Thiess Rural Scholarship UGCE1278

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Sydney, NEW SOUTH WALES
Deadline: 30 Sep 2017

Scholarship Details

High school leavers



Closing Date

See below
For commencement Semester 1 2018


Scholarship(s) available
For up to 5 years


Aus Citizen/Aus Permanent Resident


The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide talented high achieving students from rural, regional and remote areas of New South Wales with the opportunity to study a business degree at UNSW.

This scholarship is included in the Business School Rural Scholarships Common Application. In order to be potentially considered for this scholarship please apply via the advertisement for the Business School Rural Scholarships(UGCA1706)


The recipient must:

  • Be an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident
  • Be commencing full-time undergraduate study (in any single or dual degree) in the UNSW Business School.
  • Have completed the NSW HSC (or interstate equivalent) or IB:

    • in the year prior to commencing study at UNSW, OR
    • in the previous two years prior to commencing at UNSW, provided no tertiary study was undertaken during this period, OR

  • Have successfully completed the UNSW Foundation Studies program in one of the Commerce streams below, and are intending to enrol in the UNSW Business School:

    • Commerce - for students intending to study Business, Accounting, Economics and Arts.

    • Commerce Actuarial - for students with higher mathematical ability and intending to study Actuarial Studies.

  • Must be from rural, regional or remote areas of Australia and that the family home must be, or must have been, located in a rural, regional or remote area for at least four (4) of the applicant's high school years.
    Australian Governments definition of rural, regional and remote - Doctor Connect

  • Selection

    Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

    • Academic Merit

    • Commitment to program of study

    • Contributions to their school and wider community through activities such as sport, volunteer service, community groups or cultural activities

    • Personal qualities (for example communication skills, evidence of leadership skills and/or teamwork, involvement in extra-curricular activities)


    Shortlisted applicants may be invited to attend an interview

    You are not able to apply for this scholarship through My Application Online - UNSW Scholarships.

    No application required (alternate selection criteria apply).

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