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Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Macquarie University

 Scholarship Name:  Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS)

 Description:  The Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarships (CAS) are available to Indigenous students to assist with the high costs of relocating to undertake higher education. While the CAS have been replaced by the Relocation Scholarships (administered by Centrelink), they will continue to be offered to Indigenous students in their existing form.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:  $5,087

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $5,087 per year (2015 rate: indexed annually) for up to 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; be from a rural or regional area; 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, Rural and isolated area resident

 Study Location:  Australia - NSW: Sydney Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  Early January

 Other Details:  Applications must be made via UAC.


Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Coursework Scholarships and Prizes Unit

 Contact Phone:  61 2 98507337

 Contact Email:  csap@mq.edu.au

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Macquarie University

 Provider Phone:  61 2 98507337

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


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