Main Round for scholarships is now open! The majority of scholarships listed on the browser, opened for application on 1 September 2015.
As long as applicants meet all of the listed eligibility criteria within the scholarship rules, they are able to apply. There is no limit on the number of applications one can submit, and many common questions are answered on the Applications Tips page.
All students are encouraged to check the Scholarships and Bursaries browser regularly to discover what is on offer, and what they may be eligible to apply for.
Applications closed on Sunday, 11 October 2015. The scholarships office has completed the initial assessment, which includes confirming if the uploaded applications are eligible. All eligible applications have now been forward to the selection committee so that successful recipients may be selected. As soon as decisions have been made, all applicants (successful, unsuccessful and ineligible) will be notified of the outcome of their application, via student email account.
The highly anticipated Mercy Scholarship has now been published on the Scholarships and Bursaries browser. The scholarship opened on Thursday, 1 October 2015 and closes on Thursday, 29 October 2015.
The overarching message or rationale behind the scholarship is as follows –
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is committed to the dignity of the human person, and that applies equally to all human beings: victims as well as to those who have been convicted of crimes.
As part of this commitment the University has introduce two scholarships open to international students to study undergraduate degrees at any one of ACU’s campuses. The scholarship will be equivalent to the full tuition of the recipient’s course duration up to four years, and will be awarded to academically qualified applicants upon submission of an essay on the theme of ‘the sanctity of human life’.
 Excluding Adelaide Campus which is not CRICOS registered.
The ‘My Scholarships’ tab is a central space for students to access and manage their scholarship details.
Students can utilise the ‘My Scholarships’ tab via Student Connect, to access a variety of information and tools.
The tab allows students to:
- Accept or Reject a Scholarship Offer
- View an online ‘Scholarship Summary’ which outlines all scholarship payments made
- Access a ‘Scholarship Confirmation Letter’ to advise Centrelink of payments
- Provide documents for consideration of special circumstances, via a web link
- Upload a Letter of Appreciation/Annual Report, if required
- Update/insert bank account details.
Please remember that a number of external organisations also offer scholarship and bursary opportunities to tertiary students. These awards are promoted to students via the External Scholarships and Bursaries page; the Scholarships Office encourages all students to view the browser, especially those who may not be eligible for an internal scholarship or bursary.
If you receive an enquiry from an external provider, requesting that we advertise their scholarship on our browser, please ask them to email all details to email@example.com, so that we may confirm the scholarship is suitable.