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ECU Excellence Scholarship

ECU Excellence Scholarship is open to Western Australian year 12 school leavers displaying outstanding academic excellence and endeavour. You are encouraged to apply if you are nominating ECU as your first preference of university through TISC, can demonstrate academic excellence and endeavour, leadership and a commitment to ECU's core values of integrity, respect, rational inquiry and personal excellence. The scholarship offers a payment of $2,500 per semester (or pro rata for part time study) for a total of $5,000 per year for the duration of your course.

Opening date: 31-08-2016
Closing date: 13-01-2017

At a glance

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this guideline you must:

  • be able to demonstrate academic merit;
  • be a year 12 Western Australian school leaver;
  • nominate ECU as your 1st preference on TISC application;
  • be able to demonstrate academic excellence and endeavour;
  • be able to demonstrate leadership;
  • show commitment to ECU's core values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence; and
  • have a 90+ ATAR or be a Beazley Medal Winner.
  • be looking to undertake an undergraduate bachelor degree; and
  • be one of the following:
    • Australian citizen;
    • Australian permanent humanitarian visa;
    • Australian permanent resident visa; or
    • New Zealand citizen.

Selection criteria

Selection is based on your ATAR and demonstrated commitment to ECU Core Values.

Terms and conditions

The commencement of the ECU Excellence Scholarship cannot be deferred. Offers are expected to be made in the January of each year and you will be expected to enrol and commence your study in the first semester of that same year of study.

ECU undergraduate courses are generally 3 or 4 years full time study (based on completing 60 credit points per semester) or the equivalent part time. The scholarship's total value is calculated on the duration of the course enrolled in at the time the scholarship offer is made, up to a maximum of $20,000.

If you change units/course during the life of the scholarship, which then extends the completion/ duration of the course, the scholarship will not be extended.

The scholarship is available if you study full-time on or off campus, and if you study part-time on or off campus (minimum 30 credit points) the payments will be adjusted on a pro-rata basis.

How to apply

You can apply for this scholarship during your course application by clicking on Apply Now through the future students page, or you can go directly to the application portal. Once there you will have the option to apply for a scholarship.

As part of your application you will need to upload a personal statement demonstrating the following:

  • commitment to leadership; and
  • commitment to ECU's core values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Add this statement through the Document Upload link in the application portal and choose Personal Statement as the document type.

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