Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS)

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Southern Queensland

 Scholarship Name:  Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS)

 Description:  The Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarships (CAS) are available to Indigenous students to assist with the high costs of relocating to undertake higher education. While the CAS have been replaced by the Relocation Scholarships (administered by Centrelink), they will continue to be offered to Indigenous students in their existing form.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass), Graduate Diploma

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Multiple/year

 Annual Amount:  $5,087

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $5,087 per year (2015 rate: indexed annually) for a maximum of 4 years.

 Length:  4 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be of Aboriginal Australian or Torres Strait Islander descent; be Australian citizens; be enrolled in a Bachelor degree or the Graduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching (GDTL) at USQ; be from a low income background; have had to relocate from a regional or remote area in order to undertake study; be enrolled in a minimum of 3 study units in the on-campus mode per semester; and not already have completed an award considered equal to or higher than an Australian bachelor degree, unless now enrolling in the Graduate Diploma of Learning and Teaching. Preference is given to those students who need to relocate from regional and remote areas.

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

 Study Location:  Australia – QLD: Darling Downs/South-West Queensland QLD: Ipswich/West Moreton QLD: Wide Bay

 Closing Date:  Early March; Mid July

 Scholarship Website:  http://www.usq.edu.au/scholarships (opens in new window)

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  General Scholarship Enquiries

 Contact Phone:  61 1800 269500

 Contact Email:  study@usq.edu.au

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Southern Queensland

 Provider Phone:  61 7 46312100

 Provider Website:  http://www.usq.edu.au (opens in new window)

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