Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS)

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Swinburne University of Technology

 Scholarship Name:  Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS)

 Description:  The Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship aims to improve higher education access for Indigenous people, particularly those who need to relocate from regional and remote areas, through payments to assist with accommodation costs.

 Study Level:  Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree (Pass), Enabling course

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $5,087

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship value in 2015 is $2,543.50 per semester and is indexed each year by the government. This scholarship is available for up to 8 payment cycles.

 Length:  4 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be of Indigenous Australian or Torres Strait Islander descent; be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate degree at Swinburne in 2015; be able to demonstrate low socio-economic status or financial disadvantage; and have lived or studied in a regional or remote area of Australia within the 4 years immediately preceding the commencement of the current course of study.

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

 Study Location:  Australia – VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan

 Other Details:  Application must be made through VTAC by completing the VTAC Scholarship Application which is available through the VTAC user account.

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Scholarships and Prizes

 Contact Department:  Student Administration

 Contact Email:

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Swinburne University of Technology

 Provider Phone:  61 3 92148000

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