Indigenous Access Scholarship (IAS)

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  RMIT University

 Scholarship Name:  Indigenous Access Scholarship (IAS)

 Description:  The scholarship provides financial support to assist Indigenous students from rural or remote areas with costs associated with relocation to Melbourne to study at RMIT.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $4,823

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides $4,726 (2015 rate) paid in 2 instalments. 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:  The scholarship is open to commencing Indigenous Australians of low socio-economic status who are enrolled in an undergraduate bachelor course of study as full-time Commonwealth-supported students. Applicants will be given priority if they are from a rural or regional area and have not previously completed a bachelor degree or equivalent (except where it is an entry requirement for the current course). Applicants cannot previously have received this scholarship from any tertiary institution.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, Educational disadvantage, Rural and isolated area resident

 Study Location:  Australia – VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  Mid October (VTAC); End November (Non VTAC)

 Other Details:  VTAC applicants must apply via the VTAC scholarships portal by mid-October; non-VTAC applicants must apply by 20 November direct to RMIT.

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 3 99252811

 Contact Fax:  61 3 99259513

 Contact Email:

 Contact Postal Address:  GPO Box 2476, Melbourne, VIC 3001 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  RMIT University

 Provider Phone:  61 3 99252811

 Provider Fax:  61 3 99259513

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