Frequently Asked Questions on Applying as an Early Achiever


When do EAP applications close?

Applications close on Monday 17 October 2016. No late application will be accepted.

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Can I submit more than one application for EAP?

No, you are required to submit only one application - submitting multiple applications will result in a delay in assessment of your application and only one application will be considered.

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How and when will I know if my EAP application is successful?

You will be advised of the outcome of your application late November 2016. It is important to note that you can only be made an offer if your application is complete and submitted by the closing date, and your community organisation referee has provided a response within the required timeframe.

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Can I apply for EAP if I'm an international student?

Yes, but only if you are currently undertaking an Australian Year 12 program in Australia and are applying through QTAC, UAC or VTAC.

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Am I eligible for my EAP offer?

If your EAP application is successful, you must also meet the University's minimum eligibility score or the equivalent Queensland OP/rank of 70 for Law, Law dual degrees and Physiotherapy; 65 for Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology degrees or 58.50 for all other ACU degrees.

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I have undertaken several community experience activities - can I include them all in my EAP application?

If you were involved in a number of similar activities you can list them together within one statement. Make sure your referee is aware of each activity you have undertaken.

More information about writing your community experience statement is available from the EAP homepage.

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I have undertaken work experience in Year 11 or 12 - can I include this in my EAP application?

No, work experience is not considered as community experience for EAP and should not be included in your application.

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I have significant sporting achievements and am involved in school sport - can I include this in my EAP application?

Yes, but only if your sporting achievements and commitments have involved a degree of community service (eg significant demonstrated fundraising for your sporting club or association, coaching in your sport, or involvement with organising/managing your local sporting club or association).

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I have a part-time job - can I include this in my EAP application?

No, paid employment is not considered as community experience for EAP and should not be included in your application.

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I am a current ACU student - can I apply for EAP?

Yes, you are eligible to apply for EAP. You will need to apply as a Non-school leaver and upload a copy of your highest educational qualification attained, prior to commencing studies at ACU.

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