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What are Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships (CS)?

Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships are to assist Indigenous students from low socio-economic backgrounds to undertake an enabling course, associate degree or bachelor degree at Curtin University.

Curtin University offers the following Commonwealth Scholarships:

  • Indigenous Commonwealth Education Scholarship (ICECS): For eligible Indigenous students undertaking an enabling, associate degree or bachelor degree who can demonstrate financial hardship.
  • Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS): For eligible Indigenous students undertaking an enabling , associate degree, or bachelor degree who can demonstrate financial hardship and relocated / will be relocating to commence their study.
You can apply for both scholarships if you meet the eligibility criteria. 

Please note:
The ICECS cannot be held in conjunction with the Student Start-Up Scholarship / Loan offered through Centrelink or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
The ICAS cannot be held in conjunction with the Relocation Scholarship / ABSTUDY Residential Costs Option offered through Centrelink.

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Updated 03/11/2020 09.36 AM