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Autism Inclusion Equity Scholarship Blacktown Campus

New South Wales, Australia

Award value

A$4,000.00 (US$ 2,844)


Funding type

Fee waiver/discount



1 March 2023


Study level


About this scholarship

Awarding Institution

Australian Catholic University

Number of awards

1 per year (avg)

What does this scholarship cover?

  • Tuition fees

More details on the scholarship

This scholarship is valued at AUD $4,000, to be paid in one lump sum

Entry requirements


All International


Applicable to all genders

Delivery mode

All types of delivery mode

Selection approach

Only selective applicants are considered

Study mode

Full Time

Intake year

All intakes

Other criteria

Mature students

Course subject and study level you are applying for

Subject area(s)*

Applied and Pure Sciences

Study level


Subject area(s)*

Business and Management

Study level


Subject area(s)*

Computer Science and IT

Study level


Other eligibility requirements

This scholarship is open to commencing students who meet all the following criteria: 

Commencing a new ACU course in Semester 1, 2023
Course: any ACU undergraduate degree
Campus: Blacktown 
Study load: full-time 
Diagnosed autism 

Selection criteria

Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria: 

Written statement

Selection process

Applicants will be shortlisted by the Scholarships Office, and the recipient selected by a panel consisting of; Father Anthony Casamento (Vice President ACU), Professor Sandra Jones (PVC Engagement) and an Autism community representative.

How to apply

Application process

You need to apply separately for this scholarship

Application details (from the awarding institution)

For further information, please contact university website.

Application requirements

    Applicants are required to provide the following as part of the application: 

    A written statement of approximately 300 words outlining how having autism has impacted you and your studies.  
    Two written references, these can be from any of the following:  

    community engagement leader 
    religious leader 

     Recipients will be required to provide a letter from their health professional confirming their autism spectrum diagnosis prior to scholarship payment.

Application deadline

1 March 2023

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Contact the institution for more details on the application process, eligibility, and any other information about the scholarship and courses offered.

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