Accommodation Award for High Achievers
About this scholarship
This accommodation scholarship supports high-achieving students undertaking undergraduate studies at ACU.
- This scholarship provides a 20% reduction in accommodation fees, paid towards a two-semester or 12-month rental agreement in the property and room type of your choice.
- At Ballarat Campus, there are 5 scholarships available. The award is paid towards a two-semester or 12-month rental agreement in the property and room type of your choice.
- At Canberra Campus, there are 5 scholarships available. The award is paid towards the fees of a standard studio room on a 12-month agreement.
- For any Sydney-based campus, there are a total of 10 scholarships available. The award is paid towards a 12-month agreement in a National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) studio or premium studio, or multi-share apartment.
- There are up to 20 scholarships available.
Future, Commencing or Current Students
This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria:
- Commencing ACU course in Semester 1, 2023 or prior
- Citizenship: domestic
- Course: any ACU undergraduate degree
- Campus: Canberra, North Sydney, Strathfield, Blacktown or Ballarat (on campus mode)
- Minimum ATAR of 85 or minimum GPA of 5 on the seven-point scale.
Applicants will be required to provide the following as part of the application:
- Evidence of academic merit from your most recent studies
- ATAR or equivalent; or
- academic transcript (including GPA)
- (if relevant) Evidence of your regional, rural or remote address.
Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:
- Academic merit
- Preference will be given to applicants who have relocated from a regional, rural or remote location.
The recipients will be selected by the ACU Scholarships Office
To remain eligible for this scholarship, recipients are required to maintain the following:
- Minimum pass grade for all units in which they were enrolled in the previous study period.
- Minimum GPA of 4 (on the ACU seven-point scale) each semester
- Enrolment at the Canberra, North Sydney, Strathfield, Blacktown or Ballarat campus