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Family bursaries

Value

The bursary is equivalent to 10% of the tuition fee for up to 8 units of study within one program only with a UMass ISSP partner institution. The bursary does not apply to additional units or repeat units that may also be undertaken and excludes mixed English options.

Eligibility

  • Family Bursary applies where two or more students from the same family study at aUMass ISSP partner institution.
  • The first family member can be studying at a UMass ISSP partner institution at the same time as the other family members or may have studied at any UMass ISSP partner institution previously.
  • The family bursary is granted to the second and subsequent family members who study at a UMass ISSP partner institution.
  • Not have previously received a UMass ISSP partner institution scholarship or bursary, or had a scholarship or bursary from a UMass ISSP partner institution withdrawn.

Definitions

For the purpose of this bursary, a family member is defined as a husband, wife, brother, sister, mother, father, son, daughter or stepchild.

Conditions

  • Successful recipients will not receive any money from the UMass ISSP partner institution. The value of the bursary will be recorded on the student's account each semester of study.
  • The bursary does not apply to additional units or repeat units that may also be undertaken.
  • UMass ISSP partner institution bursary is not applicable to English language program or any component of any English language program offered by UMass ISSP partner institutions.

UMass ISSP bursary partner institutions

The bursary applies to students studying at BCUIC, Curtin College, Curtin Singapore, CRIC, Deakin College, EIBT, EIC, Eynesbury, FIC, Griffith College, HIC, ICM, ICP, ICRGU, ICWS, La Trobe Melbourne, La Trobe University Sydney Campus, LBIC, NIC, PUIC, PIBT, SAIBT, SIBT, FAU GSSP, UMass Boston ISSP, UMass Dartmouth GSP, UMass Lowell GSSP, UNH GSSP, UC College, UCIC, UNIC, Western Sydney University International College, and Western Sydney University – Sydney City Campus.

Application instructions

A completed application must be submitted to the UMass ISSP partner institution together with supporting documents, such as birth certificate, or family card. Application form can be obtained from the UMass ISSP partner institution where the student has enrolled.

Academic merit scholarship

UMass ISSP is committed to helping you achieve your career goals by offering scholarships to outstanding students. Each semester, UMass ISSP awards two students with academic merit scholarships.

Value

The scholarship award is equivalent to one academic semester’s fees (up to five academic subjects). Any additional costs, including travel or material such as books or equipment required as part of the program will be recipient's responsibility.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Be currently studying full-time;
  • Have achieved competencies in all courses across their current program (for which the scholarship is applied for) in the semester prior to being eligible for the scholarship;
  • Not have any outstanding fees on their student account;
  • Not have previously received a UMass ISSP scholarship or bursary from a partner institution, or had a scholarship or bursary from a UMass ISSP partner institution withdrawn.

Conditions

  • The scholarship applies to the second semester of enrollment only or the final semester of study for an undergraduate/postgraduate program. Students are liable to pay for any additional courses / subjects undertaken.
  • Successful recipients will not receive any money from the UMass ISSP partner institution. The value of the scholarship will be recorded on the student's account during their second semester of study or their final semester of study for an undergraduate/postgraduate program.
  • Scholarship recipients must maintain satisfactory academic progress through their second semester of study or final semester of study for undergraduate/postgraduate programs to retain their scholarship.
  • Scholarships are not transferable to other students or UMass ISSP partner institutions in any circumstances.
  • UMass ISSP partner institutions reserves the right not to award all or some of the scholarships in a given year.
  • Scholarships cannot be backdated.

Selection criteria

Selection will be based on:

  • Academic results (GPA) from their previous semester of study. Should two students have identical academic results, the scholarship panel will refer back to marks awarded within each subjects/course to ascertain the scholarship recipient.
  • Additional factors such as educational disadvantage, member of specific equity group and/or significantly adverse personal circumstances may be taken into account where the scholarship panel must differentiate between equally qualified applicants.
  • Outcome of scheduled interview (if required)

Notification of results

The scholarship panel will announce the recipients of the academic merit scholarship upon the completion of each semester and the release of the results. The recipients will be notified by mail and the successful students posted on the college/campus website.

Application instructions

Students are not required to complete a separate application for the scholarship as it is awarded based on academic performance and ALL students are eligible. Simply complete the UMass Boston ISSP application form to be considered.

All terms and conditions are correct as at 2 July 2016 and subject to change without notice or at the discretion of the UMass ISSP partner institution or Navitas Ltd.