|1. To be eligible to be considered for the scholarship, a candidate must—
(a) be a domestic student;3
(b) have accepted an Early Offer to the University, or applied through the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) for a place at the University, nominating a course at the University as their first preference in the first round of offers;
(c) in the year of application for a place at the University, be enrolled—
(i) in Year 12 at a secondary school in Western Australia; and
(ii) in at least four Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) courses, or equivalent, which could reasonably be expected to lead to the calculation of an ATAR to satisfy the University’s entry requirements; and
(d) be in the top 10 per cent of their school with an ATAR of at least 60; and-
(i) have completed Year 12 at a targeted outer metropolitan area2; or
(ii) have completed Year 12 at a regional or remote1 school; or
(e) achieve an ATAR of at least 60; and—
(i) be a UWA Fairway Student having successfully completed the UWA Fairway Program; or
(ii) be an Australian Indigenous Person4.
1To be considered for a scholarship based on rural or regional status, students need to prove that they have lived in a rural or remote area. See https://www.scholarships.uwa.edu.au/students/undergrad/rural.
2Metropolitan schools consist of all schools covered by the Australian Bureau of Statistics remoteness classification Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) 2016 – Remoteness Areas Category 0 area for Western Australia which includes the City of Perth.
3An Australian citizen or permanent resident or holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa or a New Zealand citizen.
4An Australian Indigenous person is a person who:
· is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent;
· identifies as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; and is accepted as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander in the community in which he or she lives or has lived.