Commonwealth Education Cost Scholarships


  • $2,637 for a full-time study load (48 credit points) paid up to a maximum of one year only. 

Number offered

  • Varies subject to funding.


  • Based on need.


All conditions must be met

*Including the Diploma of Tertiary Studies.


  • You must maintain full-time on-campus enrolment, and verify this each semester.

Application and other information

  • Cannot be deferred.
  • You are not eligible if you have previously completed the requirements of a bachelor's degree or high-level award, unless such an award is a prerequisite to the current undergraduate course of study (e.g. completing a bachelor's degree and then enrolling in an honours degree).
  • The maximum duration you can have access to one or more Commonwealth scholarships is a total of eight scholarship periods (i.e. twice yearly for up to four years).
  • You may hold a Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship and Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship concurrently but not sequentially.
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