Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - School of Business Scholarship

Updated: about 16 hours ago
Deadline: 06 Mar 2022

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - School of Business Scholarship
About this scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2021 to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students commencing an undergraduate degree in the School of Business  at ACU. 
  


Scholarship type

Merit
  


Value
  • This scholarship is valued at $2,000, to be paid in one lump sum.
  • There are up to five scholarships available.

 


Student type

Future Students

 


Eligibility

This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all the following criteria, by the scholarship application close date:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students (Confirmation of Aboriginality will be required)
  • Faculty: Law and Business
  • Course: any ACU School of Business undergraduate degree
  • Study load: full-time 
  • Must not have completed a course equivalent or higher than a Bachelor degree

 


Application process

Applicants will be required to provide the following as part of the application:

  • A written statement of approximately 300 words outlining:
    • why you chose to undertake your degree;
    • your Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community participation
    • how this scholarship and funds will assist you to grow at ACU and in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community
  • Evidence of academic merit from your most recent studies (applies to future students only)
    • ATAR or equivalent; or
    • academic transcript (including GPA)

If you would like assistance with completing your application, please contact your local Indigenous Higher Education Unit .

 


Selection criteria

Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:

  • Written statement
  • Academic merit



Selection process

The recipients will be selected by the ACU Scholarships Office in consultation with First Peoples Directorate.

 


Other

Recipients will be also requested to submit an impact statement for the donor explaining how the scholarship has assisted them. The letter should be submitted to the ACU Scholarships Office no later than 1 October each year.


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