Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Accommodation Scholarship
Opens 14 Jul 2021 08:00 AM (AEST)
Deadline 8 Aug 2021 11:59 PM (AEST)
Accommodation
Description

About this scholarship

This scholarship was established to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are living away from home and community. The scholarship covers the cost of accommodation, so you can concentrate on your studies and make the most of the university experience. 

 

Scholarship type

Equity

 

Value

The scholarship will cover the full cost of rent and application fee for the minimum duration of the recipient’s course. This does not include cleaning fees, damage or replacement of key/cards.

 

Student type

Future Students and Current Students

 

Eligibility

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

  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Course: any ACU undergraduate degree
  • Study load: full-time
  • Campus: Ballarat, Blacktown, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, or Strathfield

 

Application process

Applicants will be required to provide the following as part of the application:

  • A written statement of approximately 300 words outlining:
    • why you have chosen to undertake your degree
    • how you engage with the Indigenous community and how this reflects ACU's mission and values.
    • how obtaining your degree will allow you to give back to the Indigenous community.

If you would like assistance with completing your application, please contact your local Indigenous Higher Education Unit. 


Selection criteria

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

  • Written statement

 

Selection process

  • Recipients will be selected by a selection committee comprised of representatives from the First Peoples Directorate.
  • Preference will be given to students from rural and remote areas, as classified by the Rural Remote and Metropolitan Area (RRMA)


Ongoing requirements

To remain eligible for this scholarship, recipients are required to maintain the following:

  • Full-time study load
  • Minimum pass grade for all units attempted


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Accommodation Scholarship


About this scholarship

This scholarship was established to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are living away from home and community. The scholarship covers the cost of accommodation, so you can concentrate on your studies and make the most of the university experience. 

 

Scholarship type

Equity

 

Value

The scholarship will cover the full cost of rent and application fee for the minimum duration of the recipient’s course. This does not include cleaning fees, damage or replacement of key/cards.

 

Student type

Future Students and Current Students

 

Eligibility

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

  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Course: any ACU undergraduate degree
  • Study load: full-time
  • Campus: Ballarat, Blacktown, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, or Strathfield

 

Application process

Applicants will be required to provide the following as part of the application:

  • A written statement of approximately 300 words outlining:
    • why you have chosen to undertake your degree
    • how you engage with the Indigenous community and how this reflects ACU's mission and values.
    • how obtaining your degree will allow you to give back to the Indigenous community.

If you would like assistance with completing your application, please contact your local Indigenous Higher Education Unit. 


Selection criteria

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

  • Written statement

 

Selection process

  • Recipients will be selected by a selection committee comprised of representatives from the First Peoples Directorate.
  • Preference will be given to students from rural and remote areas, as classified by the Rural Remote and Metropolitan Area (RRMA)


Ongoing requirements

To remain eligible for this scholarship, recipients are required to maintain the following:

  • Full-time study load
  • Minimum pass grade for all units attempted


Value

Accommodation

Opens
14 Jul 2021 08:00 AM (AEST)
Deadline
8 Aug 2021 11:59 PM (AEST)

Categories
Equity