The objective of the Commonwealth Scholarships (CS) Program is to facilitate choice in higher education and to increase higher education participation for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students. The Indigenous-CECS are to assist Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students with education costs; funding is available for a maximum of eight scholarships periods.
Nomination opening date: 1 October 2015
Nomination closing date: 1 May 2016
Method of application: Application form will be available to download from this web page between application opening and closing dates
Amount: $2543 per year
Frequency: $1271.50 payment made after each semester census date for a maximum of eight semesters (indexed annually)
Method: Electronic funds transfer
Application for this scholarship is made on the application form titled - 'Indigenous Commonwealth Schoalrships Application'. This application form allows students to complete one document which will be used by the ECU Scholarships Office to assess the applicant for all Commonwealth Indigenous scholarships currently available.
Selection will be based on demonstrated need and personal circumstances
Contact the Scholarships Office.