Are you a high performing student planning to undertake Foundation Studies Program (FSP) at the University of Tasmania? Five brand-new, elite scholarships recognising all round excellence in academics, community service, career aspiration and interpersonal skills will be awarded to the five selected students starting their Foundation Studies course in semester 1, 2016.

The unprecedented High Achievers Scholarships are worth close to $9,000 and provide a 50 percent tuition fee scholarship to the highest achieving students from Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore and Sri Lanka to complete the University of Tasmania’s award-winning Foundation Studies Program.

About the Foundation Studies Program

Based in Hobart, the FSP program starts in February and ends in a graduation ceremony in November of each year. The Foundation Studies Program is designed for students who do not yet have the academic skills to undertake an undergraduate degree.

When undertaking the program, you can choose from streams in Science, Health and Engineering; or Business and Arts.

The program includes two compulsory units: English for Tertiary Studies, and Ideas and Critical Thinking. You can then select three electives from our extensive options in Mathematics, Business, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Computing, Psychology and Legal Studies

Once you gain the requisite marks and an offer in your chosen undergraduate studies from the University, you’ll be ready to embark on your new degree – subject, of course, to course quotas and meeting other course entry requirements.

Think you’re a high achiever? Apply now!

Apply for the Foundation Studies Program by October 31 2015, submit a scholarship application form to and if you meet the eligibility criteria you will be considered for the scholarship.

Full details of the scholarship, what the scholarship covers, who is eligible and how to apply are available on the scholarship website.

Other scholarships and bursaries

The University of Tasmania also provides a range of other scholarships for international students, including the Tasmanian International Scholarship, which provides a 25 per cent reduction in published tuition fees, once you move on to your degree so if you miss out on this scholarship there are a number of other ways the University can help you achieve your goals.

No matter what point you’re seeking to enter tertiary studies the University of Tasmania is Open to Talent!