Student Loans and Grants

We administer a range of loans and grants to assist students including:

Student Loans

Interest-free loans up to $500 (unsecured; maximum amount for first year students) or up to $2000 (secured) – conditions apply. For more information see http://www.adelaide.edu.au/student/student-loan-scheme/

 

Emergency Loans

Short term small loans to assist with items such as food, weekly bus/train tickets, rent, bills, medicine and books – conditions apply

 

Equal Access Scheme

One-off grant to assist with study-related expenses for low-income first year undergraduate students entering University. Applications can be lodged throughout the year with decisions made after the census date in each semester. An interview with a EWO is required.

 

AR Riddle Scholarship

Available to students who are commencing the last semester of their Honours or postgraduate coursework programs in the current year. Students must be able to establish financial need and provide supporting documentation.

Applicants are requested to contact Student Care to make an appointment for a short interview to discuss their application. Applicants will be required to provide evidence of income and verification of expenses they are requesting assistance with.

For application form and further details https://scholarships.adelaide.edu.au/scholarship/ug/all/ar-riddle-grants

 

Walter and Dorothy Duncan Trust

Available to support one-off requests for study-related financial assistance, the panel meets to consider applications on a monthly basis – students must demonstrate financial need and academic merit and an interview with Student Care. https://scholarships.adelaide.edu.au/scholarship/ug/all/walter-and-dorothy-duncan-trust     

 

Singapore Adelaide Alumni Fund Grant

The Singapore Adelaide Alumni Fund provides one-off grants to citizens or permanent residents of Singapore, not enrolled in their final year of study and have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5 (Credit). The fund supports undergraduate students seeking temporary financial assistance to help them overcome temporary setbacks so as to enable them to continue studying their program at the University of Adelaide.

Applicants will be required to provide evidence of income and verification of the expenses for which they are requesting assistance.

A certified copy of residency status and a letter of support from International Student Support must be supplied with the grant application

Applicants are requested to contact Student Care to make an appointment for a short interview to discuss their application. Please phone 8313 5430 or email studentcare@adelaide.edu.au.

For further information and details https://scholarships.adelaide.edu.au/Scholarships/undergraduate/all-faculties/singapore-adelaide-alumni-fund-grant

 

McConnochie Scholarship

For students enrolled in 4th or 5th year of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in financial need. For further information https://scholarships.adelaide.edu.au/?keyword=mcConnochie&open=All

Please make an appointment with Student Care for an interview to complete the process. Ph 8313 5430, or email studentcare@adelaide.edu.au