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2013 - Information Systems International Scholarship Programme

The Information Systems International Scholarship Programme is available to students interested in Computing science, applied information technology or related computing fields.
The scholarship status is as follows:

Status: Open
Applications open: 5/08/2012
Applications close: 23/11/2012
Student type
  • Future Students
  • Curtin Business School
Course type
  • Undergraduate
  • International students
Scholarship base
  • Merit Based
The scholarship is valued at $5,000 in total and will be awarded to students over the period of the original course that the scholarship was offered, for example if it is a three year course they will receive $2,000 in their first year and then $1,500 in the subsequent years.
Eligible courses
Bachelor of Commerce majoring in one of the following:
  • Business Information Technology (single major)
  • Business Information Technology & Systems (double major)
  • Business Information Systems (single major)
Eligibility criteria
  • Be an international student and hold a valid Student Visa – Higher Education (Subclass 573)
  • Have received a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) into an eligible undergraduate business degree and major at Curtin University in 2013
  • Commencing the first semester of their first undergraduate degree at Curtin University in semester 1, 2013
Enrolment requirements
Unless there are exceptional circumstances such as but not limited to medical or family reasons students must meet ALL of the following:
  • Remain enrolled in initial course and major of study
  • Maintain a full time study load of 100 credit points each semester at Curtin University
  • Maintain a course weighted average (CWA) of at least 70
  • Pass all units attempted each semester each semester
Scholarship continuity is subject to meeting satisfactory academic progress as detailed 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 Manager, Scholarships Office.
The scholarship is available for the normal expected duration of the initial course offered to the successful scholarship recipient. For example, if the normal expected undergraduate degree duration is 600 credits of study, the scholarship will cover 600 credit points only. Any study that is taken over and above the normal expected duration will be at the student’s expense. No extensions beyond the normal duration of study will be considered except if a recipient continues to an honours year. Recipients will need to contact the Scholarships Office for approval of the extension of their scholarship.
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.
Change from full time enrolment: The Scholarships Office will advise how the change will affect your scholarship.
Change of course: Change of course or major is NOT permitted for this scholarship.
Leave of absence:  If Approved the maximum period of leave is 12 months.
Withdrawal or Termination from units or course: A student 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 the University the stipend awarded for that study period if applicable.

How to apply

Application process
An applicant must submit a completed application form with supporting documents attached by 4:00pm on the scholarship closing date, to the Scholarships Office at the Bentley campus.
For a list of all documentation required for an application please see the documentation requirements checklist at the back of the application form. Documentation must be certified copies, for details about certification go to
Applications will be assessed by a selection panel using the following criteria:
  • Academic merit
  • Responses to questions in application
  • Receive an offer of a place into an eligible undergraduate degree and major at Curtin University in 2013.
The scholarship(s) will be awarded if there are candidates of sufficient merit.
All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application via the email you provided to TISC in mid-January 2013.
In order to accept the scholarship a recipient will be requested to return a signed Terms and Conditions document and provide bank details.
If a recipient wants to defer their scholarship, they will need to complete the necessary paperwork that will be included with their offer of a scholarship.
Once the scholarship has been accepted, the scholarship will commence from the first semester of study.
An Information Systems Scholarship is not transferable to another major, course, faculty or degree.
Curtin University
Scholarships Office
Student Central
Building 101, Level 1
GPO Box U1987
Perth WA 6845


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