Indigenous Academic Excellence Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Australia

 Scholarship Name:  Indigenous Access Scholarship (IAS)

 Description:  The Indigenous Access Scholarship is for Indigenous students who need to relocate from regional and remote areas to commence an undergraduate degree or eligible enabling course. It is a once in a life time payment targeted at commencing Indigenous students.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Multiple/year

 Annual Amount:  $4,823

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides a one-off payment of $4,823 (2015 rate). Recipients will also be awarded an Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship, and, where applicable, an Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Australian citizens of indigenous descent; be in receipt of Centrelink payment or able to demonstrate financial hardship; be commencing an undergraduate degree or enabling course; be enrolled full-time (unless there are exceptional circumstances); and not have previously completed the equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent

 Study Location:  Australia – WA: Perth Metropolitan WA: Great Southern

 Closing Date:  Mid December

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Scholarship Contact:  Mr Loren Osenbaugh

 Contact Title:  Administrative Officer

 Contact Department:  Graduate Research & Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 8 64886769

 Contact Fax:  61 8 64881919

 Contact Email:

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Australia

 Provider Phone:  61 8 64886000

 Provider Fax:  61 8 64881919

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