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-loan-scheme/

 

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. 

 

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.

 

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 2 March 2018. To make an appointment email studentcare@adelaide.edu.au or phone 8313 5430