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Scholarships & Bursaries

R H O’Connor Trust Access Scholarship

University of Tasmania Access Scholarships are made possible through the generous support of donors to the University of Tasmania. The University wishes to acknowledge the generosity of the R H O’Connor Trust whose gift will support commencing students who demonstrate need and academic capability.



Available to a commencing student studying in any undergraduate degree at the University of Tasmania in Semester 1, 2023. Selection will be based on demonstration of financial need. Preference may be given to commencing students from northern Tasmania 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 annum


Up to 4 years

Closing Date

31 October 2022


Apply online prior to closing date. Applications cannot be submitted after closing date.

Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.