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Mrs Mac's Rural Scholarship

Applications are invited from eligible ECU students to apply for the Mrs Mac's Rural Scholarship These scholarships were established to assist ECU students normally living in rural Western Australia who are required to live away from home during their studies each semester.

Application opening date: 16 June 2014
Application closing date: 8 August 2014
Method of application: Application form will be available to download from this web page between application opening and closing dates


Amount: $1000
Once only payment

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria:

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • successful achievement in prior studies
  • financial hardship (usually demonstrated by being in receipt of a means-tested Centrelink allowance/payment or Health Care Card)
  • normally reside in rural Western Australia during non-semester periods
    (if studying at ECU Bunbury, normally reside more than 50km from the campus during non-semester periods)


  • Australian citizen
  • Australian permanent resident

Level of study:

  • UG - Undergraduate Bachelor Courses
  • UG HONS - Undergraduate Bachelor Course Honours

Year of study:

  • Any


  • Any


  • Any

Study mode:

  • Full-time on (60 credit points)
  • On campus Units

Applicant information:

  • Applicants will be required to provide evidence of rural address and semester address


Based on:

  • Academic merit
  • Financial hardship
  • Personal circumstances

Preference may be given to applicants who are NOT in receipt of any other scholarships.

More information:

By accepting the conditional offer of this scholarship students will agree to make themselves available for ECU promotional activities in particular they will required to attend the Mrs Mac's Rural Scholarship presentation normally held in September/October.

Applications from previous recipients will be accepted.

Further information available from the Scholarships Office.

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