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2022 - Property Education Foundation Scholarship

Status: Closed

Applications open: 30/05/2021
Applications close: 31/03/2022

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About this scholarship

The Property Education Foundation Scholarship has been developed by the Property Education Foundation, in conjunction with Curtin University, to encourage and support students who are commencing full-time study in a property degree at Curtin.

  • Future Students
  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science & Engineering
  • Undergraduate
  • Australian Citizen
  • Merit Based

The Property Education Foundation Scholarship will provide the following support for up to a maximum of three years (based on a full-time study load of 100 credits per semester):

A total value of up to $12,000 paid as a cash stipend of:

  • $1,500 per semester in 1st year
  • $2,000 per semester in 2nd year
  • $2,500 per semester in 3rd year

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

Payments will be made by cheque and will be sent directly to the recipient from the Property Education Foundation each semester.

Payments will be made approximately late April and late September each year, provided results are available each semester.

Scholarship Details

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Property Development and Valuation)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Property and Finance)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Property and Marketing)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Urban and Regional Planning)

Any of the above listed degrees as part of double degree

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for the Property Education Foundation Scholarship:

  • Australian citizen
  • Enrolling in the first year of an eligible degree and major at Curtin University in semester 1, 2022
  • Enrolling full-time (100 credits) each study period

This scholarship is not deferrable.

Application process

For more information and to apply for the 2022 Property Education Foundation Scholarship, please visit https://www.pef.org.au/scholarships/

Timelines

  • Applications close: 31 March 2022
  • Interviews: 14 April 2022
  • Outcome available: 25 April 2022

Short-listed applicants must be available to undertake an interview on the above date.

Enrolment Requirements

Recipients must meet all of the following:

  • Remain enrolled in an eligible course and major of study
  • Maintain a full-time study load of 100 credits each study period at Curtin University
  • Pass all enrolled units each semester
  • Maintain a Course Weighted Average (CWA) of at least 70 or above

Changes to Enrolment

If a recipient intends to change their enrolment, they must also apply in writing to the Scholarships Office (scholarships@curtin.edu.au) for approval BEFORE the change. The Scholarships Office will advise how the change will affect their scholarship.

Withdrawal or Terminated from units or course: A recipient who withdraws from their units or course of study, or has been terminated from their studies will become ineligible for the 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.

Cancellation of Scholarship: Notwithstanding any provision above, Curtin reserves the rights, at its sole discretion, to cancel the award of, or continuity of, the scholarship where the sponsor ceases to fund the scholarship.

Enquiries

Scholarships Office

E: scholarships@curtin.edu.au

T: 1300 222 888

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions

 

Property Education Foundation

W: https://www.pef.org.au/scholarships/

Further Information

How do I prepare for an interview?

Tips on how to complete your application can be found under the Applying for scholarships link on the scholarships website.

Students may apply for as many scholarships as they are eligible for, and if successful, will be awarded the highest value scholarship. If students are successful in receiving an offer for more than one scholarship valued the same, they will have the opportunity to select their preferred scholarship. 

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

 

Centrelink

For advice on your Centrelink payments and how your scholarship could affect your payment please see http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/enablers/income or contact a Centrelink Office.  If you require a letter about your scholarship for Centrelink, please contact the Scholarships Office. 

Taxation

Generally scholarship money paid to full-time students is not treated as taxable income, however if your study load is less than 75 credits (part-time) your scholarship money is not tax exempt. Other than the full-time study requirement, the general rule is that scholarships are exempt from taxation unless:

  • It is a condition of the scholarship that a recipient is required to undertake activities that are of use, help or benefit to the scholarship provider - then the student is rendering a service by agreeing to undertake those activities;
  • An award is received by a student where the scholarship is not provided principally for educational purposes.
  • During or upon completion of the degree for which the scholarship is awarded a recipient is required to become, or shall continue to be, an employee of the funding body; or

The Australian Tax Office has a tool to help you determine if your scholarship is taxable.  For expert advice please contact the Australian Taxation Office or your accountant when completing your annual Tax Return.  If a letter regarding your scholarship is required for taxation purposes, please contact the Scholarships Office.

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