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Scholarships & Bursaries

The Halifax Foundation Access Scholarship

This scholarship is generously provided by The Halifax Foundation whose gift will support commencing and current students who demonstrate need and potential. The award is offered as part of the University of Tasmania Access Scholarship scheme.



Available to a commencing or continuing student studying any undergraduate degree at the University of Tasmania in the first half of 2021. Selection will be based on the applicant’s demonstration of financial need and potential to succeed in their studies. Preference may be given to commencing students who have to reside away from home in order to attend university or, because of family or other commitments, have to travel a significant distance to attend a university campus.

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass result in all units studied each semester.


$5,000 per year


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

Closing Date

31 October 2020


Students wishing to apply for this award should apply for a 'University of Tasmania Access Scholarship' -

Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.