would have spent on accommodation on other things which I used to fund a trip to Hungary to compete in the 2018 World Orienteering Championships."

Rachel Allen - Australian Maritime College student

Learn more about Rachel's story