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Welcome to ECU Online Bursary

The $2,000 Welcome to ECU Online Bursary is offered to international students who have received an offer to study an eligible undergraduate or postgraduate degree at ECU and will commence in November 2020 or in Semester One or Two, 2021. This bursary is available to students seeking to commence their ECU course onshore in Perth but have been impacted by COVID-19 travel restrictions and therefore must commence their ECU course online.

Important dates

Opens: 1-09-2020 Closes: 23-07-2021

Applies to

International Undergraduate Postgraduate Coursework

At a glance

  • Open to prospective international students (not current ECU Students) who receive an offer to commence studies at ECU in November 2020, Semester One or Semester Two, 2021.
  • Applicants must accept this offer, pay their full semester tuition fees between the Opening and Closing Dates and be issued with a Confirmation or Enrolment (CoE) for one of these intakes.
  • The $2,000 Welcome to ECU Online Bursary will be applied directly by ECU to the recipient’s second semester unit fees.

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this bursary you must:

  • apply to commence study onshore, in an eligible undergraduate degree or postgraduate degree at ECU, Western Australia in November 2020, Semester One, 2021 or Semester Two, 2021.
  • meet ECU’s academic direct entry requirements for the course of your choice;
  • be an International student, not an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, or New Zealand Citizen;
  • accept your ECU course offer and pay full semester tuition fees between the Opening and Closing Dates, and be issued with a CoE to commence your course in November 2020, Semester One, 2021 or Semester Two, 2021;
  • be able to demonstrate that you have been prevented from travelling to Perth to commence your studies due to continued travel restrictions (determined at ECU’s discretion); and
  • not be in receipt of another bursary (not including ECU International Scholarships).

Terms and conditions

The following ongoing conditions apply to this bursary:

  • The recipient must meet the eligibility guidelines and these terms and conditions.
  • Course transfers are not permitted.
  • The $2,000 Welcome to ECU Online Bursary will be applied directly by ECU to the recipient’s second semester unit fees. The bursary can only be used for tuition fees and cannot be used for any other student expense and is not redeemable for cash.
  • The recipient must maintain a full-time enrolment load of 60 credit points in their second semester of study.
  • The bursary cannot be transferred to an ECU location or partner outside Western Australia, or to another university.
  • Commencement of the course of study and the bursary cannot be deferred.
  • The recipient must pay their tuition fees within the stipulated payment deadlines. Failure to do so will negate the bursary and the tuition fee structure may revert to full-fee international tuition.
  • The recipient may become ineligible for the receipt of the bursary if they receive a government scholarship, industry sponsorship or another ECU bursary (excluding scholarships). Ongoing eligibility for the bursary in these circumstances is at ECU’s absolute discretion.
  • The recipient must comply with all applicable requirements under ECU’s statutes, rules, by-laws, policies, procedures or other similar instruments, and with all applicable visa requirements.
  • The recipient must notify ECU of any change of circumstances that may affect their ongoing eligibility to receive the bursary.

All scholarships and bursaries are awarded at ECU’s discretion. ECU reserves the right to revoke the scholarship or bursary at any time if a student is found to have provided information that is false misleading, does not meet the scholarship or bursary eligibility criteria (including ECU’s admission requirements), or does not comply with the ongoing scholarship or bursary conditions.

ECU reserves the right to decline to award bursary if, in its opinion, there are no suitable applicants. The number of bursaries to be awarded is at ECU’s sole discretion. This bursary may be withdrawn from offering by ECU at any time.

How to apply

To receive this bursary, you need to receive your offer, accept and pay within the outlined timeframes.

The bursary will automatically be applied towards your second semester tuition fees.

Successful recipients will receive confirmation after their first semester, having met the above criteria.

No separate bursary application is required.

This bursary can be combined with other ECU scholarships.

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