Charles Sturt University

Scholarships and financial assistance

CSU equity programs aim to make tertiary education accessible to all eligible students, regardless of their background. 


Equity Scholarships

CSU offers Equity Scholarships to eligible students who are experiencing economic, social or geographical disadvantage. The University gives preference to applicants who demonstrate that they meet the low socio-economic (financial hardship) criteria and have experienced other educational disadvantages. 

How to apply for Equity Scholarships.

Financial Assistance


CSU offers loans for short-term and emergency financial assistance to enable students to continue their studies. CSU students can also access resources and programs to develop budget and financial management skills. 

To find out more, visit the CSU website.

Youth and student allowances

For details on Youth Allowance, Austudy and ABSTUDY, visit the Department of Human Services website.