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Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Deakin University

 Scholarship Name:  Indigenous Access Scholarship (IAS)

 Description:  These scholarships provide eligible Indigenous commencing students with a once-only payment to assist with expenses associated with higher education, particularly relocation from remote or regional location costs.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $4,823

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides a one-off payment of $4,823 (2015 rate). Recipients may also be awarded an Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent; be undertaking an undergraduate course of study in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP); be enrolled full-time unless there are exceptional circumstances preventing full-time study; be in receipt of a Centrelink benefit, or be able to demonstrate a personal or family taxable income below the HECS repayment threshold, depending on independence status; not hold a bachelor degree or higher-level award unless such award is a prerequisite to the current course of study; and be enrolled at the Institute of Koorie Education. Selection is based on: the degree of involvement in their local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; financial, educational or social disadvantage; responsibility for others; and disability status.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, Educational disadvantage

 Study Location:  Australia - VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan VIC: Barwon-South Western

Scholarship Contact Details

 Scholarship Contact:  Mr John Page

 Contact Title:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Department:  Institute of Koorie Education

 Contact Phone:  61 3 52272333

 Contact Email:

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Deakin University

 Provider Phone:  61 3 92445613

 Provider Website: (opens in new window)

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