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Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Southern Cross 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 While the CAS have been replaced by the Relocation Scholarships (administered by Centrelink), they will continue to be offered to Indigenous students in their existing form.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 (Graduate Entry), Bachelor Degree (Honours), Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 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 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 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: North Coast

 Closing Date:  Early January

 Other Details:  Applications are lodged with UAC for assessment. SCU selects and makes offers to candidates.

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 1800 005687

 Contact Fax:  61 2 66224341

 Contact Email:

 Contact Postal Address:  PO Box 157, Lismore, NSW 2480 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Southern Cross University

 Provider Phone:  61 1800 005687

 Provider Fax:  61 2 66224341

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