Student Loans and Grants

We administer a range of loans and grants to assist students including:

Emergency Loans
Short term small loans to assist with items such as food, weekly bus/train tickets, rent, bills, medicine and books – conditions apply

Student Loans
Interest-free loans up to $500 (unsecured) or up to $2000 (secured) – conditions apply. For more information see http://www.adelaide.edu.au/student/student_loans/

Equal Access Grant Scheme
To assist study-related expenses for low-income undergraduate students entering University for the first time  - applications can be lodged throughout the year with decisions made after the census date in each semester. An interview with a staff member is required.

Critical Needs Grants
For disadvantaged students who have an urgent, short term, financial crisis. The grant can make a contribution towards costs related to health, accommodation, food, transport and utilities. It is a one off grant that can relieve the pressure of the urgent situation whilst longer term plans and resolutions are put in place. This grant is available for all students including International students, those on humanitarian visas, or other non-resident visas. Strict conditions apply and an application interview is required.

A R Riddle Scholarship
For Honours and final semester Masters students in financial need – eligible students will be notified.

Walter and Dorothy Duncan Trust
To support one-off requests for study-related financial assistance, the panel  meets to consider applications on a quarterly basis – students must demonstrate need and academic merit.
 

Scholarships open for application as at 10 March 2017

Law

DA Robertson Scholarship 2017 - Third Year Law Students
https://scholarships.adelaide.edu.au/scholarship/ug/professions/da-robertson-scholarship
This scholarship is open to students in their third year of the Bachelor of Laws program at the University of Adelaide. Students should have successfully completed the equivalent of two full time years of the course and be continuing to undertake study on a full time basis as a Commonwealth Supported student.
Applicants will be assessed on academic merit and financial need.
Applications now close 5pm, Friday 24 March 2017. 

Duncan Basheer Hannon Law Scholarship
This scholarship has been established by Duncan Basheer Hannon to support one student commencing the Bachelor of Laws or Laws double degree programs.
Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of Australia. Students must be undertaking study at the University of Adelaide on a full time basis as a Commonwealth Supported student. The value of the scholarship is $5,000 for 1 year.
Further information can be found at https://scholarships.adelaide.edu.au/scholarship/ug/professions/duncan-basheer-hannon-law-scholarship
Applications for this scholarship close at 5pm, Friday 17 March 2017.
 
Vet Science

Chris Richards and Associates Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine 2017
https://scholarships.adelaide.edu.au/scholarship/pgcw/sci/chris-richards-and-associates-scholarship-in-veterinary-medicine
One scholarship of $7,000 will be offered to an Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident of Australia who is undertaking a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, in their third year at the University of Adelaide, and demonstrate interest and aptitude in the field of swine veterinary medicine.
Applications now close 5pm, Friday 24 March 2017. 
 
Science/Education

The Mason Family Scholarship in the Communication of Science
Open to students enrolling in:
a Graduate Diploma of Education, provided the student has already obtained a degree in Science or Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences; or
The Master of Education, provided the student is a qualified teacher of science in schools who is seeking improved qualifications.
Post-graduate study in the communication of science at the University of Adelaide or, if no such course exists at the University of Adelaide, then by a University of Adelaide graduate at another Australian University
 
Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia. The value of the scholarship is $7,500 for 1 year.
 
Further information can be found at https://scholarships.adelaide.edu.au/scholarship/pgcw/all/mason-family-scholarship-in-the-communication-of-science
 
Applications for this scholarship close at 5pm, Friday 24 March 2017.
 
Indigenous

Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarships (ICAS)
The ICAS are open to Indigenous students who are undertaking study full time as a  Commonwealth supported student in an enabling or undergraduate program at the University of Adelaide.
The scholarships are valued at $5,292 and are available for one year to support students who have had to relocate from a rural, regional or remote area to study.
Further information and online application form can be found at https://scholarships.adelaide.edu.au/scholarship/ug/all/indigenous-commonwealth-accommodation-scholarships-icas-
 
Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarships (ICECS)
The ICECS are open to Indigenous students who are undertaking study full time as a Commonwealth supported student in an enabling or undergraduate program at the University of Adelaide.
The scholarships are valued at $2,000 and are available for one year.
Further information and online application form can be found at https://scholarships.adelaide.edu.au/scholarship/ug/all/indigenous-commonwealth-education-costs-scholarships-icecs-
 
Applications for the above scholarships close at 5pm, Friday 17 March 2017.

Engineering

BAE Systems JOIN Engineering Scholarship
 The BAE Systems JOIN Engineering Scholarship will support one undergraduate student commencing the second year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Software) program of study at the University of Adelaide.
Applicants must be Australian citizens undertaking study as a Commonwealth supported student and must remain enrolled on a full time basis in the approved program for which the scholarship was approved. The value of the scholarship is $5,000 for 3 years.
Further information can be found at https://scholarships.adelaide.edu.au/scholarship/ug/ecms/bae-systems-join-engineering-scholarship
Applications for this scholarship close at 5pm, Friday 17 March 2017.

To make an appointment email studentcare@adelaide.edu.au or phone 8313 5430