McCarthy Brothers Family Scholarship


$7,500 per year for duration of degree, up to four years


New or continuing students


Any Western Sydney University undergraduate degree, or Foundation Studies, Diploma or Associate Degree at The College


Applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents
  • demonstrate equity considerations such as economic, social or other disadvantage, based on equity considerations (opens in a new window) as assessed by the University
  • be currently living (for at least the past five years) and have attended high school in the Blacktown/Penrith/Mt Druitt area (as defined by the University)

All students matching the criteria, regardless of their ATAR scores, are invited to apply for this scholarship.

Applications and Selection Process

Applicants must provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe 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 and merit.

Applications for this scholarship are now closed.