Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS)

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of the Sunshine Coast

 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 While the CECS have been replaced by the Student Start-Up Scholarships (administered by Centrelink), they will continue to be offered to Indigenous students in their existing form.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:  Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree (Pass), Enabling course, Graduate Diploma

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 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 Indigenous Australian citizens of low socio-economic status; be commencing or undertaking a tertiary preparation program, associate degree, undergraduate program, or a graduate diploma in an area of National Priority as full-time Commonwealth supported students; 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

 Study Location:  Australia – QLD: Sunshine Coast

 Closing Date:  February; July


Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Scholarships Officer

 Contact Department:  Student Administration

 Contact Phone:  61 7 54302890

 Contact Fax:  61 7 54302882

 Contact Email:  scholarships@usc.edu.au

 Contact Postal Address:  Locked Bag 4, Maroochydore DC, QLD 4558 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of the Sunshine Coast

 Provider Phone:  61 7 54301234

 Provider Fax:  61 7 54301111

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

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