PATHE Scholarship


$5,000 per year for up to four years


New students


Any undergraduate degree at Western Sydney University


Applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizens or permanent residents
  • have been actively involved in the PATHE program throughout high school, including attending opportunities provided by the program
  • demonstrate a commitment to the aims and values of the PATHE Program
  • demonstrate academic potential by achieving a minimum ATAR of 80 (excluding bonus points)
  • agree to act as a volunteer ambassador for the PATHE program and as such will assist at on-campus events coordinated by PATHE


PATHE strives to develop aspirations towards further education & training in Pacific communities.

PATHE promotes options for Pasifika people to develop and gain new skills and new knowledge, leading to greater opportunities across life.

Established in 2012, and facilitated by the Office of Widening Participation and the School of Social Sciences and Psychology, PATHE operates across three key components: student support, outreach activities and innovative projects.

Application 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.

Applicants must provide a second statement to demonstrate their involvement and commitment to the PATHE program through high school.

Successful applicants will be chosen based on their written application, academic potential and the degree to which they meet the criteria.

Applications for this scholarship are now closed.