Scholarships: Masters of Commerce (Global Sustainability & Social Impact)

Aligned with our 2022 Strategic Goal of increasing student reach, breaking down barriers to accessing education, and increasing our partnerships nationally and internationally, the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) is pleased to announce the UNSW Masters of Commerce (Global Sustainability & Social Impact) scholarships available to students who:

  • Demonstrate ongoing commitment, engagement and leadership in supporting, developing and contributing to better social outcomes in the business, public and/or social purpose sectors in the past and for the future; and
  • Demonstrate the capacity to apply their Masters of Commerce to further the strategic development of the social purpose sector upon completion.

Applications for Round 2, 2020 are now open and are due by midnight 14 July, 2020. Applicants will be notified of the outcome by 31 August, 2020.

The following scholarship is available:

  • 1 x $5,000 Masters of Commerce scholarship (Apply here)

For full details on the eligibility criteria for these scholarships please click through to scholarship conditions and eligibility.

Scholarships are awarded based on merit and on the calibre of student applications in a given period. If suitable recipients are not identified scholarship funds may be reserved for future applicants.

How is the scholarship money applied?

The Centre for Social Impact apportions the total scholarship awarded equally across your Social Impact courses within the UNSW Maters of Commerce (Global Sustainability & Social Impact) or Masters of Commerce (Extension) program. The scholarship recipient is required to pay the balance amount for each course based on UNSW course fees.

Please note: If you are unable to fund your study without a scholarship, and you are not awarded one, you are under no obligation to proceed with study and you can withdraw or defer your university offer without financial or academic penalty before the government issued Census date.

Scholarship application process

Step 1: Apply to study

If you have not already, you need to apply to study the UNSW Masters of Commerce or Masters of Commerce (Extension)

Step 2: Submit an online UNSW Masters of Commerce scholarship application

When you have accepted your offer to study and received your UNSW Student ID or an Application number evidencing you have at least commenced the application process to study, simply apply below (note you can only apply using the online scholarships portal):

  1. Read the scholarship conditions and eligibility requirements; then
  2. Complete your application online

Should you have any queries regarding the scholarship process please contact the UNSW Scholarships office at

Good luck!

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