CDU is committed to providing opportunities to students through our scholarship program. Scholarships are sponsored by individuals, businesses, government, community groups and the university to assist students with the financial burden of studying.
Explore our Scholarships Finder to see what you may be eligible for.
Scholarships are open to students currently enrolled at CDU and those who have applied for a place at CDU.
Scholarships key dates
Scholarship Applications - Round 1: 13 January – 3 March
(Round 1 includes: Enrolment in Sem 1, SP1-2, and Term 1-2)
Scholarship Applications - Round 2: 15 June – 11 August
(Round 2 includes: Enrolment in Sem 2, SP3-4, and Term 3-4)
Scholarship ceremony for 2021 - TBA.
Notification to applicants
All applicants will receive an email notification regarding the outcome of their application.
Students who are receiving certain Commonwealth Benefits are recommended to advise Services Australia that you will be receiving a scholarship and the amount to be received to ensure your payments are calculated correctly. Please refer to the ‘Exempt equity and merit-based scholarships’ section, the online guide to Social Security or contact Services Australia.
You can learn more about the taxation conditions of your scholarship by using the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) scholarship tool.
Assessment of applications
Your application will be assessed by a Scholarship Selection Panel. If your application includes a work placement you may be required to attend an interview.
Awarding of scholarships is based on the eligible applicants’ response to selection criteria and interview, if applicable. The decision of awarding the successful recipient is at the sole discretion of the Selection Panel and is final and cannot be overturned.
Assessments will be completed by the end of April for Semester 1 and the middle of September for Semester 2.