• Applications closed at 09:00am 2 Feb 2022
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Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is provided by the friends of Charles Sturt University, the many service organisations, individuals and corporations throughout our region who give generously via the Charles Sturt University Foundation Trust in support of the University and its students. Their gifts allow Charles Sturt University to offer more than 200 Foundation scholarships each year to students across the campuses of CSU.

How to Apply

Step 1: See if you are eligible

Commencing and current Charles Sturt University students have the opportunity to apply for scholarships.  Please use the specific eligibility criteria listed on each webpage as a guide to the scholarship that can best support your study requirements.

Read the criteria carefully for each scholarship, you wish to apply for to ensure that you are eligible.

You can apply for multiple scholarships but each scholarship will require a separate application.

Step 2: Complete your scholarship profile

If you are new to Charles Sturt University, before you begin, completed your scholarship profile.  This will make applying for multiple scholarships much more efficient as certain fields prepopulate your applications.

Step 3: Prepare your supporting documentation

In most cases, you'll need to supply supporting documentation with your  scholarship application.

Check eligibility requirements for details of specific documentation.

Before you submit your application you must have your documentation attached.  This can include;

  • Financial documentation such as a Centrelink income statement or your last 3 payslips
  • Up to date resume
  • An essay, research project proposal or reference letters may be requested
  • If your selection criteria involves Local Government Areas (LGA), please supply ONE of the following:
    • electricity bill
    • phone bill
    • rates notice
    • school record
  • Copies will need to be attached to your online application and provided in PDF or DOC format.
  • Failure to submit documentation will influence the assessment and suitability to receive the scholarship.
  • Step 4: Understand the deadlines

    1. Pay close attention to scholarship application closing deadlines. Applications submitted past the deadline are not considered.
    2. Always proof read your answers to the questions and ensure you answer each specific question for the purpose of the scholarship.
    3. Attach supporting documentation as outlined in the eligibility criteria.

    Step 4: Start your application

    Applications closed 09:00am 2 Feb 2022. If you have applied for an existing scholarship, you may be able to view your existing application(s)*

    *Charles Sturt Global and Research scholarship applications will not be listed here. They use a separate application system.