High achieving students from a regional/remote area commencing their first undergraduate degree
The Tim Fairfax Regional Scholarships were established in 2008 by Mr Tim Fairfax to support students who must move away from their home residence in a regional or remote area to undertake their university studies.
The Scholarships are paid in instalments of A$2,500 per semester for the normal duration of the program.
A$5,000 per annum for up to 6 semesters for a 3 year program up to a maximum of A$15,000
A$5,000 per annum for up to 8 semesters for a 4 or 5 year program up to a maximum of A$20,000
- relocating from a regional or remote area to study at USC
- commencing full-time in first undergraduate program
- permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
- Selection criteria:
- high academic achievement (generally OP1-6 or equivalent)
- leadership skills demonstrated through academic, extra-curricular or community activities
- financial need
- Eligible programs:
- All programs
- Number available:
- A$2,500 per semester for the normal duration of the program up to a maximum of A$20,000