TRC Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards

We offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to support your needs at Trinity Residential College.
Download our New Resident Scholarships & Awards form for more information and application details.

Scholarships and Awards

Financial support at TRC encompasses excellence in academic, leadership, sport, creative arts and community engagement; from $3,000 to $10,000 per award.

Types of Scholarship for New Residents

There is a range of financial support available to new residents; the majority are available for residents studying at any WA university and are for both local and international students.

 

THRIVE FELLOWSHIPS                   

from $3 552 to $11 840 per annum

New applicants, who are Australian or International students enrolled at any WA university, are eligible to apply for a THRIVE Fellowship. Fellowships are valued at 30% to 100% of the College’s annual Accommodation and Services Fee. In 2020, this Fee was $11,840.

To be eligible for a THRIVE Fellowship an applicant must have achieved excellence or elite performance in one or more of the following areas: academic, leadership, music, sport, creative arts or civic engagement and contribution.

As well as the above, applicants for a Fellowship must meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Have experienced specific hardship, disadvantage or circumstance that is likely to be a significant barrier to their university aspirations.
  • Are first-generation Australian citizens and/or are the first-generation in their families to be enrolled at university.
  • Come from an educational, cultural or geographic background that is underrepresented in undergraduate or graduate study, in their discipline, at their university.

 

THRIVE AWARDS                     

up to $3 000 in the first year of residence

New residents who are Australian or International students enrolled at any WA university are eligible to apply for a THRIVE Award. Each Award is worth up to $3 000 in the first year of residence in Trinity. 

To qualify for a THRIVE Award, applicants are required to demonstrate a commitment to their studies with appropriate progress and achievement. Applicants will be considered on the basis of their contribution to their school, university or the wider community.

 

THRIVE SCHOLARSHIPS                              

 

Bachelor of Philosophy THRIVE Scholarships         

$10 000 per annum

Bachelor of Philosophy THRIVE Scholarships are available to students enrolled in The University of Western Australia’s Bachelor of Philosophy program. This THRIVE Scholarship is tenable for the normal duration of an undergraduate degree course, conditional on the holder’s academic progress and community involvement meeting the expectations of the College.      

 

Fogarty THRIVE Scholarships                                        

$5 000 per annum

Fogarty THRIVE Scholarships are available to students who have been awarded an UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarship. This THRIVE Scholarship is tenable for the normal duration of an undergraduate degree course, conditional on the holder’s academic progress and community involvement meeting the expectations of the College.

 

Hackett THRIVE Scholarships                                        

$2 000

Hackett THRIVE Scholarships are available to recipients of The University of Western Australia’s Hackett Scholarship. This THRIVE Scholarship is awarded in the first year of residence and is for that year of residence only. Hackett THRIVE Scholars are also eligible for an Ada Purnell Academic Scholarship.

 

ADA PURNELL ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS                   

$2 0001 or $3 0002

New residents who are beginning full-time, first year studies at any WA university and have achieved an ATAR (or equivalent) of 97.0 or greater are eligible for Ada Purnell Academic Scholarships.  

These Scholarships are awarded in the first year of residence and are for that year of residence only.

 

1For metropolitan and international students, the Scholarship has a value of $2 000.

2For students from interstate or regional, rural and remote Western Australia, the Scholarship has a value of $3 000.

       

Scholarships for Returning Residents

Scholarships of up to $2,500 each are awarded to returning residents in recognition of academic progress, leadership in College life and contribution to the wider community.
Multiple scholarships are awarded annually for each academic year, as well as for postgraduate studies.