Deadly Accommodation Scholarships - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Opens 1 Jan 2022 12:00 AM (AEDT)
Deadline 20 Dec 2022 12:00 AM (AEDT)
$3,500 1st semester, $2,500 following
Description

The Deadly Relocation/Accommodation Costs Scholarship (ICACS) aims to improve higher education access for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ particularly for those who need to relocate from regional and remote areas in order to access study.

Eligibility:  

  • Domestic student 

  • Be an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person 

  • Provide evidence of low socio-economic status or financial hardship (documents such as Centrelink statement, payslips. Bank statements can be used if an explanation is provided in a personal statement) 

  • Enrolled in an Undergraduate, Honours or Post-graduate course at Federation University 

  • Provide either a Confirmation of Aboriginality or a statutory declaration.   

  • Travel for study would  more than 90 minutes 

Scholarship Amount/Benefit:  

The student will receive $3,500 in the first year, after the first census date and $2,500 each semester after.  

The scholarship is available for up to 8 payments.  

Conditions:  

  • Be active and enrolled post census date  

  • If payment is required before census date due to financial hardship, you will need to put this in your application to be considered, however If you withdraw from your studies, you may be requested to repay all or part of the scholarship.  

  • Students who defer their offer or take a leave of absence will forfeit their award. 

  • If payment is required before census date due to financial hardship, you will need to put this in your application to be considered, however If you withdraw from your studies, you may be requested to repay all or part of the scholarship.  

Commonwealth Scholarships are governed by a set of conditions: 

As a Commonwealth scholarship recipient, you’ll need to follow these scholarship requirements and agree to these conditions: 

  • You can only receive an Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarship for up to eight scholarship periods. As courses can run in normal semesters, or within trimesters or other study periods, the term scholarship period is used. A scholarship period is equal to a teaching period. 

  • During the eight scholarship periods, you may be in receipt of a Deadly Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS) and if eligible, a Deadly Relocation/Accommodation Scholarship, concurrently or separately. 

  • You should not be in receipt of a Commonwealth scholarship from more than one provider at any one time: 

    • if you are currently receiving a Deadly Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS) from Federation, you can’t also receive a Start-up Scholarship or a Start-up Loan from Centrelink for the same period. 

    • if you are currently receiving a Deadly Relocation/Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS) from Federation you can’t also receive a ABSTUDY Residential Costs Options or Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarships from Centrelink for the same period. 

  • You cannot transfer a commonwealth scholarship to study at another institution. 

  • You’ll need to notify the Scholarships team immediately if you: 

    • transfer to another undergraduate program at Federation 

    • stop studying full-time 

    • Withdraw from your studies 

    • change your home address 

  • experience a change in your circumstances. 

  • Where a recipient defers or takes a leave of absence, scholarship payments will be suspended for up to one-year maximum 

  • To maintain your scholarship, you’ll need to maintain satisfactory academic progress. 

  • You should seek independent advice from the relevant authorities on the effect that the scholarship may have on your eligibility for Austudy or Youth Allowance, or whether there will be any taxation implications. 

  • You can’t hold this scholarship at the same time as a similar scholarship unless otherwise specified. 

For assistance when completing your application, please contact scholarships or the Aboriginal Education Centre team.  

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Deadly Accommodation Scholarships - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders



The Deadly Relocation/Accommodation Costs Scholarship (ICACS) aims to improve higher education access for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ particularly for those who need to relocate from regional and remote areas in order to access study.

Eligibility:  

  • Domestic student 

  • Be an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person 

  • Provide evidence of low socio-economic status or financial hardship (documents such as Centrelink statement, payslips. Bank statements can be used if an explanation is provided in a personal statement) 

  • Enrolled in an Undergraduate, Honours or Post-graduate course at Federation University 

  • Provide either a Confirmation of Aboriginality or a statutory declaration.   

  • Travel for study would  more than 90 minutes 

Scholarship Amount/Benefit:  

The student will receive $3,500 in the first year, after the first census date and $2,500 each semester after.  

The scholarship is available for up to 8 payments.  

Conditions:  

  • Be active and enrolled post census date  

  • If payment is required before census date due to financial hardship, you will need to put this in your application to be considered, however If you withdraw from your studies, you may be requested to repay all or part of the scholarship.  

  • Students who defer their offer or take a leave of absence will forfeit their award. 

  • If payment is required before census date due to financial hardship, you will need to put this in your application to be considered, however If you withdraw from your studies, you may be requested to repay all or part of the scholarship.  

Commonwealth Scholarships are governed by a set of conditions: 

As a Commonwealth scholarship recipient, you’ll need to follow these scholarship requirements and agree to these conditions: 

  • You can only receive an Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarship for up to eight scholarship periods. As courses can run in normal semesters, or within trimesters or other study periods, the term scholarship period is used. A scholarship period is equal to a teaching period. 

  • During the eight scholarship periods, you may be in receipt of a Deadly Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS) and if eligible, a Deadly Relocation/Accommodation Scholarship, concurrently or separately. 

  • You should not be in receipt of a Commonwealth scholarship from more than one provider at any one time: 

    • if you are currently receiving a Deadly Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS) from Federation, you can’t also receive a Start-up Scholarship or a Start-up Loan from Centrelink for the same period. 

    • if you are currently receiving a Deadly Relocation/Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS) from Federation you can’t also receive a ABSTUDY Residential Costs Options or Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarships from Centrelink for the same period. 

  • You cannot transfer a commonwealth scholarship to study at another institution. 

  • You’ll need to notify the Scholarships team immediately if you: 

    • transfer to another undergraduate program at Federation 

    • stop studying full-time 

    • Withdraw from your studies 

    • change your home address 

  • experience a change in your circumstances. 

  • Where a recipient defers or takes a leave of absence, scholarship payments will be suspended for up to one-year maximum 

  • To maintain your scholarship, you’ll need to maintain satisfactory academic progress. 

  • You should seek independent advice from the relevant authorities on the effect that the scholarship may have on your eligibility for Austudy or Youth Allowance, or whether there will be any taxation implications. 

  • You can’t hold this scholarship at the same time as a similar scholarship unless otherwise specified. 

For assistance when completing your application, please contact scholarships or the Aboriginal Education Centre team.  

Value

$3,500 1st semester, $2,500 following

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Opens
1 Jan 2022 12:00 AM (AEDT)
Deadline
20 Dec 2022 12:00 AM (AEDT)

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