Information for current scholarship recipients
- Obligations of scholarship recipients
- Payment schedules
- International student scholarships
- Useful support services
- Scholarships — tax and Centrelink
Obligations of scholarship recipients
You must inform the Scholarships Office of any changes you make to your enrolment that are not in accordance with your scholarship terms and conditions. You are given a copy of your scholarship terms and conditions with your original offer. Please contact the Scholarships Office if you require a copy.
When informing the Scholarships Office, please use the details on the Scholarships contacts page.
In the case of scholarships paid directly to students the below table provides a general guide on when the earliest payment for an active scholarship will be made. Please note, dates indicated below are subject to change and where a delay in these dates may occur the Scholarships Office will endeavour to inform you as soon as possible.
Scholarship that have a status of Breached cannot be paid.
Rising Stars Scholarships
Session 1: Payments are due by the end of Week 5.
Session 2: Payments are due by the end of Week 5.
Important: Some Rising Star Scholarships are paid at the end of a study session once grades are released. These are paid in Week 18. Check the terms and conditions in your scholarship offer package for the likely payment date for your scholarship.
Session 1: Payments are due by the end of April.
Session 2: Payments are due by the end of August.
All scholarship payments to students are made through direct deposit. Please follow these instructions to update your banking details:
- Login to My Enrolment
- Click on Rewards
- Click on Update payment details (left-hand menu)
- Enter new details and press Submit
International student scholarships
Many of the scholarships for International students are paid as Tuition Waivers instead of a direct payment to the student. Recipients can check their tuition invoices to confirm that their scholarship has been applied.
Useful support services
The Scholarships Office encourages all our recipients to access the below university support services which are available to most students
- Counselling Services
- Student Mentoring Program
- Academic Skills Development
- Indigenous Australian Student Services (IASS)
- SCU International
Scholarships — tax and Centrelink
The scholarships office cannot advise you as to whether you are required to declare your scholarship as income to the Australian government. You should refer to the relevant government department.
- Is your scholarship taxable? Online calculator by the Australian Taxation Office.
- Exempt equity and merit based scholarships on the Department of Human Services website.