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2021 International Accommodation Bursary

The International Accommodation bursary recognises the cost of living in Australia in relation to other countries. The scholarship offers a 50% reduction in accommodation fees on a 22 week contract at the ECU Mount Lawley Student Village. Available to new international students who study on-campus at ECU in Semester 1, 2021.


Important dates

Opens: 1-11-2020 Closes: 26-02-2021

Applies to

International Undergraduate Postgraduate Coursework

At a glance

  • Open to future international students who commence study in Semester 1, 2021 on-campus at either ECU Joondalup or ECU Mount Lawley.
  • A 50% reduction in up to 22 weeks accommodation at the ECU Student Village Mount Lawley, for stays until 1 July 2021.
  • Available on a first come first, first served basis for rooms in a 5 or 6 bedroom shared apartment.
  • The bursary will be awarded to new ECU applicants only and is available to the first 200 eligible applicants who accept their course offers between 1 November and 26 February 2021.

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this bursary you must:

  • be an international student (not an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, or New Zealand Citizen);
  • accept an offer between 1 November 2020 and 26 February 2021, to study on-campus at ECU Joondalup or ECU Mount Lawley in Semester 1, 2021;
  • at all relevant times meet the entry and ongoing accommodation requirements of the ECU Student Village Mount Lawley; and
  • not receive a government scholarship or industry sponsorship for your studies.

Terms and conditions

  • The recipient must continue to meet the eligibility guidelines and these terms and conditions at the time of applying and throughout Semester 1, 2021.
  • The recipient must be enrolled to study in 60 credit points in Semester 1, 2021.
  • The recipient must be in continuous good standing academically and financially.
  • ECU may, in its absolute discretion, cancel the bursary if the recipient does not enrol in their units of study or pay their tuition fees by the relevant date(s) published by ECU.
  • The recipient will become ineligible for the bursary if at any time they cease to be a resident at ECU Student Village Mount Lawley.
  • The recipient may become ineligible for the bursary if they receive a government scholarship or industry sponsorship or another grant during the term of the bursary. Ongoing eligibility for the bursary in these circumstances is at ECU’s absolute discretion.
  • The recipient must comply with ECU’s statutes, rules, by-laws, policies, procedures or other similar instruments, and with all applicable visa requirements.
  • The recipient agrees to promptly notify ECU of any change of circumstances that my affect their ongoing eligibility.
  • The bursary includes accommodation for one bedroom and shared amenities in a 5 or 6 bedroom apartment at the ECU Student Village Mount Lawley.
  • The bursary will be paid directly to the village operator  and is not redeemable for cash or student credit. The student will be required to reimburse ECU for any unused portion of the bursary, including where the student becomes ineligible or the bursary is cancelled in accordance with these terms.

All bursaries are awarded at ECU’s discretion. ECU reserves the right to revoke the bursary at any stage if a student is found to have provided information that is false or misleading, or the recipient does not comply with the ongoing conditions of the bursary. In these circumstances, ECU may require any amounts paid to the recipient to be refunded to ECU.

ECU reserves the right to decline to award bursaries if, in its opinion, there are no suitable applicants. This bursary may be withdrawn from offering by ECU at any time without notice.

How to apply

The International Accommodation Bursary will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis to the first 200 eligible applicants. ECU encourages applicants to contact ECU Student Village Mount Lawley at mtlawley@ecuvillage.com.au to confirm room availability before accepting their offer. For students who have accepted an offer to study at ECU, accommodation can be booked by visiting the ECU Village website.

Applying for an ECU Course

You’re invited to apply through any one of ECU’s Authorised Agents.

You can also apply online via the ECU Online Application Portal.

For more information

Questions about this scholarship can be directed to: mtlawley@ecuvillage.com.au or enquiries@ecu.edu.au

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