Curtin University offers Humanitarian Fund Scholarships for undergraduate students in the field of Health Sciences, Science, Engineering, Humanities and Business. Australian and international students can apply for these scholarships. The scholarship will provide a range of awards with a minimum of a one-off $1,000 cash payment to support educational costs and will be awarded on need based. The award amount will be depending on the circumstances of the individual recipient and the annual availability of funds. The application deadline is 17 March 2014.
The Curtin Humanitarian Fund Scholarship is in accordance with Curtin’s long-standing, formal commitment to Ethics and Social Justice. The scholarships provide financial support to current or future Curtin undergraduate students who have entered Australia under refugee-like conditions and are unable to meet the costs of pursuing Higher Education. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis depending on individual circumstances
What are the Subject areas?
Scholarships are provided in the field of Health Sciences, Science, Engineering, Humanities and Business at Curtin University.
At what course level?
Scholarships are available for candidates wishing to pursue undergraduate degree level at Curtin University.
Who’s the scholarship provider?
Where can scholarship be taken?
Who’s eligible to apply?
Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered for a Curtin Humanitarian Fund scholarship:
-Be a current or future Curtin undergraduate student
-Future students must already be in Australia
-Future students must have an offer of a place in a Curtin course (note, any recipient of the Curtin Humanitarian Award must have a letter of offer for a Curtin course before this Scholarship can be awarded)
-Be able to demonstrate financial hardship
-Be from a refugee-like background, or the relative of such a person, who experienced forced migration and may have entered Australia.
Who can apply?
Australian, Australian Citizen Permanent Humanitarian Visa, International students, New Zealand Citizen can apply for these scholarships.
What are the number of award?
What is the duration of award?
What does the scholarship cover?
The scholarship will provide a range of awards with a minimum of a one-off $1,000 cash payment to support educational costs. The award amount will be depending on the circumstances of the individual recipient and the annual availability of funds. This amount is based on a study load of 100 credit points each semester. The university reserves the right to reduce the amount of assistance provided by the Scholarship award where applicants are in receipt of other scholarships. Payments occur post census date. Payment will be made approximately mid-end April.
What are the selection criteria?
The scholarships will be awarded on need base.
How will applicants be notified?
All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application via email or your student Oasis within 6-8 weeks of the scholarship closing date.
How can I Apply?
The mode of applcation is by post. Incomplete Applications or applications missing documentation will not be assessed.
What’s the scholarship application deadline?
The application deadline is 17 March 2014.
Where can I get more information on how to apply?