At a glance

Available to: 
Future Student
Current Student
Level of study: 
Undergraduate
Postgraduate Coursework
Citizenship: 
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens

Awarded to lesbian, gay, bi, trans, intersex or queer students.

Award value:
Up to $5000 for 1st year of study and $3000 subsequent years
Applications open: 
8 September 2015
Applications close: 
1 October 2015
  • Eligibility

    1. Is an Australian citizen of at least 16 up to 24 years of age at the time the scholarship is awarded;
    2. Is a permanent resident of Australia;
    3. Identifies as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Intersex or Transgender and, as because of this:
    4. Has personal or social circumstances which provide significant challenges to the person completing their education; or
    5. Has been marginalised due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression; and
    6. is a serious consistent student who has shown scholastic achievement during the student’s school years;
    7. is able to demonstrate a commitment to completing Year 12 of the student’s secondary education, a tertiary degree or vocational training (as the case may be);
    8. has achieved acceptable scholastic results given their background and circumstances; and,
    9. demonstrates pride in and dedication to the LGBTIQ community.
Scholarships will be provided for young LGBTIQ who desire to undertake full-time education at a public or private secondary school (final year) or public institution of higher education in Australia. It will be for the purpose of gaining an educational or vocational qualification in any profession, trade or the arts.
Number awarded per year: 
30