There is a range of funding sources that you may be eligible for to assist you in undertaking some study overseas.
For students participating in ECU's Student Exchange Program, check out the exchange financial assistance web page.
If you are an undergraduate student and an Australian citizen (or on a permanent humanitarian visa) you can apply for an OS-HELP loan. OS-Help loans are Australian Government loans administered through ECU to assist students in studying overseas as part of their Australian degree. To be eligible for the OS-Help loan you must:
- be an Australian citizen or on a permanent humanitarian visa;
- be enrolled in an undergraduate ECU course;
- have completed 120 credit points towards your ECU course;
- have at least 60 credit points remaining towards your ECU course after completion of your overseas study program;
- be accepted into full-time study at an overseas institution; and
- have received approval from your ECU unit/course coordinator to receive credit towards your ECU degree for your overseas study.
Applications are made through ECU’s Student Mobility Office. Download the OS-HELP application.
ECU Student Subsidies
ECU students can apply for Study Overseas subsidy to help them undertake a short program overseas as part of their ECU degree. A maximum subsidy of $1500 per student is available. Please note that students applying for the exchange program and/or faculty-led group study tours are not eligible for this subsidy. Applications are made through ECU’s Student Mobility Office. Download the student subsidy application.
Students already receiving an Australian Government award and/or ECU subsidy for their overseas study experience are ineligible to receive this student subsidy.
CasaSwap Student Grant
Are you going to study abroad? Apply online for a 1000 Euro Student Grant here
AIIA WA Bursary for Studies in Asia
Students interested in studying on exchange in Asia can apply for the annual $2,000 bursary. Applications are currently closed, but click here for more information.
Applications are currently closed, but click here for more information.
WA Women's Society of Fine Arts and Crafts Travel & Exhibition Scholarship
This is an annual scholarship of up to $10,000 is offered to an ECU female student who is enrolled in her 2nd year of a Bachelor of Arts degree course, majoring in Visual Arts or Contemporary Fashion and Textiles OR commencing her 2nd semester of a Master of Arts (Visual Arts) by Coursework OR 2nd semester of a Master of Communications by Research to undertake study overseas.