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ECU Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

The ECU Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Scholarships are intended to assist Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students with the costs associated with University study. Applications are sought from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students from low socio-economic backgrounds who may also be dealing with difficulties such as a disability or ongoing illness, significant caring responsibilities, or relocation from rural or regional areas. ECU Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Scholarships are valued at $3000 per year for each full-time year (or pro rata) of a student's undergraduate course at ECU.

Application Opening Date: 26 January 2015
Application Closing Date: 9 March 2015
Method of Application: Application form will be available to download from this web page between application opening and closing dates


Payments

Amount: $3000 per year for full-time enrolment (pro rata for part-time) minimum 30 credit points

Frequency: $1500 (or pro rata) payment made each semester for duration of course after census date

Method: Electronic Funds Transfer


Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility criteria:

Applicants must provide evidence of their

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Financial Hardship

Nationality:

  • Australian Citizen

Level of Study:

  • Undergraduate Bachelor Courses

Year of Study:

  • Any

Faculty:

  • Any

School:

  • Any

Study Mode:

  • Any

Applicant Information:

Applicants will need to provide evidence of meeting the eligibility criteria.


Selection:

Selection will be based on demonstrated need and personal circumstances.


More Information:

Contact Scholarships Office

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