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Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Economics and Social Policy Scholarship in Australia, 2019

The Curtin University is offering Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Economics and Social Policy Scholarship. The scholarship is open to an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student undertaking studies in the area(s) of economics or social policy.

The scholarship reflects Bankwest’s commitment to community development and the Centre’s aim to improve the lives of West Australians.

Curtin University (formerly known as Curtin University of Technology) is an Australian public research university based in Bentley and Perth, Western Australia.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: March 15, 2019
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Health Sciences, Faculty of Business and Law, Science & Engineering, Humanities, Centre for Aboriginal Studies.
  • Scholarship Award: A total value of up to $15,000 paid as a cash stipend of $2,500 per semester. The amount can be used at the recipient’s discretion to contribute towards educationally related expenses
  • Nationalities: Australian, Australian Permanent Resident, Permanent Humanitarian Visa, New Zealand citizens are eligible to apply.
  • Number of Scholarships: There is only one scholarship available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Australian, Australian Permanent Resident, Permanent Humanitarian Visa, New Zealand citizens are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered for the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Economics and Social Policy Scholarship:
    • Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder (PHV), or New Zealand citizen
    • Enrolled full time (100 credits) in a Curtin undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree as at the scholarship closing date
    • Residing within Australia
    • Minimum course weighted average (CWA) of 50 (if applicable)
    • Be able to demonstrate interest/passion for economics and social policy
    • Be from a low socio-economic background and be able to demonstrate financial need
    • Not currently hold an industry-sponsored the scholarship
    • Available to attend BCEC’s events and activities, and participate in media and marketing engagements where required

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: 

Step 1: Access application form

  • Application form can be accessed via ‘My Studies’ tab in OASIS or via the ‘Apply Online’ button on the top right-hand side of this page
  • In order to apply online, you must first receive the offer of a place for the eligible course and accept the offer.
  • Once you receive your Curtin Student number and activate your OASIS account you can apply for the scholarship online.

Step 2: Complete

  • Complete the application form online
  • Application form can be saved at any point of the process
  • Multiple scholarships can be applied for at one time
  • Tips on how to complete your application can be found under the ‘Application Advice’ tab on the scholarships website

Step 3: Submit

  • Closing date is listed at top of a page and within scholarships channel on OASIS
  • Incomplete applications will not be assessed
  • Once submitted, application status will change to submitted

Step 4: Receipt

  • Application receipt will be sent to student email once the application has been submitted

Step 5: Assessment

  • Applications will be assessed by an assessment panel using the following criteria:
  • Responses to questions in the application form
  • Demonstrated interest in/passion for economics and social policy
  • Low socio-economic background and financial need

Step 6: Outcome

  • Successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified of their outcome via the Scholarship Channel (Student OASIS) within approximately 4-6 weeks of the scholarship closing date

Step 7: Acceptance

Successful applicants must accept the terms and conditions via the Scholarship Channel (Student OASIS) by the deadline

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