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Main  Round Scholarship Applications

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.

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.

Students must adhere to the published closing dates,  as applications are unable to be accepted after  this time.

Scholarship Application Dates

New Scholarship closing dates are being trialed this round, as listed  below.  Please note that applications close at MIDNIGHT on the dates specified.

Scholarship Type

Closing    Date

Commencing student scholarships

15 November 2015

ACU Academic    Excellence Scholarship

24 January 2016

General scholarships

28 February 2016

Please note that there are some scholarships/bursaries which  close outside of these dates.

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

All applicants – successful, unsuccessful and ineligible,  were  notified of the outcome of their application on Friday 30 October via  their student email account.

Successful applicants  have been asked to submit their online acceptance form (through  Student Connect and the ‘My Scholarships’ tab – directions are included in their offer email!) and provide/update their bank account details by Sunday 8 November.

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.

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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