Indigenous Enabling Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (IECAS)

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of the Sunshine Coast

 Scholarship Name:  Indigenous Enabling Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (IECAS)

 Description:  The Indigenous Enabling Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarships (IECAS) are available to Indigenous Australians (i.e. identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander), to assist with the costs of relocating to undertake a preparatory study program. Programs such as USC’s Tertiary Preparation Pathway (TPP) have no course fees. They enable entry to tertiary study at undergraduate or associate degree level.

 Study Level:  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). Payment can be received for up to 4 years of full-time study.

 Length:  4 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; be commencing or undertaking a tertiary preparation program; come from a rural or isolated regional area; and have not previously completed a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification.

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

 Study Location:  Australia – QLD: Sunshine Coast

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Scholarships Officer

 Contact Department:  Student Administration

 Contact Phone:  61 7 54302890

 Contact Fax:  61 7 54302882

 Contact Email:

 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: (opens in new window)

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