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ECU Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

The ECU Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Scholarships are intended to assist Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians with the costs associated with University study. Applications are sought from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students from low socio-economic backgrounds who may also be dealing with difficulties such as a disability or ongoing illness, significant caring responsibilities, or relocation from rural or regional areas. ECU Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Scholarships are valued at $3000 per year for each full-time year (or pro rata) of a student's undergraduate course at ECU.

Application opening date: 26 January 2015
Application closing date: 9 March 2015
Method of application: Application form will be available to download from this web page between application opening and closing dates


Amount: $3000 per year for full time enrolment (pro rata for part time – minimum 30 credit points).
Frequency: $1500 (or pro rata) payment made each semester for duration of course after census date.
Method: Electronic Funds Transfer

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Financial Hardship


  • Australian Citizen

Level of study:

  • Undergraduate Bachelor Courses

Year of study:

  • Any


  • Any


  • Any

Study mode:

  • Any

Applicant information:

Applicants will need to provide evidence of meeting the eligibility criteria.


Selection will be based on demonstrated need and personal circumstances

More information:

Contact the Scholarships Office

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