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The objective of the Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS) is to facilitate choice in higher education and to increase higher education participation for indigenous students.
Cash payment of $2,469 per annum in 2013 (indexed)
This scholarship is payable in two instalments - Trimester 1 and Trimester 2. No payment occurs in Trimester 3 for this scholarship.
Up to 8 payments (4 years) provided eligibility is maintained.
The allocations for 2012 are not currently available.
To maintain eligibility, you must be:
Selection, which is made by the Institute of Koorie Education at Deakin University is based on:
After your first trimester of studies you may defer your ICECS entitlement for up to twelve months, but on resumption of your studies you must demonstrate that you have maintained their eligibility to receive the scholarship.
Sucessful applicants are not permitted to hold an ICECS and a Student Start-up scholarship (payable through Centrelink) concurrently.
For information on how to apply for this scholarship please contact Adam Muir, Institute of Koorie Education, Deakin University ph: 03 5227 1190 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.