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2017 - Semester 2 - Curtin Agribusiness Bursary (Agriculture College Graduate) - Closed

2017 - Semester 2 - Curtin Agribusiness Bursary (Agriculture College Graduate) is now closed.

Status: Closed
Applications open: CLOSED
Applications close: CLOSED

About this scholarship

Description/Applicant information

The Curtin Agribusiness Bursary (Agriculture College Graduate) has been developed by Curtin University to reward and assist high achieving students choosing to study Agribusiness at Curtin.

Student type
  • Current Students
  • Future Students
Faculty
  • Science
Course type
  • Undergraduate
Gender

Non-gender specific

Nationality
  • Australian Citizen
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
Scholarship base
  • Merit Based
Maximum number awarded

1

Value

The Curtin Agribusiness Bursary (Agriculture College Graduate) will provide the following support for 12 months; Semester 2, 2017 and Semster 1, 2018 (based on a full-time study load of 75 credits per semester)

A total value of up to:

$3,000 paid over three instalments of $1,000

 

Payments will be made as follows:

  • Payment 1 during Week 2, semester 2, 2017 (or soon after offer is accepted)
  • Payment 2 at results release for semester 2, 2017
  • Payment 3 at results release for semester 1, 2018

The amount can be used at the recipient’s discretion to contribute towards educational related expenses.  

 

Eligible courses

Bachelor of Agribusiness - BAgribus (Curtin)

Eligibility criteria

Candidates must meet all of the following criteria to be considered for an Curtin Agribusiness Bursary (Agriculture College Graduate):

  • Attended an Agricultural College within the last 3 years
  • Be commencing a B. Agribusiness at Curtin in Semester 2, 2017
  • Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian or New Zealand citizen
  • Selected Curtin University as a first preference through TISC to undertake the Bachelor of Agribusiness in 2017 by the scholarship closing date (if student is applying through TISC)
  • Eligible for a Commonwealth supported place
Conditions that need to be met to keep your scholarship

Recipients must meet ALL of the following:

  • Remain enrolled in the Bachelor of Agribusiness
  • Maintain a full time study load of at least 75 credit points each semester at Curtin University
  • Maintain a status of good standing
  • 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 are exceptional 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

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How to apply

Application process

Step 1: Download

  • Application form and guide available to download from right hand side of this page when scholarship is open for application

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 address provided within 10 working days of receiving application

Step 5: Assessment

  • Applications will be assessed by an assessment panel using the following criteria:
    • Personal statement outlining reasons for choosing to study Agribusiness at Curtin
    • Responses to questions in application form
    • Interview performance (for shortlisted applicants)

Step 6: Shortlist for interview

  • An interview may be required. This will be confirmed after the closing date.

Step 7: Outcome

  • Outcome sent via email listed through TISC or Curtin student email address if the student is enrolled, by 6 - 8 weeks after the closing date. All successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified

Step 8: Acceptance

  • Successful applicants must return acceptance documents by deadline. This information will be included with the offer.

Please note:

  • Scholarship will commence from first semester of study
  • Scholarship is not transferrable to another major, course or university
  • Deferral of this scholarship is not permitted

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:

Fax:
08 9266 3279
Please attach a front cover page containing
1. Student name
2. Curriculum Council number
3. Number of pages faxed

Post:
Curtin University
Scholarships Office
Buidling 101, Level 1
GPO Box U1987
PERTH WA 6845

In Person:
Curtin University
Scholarships Office
Buidling 101, Level
Kent Street
BENTLEY WA

 

Please note:
All applications must be signed.

Need more information?

Enquiries

Scholarships Office

E: scholarships@curtin.edu.au

T: (08) 9266 2992

Frequently Asked questions: https://askcurtin.custhelp.com/app/answers/list/kw/scholarship

Further information

For more information about what scholarships you can apply for please visit our application profiles.

For advice on how to complete your application, please download the Application Guide.

Students may apply for as many scholarships as they are eligible for however, will only be awarded up to one Curtin funded continuing scholarship.  A continuing scholarship is defined as a scholarship that has more than two payments.  A Curtin funded scholarship is a scholarship that is solely funded by Curtin.

For further information about holding more than one scholarship contact scholarships@curtin.edu.au

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