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Scholarships & Bursaries

Chancellor’s University of Tasmania Merit Scholarship

The Chancellor’s University of Tasmania Merit Scholarships are the University’s premier academic scholarships awarded to high achieving students who have demonstrated outstanding academic excellence in Years 11 and 12.



Available to full-time students commencing study in any academic area who will be receiving a tertiary entrance score in 2022 or received a tertiary entrance score in 2021. Selection for this scholarship will be based on outstanding achievement in studies in Years 11 and 12 and a high tertiary entrance score, or equivalent International Baccalaureate. International students who have completed Years 11 and 12 at a school in Tasmania or in another Australian state may also apply for these awards. For Tasmanian students, scholarships will be evenly distributed among the different regions of Tasmania, with a limited number available for the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree. This scholarship is also available for interstate students. Each scholarship will include an involvement in student leadership activities.

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a Credit (5.0/7.0) cumulative grade point average (CGPA) at the end of each semester.


$10,000 per year


Up to five years (does not include separate one-year Honours course)

Closing Date

31 October 2022


Apply online prior to closing date. Applications cannot be submitted after closing date. As applicants will be assessed on the quality of application, all questions should be answered in full. Please ensure care is taken with spelling and grammar.

Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.