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2018 - SIDA Foundation Study Abroad Bursary

Status: Open
Applications open: 14/11/2017
Applications close: 09/03/2018

About this scholarship

Description/Applicant information

The SIDA Study Abroad Bursary has been developed to encourage and support students in Interior Architecture who have demonstrated a strong interest and passion in this field. The fund will provide will provide a one-off payment of $4,000 to assist undergraduate Curtin Interior Architecture students in undertaking one semester of study exchange.

One scholarship will be awarded annually for five years (unless no recipient is determined) from 2017 onwards. The scholarship will be dependent upon the student’s fulfilment of all criteria outlined in the SIDA Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship Terms and Conditions.


Student type
  • Current Students
  • Humanities
Course type
  • Undergraduate
Specifically for
  • Curtin students wanting to study overseas

Non-gender specific

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



The SIDA Study Abroad Bursary will provide the following support (based on a full-time study load of 100 credits per semester):  

  • A total value of up to $4,000 paid as a one-off cash stipend. The amount can be used at the recipient’s discretion to contribute towards educational related expenses
Eligible courses
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Interior Architecture)
Eligibility criteria

Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to be considered for the SIDA Study Abroad Bursary:

  • Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, the holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa or New Zealand citizen
  • Enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Interior Architecture) as at the scholarship closing date
  • Enrolled as an internal student at the Bentley Campus
  • Have completed a minimum of 400 credits of study before they commence their exchange program
  • Have been approved for a study exchange program by the closing date of the scholarhsip application
  • Minimum course weighted average (CWA) of 65 or above
  • Have passed all units in their course
  • On an academic status of "Good Standing" for their course
  • Applied for, and accepted into their study abroad/exchange program by the time the scholarship closes
  • Not in receipt of any other scholarships
Conditions that need to be met to keep your scholarship

Recipients must meet ALL of the following:

  • Remain enrolled in initial course of study
  • Maintain a full time study load of at least 100 credit points each semester at Curtin University
  • Maintain a course weighted average (CWA) of at least 65 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 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

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

  • Change from full time enrolment
  • Change of course

Leave of Absence is not permitted.

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: Apply

  • Application form can be accessed via ‘My Studies’ tab in OASIS or via the ‘Apply Online’ button on the top right-hand side of this page
Step 2: Complete
  • 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

Step 3: Submit

  • Closing date listed at top of page and within scholarships channel on OASIS
  • Incomplete applications will not be assessed
  • Once submitted, application status will change to submitted

Step 4: Receipt

  • Application receipt will be sent to student email once application has been submitted
Step 5: Assessment
  • Applications will be assessed by an assessment panel using the following criteria:
    • Responses to questions in application form
    • Academic merit
    • References
    • Interview performance (for shortlisted applicants)

Step 6: Shortlist for Interview

  • Shortlisted applicants sent interview date and time via student email within 4-6 weeks of scholarship closing date
  • Shortlisted applicants must be available for designated interview time
  • Unsuccessful applicants sent notification via Official Communications Channel

Step 7: Outcome

  • Successful and unsuccessful interview applicants notified of outcome via Official Communications Channel within approx. 2 weeks of interview

Step 8: Acceptance

  • Successful applicants must return acceptance documents by deadline listed in Official Communication

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

Need more information?


Scholarships Office


T: (08) 9266 2992

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Further information

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

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

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