Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarship Application

Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarship Application

Indigenous Commonwealth scholarships are funded by Government the objective of the Commonwealth Scholarships (CS) Program is to assist students to progress and complete higher education degrees at the same rate as or better than non-Indigenous persons, the (CS) program further seeks to ensure equitable opportunities for Indigenous students in Higher Education.

Scholarships on offer include:

Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS) – This scholarship will assist with education costs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled and studying in an approved course of study.

Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS) - to assist with accommodation costs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled and studying in an approved course of study.

Eligibility

Applicants must be:

i. Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander students enrolled in a course of study at University of Wollongong;
ii. Be from regional or remote areas and/or
iii. Be financially disadvantaged.

Non-Eligibility

Students in receipt of the below assistance scholarships or loans from Centrelink (Abstudy) will not qualify for the below assistance under University of Wollongong’s Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarship Programme.

- Student Start – up Loan
- Residential Costs Option
- Relocation Scholarship