Autism Inclusion Equity Scholarship

Awarded by : Australian Catholic University

Updated on Apr 29, 2022
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Autism Inclusion Equity Scholarship

  • Applicable for

    Australian Catholic University in Australia

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 2,15,280/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level

  • Intake year

    Jul 2022

  • Final application deadline

    15 May 2022

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship was established to support students with autism who will be commencing undergraduate studies at ACU’s Blacktown campus. 

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: AUD 4,000 => Rs 2,15,280

Conversion rate used: 1 AUD = Rs. 55.02 (last updated 16th March 2023)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ×Not covered in scholarship
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others Scholarship amount can be used for this

  • This scholarship is valued at $4,000, to be paid in one lump sum. 

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: 1

Scholarship Eligibility

No specific eligibility requirement mentioned on the Scholarship site, student profile will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Special Restrictions

  • Special Restriction/s applicable in this case, details for the same elaborated in Scholarship eligibility

  • This scholarship is only available for students diagnosed with autism 


This scholarship is open to commencing students who meet all the following criteria:

  • must be enrolled in any undergraduate degree at blacktown campus 
  • diagnosed with autism 

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +239 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application process- Applicants are required to provide the following as part of the application: 

  • A written statement of approximately 300 words outlining how having autism has impacted you and your studies.  
  • Two written references, these can be from any of the following:  
    • community engagement leader 
    • teacher
    • principal
    • religious leader 
    • Recipients will be required to provide a letter from their health professional confirming their autism spectrum diagnosis prior to scholarship payment.

Selection criteria- Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria: 

  • Written statement
  • References

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application start date April 28, 2022
  • Applications are open now 
Application final end date May 15, 2022
  • 15 May 2022 11:59 PM (AEST)

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Additional Information

Onlgoing requirements- Recipients will be requested to submit an impact statement for the donor explaining how the scholarship has assisted them. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October in the year the scholarship is awarded. 

Selection process- Applicants will be shortlisted by the Scholarships Office, and the recipient selected by a panel consisting of; Father Anthony Casamento (Vice President ACU)Professor Sandra Jones (PVC Engagement) and an Autism community representative. 

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