Staying in uni accommodation on campus is brilliant. You meet new people. There are mentors to tell you what to expect. There are tutors and counsellors and you don’t have to fight for parking on campus or catch a bus.
the daily hassles of cooking and cleaning, allowing you to have the best university experience possible. (St George’s)
It costs $350+ per week to stay at university accommodation. These scholarships will make uni accommodation more affordable.
The cost of travel and living in the city stop students from the country going to university. This isn’t news. There is lots of financial support available to help overcome this problem. Check out the financial support listed here.
The Commonwealth government supports students who need to relocate to undertake further study. Find more information HERE
Country Education Foundation (CEF) helps rural and regional youth access education, training and jobs through grants, scholarships, support services and resources.
You can find it’s Scholarship Guide HERE.
The purpose of this scholarship is to support regional students from low socioeconomic backgrounds who are experiencing financial hardship and have contributed to their local community.
Check the Curtin Alumni Regional Scholarship HERE. Closing Date: 26 Nov 2021
For students who need to relocate from a regional or remote area to commence an undergraduate degree at Curtin University, who are from a low socioeconomic background and are experiencing financial hardship. Find more at Harry Perkins Memorial Scholarship.
The Convocation of UWA Graduates and The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) are providing a scholarship to assist an eligible regional or remote student with the cost of accommodation at University Hall or other college affiliated with the University.
Find more at Convocation Accommodation Scholarship.
UWA has a range of scholarships. Check them out HERE.
The UWA Harry Leaver Scholarship assists eligible regional or remote students, preferably from Moora or the Mid West region, with the cost of accommodation while they commence and pursue a Bachelor of Science at UWA.
The UWA Harry Leaver Scholarship provides $15,000 per annum to support accommodation fees at University Hall, and is administered and awarded by the University of Western Australia
ECU provide scholarships which have been established specifically to assist students who normally live in a rural, regional or remote area of Western Australia, or in some cases Australia wide, who are having to relocate in order to study at University.
These include the following scholarships for undergraduate students:
- Inspiring Minds Equity Scholarship
- Dorothea Swift Nursing Scholarship
- ECU Equity Scholarship
- Tertiary Access Payment
You can visit ECU Scholarships to find information on opening and closing dates, or to search for other available scholarships.
High achieving regional students are encouraged to apply for a scholarship that will help them with their living costs when they move to the city to study at Murdoch University.
The George Alexander Foundation (GAF) is offering six scholarships to the value of $24,000 which successful applicants can use towards the cost of their living and accommodation expenses while in Perth.
Notre Dame has limited accommodation support for any students wanting to study nursing in Broome.
Find out more HERE.
I will research all accommodation scholarships at West Australian universities and write them up in a separate post.
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