MBA Access for Women Scholarships

If you are a female student commencing your MBA in 2021 consider applying for this scholarship. MBA Access for Women Scholarships are for women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine industries, not-for-profits, SMEs and self-employment who are experiencing financial or personal hardship or a long term medical condition

Important dates

Applications for Trimester 1 2021 open 31 August 2020.

Applications for Trimester 1 2021 close 15 February 2021 at 5pm.


50% of your tuition fees for the normal duration of the course.

Eligibility criteria

Prospective candidates should ensure they meet all criteria before submitting their application.

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder
  • be female
  • be a commencing student enrolling in the 2021 academic year in M701 Master of Business Administration
  • be enrolled in at least 2 credit points each year of your course
  • be experiencing financial or personal hardship or a long term medical condition
  • be in one of the target groups, consideration will be given to students from STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine) industries, not-for-profit organisations, small and medium size enterprises and entrepreneurs.


Successful applicants are expected to maintain a satisfactory academic record for the duration of their scholarship, with a weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 60.

Your application

Supporting documents

As part of the application process, you will also be required to upload current supporting documentation.

When you apply for this scholarship, you'll need to supply evidence of your hardship.

The supporting documentation includes (if applicable):

  • evidence of your financial hardship
  • evidence of any medical condition
  • evidence of any personal hardship

Late or incomplete documentation will not be accepted.

Read more about supporting documentation

Application tips

Applying for a scholarship isn't just about meeting the eligibility criteria.

It's a good idea to think about why you want a scholarship, it’s your opportunity to stand out and be recognised for where you’ve come from and where you want to go.

Read our top 5 tips on applying for a scholarship

How to apply

You can apply for this scholarship directly through our Scholarship Application Portal.

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What happens next?

Your application will be assessed and ranked based on the details you provide and your supporting documentation.

You'll find out if you were successful up to six weeks after applications close.You can see the status of your application via your Scholarship Application Portal account.