The Curtin University Economics and Social Policy Scholarship in Australia, 2018

Scholarship Description:

The Curtin University is offering Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Economics and Social Policy Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student undertaking studies in the area(s) of economics or social policy.

The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre’s Economics and Social Policy Scholarship is to support broadening access to tertiary education for those traditionally underrepresented at university and who may benefit from financial assistance to attend University.

Host College/University:

The Curtin University (formerly known as Curtin University of Technology) is an Australian public research university based in Bentley and Perth, Western Australia.

Degree level:

Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programme.

Field of Study:

Scholarships are awarded in the field of Humanities, Science & Engineering, Faculty of Business and Law, Centre for Aboriginal Studies and Health Sciences.

Scholarship Award:

The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Economics and Social Policy Scholarship will provide the following support for the normal expected duration of the degree up to a maximum of 3 years: A total value of $15,000 paid as a cash stipend of $2,500 per semester. The amount can be used at the recipient’s discretion to contribute towards educational related expenses


  • Australian and New Zealand citizens are eligible to apply.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the Curtin University Australia.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered for the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Economics and Social Policy Scholarship:

Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder (PHV), or New Zealand citizen
Enrolled full time (100 credits) in a Curtin Undergraduate or Postgraduate coursework degree as at the scholarship closing date
Residing within Australia
Minimum course weighted average (CWA) of 50
Be able to demonstrate interest/passion for economics and social policy
Be from a low socio-economic background and be able to demonstate financial need
Not currently hold an industry sponsored scholarship
Available to attend BCEC’s events and activities, and participate in media and marketing engagements where required

Applying procedure Instructions:

How to Apply:

  • Complete the application form online
  • Application form can be saved at any point of the process
  • Multiple scholarships can be applied for at one time
  • Tips on how to complete your application can be found under the ‘Application Advice’ tab on the scholarships website

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

May 24, 2018.

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