Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship

The Indigenous  Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (Indigenous-CECS) are intended to  assist with education costs.


The Indigenous-CECS is valued at $2,637 per year, paid as one instalment each semester for up to 8 semesters.


This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • Enrolled, or about to commence study, in course  as a Commonwealth supported student
  • Must not have completed the requirements of a  course of study equivalent to, or higher than, an Australian bachelors award  unless that award is a prerequisite to your current course of study
  • Enrolled  full-time (exceptional circumstances may be considered for part-time study)
  • Demonstrate financial hardship.

Selection  Criteria

For further details on the selection criteria visit UAC Equity Scholarships.
See also Selection and Conditions Policies for  ACU Scholarships and Bursaries and Commonwealth Scholarships.

Selection  Process

The recipients will be selected by the ACU Scholarships Office.

Ongoing Requirements

Recipients must continuing to meet the following requirements each  semester:

  • Satisfactory academic progress
  • A full-time study load
  • Financial hardship.


To apply, visit UAC Equity Scholarships.