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9 ISSUE 19 | September 2009 Iba ScHolarSHIp The IBA Scholarship Fund aims to contribute to economic development in Indigenous communities by providing opportunities for mature age Indigenous people to develop their knowledge and skills in finance and business through education. The fund is focused on mature age Indigenous people to use the skills and knowledge gained from study to enrich the economic and financial development of their community. The IBA Scholarship Fund Round 2010 is now open and will close 30 September 2009. This round is suitable for applicants who wish to commence study in early 2010. The Scholarship will support Commercial and Economic Management courses in the areas of business, finance or leadership. Examples of suitable courses can include; business, accounting, financial management, commerce, tourism management, governance. The qualification can be gained through; Vo cational Education and Training (VET) or TAFE course Undergraduate degree Capabi lity Training short course The Scholarship Fund provides tailored financial assistance to successful recipients to complete their chosen course at their preferred institution. Applications for full time, rather than part time study are preferred. To be eligible to apply you must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent; an Austrralian resident; of mature age (not younger than 19yrs old and did not finish secondary school within the previous 18 months) and can demonstrate support from their employer; community or an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander organisation to undertake study. Application forms and Scholarship Guidelines are available at www.iba.gov.au. If you have any queries about the IBA Scholarship Fund please visit www.iba.gov.au or direct your enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org cdU ScHolarSHIpS Applications for CDU scholarships open on Tuesday, 1 September 2009. Visit the following webpages for information. Entry Level Scholarships - http://www.cdu.edu.au/scholarships/entry-lvl.html Enrolled Student Scholarships - http://www.cdu.edu.au/scholarships/undergrad.html VET scholarships - http://www.cdu.edu.au/scholarships/vet.html Indigenous Student Scholarships - http://www.cdu.edu.au/scholarships/indigenousscholarships.html Scholarships for Indigenous students commencing in Higher Education in 2010 include: Commonwealth Education Cost Scholarship (CECS) - Ordinary - $2,254 per annum, $1,127 per semester Commonwealth Education Cost Scholarship (CECS) Indigenous Enabling - $2,254 per annum, $1,127 per semester Commonwealth Accommodation Cost Scholarship Ordinary and Indigenous Enabling - $4,508 per annum, $2,254 per semester) Indigenous Access Scholarship - $4,253 (one off payment) There are also an extensive range of scholarships for students studying in particular disciplines and many offered by external providers. Please take some time to review all potential scholarship opportunities if you are intending to study at CDU in 2010. Assistance is available from Indigenous Academic Support staff to apply for scholarships. ScHolarSHIp opporTUNITIES