Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS)

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Southern Queensland

 Scholarship Name:  Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS)

 Description:  The Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarships (CECS) are available to Indigenous students to assist with the high costs of undertaking higher education. While the CECS have been replaced by the Student Start-Up Scholarships (administered by Centrelink), they will continue to be offered to Indigenous students in their existing form.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass), Enabling course, Graduate Diploma

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Multiple/year

 Annual Amount:  $2,543

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $2,543 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; be enrolled in a minimum of 3 study units 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

 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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