Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS)

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Edith Cowan University

 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 While the CECS have been replaced by the Student Start-Up Scholarships (administered by Centrelink), they will continue to be offered to Indigenous students in their existing form.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

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Multiple/year

 Annual Amount:  $2,543

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $2,543 (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 undertaking a tertiary preparation program, undergraduate program or selected postgraduate programs in areas 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, Non-English speaking background, Physical, medical, psychological or learning difficulties, Rural and isolated area resident

 Study Location:  Australia – WA: Perth Metropolitan WA: South West

 Closing Date:  1 October


Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Scholarships Officer

 Contact Department:  ECU Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 8 63043636

 Contact Fax:  61 8 63042088

 Contact Email:  scholarships@ecu.edu.au

 Contact Postal Address:  Edith Cowan University, 100 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, WA 6027 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Edith Cowan University

 Provider Phone:  61 8 63043636

 Provider Fax:  61 8 63042088

 Provider Website:  http://www.ecu.edu.au/ecu-scholarships/overview (opens in new window)

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