Commencing, first year student at James Cook University, and;
enrolled full time
Any other criteria that the Selection Committee deems appropriate, including whether the candidate has, or will receive any other scholarship assistance during their studies.
The award of the scholarship shall be made in the absolute discretion of the Selection Committee, which shall comprise:
Pro-Vice Chancellor, Indigenous Education and Strategy (Chair), or nominee
Head, Indigenous Student Services, or nominee; and
Manager Centre Operations, or nominee; and/or
Other members deemed appropriate, as determined by the Chair.
The Selection Committee reserves the right:
not to award Scholarships in any year if, in the opinion of the Selection Committee, there are no candidate of sufficient merit to warrant an award;
The Selection Committee will determine all matters relating to the selection of the Scholarship awardee.
Monies payable to the recipient of an award shall be paid at in 1 instalment after the census date of the Study Period in which they were awarded
Conditions of the Scholarship
The recipient has not already completed a Bachelor degree.
If the recipient defers their enrolment, the scholarship offer will be rescinded. Where an award is terminated pursuant to the provisions to this clause it may be awarded to another suitable candidate.
The recipient gives permission to JCU to provide the Department of Education with their name, date of birth, address and scholarship type to enable the issuing of certificates and letters and monitoring the consumption of Commonwealth Scholarships entitlement, and disclosed by the Department of Education to the Department of Human Services to be used for administering Relocation Scholarships and/or Student Start-up Scholarships/Loans.
The recipient may be required to inform any of the following persons or the receipt of the scholarship:
An employee of the Human Services Department
An employee of the Department administered by the Minister administering section 258 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
An employee of the Department administered by the Minister administering the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
If the holder of an award fails to comply with any of these provisions or any provision relating to a particular award or with any conditions imposed under these provisions the Selection Committee may terminate the award or withhold any further emoluments or take such action as it may deem necessary to enforce compliance with the provision or performance of the condition by the holder.
A student may lodge a request for review of decision in accordance with the provisions of the Student Appeals Policy.
The requirements of the Scholarship shall not make the awarding of the Scholarship conditional upon the recipient providing unremunerated services or products to the donor.
Termination of a Commonwealth Scholarship
The recipient no longer meets any of the eligibility criteria.
The recipient has failed to meet the eligibility criteria and are suspended or excluded from the course of study under the provisions of the Academic Progression Policy.
The recipient has committed serious misconduct while studying at the University.
The recipient has provided false or misleading information at any time.
Administration of a Commonwealth Scholarship
The scholarship shall be administered by the Scholarships office on behalf of the Selection Committee.
The funds of the scholarship shall be held in an account in the name of the University and shall be administered by the officer of the University charged with administering the scholarship.