Indigenous Education Costs Scholarships
- Applications closed at 04:30pm 22 Feb 2019
- Outcome Notice Date:
8 Mar 2019
- Available to:
Commencing Students; Continuing Students
- Value: $1000+
- Duration: 1 year scholarship (students can reapply each year)
Equity and Merit Scholarships and Grants
The ISSP Education Cost Scholarship is to assist students with the initial set up and ongoing educational costs of university.
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:
- an Indigenous Australian citizen;
- studying an undergraduate or postgraduate degree as an active student;
- enrolled in a CSU course as a Commonwealth supported student;
- enrolled as an internal, online or mixed mode student;
- enrolled as a part-time or full-time student;
- a commencing or continuing student. Continuing students must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (pass grade average);
- in financial need:
- in receipt of an eligible means tested Centrelink Benefit or
- able to demonstrate financial hardship.
Priority will be awarded to Indigenous students from remote or regional areas.
To receive this scholarship you must not be receiving or have received a payment from any other source for the same purpose.
Commencing Students - Specific eligibility
Continuing Students - Specific eligibility
Download the 2019 Indigenous Student Assistance Grant Guidelines [PDF]
(includes Indigenous Education Costs Scholarships)
Frequently Asked Questions
If you are receiving any other scholarship or grant for the purpose of relocating or accommodation you may not be eligible for this scholarship.
A person is considered to be in financial need if they are in receipt of an eligible means-tested Centrelink benefit or are in financial hardship. Supporting documentation will be required to demonstrate financial need.
Yes you can, as long as you log back in and submit your application before the closing date.
It might take up to 24 hours for your email receipt to come through.
Have you checked your spam or junk mail folder?
Did you provide the correct email address?
If you still haven't received the receipt after 24 hours, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the application number, your name and student ID.
An email notification will be sent by the outcome notice date, as advertised on the website.
Payments will be made be EFT to your nominated bank account or in some cases onto your student account or by voucher.
Register your bank detials with CSU via online administration.
You must notify the CSU Scholarship Office immediately by emailing email@example.com. Upon receipt of details regarding a change in circumstances, CSU may reassess your eligibility.
CSU receives a high volume of applications for scholarships and Grants, meeting the eligibility criteria does not guarantee applicants a scholarship offer.
If I have received an Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship, can I apply for another one??
If you have been paid the full 8 periods of payment, you cannot receive another allocation of this scholarship
How to Apply
Applications for the Indigenous Education Costs Scholarships are submitted via the Universities Admissions Centre of NSW (UAC) or the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC).
APPLICATIONS CLOSED at 04:30pm 22 Feb 2019
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