At a glance

Available to: 
Future Student
Level of study: 
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens
Additional requirements: 
  • Rural / regional area

Disadvantaged students, from a rural or regional area, who have been offered a full-time place at an Australian university or college for the first time.

Award value:
Applications open: 
1 December 2017
Applications close: 
29 January 2018
  • Eligibility

    To be eligible, the following criteria must be met:
    • Australian citizen or permanent resident from a rural or regional location
    • first year undergraduate in 2018 (first attendance at an Australian university)
    • studying full-time in 2018 (in an approved Australian course)
    • graduated from secondary school in either 2017 or in 2016 (taken a gap year)
    • demonstration of the disadvantage (economic and/or social) hindering further study
    • outstanding academic achievement and community involvement

Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Limited provide a number of scholarships for year 12 students undertaking University studies (undergraduate) for the first time in 2018.