Alumni HECS Scholarship

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Whether you are interested in doing one or two units of study for personal interest or extending your qualifications with a new degree (undergraduate or postgraduate coursework), the University of Tasmania is offering HECS scholarships to members of our Alumni, covering tuition fees for up to 25% study load in any Commonwealth Supported program in any single academic year.

What can I study?

The Alumni HECS Scholarships apply to Commonwealth supported programs at the University of Tasmania. This means you can choose from a range of more than 100 undergraduate degrees; or postgraduate coursework degrees in many different disciplines. Please see this link for further information on courses offered by the University of Tasmania.

Information including course advice and how to apply is available from the team in the Uni Info Centre, who can be contacted by phone on 1300 363 864 or by email

Am I eligible for the Alumni HECS Scholarship?

This opportunity is extended to all University of Tasmania Alumni who:

are Australia citizens OR permanent residency visa holders residing in Australia during their studies; and

are eligible for a Commonwealth supported place under the HECS-HELP system (this applies to most people - visit for eligibility guidelines) and fulfil Commonwealth requirements; and

have not graduated with a UTAS degree or qualification in the previous three years (that is, you did not graduate in 2014, 2015 or 2016); and

are not currently receiving any other University of Tasmania HECS scholarships.

How do I enrol?

Submit your online application

Once you have received your offer of a place at the University of Tasmania, follow the instructions provided to accept your offer

When completing your enrolment in your eStudent you must also complete the Alumni HECS Scholarship application online (accessed via the 'Finance & Scholarships' option listed on the side menu)

The scholarship deduction will appear on the fees invoice available online in your eStudent.

Other conditions

The Alumni HECS scholarship is for study in 2017

The scholarship covers study in Commonwealth supported programs only and is not applicable for full fee paying courses

Normal University of Tasmania admission requirements apply

Students must meet the Alumni HECS Scholarship eligibility requirements as listed above

The scholarship covers study of up to 25% of a full-time university load in any single academic year. This may be made up of two 12.5% units or one 25% unit or half of a 50% unit

The scholarship does not apply to students who are already receiving any other University of Tasmania HECS scholarships

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