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The NYSF Equity Scholarship is designed to assist participants from low socio-economic and/or other disadvantaged backgrounds to attend the NYSF Year 12 Program.

About the Equity Scholarships

The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is committed to ensuring that as many talented young Australians can benefit from participating in our programs as possible. 

In 2021, the NYSF is delighted to offer a range of  scholarships up to $1,000 per person. For successful students these will be applied as a reduction in the NYSF Year 12 Program Fee. There are a limited number of scholarships available, and are not guaranteed to everyone who applies. 

Students will need to submit their NYSF 2021 Year 12 Program application prior to applying for the Equity Scholarship. After their application has been submitted, students will be notified about the process of applying for an Equity Scholarship.

All information provided in the Equity Scholarship application form will be kept strictly confidential. Any information will only be distributed to the Selection Committee involved in the scholarship assessment process. The information will not be used in the selection of students to attend the NYSF Year 12 Program.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for an NYSF Equity Scholarship, you must be studying in Year 11 in Australia, be an Australian citizen or resident, and satisfy at least one of the following criteria:

You are experiencing financial hardship or another form of disadvantage that negatively impacts your ability to attend the Program.

Applicants may be asked to provide supporting documentation. Applications for the scholarship will only be considered if the applicant has been successfully selected to attend the NYSF Year 12 Program.

How to Apply

To apply for an NYSF Equity Scholarship, you must have submitted your online application form. Applicants will receive prompts if they wish to apply for these scholarships. 

Please make sure you also complete a program Application by following the instructions here. Applying for an Equity Scholarship does not constitute an application to attend the NYSF Year 12 Program.

If you have any questions, please contact the NYSF office either by calling (02) 6125 2777 or via email.