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ECU Vice Chancellor's Indigenous Australian Scholarship

The ECU Vice Chancellor's Indigenous Australian Scholarship was established to provide financial support for Indigenous Australians. The scholarship funds are payable each semester, until the completion of a Bachelor's degree at ECU. Applicants are asked to demonstrate leadership and contribution within the Indigenous and/or university community.

Application opening date: 26 January 2015
Application closing date: 9 March 2015
Method of application: Application form will be available to download from this web page between application opening and closing dates


Amount: $5000 per year for full-time enrolment (pro rata for part time - minimum 30 credit points)
Frequency: $2500 (or pro rata) payment made each semester after census date (max 7 semester payments)
Electronic funds transfer

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria:

  • Indigenous - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Have completed a minimum of 120 credit points towards your Bachelor's degree at the time of application
  • Community and/or University leadership and contribution
  • Not be in receipt of any other significant scholarships (excluding Commonwealth scholarships)
  • Be able to demonstrate successful achievement in prior studies


  • Australian Citizen

Level of study:

  • Undergraduate Bachelor Courses

Year of study:

  • 2nd year
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year


  • Any

Study mode:

  • Any

Applicant information:


  • Selection will be based on academic merit, demonstrated leadership and contribution to the Indigenous and University communities. Short-listed candidates may be invited for an interview prior to final selection

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