Tasmanian Access Scholarship

Scholarship opportunities for international students from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam commencing in 2024.

This scholarship covers 15% of registered tuition fees for the duration of study of an eligible course for applicants from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam commencing in 2024


To be eligible for consideration, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be classified as an International Student as defined under the Application rules of the University of Tasmania.
  • Be a citizen of Bangladesh, Nepal, *Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka or *Vietnam
  • Must be enrolled full-time in an eligible undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree (see terms and conditions below)
  • Not be a student from a Transnational Education (TNE) partner affiliated with the University of Tasmania.
  • Not be in receipt of a full government funded scholarship.
  • Not be commencing at the University of Tasmania through an articulation agreement with a partner institution.
  • Be commencing the first year of your program in 2024.

*For students from Vietnam and Pakistan, the TAS scholarship is only available if you are commencing in Semester 1 2024.

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15% reduction in registered tuition fees for the duration of the course.


Students are assessed automatically upon submission of their International Student Application, so there is no need to apply separately. Offer letters will notify applicants if they have been awarded the scholarship.

Enquiries should be directed to Your.Study@utas.edu.au.

Applicants cannot retain two tuition fee scholarships. The scholarship with the highest value would be the recommended scholarship to accept.

To be assessed for the Tasmanian Access Scholarship eligibility you first need to apply to study at the University of Tasmania. A separate scholarship application is not required for bachelor or coursework master degree programs.

There is no opening or closing dates for the majority of our programs (with the exception of the Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and Master of Psychology (Clinical)). Refer to the Application Closing Dates on the International Future Students web page for application closing dates and upcoming Offer rounds via: Application Closing Dates

Study Abroad and Exchange international students undertaking short-term academic studies for a 6 or 12 month period at the University are not eligible to receive any international student scholarship or bursary.

The Online application system will not allow you to submit your application unless you have filled in all the required fields. Once you have completed your application, a submit button will appear.

Once you click on the submit button you and/or your agent representative will receive a system generated email advising your application has successfully been submitted. Please keep a copy of this email for your records.

Your offer will advise you on whether the Tasmanian Access Scholarship has been awarded or not.

If my Tasmanian Access Scholarship eligibility has been unsuccessful, can I have my application reviewed?

An offer for the Tasmanian Access Scholarship is not guaranteed even if you meet eligibility requirements. If you would like to be reconsidered for the Tasmanian Access Scholarship, please contact us on your.study@utas.edu.au and a member of staff will be able to advise you.

Sponsored students and those in receipt of a scholarship from their home country or country of residence will be assessed for the Tasmanian Access Scholarship eligibility, with the exception of sponsored students eligible for AMC tuition fee bursaries or Australian government scholarship recipients.

TAS scholarship eligibility will be reviewed for all eligible courses and is not guaranteed if you change your program until your application has been formally assessed.