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Main  Round Scholarship Applications - NOW OPEN

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.

ACU National Student Association –  Student Travel and Training Scholarship (STTS)

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.

Mercy Scholarship

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[1]. 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’.

[1] Excluding  Adelaide Campus which is not CRICOS registered.

My Scholarships  Tab

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.

External Scholarships and Bursaries Browser

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 scholarships@acu.edu.au,  so that we may confirm the scholarship is suitable.

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