Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS)

Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS)

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  James Cook University

 Scholarship Name:  Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS)

 Description:  The Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarships (CAS) are available to Indigenous students to assist with the high costs of relocating to undertake higher education. While the CAS have been replaced by the Relocation Scholarships (administered by Centrelink), they will continue to be offered to Indigenous students in their existing form.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass), Enabling course, Graduate Diploma

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Multiple/year

 Annual Amount:  $5,087

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $5,087 per year (2015 rate: indexed annually) for a maximum of 4 years.

 Length:  4 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Indigenous Australian citizens of low socio-economic status; be commencing or undertaking a tertiary preparation program, undergraduate program, or Graduate Diploma in Education as full-time Commonwealth supported students; be from a rural or regional area; and have not previously completed a bachelor degree or equivalent (except where it is an entry requirement for the current course). Tenure is dependent on satisfactory progress.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, Educational disadvantage, Rural and isolated area resident

 Study Location:  Australia - QLD: Central Queensland QLD: North Queensland

 Closing Date:  End November; End February; End July

 Scholarship Website:  http://www.jcu.edu.au/scholarships/JCU_136699.html (opens in new window)

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 7 47815528

 Contact Email:  scholarships@jcu.edu.au

 Contact Postal Address:  James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  James Cook University

 Provider Phone:  61 1800 246446

 Provider Fax:  61 7 47816295

 Provider Website:  http://www.jcu.edu.au (opens in new window)