University of New England

Scholarships and financial assistance

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


Equity Scholarships

UNE offers a range of scholarships and programs to help disadvantaged students with the general costs associated with tertiary study, including Commonwealth scholarships to Indigenous students under the Indigenous Student Success Program. 

Applications for these scholarships are processed centrally through UAC.

How to apply for Equity Scholarships.

UNE Scholarships

There are also scholarships open to all eligible applicants applying to or enrolled at UNE. There are scholarships for:

  • high academic achievement
  • students who plan to live in a residential college
  • students from regional areas
  • specific subject areas and degrees
  • students who are disadvantaged
  • students who excel at sport.

To find out more, visit the UNE website

Financial assistance


UNE offers interest-free loans for enrolled students who are facing genuine financial difficulty for enrolment-related expenses. Eligibility criteria apply. To find out more, visit the UNE website.

Youth and student allowances

For details on Australian Government financial support through Youth Allowance, Austudy and ABSTUDY, visit the Department of Human Services website.