ACAP ATSI Scholarships aim to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from low socio-economic
backgrounds and regional and remote areas, with costs associated with higher education.
The ATSI Scholarship is awarded for study in the Bachelor of Applied Social Science degree.
The scholarship awardee will receive each alternate module at no cost (ie. pay for one module and
receive the next for free, pay for the next etc.). This is valued at approximately $16,000 over the duration
of the Bachelor of Applied Social Science.
How to apply
Applicants for the The ATSI Scholarship for the Bachelor of Applied Social Science will need to submit the
(a) An application letter outlining personal circumstances.
(b) Strong statement of commitment to completing the qualification & intention regarding use of
(c) Demonstrated leadership and/or significant contribution to the ATSI community.
(d) A resume.
The successful Scholar will need to commence their studies within 6 months of being granted the Scholarship
and studies must be completed within 8 years and must maintain a minimum Credit Grade Point Average. The
study mode available is flexible to suit the student.
Send completed applications to the Senior Manager Academic Programs (details below) by Friday, 30th January 2009.
Senior Manager Academic Programs
Australian College of Applied Psychology
Locked Bag 11
Fax: (02) 9964 6378
(a) ACAP will award each scholarship and the selection will be made from the applications put forward on
the application form. The applicant needs to be capable and committed to taking up the scholarship.
(b) General preference for the ATSI Scholarship will be given to those students who have some experience
in the relevant discipline area. These students will need to submit an essay in support of their
application (as per ‘How to apply’).
(c) The scholarship is for course fees only. The successful scholarship student will need to pay any other
administrative penalty fees that may arise.
(d) Textbooks and readings for the course are not included in the scholarship.
(e) The scholarship is non-transferable and remains available to be taken up for 6 months after the offer
(f) ACAP reserves the right to withdraw the scholarship for any of the following reasons: - poor
performance, poor attendance, misconduct or for any other activity which ACAP considers to be
unbecoming behaviour of an ACAP student. See Student Misconduct Policy.
(g) Students who are awarded a Scholarship will be asked to provide permission that their names can be
used for marketing purposes.
(h) Applicants must be over the age of eighteen years.
(i) The decision of the scholarship committee will be final.
(j) ACAP will provide equal opportunity for all persons regardless of sex, race, marital status, physical
ability, sexual preference, age, political conviction or religious belief.