University Tasmania Scholarships 2022, fees and costs

Before you can apply for the University of Tasmania scholarships 2022, you need to find out about their fees and costs to study at the University of Tasmania through their scholarships.

Domestic University Tasmania Scholarships 2022

The University of Tasmania offers a range of scholarships across all areas of study. You can even apply for multiple scholarships in one easy application.

Costs should never be a barrier to university. Learn how to get the financial support you need.

University is about more than just preparing for a career. It’s about opening the door to incredible opportunities and helping you grow, at any age, regardless of your background or circumstances.

University can seem expensive, but we have plenty of ways to make it affordable and accessible. If you’re eligible, you can receive an interest-free HELP loan, which means you don’t have to pay upfront.

On this page, you can find out what you’ll need to pay, when, and how. You can also learn about eligibility for scholarships and prizes for both international students and domestic students, and explore each of our individual scholarships and prizes.

University Tasmania Scholarships 2022 and prizes

The University of Tasmania’s scholarships and prizes program includes state, national and international sponsored programs. We offer more than 400 scholarships across all areas of study. You can even apply for multiple scholarships in one easy application.

A range of scholarships as unique as you.

Scholarships can make a big difference to your university experience and set you on the pathway to success.

We have a range of opportunities for students from all backgrounds.

Whether you’re looking for financial support or relocation assistance, experiencing educational disadvantage or seeking recognition of academic or sporting achievement, we have a scholarship for you.

International students completing years 11 and 12 onshore in Australia can also apply for the same scholarships available to domestic students, so long as they meet the eligibility requirements.

Support to Study Scholarship Packages

Support to Study Scholarship Packages are assessed as part of your course application and are now closed for Semester 1, 2022.

Applications received after 12 February 2022, will be reviewed as part of our Semester 2 offer round.

Merit and diversity scholarships

A number of merit and diversity scholarship applications are still open for Semester 1, 2022 or are currently being assessed. Successful applicants will be awarded these scholarships via email in the coming weeks.

Pay for uni later with a HELP loan

Costs should never get in the way of university.

If you’re an eligible domestic student, you can take advantage of an interest-free loan from the Government, which means you can pay your tuition fees later. This is called a HELP loan. There are a few different options, but the most common are called HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP.

To apply for a HELP loan, you need to submit an application. You will receive instructions on how to do that after you accept your course offer. Find out more at When to pay your fees.

The Government pays your HELP loan fees directly to us, and you only need to start paying them back to the Government when you earn a certain amount. For more information, head to Australian Government StudyAssist.

What fees to pay
Tuition fees

Each semester, you pay for whatever units you enroll in as part of your course. Available units and their fees are listed on your course page. Each course falls under two categories:

  • Commonwealth supported place (CSP) courses; and
  • full fee-paying courses.

Payless with a Commonwealth Supported Place

A Commonwealth-supported place (CSP) means that the Government pays part of your fees. It’s a subsidy, not a loan, so you don’t have to pay it back. Your course page will tell you if it is a CSP course.

The remaining balance is called your ‘student contribution amount’. You might be eligible to defer this with a HECS-HELP loan from the Government.

If your course doesn’t offer CSPs, that means it’s full fee paying. This means you’ll need to pay the full amount, but you can still get a FEE-HELP loan if eligible.

2021 Commencing student contribution amounts

2021 Commencing student contribution amounts

EFTSL = Equivalent Full Time Study Load

The University has the following psychology and social work courses approved for professional pathway rates. Check our Course and Unit Handbook, unit pages for specific fee information on the units you are interested in.
Check Australian Government Job-ready Graduates – FAQs for more information on 2021 tuition fees.

Domestic candidates do not pay tuition fees for research degrees at the University of Tasmania. International candidates pay a flat annual fee.

Other fees you may need to pay

The Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) is a compulsory fee that covers non-academic services. These services include employment and career advice, financial advice, childcare, food services and sporting and recreational activities.

You can get an SA-HELP loan to cover your SSAF, which means you don’t have to pay upfront. SSAF is built into full fee-paying courses for international students and full fee-paying courses for eligible domestic students. This means you won’t have to pay your SSAF separately. Find out more about what is SSAF and do I have to pay it?

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