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2016 - CBS Innovation International Scholarship, Curtin University, Australia

Deadline:

November 20, 2015

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2016 - CBS Innovation International Scholarship

Status: Open
Applications open: 02/08/2015
Applications close: 20/11/2015

About this scholarship

Description/Applicant information

The Curtin Business School (CBS) Innovation International Scholarship has been developed by Curtin University to encourage and support students who have chosen to study in the field of business information systems / technology. 

The CBS Innovation International Scholarship is part of Curtin University’s commitment to innovation and excellence in teaching and research, for the benefit of our students and the wider community. Curtin University is renowned for producing innovation and academic excellence that ultimately benefits the wider community. Students applying for the CBS Innovation International Scholarship are required to show insight and creative ideas in relation to their future profession and demonstrate a strong understanding of their chosen course of study.

Student type: Future Students

Faculty: Curtin Business School

Course type: Undergraduate

Gender:  Non-gender specific

Nationality:  International students

Scholarship base: Merit Based

Maximum number awarded:  5

Value

The CBS Innovation International Scholarship will provide the following support for the expected duration of the undergraduate degree for up to a maximum of three years (based on a full-time study load of at least 100 credits per semester):

  • A total value of up to $9,000 paid as a cash stipend of $1,500 per semester. The amount can be used at the recipient's discretion to contribute towards educational related expenses.

Payments occur post census date each semester. Payments will be made approximately mid-end April and September each year.

Eligible courses

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Business Information Systems) single major
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Business Information Technology) single major
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Business Information Technology and Systems) double major

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for the CBS Innovation International Scholarship:

  • International student and hold a valid Student Visa – Higher Education (Subclass 573)
  • Received a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) into an eligible undergraduate degree and major at Curtin University in 2016

Conditions that need to be met to keep your scholarship

Recipients must meet ALL of the following:

  • Remain enrolled in eligible course and major and major of study
  • Maintain a full time study load of 100 credits each semester at Curtin University
  • Maintain a course weighted average (CWA) of at least 70 each semester
  • Pass all units attempted each semester

Scholarship continuity is subject to meeting satisfactory academic progress as outlined above. Progress will be assessed at the end of each study period.  Unless there areexceptional circumstances, a recipient with unsatisfactory progress or who breaches the scholarship conditions shall be ineligible to retain the scholarship. Exceptional circumstances must be forwarded to and shall be at the discretion of the Scholarships Office.

Changes to enrolment

If a recipient intends to do any of the following they must also apply in writing to the Scholarships Office (scholarships@curtin.edu.au) for approval BEFORE the change. The Scholarships Office will advise how the change will affect their scholarship.

  • Change from full-time enrolment

Withdrawal or Terminated from units or course: A recipient who withdraws from their units or course of study, or has been terminated from studies will become ineligible for continuation of the scholarship, will not receive any further payments and will be required to repay to Curtin University the stipend awarded for that study period if applicable.

How to apply

Application process

Step 1: Download

Application form

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Step 2: Complete

  • Important information such as formatting requirements are detailed in the application guide

Step 3: Submit

  • Closing date listed at top of page and on application form
  • Late or incomplete applications will be assessed as ineligible

Step 4: Receipt

Application receipt sent to email listed through Curtin international admission within 10 working days of receiving application

Step 5: Assessment

  •           Applications will be assessed by an assessment panel using the following criteria:
    • Demonstrated a strong understanding of chosen course of study
    • Responses to questions in application
    • Academic merit
    • Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) into an eligible undergraduate business school degree at Curtin University in 2016

Step 6: Outcome

  • Outcome sent via email listed through Curtin international admission in mid-January 2016 (all successful and unsuccessful applicants notified)

Step 7: Acceptance

  • Successful applicants must return acceptance documents by end-January 2016
  • Deferral of this scholarship is permitted (details included in scholarship terms and conditions)

Please note:

  • Scholarship will be awarded if there are applicants of sufficient merit
  • Scholarship will commence from first semester of study
  • Scholarship is not transferrable to another major, course or university

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:

In Person:

Scholarships Office
Building 101, Level 1
Curtin University
Kent Street
BENTLEY WA

Post:

Scholarships Office
Building 101, Level 1
Curtin University
GPO Box U1987
PERTH WA 6845

Fax:

Fax Number: +61 8 9266 3279
Please attach a front cover page containing
1. Student Name
2. Student ID
3. Number of pages faxed

Please note:

All applications must be signed.

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