Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS)

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Deakin University

 Scholarship Name:  Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS)

 Description:  Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarships (ICECS) are available to commencing full-time Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to assist with the costs associated with higher education.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 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 up to 4 years.

 Length:  4 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders commencing an undergraduate course of study in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP); be enrolled full-time unless there are exceptional circumstances preventing full-time study; not hold a bachelor degree or higher level award unless such award is a prerequisite to the current course of study; be in receipt of a means tested Centrelink benefit or be able to demonstrate a personal or family taxable income below the HECS repayment threshold, depending on independence status; and be enrolled to study at the Institute of Koorie Education. Selection is based on: the degree of involvement in their local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; financial, educational or social disadvantage; responsibility for others; and disability status.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent

 Study Location:  Australia – VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan VIC: Barwon-South Western

 Closing Date:  No application required

 Other Details:  Recipients are not permitted to hold a Student Start-up Scholarship (payable through Centrelink) concurrently with this scholarship.

Scholarship Contact Details

 Scholarship Contact:  Mr John Page

 Contact Title:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Department:  Institute of Koorie Education

 Contact Phone:  61 3 52272333

 Contact Email:

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Deakin University

 Provider Phone:  61 3 92445613

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