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ACU Academic Excellence Scholarship

About this scholarship

Valued at $5,000, the ACU Academic Excellence Scholarships recognise and reward high achieving undergraduate students across all faculties.

Scholarship type



  • The scholarship is valued at $5,000, to be paid in one lump sum
  • Multiple scholarships are available each year and will be awarded equally across faculties proportionate to enrolment.

Student type

Current Students


This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria, as of the scholarship application closing date:
  • Citizenship: all domestic students
  • Faculty: any
  • Course: any ACU undergraduate degree
  • Campus: any
  • Study load: full-time
  • You must have completed at least 80 credit points at ACU in an undergraduate degree (excluding Non-Award undergraduate units).
  • Minimum cumulative GPA: 6.0 (on the ACU seven point scale across all ACU undergraduate studies).

Application process

  • Applications must be made online through the Scholarships page.
  • You do not need to provide any supporting documentation. Your current GPA will be obtained from our records.

Selection process

Applications will be assessed based on GPA.


  • The recipients will be selected by the Scholarships Office. A fixed number of scholarships are available, and these will be awarded across faculties according to enrolment. The students with the highest cumulative GPAs in each faculty will receive the scholarships.
  • Applicants will be notified of the outcome in the weeks following the scholarship application closing date.