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Specific eligibility requirements

Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarships (Indigenous-CECS)

Indigenous - CECS scholarships is generally to assist students with the education costs; and valued at $2,505.

The Indigenous-CECS comprise two categories:

 

Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarships (Indigenous-CAS)

Indigenous-CAS scholarship is given generally to assist students with the accommodation costs; and valued at $5,011.

The Indigenous-CAS comprises three categories:

  1. Indigenous-CAS with funding for up to eight scholarship periods to assist Indigenous students with accommodation costs to undertake an undergraduate course (not limited to areas of National Priority) or a graduate diploma (or equivalent post graduate course of study) in an area of National Priority required for initial registration to practice in the chosen National Priority;

  2. Indigenous Enabling-CAS, with funding for up to two scholarship periods, to assist Indigenous students with accommodation costs to undertake an eligible enabling course;

  3. Indigenous Access Scholarship (IAS) which is a one-off scholarship payment (valued at $4,726), to assist Indigenous students to undertake an eligible enabling course, undergraduate course or graduate diploma (or equivalent post graduate course of study) in an area of National Priority required for initial registration to practice in the chosen National Priority field.

Student Eligibility Requirements:

  1. A student may NOT concurrently hold an Indigenous-CECS and an Indigenous Enabling-CECS
  2. A student may NOT concurrently hold an Indigenous-CAS and an Indigenous Enabling-CAS

 

Basic eligibility requirements

Some students may be deemed full-time in exceptional circumstances (e.g. students with a disability or significant carer responsibilities).

In addition to the basic eligibility requirements listed above each scholarship type has its own specific eligibility requirements.

Students are not eligible if they:

* Note: For CAS Indigenous Enabling and CECS  Indigenous Enabling Scholarships, student are eligible if studying part time.

For further details please refer to General Information.

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