Fast Forward Academic Excellence Scholarship

Western Sydney University

Fast Forward is a partnership between schools in the Western Sydney region and the University. The program encourages high school students and their families to see tertiary study as a realistic and viable post school option and raises participants' aspirations for the future. The program aims to increase the higher education participation rates of students in the West by enhancing students' knowledge, skills and educational attainment. The Fast Forward program gives students a greater preparedness for participation and success in higher education.


Be Australian citizens or permanent residents. Apply for any undergraduate degree at the University in their top three preferences through Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in new window) Opens in a new window by close of Change of Preferences on 6 January 2019 have been actively involved in the Fast Forward Program throughout high school including attending opportunities provided by the program. Demonstrate academic potential by achieving an ATAR of 80 or above. Demonstrate a commitment to the aims and values of the Fast Forward program.

Amount $5,000

$5,000 per year (or part-time equivalent)

Closing date Early January
Frequency Annual
Duration years
Student type Australian and New Zealand
For Australian students
For international students
Level of study Undergraduate / VET
Field of studys Accounting
Built environment
Business and management
Computing and information technology
Creative arts
Engineering and technology
Health services and support
Humanities and social sciences
Social work
Tourism and hospitality
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