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At ECU, we reward the achievements of students. Our scholarships recognise those whose life journey so far has not been an easy one, as well as the students displaying outstanding academic excellence and endeavour.

With the support of an ECU scholarship, we want to help you realise your ambitions and reach your destination. We offer a range of scholarships to current and future students that aim to help you successfully complete your course by improving your financial situation.

Scholarships available

We are still seeking applications from current students for some of our course specific scholarships including 2nd and 3rd year students enrolled in the Bachelor of Aviation are encouraged to apply for The Australian Federation of Air Pilots and Australian Air Pilots Mutual Benefit Fund.

We have extended the closing dates for The Department of Fire and Emergency Services Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Scholarship and The WA Women's Society of Fine Arts and Crafts Travel and Exhibition Scholarship.

Inspiring Minds Research Scholarship and the ECU International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (ECUPRS Int) are amongst some of the scholarships that are open for application and are designed to support postgraduate students of exceptional research promise to study full-time at ECU in a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or research Master degree. The Inspiring Minds Research Scholarship is valued at $40,000 per year (Tax free). The ECU International Postgraduate Research Scholarship will provide $27,000 per year (tax free) stipend/living allowance plus tuition fees and overseas health cover paid.


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Study support pays off

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Bound for Oxford

Indigenous graduate Tamara Murdock, who completed a Bachelor of Science (Environmental Management) with First Class Honours has been awarded a scholarship to the University of Oxford.

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Scholarships by pathways

Our scholarship pathways are based on your level of study. Start your search by selecting the pathway that is relevant to you. Our scholarships range from students starting their first degree up to those completing their doctorate.

View our scholarships by pathways:

To increase your opportunity of gaining a scholarship, we also provide access to information about external scholarships and awards. Take a look at the financial support, internships and work placements available.

Scholarships by criteria

You can search for a scholarship by looking for a criteria group that relates to you. These criteria form the main part of the eligibility requirements for a scholarship, and you can find available scholarships under each criteria here.

Our scholarships by criteria include:

  • Financial hardship scholarships
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student scholarships
  • Rural student support scholarships
  • Academic scholarships
  • Disability scholarships
  • International Students
  • Commencing / 1st Year Student undergraduate scholarships


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"The Scholarship has not only enabled me to afford the equipment needed for my photography degree but it has allowed me to cut back on work and focus 100 percent on my studies."

Stevie Langford

The ECU Vice-Chancellor’s Indigenous Australian Scholarship



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