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ACU International Student Scholarship

About this scholarship

Australian Catholic University International Student Scholarships reward commencing undergraduate and postgraduate International students who have demonstrated outstanding academic merit in prior studies.
 

Scholarship type

Merit
 

Value

The scholarship will cover half of the full-time fees for the minimum duration of your course (inclusive of RPL/Credit).

There are 20 scholarships available.

 

Student type

Future Students
 

Eligibility

  • Citizenship: international students
  • Faculty: any
  • Course: any ACU degree
  • Campus: any
  • Year level: first year
  • Required study load: full-time
  • You must have an offer for a place in an undergraduate or postgraduate program at ACU, commencing in February 2020
  • You must have achieved results of at least 80% (equivalent to a GPA of 5.8 on the ACU 7-point scale) in previous study completed within the last two years (undergraduate applicants) or four years (postgraduate applicants)
  • You must be applying for an ACU program that is an equal or higher level of study than the currently held qualifications
  • You must not be receiving any other ACU scholarship or award
  • You must not be attending ACU as a Study Abroad or Exchange student
 

Application process

Apply online by clicking the 'Apply now' at the bottom of this page and complete the application form. You must attach the following documentation with your application:
  • Evidence of academic merit, showing achievement of an average of at least 80% (GPA 5.8 on the ACU 7 point scale) across your most recent program of study. 
Academic records must include original language documents, translations (where applicable) and official explanation of grading system.
 

Selection criteria

Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:
  • Academic merit
The Selection Committee may give consideration to the diversity of the source countries of applicants and the courses in which they are enrolled (including across a spread of undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs and campuses).
 

Selection process

Recipients will be selected by a Selection Committee consisting of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global and Educational Pathways), the Executive Dean of each Faculty (or nominee), the Associate Director, International Admissions and Student Relations and the Associate Director, International Marketing and Recruitment.

In considering applications, in addition to the eligibility and selection criteria, the Selection Committee may give consideration to the diversity of the source countries of applicants and the courses in which they are enrolled (including across a spread of undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs and campuses).

 

Ongoing requirements

Students must maintain an overall minimum GPA of 4.75 on the ACU 7 point scale for the duration of their course.

The Scholarship is not transferable to alternative courses or campuses post initial enrolment.

Students must pay required tuition fees by relevant due dates.

The Scholarship remains valid for students on an approved Leave of Absence for up to 12 months.

Successful applicants must also agree to act as student ambassadors for ACU and support promotional activities.

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