Autism Inclusion Equity Scholarship Blacktown Campus
Opens 28 Aug 2020 08:00 AM (AEST)
Deadline 22 Mar 2021 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 Students

 

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to commencing students who meet all the following criteria: 

  • 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 written references, 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
  • References

 

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. 

 

Ongoing requirements

Recipients will be requested to submit an impact statement for the donor explaining how the scholarship has assisted them. The letter should be submitted to the 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 Students

 

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to commencing students who meet all the following criteria: 

  • 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 written references, 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
  • References

 

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. 

 

Ongoing requirements

Recipients will be requested to submit an impact statement for the donor explaining how the scholarship has assisted them. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October in the year the scholarship is awarded. 


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Value

$4,000

Opens
28 Aug 2020 08:00 AM (AEST)
Deadline
22 Mar 2021 11:59 PM (AEDT)

Categories
Equity