Asian Australian Foundation Scholarship - Undergraduate


31 March 2023

The Asian Australian Foundation (AAF) is a community foundation that connects and brings together the resources of Asian Australians to shape a dynamic Asian philanthropic presence in Australia.

AAF is offering two scholarships to Swinburne undergraduate students from diverse cultural backgrounds who have experienced disadvantage.


Courses eligible:

Any undergraduate course offered by Swinburne University of Technology.

Eligibility / selection criteria:

To be eligible for the Asian Australian Foundation Scholarship, applicants must:

Meet the following criteria:

  • Australian citizen Meet the following enrolment criteria:

  • be a commencing first year or continuing Swinburne student in Semester 1, 2023

  • enrolled full time in an eligible course (see courses eligible in section above)

  • Provide ATAR certificate or academic transcript of previous study. Preference will be given to high achieving students.

Provide evidence of diverse cultural background. This may include:

  • not born in Australia
  • parents not born in Australia
  • English not the primary language at home
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Refugee or Asylum Seeker

Submit a personal statement (500 words) addressing the following points:

  • passion for the chosen field of study
  • how this scholarship would make a difference in your life
  • demonstrated commitment to community service (supported by certificates/letters of participation)

Provide evidence of financial or personal disadvantage. Disadvantage(s) may include:

  • financial difficulty or low-socio economic status (Centrelink statement, payslips)
  • disability or medical condition
  • delay or interruption to career or studies because of family responsibilities or illness
  • relocation from a rural or regional area in order to undertake tertiary study
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19 April 2023