Indigenous Accommodation and Relocation Scholarships
- Round 1 Applications closed at 09:00am 11 Mar 2020
- Outcome Notice Date:
18 Mar 2020
- Available to:
Commencing Students; Continuing Students
- Value: $1000+
- Duration: 1 year scholarship (students can reapply each year)
Equity and Merit Scholarships and Grants
The ISSP - Accommodation/Relocation Scholarship is to assist students with the cost of relocation, accommodation or commuting to campus.
Am I Eligible?
This scholarship has different components you can apply for. To be eligible you need to meet the eligibility criteria of both the overarching and specific criteria.
- an Indigenous Australian citizen;
- studying an undergraduate or postgraduate degree as an active student;
- enrolled in a Charles Sturt course as a Commonwealth supported student in a Commonwealth supported place;
- a commencing or continuing student. Continuing students must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (pass grade average);
- in financial need:
- in receipt of an eligible means tested Centrelink Benefit or
- able to demonstrate financial hardship.
Priority will be awarded to Indigenous students from remote or regional areas.
Specific criteria - Commencing Students
Specific criteria - Continuing Students
Commuting component - $1000 per session 1 & 2
To be eligible for this scholarship you must not be receiving a Centrelink Relocation Scholarship or Centrelink Residential Cost Option.
If eligible continuing students may be considered for the living off campus component for a maximum of 3 years after receiving this scholarship in their commencing year.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must not be receiving a Centrelink Relocation Scholarship or Centrelink Residential Cost Option
Applicants must not be receiving or have received a payment from any other source for the same purpose of relocation or accommodation costs.
Download the 2020 Indigenous Student Assistance Grant Guidelines [PDF]
(includes Indigenous Accommodation and Relocation Scholarships details)
Frequently Asked Questions
If you are receiving any other scholarship or grant for the purpose of relocating or accommodation you may not be eligible for this scholarship.
A person is considered to be in financial need if they are in receipt of an eligible means-tested Centrelink benefit or are in financial hardship. Supporting documentation will be required to demonstrate financial need.
Yes you can, as long as you log back in and submit your application before the closing date.
It might take up to 24 hours for your email receipt to come through.
Have you checked your spam or junk mail folder?
Did you provide the correct email address?
If you still haven't received the receipt after 24 hours, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the application number, your name and student ID.
An email notification will be sent by the outcome notice date, as advertised on the website.
Payments will be made be EFT to your nominated bank account or in some cases onto your student account or by voucher.
Register your bank details with Charles Sturt via online administration.
You must notify the Scholarship Office immediately by emailing email@example.com. Upon receipt of details regarding a change in circumstances, the Scholarship Office may reassess your eligibility.
Charles Sturt receives a high volume of applications for scholarships and Grants, meeting the eligibility criteria does not guarantee applicants a scholarship offer.
How to Apply
Round 1 applications closed at 09:00am 11 Mar 2020
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