My Scholarship Applications

My Scholarship applications

Applying for a scholarship
Cancelling a scholarship application
View, modify or withdraw a scholarship application

Applying for a scholarship

Details of scholarships available at JCU can be found on the Scholarships, Bursaries and Grants website. The following scholarships can be applied for via the My Scholarship Applications tab in eStudent:

Access Scholarships

  • Commonwealth Scholarships for Indigenous Students

    • Indigenous Access Scholarship (IAS)

    • Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS)

    • Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS)

    • Indigenous Enabling Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (IECECS)

    • Indigenous Enabling Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (IECAS)

  • Equity Scholarships and Grants (JCU Access Fund)

    • JCU Access Scholarship

    • JCU Access Bursary

    • JCU Support Grant

  • Competitive Scholarships for Research Students

    • Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)

    • International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS)

    • AIMS@JCU Scholarship

Prospective research students should apply for their research course via the My Course Applications tab prior to submitting a scholarship application.

Apply for a scholarship:

  • Click Apply for Scholarship button.

    Example of Apply for Scholarship button

  • Untick Eligible Scholarships Only flag, then click on the Search button.
  • Scholarships will appear in the grid. Read the official description to determine if you eligible to apply for the scholarship.

  • Check details in the Available column

    • Open for Application indicates applications for the corresponding scholarship are currently being accepted.

    • Closed for Application indicates applications are NOT currently being accepted.

      Screenshot showing available scholarships after a search has been completed.

  • Click on Select button next to the scholarship you wish to apply for.

Current and prospective domestic students wishing to apply for an Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarship or JCU Access Fund Scholarship, Bursary or Grant should submit ONE online application for the scholarship named Access Scholarships. Once submitted, your application will be assessed for all individual scholarships listed in the Grouped Rewards column.

IMPORTANT: Current and prospective research students should submit a separate online application for each individual scholarship they wish to apply for.

  • Click on Apply button next to the scholarship you wish to apply for.

Note: Only rounds Open for Application can be selected. Take notice of the Year and Study Period.

I want to continue and make an Application for the selected scholarship screenshot

  • Click on Scholarship Application Conditions and Declaration link in the information box.

    Screenshot showing Scholarship Application Conditions and Declaration link.

The Conditions of Scholarship Application and Applicant Declaration page will appear in a new web browser tab.

If in acceptance of the conditions and declaration, click on the eStudent tab in your web browser to return to the Scholarship Application: Change Details page in eStudent.

Check the Scholarship Name, Year (of offering) and Period (of offering).

The Application Status will remain at Incomplete until the proceeding questions are answered and confirmed.

The Application Date will default to today’s date.

Documents to support your application are to be attached on this page. Read the details of each required document listed in the Supporting Documentation section.

Take notice of document requirements marked as mandatory.

For example:

Example Supporting Document Requirements information

  • For each document requirement, indicate if you intend to submit a physical copy of the document in person by clicking on No or Yes in the dropdown box.

NOTE: JCU prefers documents to be provided electronically.

Screenshot showing dropdown menu for Document Attachments yes or no.

  • To attach a document, click on the upload a new file link.

    Screenshot showing Upload a new file link

  • Click on Browse button to open your computer’s File Upload window. Find and select document you wish to attach, and click Open.

  • Click Add Another link for each additional file you would like to attach for that particular document requirement.

  • Click Upload File(s) button to attach the document/s.

    Screenshot showing file upload buttons, Browse, Add Another and Upload File(s).

  • Files attached successfully will appear as follows with a status of Received. Click on the Delete button if you have attached the wrong file and wish to detach it.

    Screenshot showing Attached Files and Delete Action button.

  • Answer Application Questions by entering text in the requested format, or selecting the appropriate value in the dropdown list (if provided). Remember to attach any supporting documents in the Supporting Documentation section above. Skip the question if it is not applicable to you.

  • Click on the Confirm button to save your application and agree to the Scholarship Application Conditions and Declaration.

    Confirm button screenshot

  • The following confirmation message will display along with any document details you have advised will be submitted in hard copy: 

    Example confirmation message including document details

  • Click on the Return to the Scholarship Application: Summary page button.

    Return to the Scholarships Application Summary page button screenshot.

  • Check the Application Status is displayed as Unassessed for the scholarship you have applied for (see example below).

If the Application Status is Incomplete, the application has not been submitted and will not be assessed. If your intention is to apply for this scholarship select the Modify button and finalise the application. If you do not intend to apply select the Withdraw button.

Screenshot showing Application Status as unassessed

Cancelling a scholarship application

A scholarship application can be cancelled ONLY after selecting a scholarship on the Find a Scholarship page and PRIOR to selecting a scholarship round on the Select Scholarship Round page. Once you have clicked on the Apply button on the Select Scholarship Round page, the scholarship application cannot be cancelled; however it can be withdrawn. (See the section: View, modify or withdraw your scholarship application/s)

  • To cancel a scholarship application, and return to the Scholarship Application: Summary page, click on the Cancel button.

    Screenshot showing cancel button

View, modify or withdraw a scholarship application/s

You can view, modify or withdraw any of your scholarship applications via the My Scholarship Applications tab. From the Scholarship Application: Summary page, click on the View, Modify or Withdraw button next to the scholarship application.

Screenshot showing View, Modify  and Withdraw buttons

If the View button is selected details of the scholarship application will be displayed. The buttons on the bottom of the Scholarship Application: View Details page allow you:

  1. Change the details of this Scholarship Application

  2. Withdraw from the scholarship

  3. Return to the Scholarships Application: Summary page

    Screenshot showing  Change the details of this scholarship application Withdraw from this Scholarship Application Return to the Scholarship Application: Summary page

If the Modify button is selected details of the scholarship application will be displayed. Amend any information as required.

The buttons on the bottom of the Scholarship Application: Change Details page allow you to:

  1. Confirm details of any changes made

  2. Return to the Scholarships Application: Summary page

  3. Return to the Find a Scholarship page

    Screenshot showing 3 buttons - Confirm Return to the Scholarship Application summary page Return to the Find a Scholarship page

  • If Confirm is selected the following confirmation message will appear:

    Confirm confirmation message example

  • If the Withdraw button is selected details of the scholarship application will be displayed and you can confirm your withdrawal. Click the Confirm Withdrawal button.

    Screenshot Scholarship Application Withdrawal window used to confirm withdrawal

  • The following confirmation message will appear:

    Withdrawal Confirmation success message.

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