Autism Inclusion Equity Scholarship Blacktown Campus
Opens 1 Aug 2022 08:00 AM (AEST)
Deadline 1 Mar 2023 11:59 PM (AEDT)
$4,000
Description

About this scholarship

This scholarship was established to support students with autism who will be commencing undergraduate studies at ACU’s Blacktown campus. 
  

Scholarship type

Equity
  

Value

  • This scholarship is valued at $4,000, to be paid in one lump sum. 
  • There is one scholarship available.

 

Student type

Future or Commencing Students

 

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria: 

  • Commencing a new ACU course in Semester 1, 2023
  • Course: any ACU undergraduate degree
  • Campus: Blacktown 
  • Study load: full-time 
  • Diagnosed autism 

 

Application process

Applicants are required to provide the following as part of the application: 

  • A written statement of approximately 300 words outlining how having autism has impacted you and your studies.  
  • Two letters of recommendation, these can be from any of the following:  
    • community engagement leader 
    • teacher
    • principal
    • religious leader 

Recipients will be required to provide a letter from their health professional confirming their autism spectrum diagnosis prior to scholarship payment.


Selection criteria

Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria: 

  • Written statement
  • Letters of recommendation

 

Selection process

Applicants will be shortlisted by the Scholarships Office, and the recipient selected by a panel consisting of Father Anthony Casamento (Vice President ACU)Professor Sandra Jones (PVC Engagement) and an Autism community representative. 

 

Other

Recipients will be requested to submit an Impact Statement for the donor explaining how the scholarship has assisted them. This should be submitted to the ACU Scholarships Office no later than 1 October in the year the scholarship is awarded.

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Autism Inclusion Equity Scholarship Blacktown Campus


About this scholarship

This scholarship was established to support students with autism who will be commencing undergraduate studies at ACU’s Blacktown campus. 
  

Scholarship type

Equity
  

Value

  • This scholarship is valued at $4,000, to be paid in one lump sum. 
  • There is one scholarship available.

 

Student type

Future or Commencing Students

 

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria: 

  • Commencing a new ACU course in Semester 1, 2023
  • Course: any ACU undergraduate degree
  • Campus: Blacktown 
  • Study load: full-time 
  • Diagnosed autism 

 

Application process

Applicants are required to provide the following as part of the application: 

  • A written statement of approximately 300 words outlining how having autism has impacted you and your studies.  
  • Two letters of recommendation, these can be from any of the following:  
    • community engagement leader 
    • teacher
    • principal
    • religious leader 

Recipients will be required to provide a letter from their health professional confirming their autism spectrum diagnosis prior to scholarship payment.


Selection criteria

Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria: 

  • Written statement
  • Letters of recommendation

 

Selection process

Applicants will be shortlisted by the Scholarships Office, and the recipient selected by a panel consisting of Father Anthony Casamento (Vice President ACU)Professor Sandra Jones (PVC Engagement) and an Autism community representative. 

 

Other

Recipients will be requested to submit an Impact Statement for the donor explaining how the scholarship has assisted them. This should be submitted to the ACU Scholarships Office no later than 1 October in the year the scholarship is awarded.

Value

$4,000

Apply
Opens
1 Aug 2022 08:00 AM (AEST)
Deadline
1 Mar 2023 11:59 PM (AEDT)

Categories
Equity