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UC Foundation Refugee Scholarships

Value Application dates
$3000.00 Open — 1st May 2017
Close — 18th August 2017
(Friday of Semester 2 Week 2)

There will be a cash grant of $3000.00 available. The scholarship will assist refugee students so they can focus on their studies.


  • Be considered a refugee student enrolled full-time in their first year of an undergraduate degree at the University of Canberra;;
  • Be able to demonstrate financial need;
  • Attach a 300 word statement outlining how the financial assistance provided by the award would contribute to the advancement of their education and career ambitions;
  • Be willing to be profiled to promote scholarships offered by the UC Foundation.

Recipient Conditions:

  • Recipients must maintain their enrolment as a full-time student during the term of the scholarship;
  • Recipients should maintain a minimum of a pass average and adhere to the University of Canberra's Academic Progress (for Undergraduate Courses and Coursework Postgraduate Programs) Policy. Recipients who do not maintain a pass average may have their scholarship withdrawn.
  • Recipients must agree to their academic progress being made known to the scholarship sponsors if required;
  • The University will reserve the right to re-allocate the award if for any reason the award is withdrawn.
Apply for a ScholarshipEnquire about a Scholarship

In most cases, you will need to provide a written statement addressing the eligibility criteria. You will be asked to upload this along with your supporting documents during the online application process. Your application won't be considered without these.

If you need help with your written statement, visit our What to Write for a Scholarship Application guide. If you have forgotten your Applicant ID or password or have any questions about scholarships, email

Applying for a scholarship is easy through our Applicant portal. You will be asked a few short questions and can upload your supporting documents. Enter or create a unique applicant ID to log in. This is different to your UC ID or UAC ID.