Student Support and Scholarships
We believe that a University of Adelaide education should be accessible. That is why we are committed to providing scholarships and grants to students experiencing financial or personal hardship.
Created to support high-performing students who are financially or geographically disadvantaged, these scholarships are one of the most influential ways you can support our students. In 2021, there were 73 Augustus Short Scholarship applications, but only three could be awarded.
Unexpected events that cause significant financial difficulty, such as personal hardship (e.g. illness or injury), a major life event (e.g. death of a loved one or loss of employment), or unprecedented emergency disaster (e.g. bushfires, droughts and global pandemics) are experienced by many of our students.
Children's University supports youth from our most vulnerable communities, encouraging children and young teenagers to see their futures as bright, promising and exciting. Children's University offers educational experiences, helping children discover new talents, and recognising their achievements with formal graduation ceremonies.
The Dean of Law's Fund supports students who are studying law at the University of Adelaide, and who are experiencing financial difficulties which impact their studies. Your gift will directly provide assistance to students who urgently need short-term help with education or living expenses.
A named or endowed scholarship can be established with a gift of $105,000, while a spend-down named scholarship can be established with a gift starting from $5,000 per annum.
For a discussion about how you can support students and researchers through scholarships, please contact our Development Team on +61 8 8313 5800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.