Oorala Access and Inclusion Study Support Package

The Oorala Aboriginal Centre, in collaboration with UNE’s Student Access & Inclusion office, is offering a Access and Inclusion Support Scholarship. The value of this scholarship is $500 and this can be used in addition to UNE’s existing support services for students with disability, health condition, access needs or equity support.

Access and Inclusion Study Support Package - The application form for this support package is currently being updated. To express your interest please call 1800 622 384

Oorala Study Support ScholarshipsValue Number availableSTATUSClosing
Access and Inclusion Study Support Package $500TBCOPENongoing

Eligibility criteria:

  1. Recipients must be an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person and must satisfy the Confirmation of Aboriginality Criteria.
    1. Confirmation of Aboriginality and Torres Strait Islander Identity Rule  (UNE)
    2. Confirmation of Aboriginality and Torres Strait Islander Identity Procedures (UNE)
  2. Recipients must be undertaking an undergraduate or enabling course.
  3. Financial Need with a threshold of less than $65,000 to be determined by Centrelink Income Statement, Group Certificate, parents income if dependent.
    https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Income-and-deductions/Offsets-and-rebates/Low-income-earners/
  4. Valid enrolment in a course of study at UNE post-Census Day.
  5. Applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of 24 credit points in the academic year.
  6. Applicants for a Access and Inclusion Study Support Package are required to
    1. Register with the Special Needs Office or call 02 6773 2897 and
    2. Submit a copy of their Study Access Plan within 14 days of the application closing date to oorala-scholarships@une.edu.au.
The Access and Inclusion Study Support Package Scholarships:
  1. The Aboriginal Access and Inclusion Study Support Scholarships are offered once annually.
  2. Priority will be given to:
    1. Regional and Remote applicants based on the Australian Government definitions of Regional and Remote areas. http://www.doctorconnect.gov.au/locator
    2. Financial need, with a threshold of less than $65,000 to be determined by Centrelink Income Statement, Group Certificate, parents income if dependent. https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Income-and-deductions/Offsets-and-rebates/Low-income- earners/
    3. External on-line students with limited access to university facilities.
    4. Applicants who have not previously received a Commonwealth Equity Scholarship.
  3. Funding, if available, may be awarded for separate components of each package where available packages are not fully awarded.

Access and Inclusion Study Support Packages

Applications are now OPEN

How to apply

The application form for this support package is currently being updated. To express your interest please call 1800 622 384

Receiving an Offer

Students who receive an offer please contact the Oorala Aboriginal Centre on  ooralasupport@une.edu.au or phone 6773 3034 or freecall 1800 622 384