ACU Student Accommodation Scholarships

We know moving away from home to live closer to uni can be challenging, but our scholarships are here to help. Browse our scholarships below – you could be eligible for one or more to fund your studies. 

Conditional approval for many of these scholarships can be awarded while you wait for your ACU offer. So, apply now.

National scholarships

ACU Indigenous Accommodation Award

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students studying full-time at ACU, may be eligible for accommodation support while living away from home and community. This award covers the full cost of accommodation, so you can concentrate on your studies and make the most of your university experience.

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Elite Athlete and Performer Program (EAPP) Accommodation Scholarship

The EAPP Accommodation Scholarships are designed to support sportspeople and performers who require accommodation during their studies. This scholarship is open to current and commencing students.

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ACU International Student Accommodation Scholarship

ACU Student Accommodation aims to support international students when they arrive in Australia to study. The ACU International Student Accommodation Scholarship is designed to encourage international students to choose to stay in ACU Student Accommodation which engages students from a range of backgrounds, with equally diverse aspirations and support needs.

The scholarship provides a 25% remission of fees in ACU Student Accommodation properties in Ballarat, Canberra and Sydney.

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Sydney Scholarships

NSW Relocation Scholarship

The NSW Relocation Scholarship provides a partial rental fee scholarship for commencing undergraduate students who are suffering hardship or who are required to relocate to study at one of ACU’s Sydney campuses valued at $5,000.

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ACU Accommodation Award for High Achievers

Valued at up to $11,000 the ACU Accommodation Award for High Achievers is awarded to applicants who have enrolled into to an ACU undergraduate degree at one of our Sydney campuses, that requires an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) entry score of 85+.

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Miguel Cordero Residence Accommodation Scholarship

The Miguel Cordero Residence Accommodation Scholarship is designed to alleviate financial stresses associated with accommodation expenses to better support students to achieve academic success and contribute to the Mission of the University through Campus Ministry. Valued at up to $11,000, this generous award will assist you to focus on your studies and getting involved in everything the University has on offer.

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Scholarships with an accommodation offer attached

Sydney campuses

Ramsay Scholarship

Ramsay scholars are eligible to receive a significant reduction of rental fees in an NRAS studio or NRAS Premium Studio at ACU’s Sydney student accommodation, Miguel Cordero Residence. These rooms are usually charged at $368 per week, however Ramsay scholars will be able to access these rooms for $275 per week. This is aimed to assist Scholars who are required to relocate to Sydney or who would like to engage in the experience of student accommodation while they study. 

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John F Slowey Memorial Scholarship

Mary Curran Scholarship

Robert and Richard Charles Carroll Scholarship

St Vincent de Paul Society - Broken Bay Central Council Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarships

The recipient of these scholarships are entitled to a preferential application for the NSW Relocation Scholarship. Subject to availability, this award provides a partial rental fee scholarship for commencing or continuing undergraduate students valued at $5,000.

If you have been awarded one of these scholarships, contact us to find out more. 

Ballarat 

Gill Family Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

Gill Family Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship

Gill Family Scholarship

Sister Assumption Neary Bursary

Sister Cecily Dunne Scholarship

Sisters of Mercy Scholarship

ACU Student Accommodation, Ballarat is a great way to get the most of your university experience.

In our accommodation, you’ll have access to unique sporting, leadership, spiritual and community engagement opportunities. ACU understands that moving away from home to one of our campuses could be quite daunting.

We want to assist the recipients of these scholarships with a discounted accommodation offer. We are offering a private room in a managed residential house at $20 off per week which adds up to a saving of up to $1400 over the year. 

For more information and to check availability, please contact us.  

Canberra 

Francis Carroll Scholarship

Maev O’Collins Social Work Scholarship

Laurie Daniels Scholarship

Sue Mitchell Nursing Scholarship

ACU Student Accommodation, Canberra is a great way to get the most of your university experience.

In our accommodation, you’ll have access to unique sporting, leadership, spiritual and community engagement opportunities. ACU understands that moving away from home to one of our campuses could be quite daunting.

We want to assist the recipients of these scholarships with a discounted accommodation offer. We are offering a private room in a managed residential house at $20 off per week which adds up to a saving of up to $1400 over the year. 

For more information and to check availability, please contact us.

More information

To see a full list of scholarships available to ACU students, visit our scholarship browser.

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