Our Support to Study Scholarship Package is designed to help students prepare and succeed in their studies. You don’t need to have a high ATAR or have studied at university before to be eligible.
Ways we can support you
Based on your need, a package is made up of one or more of the following:
Don't let costs get in your way.
We can help make your university experience less stressful with up to $5,000 of financial support a year to go towards living, travel, and study costs. You can even hold this scholarship alongside one of our other merit, diversity, or study area scholarships!
Jump into uni life
Are you a new student moving from interstate, NZ, remote areas of Tasmania or need to travel 50km or more from home to study on campus? If so, we can offer support with $2,000 to help cover your travel costs.
Find your place
Accommodation can be expensive, but we're here to make it easier and more affordable – especially if you’re moving out of home for the first time, or from interstate or remote areas. If you choose to stay in our University Accommodation you could receive $3,000 credit to go towards your rent.
Get the support you need
Whether you need academic help, career guidance, health and wellbeing support or just someone to talk to. Every student who applies gets no-cost access to a range of services to help them achieve at uni including:
- 10 x 24-hour online study help sessions each semester with unlimited access to learning resources
- Career counselling support including an elite career planning workshop
- 6 x health and wellbeing counselling sessions
How can I apply?
You can apply in three easy steps:
- Login or create an account on our Applicant Portal and complete your personal profile.
- Navigate to the Scholarships tab and search 'Support for Study Scholarship Package'.
- Answer 3 short questions about yourself
Applications for Semester 2, 2023 open in early May.
Frequently Asked Questions
Support to Study Scholarship Packages are available to commencing and continuing domestic students and onshore international year 12 school leavers who are studying non-fee-waived courses.
The support given is determined by need and includes one or more of the following: financial support, relocation/travel support, accommodation support and support to succeed. Each of these components has its own eligibility.
- Financial Support is provided to both commencing and continuing students who are experiencing financial hardship.
- Relocation Support is available to commencing students whose home address is more than 50km from their enrolled campus.
- Accommodation support is available to commencing students whose home address is more than 50km from their enrolled campus, and are staying in University of Tasmania Accommodation (Excluding the Sydney Rozelle Campus).
- Support to Succeed support is available to all applicants who are domestic students and onshore international year 12 school leavers.
Additional information on eligibility can be found in the Terms and Conditions for Support to Study.
Before applying for the scholarship, please make sure you are familiar with the Support to Study Terms and Conditions. The Terms and Conditions includes information on the scholarship, your privacy, additional eligibility criteria, payment details, and more.
Yes, you can receive multiple scholarships up to $20,000 per year. Some exceptions apply to a small number of scholarships, refer to the terms of the scholarship(s) you're applying for. You will need to apply for merit or diversity scholarships separately, You can also apply for multiple scholarships in one simple application to increase your chances of success.
Yes, we encourage everyone who wants to live in uni accommodation to apply as early as they can. If you are eligible for accommodation support, we will let you know and add it to your accommodation account.
For more information about accommodation options and how to apply
To help us find the right package for you, make sure you have one of the below handy:
- Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) in your name
- a copy of a Centrelink income statement issued to your parent/s or guardian/s
- OR your most recent ATO Tax Statement
Your Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) is a number Centrelink uses to identify you. They include your number on letters they have sent you or on your concession card, if you have one.
If you can’t find it or don’t know if you have one Centrelink can help you.