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ACU Scholarships and Bursaries

ACU Scholarship and Bursary applications opened on Monday 21 October and most will close on 31 March 2014.

Please visit the Scholarships and Bursaries Browser for information on how to apply!

At the end of October we had received 19 eligible applications.

Commonwealth Scholarships and ACU Equity Bursaries

Commonwealth Scholarships and ACU Equity Bursaries are now open for applications via UAC. Please visit the UAC website to apply. Students must submit their ES Online application and ensure all supporting documentation is received by UAC by Friday, 3 January 2014.

Please note that ACU will only be participating in the main round offers in 2014.We are currently working with the Admissions Team to verify the applicants who have applied via VTAC and QTAC.

Faculty of Law Scholarship and Bursaries

The Faculty of Law will be offering the following Scholarship and Bursaries for students commencing a Faculty of Law course in 2014:

With the support of admissions all QTAC and VTAC applicants who have an ACU Law Course listed as preference have received an email informing them of the scholarships and bursaries on offer, we hope that this information will generate more applications in the coming week.

Please note that the Faculty of Law - Executive Dean's Academic Scholarship will close on 13 December 2013. The Bursaries close in March 2014.

International Student Scholarship

Following the ISS Selection Committee undergraduate and postgraduate recipients have been selected and notified via email. Students have until 21 November 2013 to accept their offer, which will result in 50% deduction of their fees for the minimum duration of the course.

Bob and Margaret Frater Scholarship

In the main round offers of 2013 Dr Frater and Mrs Frater participated in the Selection Process to award the Bob and Margaret Frater Travel Scholarship. This opportunity valued at up to $10,000 is open to current students and alumni who are working in the teaching profession in a New South Wales or Australian Capital Territory Diocesan Catholic primary school.

Please see an article on the ACU website featuring Daniel Colquhoun, the 2013 scholarship recipient; Daniel is a kindergarten teacher in Penhurst.

Mary MacKillop Foundation Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Tertiary Education Scholarship

The ACU Foundation has been working closely with the Mary MacKillop Foundation and CIER to promote the Mary MacKillop Foundation Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Tertiary Education Scholarship. This Scholarship offers multiple awards to students across all Australian Tertiary Institutions and covers 100% of tuition fees, whilst providing recipients with a living allowance.

This scholarship is only available to enrolled students who have successfully completed their first year of study. Application forms can be downloaded and submitted through the foundations website.

Information Session for CIER

On Thursday 28 November the Scholarships Office ran an information session for CIER units across all campuses. This session aimed to provide staff with the tools and knowledge to promote scholarships and bursaries to their students and assist them through the application process.

Country Education Foundation – Media Release

The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students, Learning & Teaching) has shared with the Scholarships Office the below media release from the Country Education Foundation. The Foundation have developed a report aimed at promoting the scholarship opportunities available to rural and remote students as a large amount of funds are not awarded as a result of no applications being submitted.

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