SCU Equity Book Bursary 2017 and 2018
Equity Book Bursaries are awarded to help disadvantaged undergraduate students with costs associated with higher education. Book Bursaries are awarded in the form of a voucher up to $500 in value which can be spent through the The Co-op and its sister brand Australian Geographic. The Co-op offers free standard shipping within Australia. Leaving your voucher to be used entirely on the educational products to support your studies. Visit The Co-op’s website for more information about products available.
Main Round Scholarship. For more information on offer rounds see UAC’s Key dates for Equity Scholarship.
Complete application online at UAC Equity Scholarships.
- Session 3, 2017 applications close 13 October 2017.
- Session 1, 2018 applications close 3 January 2018.
- Session 2, 2018 applications close 31 May 2018.
The number can vary but the greatest number will be offered in Session 1
Up to $500
Course of study
Any Commonwealth supported Bachelor degree.
Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens, permanent residents (other than humanitarian), permanent residents (humanitarian).
Low socio-economic status
Applicants must meet the criteria for low socio-economic status by demonstrating one of the following:
- Receiving or expecting to receive a Centrelink means-tested income support payment (such as Disability Support Pension, Parenting Payment Single, Carer Payment, AUSTUDY, etc.).
- Dependent commencing students aged between 16–20 years whose parent/guardian is in receipt of Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A for this student at the time of application.
SCU will generally award scholarships to applicants who demonstrate multiple disadvantages under the following:
- Carer responsibilities
- English language difficulties
- Financial hardship
- Indigenous Australian
- Long-term medical condition/disability or ongoing effects of abuse
- Sole parent responsibilities
You are not eligible for consideration if you:
- Already hold a bachelor’s degree or higher level award, unless the award you hold is a prerequisite to the undergraduate course you are enrolled in (or will be enrolled in).
- Already receive or will be receiving another type of Commonwealth/government funded Scholarship; for example, Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship.
- Already receive or will be receiving another non-government funded scholarship valued at more than $6000 per year.