Hawkesbury Foundation Food Scholarship (Natural Sciences and Science)


$5,000 for one year


New students


Food and Nutrition related courses at the Hawkesbury campus(opens in a new window)


Applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents
  • receive an offer to study in an undergraduate program in the area of Food and Nutrition at the Hawkesbury campus(opens in a new window)
  • be starting at Western Sydney University for the first time
  • show interest in pursuing a career in the Food and Nutrition industry and an eagerness to take a leadership role within the industry

Applicants meeting the above criteria will be assessed and selected based on their academic results.

UWS Hawkesbury Foundation Ltd

Established in 1982, the Hawkesbury Foundation is led by a group of people with a strong connection with the Hawkesbury campus and a passion to support Western Sydney University.

Through sustained partnerships between the University, local industries, councils, community groups and alumni, the Hawkesbury Foundation aims to develop financial and physical support for the Hawkesbury campus and its community.

By raising funds to aid educational and regional development, the Hawkesbury Foundation supports important educational projects such as scholarships, prizes, research, teaching positions, academic programs and teaching facilities.

Application and Selection Process

Applicants must provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe the receipt of the scholarship will assist them with their studies and in their future career. This statement should give a sufficient explanation of the applicant's background and current circumstances to enable the University to judge their eligibility, need and merit.

Successful applicants will be selected based on their written application, academic potential, their ability to meet the criteria and, where appropriate, performance in an interview before a selection panel.

Applications for this scholarship are now closed.