Indigenous Accommodation and Relocation Scholarships

  • Session 1 UAC Applications Close: 04:30pm 8 Mar 2019
  • VTAC Applications are now CLOSED. You can still apply through UAC.
  • Outcome Notice Date:
    20 Dec 2018
  • Available to:
    Commencing Students; Continuing Students
  • Value: From $1000+
  • Duration: 1 year scholarship (students can reapply each year)

Equity and Merit Scholarships and Grants
The ISSP - Accommodation/Relocation Scholarship is to assist students with the cost of relocation, accommodation or commuting to campus


Refer to the UAC Calendar for CSU participation rounds.

Am I Eligible?

To be eligible for this Scholarship in 2019 you must meet the eligibility criteria below and the additional criteria specific to your circumstances, you must be:

  1. an Indigenous Australian citizen;
  2. studying an undergraduate or postgraduate degree as an active student;
  3. enrolled in a CSU course as a Commonwealth supported student;
  4. enrolled as a part-time or full-time student;
  5. a commencing or continuing student. Continuing students must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (pass grade average);
  6. enrolled as an internal or mixed mode student;
  7. of low socio-economic status:
    • in receipt of an eligible means tested Centrelink Benefit or
    • must be able to demonstrate financial hardship.

Priority will be awarded to Indigenous students from remote or regional areas.

Commencing Students - Specific eligibility

Continuing Students - Specific eligibility

  • Relocation component $1500
    • Full-time
    • must have relocated over 100 kms from home address for the purpose of attending on campus classes
    • Once only payment
  • Accommodation component (living off campus) $6000
    • Full-time
    • Able to provide rental agreement to support application
    • Mixed mode/Internal student (majority internal subjects)
  • Accommodation (living on campus) $6000
    • Full-time
    • Have relocated over 100 kms for the purpose of attending on campus classes
    • Internal student/mixed mode student (majority internal subjects)
    • Credit on student account
  • Accommodation component (living on campus) $6000
    • Full-time
    • Have relocated over 100 kms for the purpose of attending on campus classes
    • Internal student/mixed mode student (majority internal subjects)
    • Credit on student account
  • Accommodation component (living off campus) $6000
    • Full-time
    • Able to provide rental agreement to support application
    • Internal student/mixed mode student (majority internal subjects)
  • Commuting component - $1000 per session 1 & 2
    • Full-time or part-time
    • Internal student/mixed mode student (majority internal subjects)
    • Full-time or part-time
    • Reside over 100 kms from the enrolled campus
  • Commuting component - $1000 per session 1 & 2
  • Full-time or part-time
  • Internal student/mixed mode student (majority internal subjects)
  • Full-time or part-time
  • Reside over 100 kms from the enrolled campus
 

To receive this scholarship you must not be receiving or have received a payment from any other source for the same purpose.

Guidelines

Download the 2019 Indigenous Student Assistance Grant Guidelines [PDF]
(includes Indigenous Accommodation and Relocation Scholarships details)

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if I'm of low socio-economic status?

Please refer to the Appendix A in the guidelines for a list of the eligible means tested Centrelink Benefits.

If you do not receive a means-tested Commonwealth income support payment, a comprehensive assessment will be conducted by or on behalf of CSU to determine whether you are of low socio-economic status

How do I know if I was successful?

You will receive an email notice of the outcome of your application.

What if my circumstances have changed from what I submitted on my application?

You must notify the CSU Scholarship Office immediately by email scholarships.officer@csu.edu.au.

Can I save my application and then finish it at a later date?

Yes you can, as long as you log back in and submit your application before the closing date.

When and how do I get paid?

Payments are made within 2-3 weeks after the Census date of session 1 and 2.

The payment of the scholarship will be made via electronic fund transfer to your nominated Bank account. Register your bank details with CSU, you will need to log into the  Online Administration to enter or change your bank details.

Forms and Documents

How to Apply

Applications for the Indigenous Accommodation and Relocation Scholarships are submitted via the Universities Admissions Centre of NSW (UAC) or the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC).

APPLY ONLINE

Session 1 applications through UAC are OPEN and will close at 04:30pm 8 Mar 2019
Apply through UAC

Applications through VTAC CLOSED at 05:00pm 13 Oct 2017. You can still apply through UAC.

Need more info?

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