2023 The Illawarra Connection Scholarship

Scholarship details

Total amount:
100% tuition fee reduction


Enrolment requirement:
Any Graduate Certificate degree delivered by Sydney Business School excluding the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (Executive)

Citizenship requirements: 

Australian Citizen or permanent resident

Application type:
Application required. See details below

Number of scholarships available:

Important dates:

  • Applications open 1st October 2022
  • Applications Close 2nd December 2022

Terms and Conditions of scholarship

Download: TIC Terms and Conditions 

For further information on the application process and course information please contact: futurestudents@uow.edu.au


To be eligible for the scholarships students must;

  1. Have an offer to study a Sydney Business School Graduate Certificate, including:
  2. Be a financial member of, or work for a financial member of, The Illawarra Connection
  3. Provide a letter of endorsement from a, or another, current financial member of The Illawarra Connection
  4. Provide a Scholarship Statement addressing the following four selection criteria below in 750 words or less:
  • Motivation for studying your selected program at Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong
  • Outline what you believe to be the most important strategic consideration for the Illawarra at present
  • Describe what role do you think The Illawarra Connection should play in helping the region to prosper in future 
  • Describe your leadership style

How to apply

Please include the following in your scholarship application:

  • A copy of your University of Wollongong Letter of Offer. To obtain a letter of offer, please apply directly for your course online
  • Statement of Support from a Financial Member of the Illawarra Connection 
  • Your Scholarship Statement address each of the above selection criteria.

Submit your scholarship application through The Illawarra Connection website