Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS)

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Sydney

 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 While the CAS have been replaced by the Relocation Scholarships (administered by Centrelink), they will continue to be offered to Indigenous students in their existing form.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:  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 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 Indigenous Australian citizens of low socio-economic status; be commencing or undertaking a tertiary preparation program, associate degree, or undergraduate program as full-time Commonwealth supported students; be 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). Tenure is dependent on satisfactory progress.

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

 Study Location:  Australia – NSW: Sydney Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  30 September; 30 November

 Other Details:  Apply via UAC: on-time applications close 30 September; final applications close 30 November.


Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 1300 897669

 Contact Email:  scholarships@uws.edu.au

 Contact Postal Address:  Locked Bag 1797, Penrith, NSW 2751 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Sydney

 Provider Phone:  61 2 1300897669

 Provider Fax:  61 2 96787160

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

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