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    Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship

    Key details

    $2,676 per annum

    About this scholarship

    About this scholarship

    The Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (Indigenous-CECS) are intended to assist with education costs.

    Application dates

    • Open: Tuesday, 13 March 2018
    • Close: Wednesday, 11 July 2018


    The Indigenous-CECS is valued at $2,676 per year, paid as one instalment each semester for up to 8 semesters.

    Scholarship type



    This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria, as of the scholarship application closing date:

    • Citizenship: Domestic students
    • Target group: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander only
    • Faculty: Any
    • Course: Must not have completed the requirements of a course of study equivalent to, or higher than, an Australian bachelors award unless that award is a prerequisite to your current course of study.
    • Campus: Any
    • Year level: Enrolled, or about to commence study, in course as a Commonwealth supported student
    • Study load: Full-time (exceptional circumstances may be considered for part-time study)
    • Financial hardship

    Student type

    Commencing and current

    Application process

    To apply, visit UAC Equity Scholarships.
    UAC processes all applications for this scholarship. Students located in any Australian state should follow the UAC application process. There is no fee for submitting a scholarship application through UAC.

    Selection criteria

    For further details on the selection criteria visit UAC Equity Scholarships.
    See also Selection and Conditions Policies for ACU Scholarships and Bursaries and Commonwealth Scholarships.

    Selection process

    The recipients will be selected by the ACU Scholarships Office.

    Ongoing requirements

    Recipients must continue to meet the following requirements each semester:

    • Satisfactory academic progress
    • A full-time study load
    • Financial hardship


    • Female
    • Male
    Business & Management
    Creative Arts
    Teaching & Education
    Engineering & Mathematics
    Medical & Health Sciences
    IT & Computer Science
    Law, Legal Studies & Justice
    Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences