Equity Study Grant - Diploma, Advanced Diploma & Associate Degree Only

A one-off grant to assist low income CQUniversity Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Associate Degree students to supplement some of the educational costs incurred as part of their studies.

Scholarship Value: $500

Length of Scholarship: One-off payment

Number Available: Limited

Opening Date: 01 February 2017

Closing Date: 01 December 2017

Eligibility
Study LevelDiploma; Advanced Diploma; Associate Degree
Year of StudyFirst Year; Continuing (2nd year or greater)
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident; Permanent Humanitarian Visa; New Zealand Citizen
EthnicityAboriginal; Torres Strait Islander; South Sea Islander; Non Indigenous
Study RegionAll
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadAll loads
GenderEither

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to receive the Equity Study Grant, an applicant must:

  • Be enrolled in Units in a CQUniversity Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Associate Degree in the term they are applying for the Grant;
  • Be in receipt of a Centrelink benefit or can demonstrate low/personal family income;
  • Be a student with a permanent home address in Australia; either an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a student with an Australian Permanent Visa;
  • Have not previously received an Equity Study Grant in 2017;
  • The course must be the applicant’s primary program of study in which they are enrolled.

Selection Criteria

Applicants will be assessed based on an application form, supporting documentation and personal statement demonstrating a genuine need for the funds by addressing the following:

  • How will the Equity Study Grant be used to assist you to complete your studies at CQUniversity this year?

Additional Information

Payment of Equity Study Grant
  • If the application is successful, payment of the Equity Study Grant will be made via electronic funds transfer to the student’s bank account. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that their current banking details are entered into their My Centre for payment to occur.
Terms and Conditions of Grant
  • As there is a limited allocation of Equity Study Grants available, the decision regarding all successful applications will be final.

Supporting Documentation

Refer to Equity Study Grant - Application form.

How to apply

To apply for the Equity Study Grant :

  • Be enrolled in a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree
  • Read the Grant Guidelines
  • Complete a Grant Application Form
  • Ensure all supporting documentation is completed and attached as outlined in the Grant Guidelines and Application Form
  • Submit your Grant Application to the Student Life and Wellbeing Centre - refer to the Grant Application Form for submission options.

How will I know the outcome of my application?

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application via email sent to student email accounts only, as soon as possible after the assessment process has been finalised.

Donor details

CQUniversity