Flinders University Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship

The Commonwealth government and Flinders University have established the Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS) to assist indigenous students with accommodation and/or relocation costs related to their Flinders University studies.

This round is open to any student currently admitted to a degree programme at Flinders, including those who applied but were unsuccessful in a previous round.

Brief Description

  • Type: Undergraduate
  • Organisation: Flinders University
  • Country to study: Australia
  • School to study:  Flinders University
  • Course to study: View course
  • Gender: Men and Women
  • Application Deadline: March 8, 2023

See Also: University of Melbourne 2023 Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship, Australia

About the Flinders University

The public Flinders University is located in Adelaide, South Australia. It was founded in 1966 and named after Matthew Flinders, who explored and mapped the South Australian coastline in the early nineteenth century.

Flinders is a green university[citation needed] and a member of the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) Group, ranking 10-16 in Australia and 36th in the world among universities founded in the last 50 years.

The university pioneered a cross-disciplinary approach to teaching, and its faculties of medicine and the humanities are considered among the top 10 in the country.

Scholarship Benefits

The number of available ICAS each year will be determined by the annual funding provided by the federal government. Each scholarship will be worth $7,500 per year, payable in two $3,750 installments.

Also Check: DST Scholarship for Continuing Students at Flinders University 2023

Eligibility Criteria

All applicants for a scholarship must:

  • Be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent in Australia; and
  • Identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian; and
  • Community acceptance as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; and
  • Be enrolled full-time at Flinders University in an undergraduate or postgraduate programme or the Foundation Studies programme; and
  • Have a permanent home address in Australia’s Inner or Outer Regional, Remote or Very Remote regions, as defined by the Australian Standard Geographic Classification (ASGC); and
  • Have relocated to pursue studies in accordance with section 2.10.15 of the 2010 Commonwealth Scholarship Guidelines (Education); and
  • Not be receiving a Relocation Scholarship (available to recipients of ABSTUDY and Youth Allowance); and
  • Not receiving the ABSTUDY residential expenses payment

There will be scholarships available to both new and continuing students. Previous Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship awardees may reapply, but will be limited to a total of eight payments.

How to apply

Online applications must be submitted through the Flinders University Student System by the specified deadline. Please ensure that all of your personal information in the Student System is accurate, as you will be evaluated using this information.

Submit an application

Financial Hardship Form

For more details visit: Flinders University website.


Application Deadline

March 8, 2023

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