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Australian Catholic University

ACU International Student Accommodation Scholarship

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31 Jul 2024
Application deadline


Scholarships aren’t just for academically gifted students or those struggling financially – passion and dedication for your studies will take you most of the way. 


Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award



20% reduction on accommodation

Scholarship coverage

  • accommodation


ACU Student Accommodation aims to support international students with the cost of accommodation whilst studying at ACU in Australia. The ACU International Student Accommodation Scholarship is designed to encourage international students to choose to stay in ACU Student Accommodation which engages students from a range of backgrounds, with equally diverse aspirations and support needs.

Applicable programmes


The scholarship provides a 20% reduction of ACU Student Accommodation fees for the duration of 12 months. (The Scholarship only applies to ACU student accommodation. It does not apply to any non-ACU accommodation.

Sydney: this offer is for a National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) studio apartment.

Canberra: this offer is for a studio apartment in Blackfriars Residence on-campus. 

Ballarat: this offer is for a private room in a Managed Residential house.

There are 4 scholarships available.


This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all the following criteria:

  • Citizenship: international students.
  • Course: commencing any ACU degree in Semester 2.
  • Study load: full-time enrolment.
  • Campus: Canberra, North Sydney, Strathfield, Blacktown or Ballarat (on campus mode).

These offers are subject to the availability of rooms at your chosen campus. You may be contacted by ACU Student Accommodation for further clarification about room availability.

Scholarship requirements






225 nationalities

Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

31 Jul 2024

Applicants will be required to provide the following as part of the application:

A written statement of approximately 300 words outlining:

how this scholarship will benefit you;

any barriers that you have overcome in your pursuit of gaining an education;

the goals you hope to achieve through completing your degree.


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