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Inspiring Minds Equity Scholarship

ECU is committed to attracting and supporting the best students, regardless of their socio-economic status. In order that financial position provides no barrier to those who want to study we want to offer more scholarships to allow students the opportunity to study. They include students from low socio-economic backgrounds, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander's, people with a disability or ongoing illness, people with significant caring responsibilities and those from rural or regional areas of Australia who can demonstrate academic achievement in their current ECU course.The scholarship offers a one off payment of $3,000.

Important dates

Opens: 1-08-2020 Closes: 1-09-2020

Applies to

Domestic Undergraduate Coursework

At a glance

  • You must be a current ECU student to be eligible for this scholarship.
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to

Eligibility guidelines

In order to be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, or a permanent humanitarian or resident visa holder, or a New Zealand citizen;
  • be enrolled in an Undergraduate course at ECU;
  • be enrolled in a minimum of 60 credit points and intending to remain enrolled in 60 credit points the following semester;
  • have completed a minimum of 60 credit points of their current course with consistent pass grades;
  • have an academic status of good standing;
  • be able to provide evidence of financial hardship or low socio-economic status (usually demonstrated by student being in receipt of a means-tested Centrelink payment);
  • not be in receipt of any major scholarships or an ECU Equity Scholarship; and
  • not have been a previous recipient of this scholarship.

Selection criteria

Following the closing date of the scholarship all eligible applications will be assessed and a selection panel will determine the successful recipients.

How to apply

Application is made via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the portal is available between application opening and closing dates.

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