Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship

About this scholarship

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

Application dates

Open Date: Closed

Close Date: Closed

Scholarship type



The Indigenous-CECS is valued at $2,676 per year, paid as one instalment each semester for up to 8 semesters.

Student type

Current Students Or Future Students


This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria, as of the scholarship application closing date:

  • Citizenship: Domestic students
  • Target group: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander only
  • Faculty: Any
  • Course: 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.
  • Campus: Any
  • Year level: Enrolled, or about to commence study, in course as a Commonwealth supported student
  • Study load: Full-time (exceptional circumstances may be considered for part-time study)
  • Financial hardship

Application process

  • To apply, visit UAC Equity Scholarships.
  • UAC processes all applications for this scholarship. Students located in any Australian state should follow the UAC application process. There is no fee for submitting a scholarship application through UAC.

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 continue to meet the following requirements each semester:

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

Applications are closed

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