Community Engagement Scholarship

Awarded by : Australian Catholic University

Updated on Apr 29, 2022
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Community Engagement Scholarship

  • Applicable for

    Australian Catholic University in Australia

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 1,34,550/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level

  • Intake year

    Sep 2022

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

Established in 2018 the Community Engagement Scholarship recognises and rewards ACU students who demonstrate a commitment to ongoing development of their knowledge and skills in community engagement and community giving, outside of their course requirements. It supports students to broaden their involvement in existing partnerships, or to develop new partnerships that enhance the dignity and wellbeing of the community.

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for 14

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in Australian Catholic University in Australia

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: AUD 2,500 => Rs 1,34,550

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

Scholarship amount will be given: Every Semester

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 $5,000, to be paid in instalments of $2,500 over two semester.

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: 4

  • There are upto 4 scholarships available 

Scholarship Eligibility

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

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable


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

  • must be currently enrolled in any undergraduate program
  • must be in second year or above as of Semester 1, 2022
  • contribution to community service and  ACU's mission.

 Successful applicants will also be provided with:

  • an ACU Engagement mentor throughout their participation in the program.
  • access to all ACU Engagement seminars, workshops and other community engagement learning opportunities.
  • the opportunity to present on their learnings to community partners and senior ACU Staff at the end-of-year seminar.

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +239 more

Application Process for this scholarship

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

  • A written statement of approximately 500 words outlining:
    • how community engagement supports the achievement of ACU's mission.
    • what you hope to achieve during your community engagement scholarship.
    • what you can bring to ACU’s established community giving drives.
  • Evidence of previous community engagement activities.
  • Written recommendation from a member of ACU teaching staff. (Previous scholarship recipients are encouraged to discuss re-applying with their ACU Engagement mentor, who can provide a written recommendation in lieu of ACU teaching staff).

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

  • Written statement
  • Commitment to community engagement, community giving and the ACU mission.

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • Applications are closed now 

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

Additional Information

Other requirements:

  • Students will be required to carry out approximately 200 hours of various community engagement activities that have been agreed in partnership with ACU Engagement including supporting community organisations that students have a connection with, or are connected through ACU Engagement.
  • Upon acceptance of scholarship a work plan will be devised in partnership with your ACU Engagement Mentor with whom you will maintain regular contact throughout your scholarship.

Selection process- Applicants will be shortlisted by the Scholarships Office and a recipient selected by a committee comprised of ACU Engagement staff.

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