The Commonwealth government and Flinders University have established the Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS) to assist indigenous students with accommodation and/or relocation costs associated with their study at Flinders University.
The number of ICAS available each year will be determined by annual funding from the Commonwealth government. Each scholarship will be valued at $5355 per annum in 2018 and will be indexed in future years.
All scholarship applicants must:
Scholarships will be available to both commencing students and continuing students. Previous recipients of an Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship may reapply but will be limited to a maximum of 8 payments in total.
The scholarship is awarded for up to 1 year of full-time study. These payments are subject to the student maintaining a full-time study load and satisfactory academic performance. The scholarship will be paid in two equal instalments, after the census date of each semester. Scholarships are available to part-time students in exceptional circumstances, which includes (but is not limited to) disability, illness or carer responsibilities. Part-time scholarship recipients will receive the same annual value as full-time scholarship recipients.
In selecting recipients the following factors will be considered:
Selection of the candidate(s) will be made in accordance with procedures approved by the Director, Student Administration, in consultation with the Office of Indigenous Strategy and Engagement.
Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student System by the specified closing date.