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2023 and 2024 ECC Pathway Merit Scholarship
The Edith Cowan College (ECC) Pathway Merit Scholarship is offered to all
international students who apply for a Foundation Program or Diploma pathway
with ECC, packaged into an undergraduate program by coursework. The
scholarship offers high achieving students up to 20 percent reduction in
tuition fees for the duration of their course at ECU. Places are limited.
Opens: 6-03-2023 Closes: 13-08-2024
International Undergraduate Coursework
At a glance
Applicants must be an international student who apply for, and receive an
offer to commence study at ECC on a packaged pathway course to ECU;
Applicants must achieve a WAM (Weighted Average Mark) of 75 or above on
completion of their Foundation or Diploma program;
Scholarship recipients will receive financial assistance amounting up to
20% (percent) of their ECU tuition fees for the duration of the ECU
component of their study;
Applicants can package with ELICOS;
This scholarship is open to prospective students only and;
Places are limited in each trimester intake.
Commence ECU studies in Semester Two, 2023, November 2023 or in Semester
One or Two, 2024
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
be an international student, not an Australian Citizen, Australian
Permanent Resident, or New Zealand Citizen;
study at ECU Joondalup, ECU Mount Lawley or ECU South West (Bunbury)
not be in receipt of a government scholarship, industry sponsorship or
other ECU scholarship;
be commencing your studies at Edith Cowan College on a packaged Foundation
or Diploma pathway into ECU in February, June or October 2024;
achieve a WAM of 75 or above in the ECC Foundation or Diploma Program
commence study onshore, in an eligible undergraduate degree at ECU,
Western Australia in November 2023 (Summer School), or in Semester One
or Two, 2024.
commence the ECU course in the teaching period stated in the original
offer letter. i.e. students extending the ECC Foundation or Diploma
Program will not be eligible;
be packaged to study an undergraduate degree (excluding Bachelor of
Science (Nursing) C33; Bachelor of Science (Nursing)/Bachelor of
Science (Midwifery) (Y76) and Bachelor of Science (Paramedical)
K89); Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Studies) Y42; Bachelor of
Education (Primary) Y41; Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Y68,
Bachelor of Arts (Music Theatre) G44, Bachelor of Arts (Dance) G48,
Bachelor of Music Honours K35, Bachelor of Music L66, Bachelor of Music
W76, Bachelor of Performing Arts Honours W92, Bachelor of Arts (Arts
Management) Y20, Bachelor of Arts (Acting) Y93, Bachelor of Performing
Arts Y97, Bachelor of Arts Honours C34).
Terms and conditions
The following ongoing conditions apply to this scholarship:
The recipient must continue to meet the eligibility guidelines and these
terms and conditions at the time of applying and throughout their course.
The recipient must be in continuous good standing academically and
The recipient must maintain a full-time enrolment load of 60 credit points
each semester or study period (a full-time load in November is two
units), and not defer their studies for more than one semester or study
period during their course, unless expressly approved by ECU in its
The scholarship may be transferred to another course, as long as it is
also eligible to receive said scholarship. (Which may be withheld in
ECU’s absolute discretion). The scholarship can only be used for tuition
fees and cannot be used for any other student expense. The scholarship
will be applied directly by ECU on a unit-by-unit basis at the relevant
The scholarship cannot be transferred to an ECU location or partner
outside Western Australia, or to another university.
The scholarship can be revoked if the recipient does not accept their
Letter of Offer or enrol in their course by the relevant date(s)
Commencement of the scholarship cannot be deferred.
The recipient must pay their tuition fees within the stipulated payment
deadlines. Failure to do so may negate the scholarship and the tuition fee
structure may revert to full-fee international tuition.
The recipient may become ineligible for the ongoing receipt of the
scholarship if they receive a government scholarship, industry sponsorship
or another ECU scholarship or grant during the term of the scholarship.
Ongoing eligibility for the scholarship in these circumstances is at ECU’s
The recipient must comply with all applicable requirements under ECU’s
statutes, rules, by-laws, policies, procedures or other similar
instruments, and with all applicable visa requirements.
The recipient must notify ECU of any change of circumstances that may
affect their ongoing eligibility to receive the scholarship.
All scholarships are awarded at ECU’s discretion. ECU reserves the right to
revoke the scholarship at any time if a student is found to have provided
information that is false misleading, does not meet the scholarship
eligibility criteria (including ECU’s admission requirements), or does not
comply with the ongoing scholarship conditions.
ECU reserves the right to decline to award scholarships if, in its opinion,
there are no suitable applicants. The number of scholarships to be awarded is
at ECU’s sole discretion. This scholarship may be withdrawn from offering by
ECU at any time.
How to apply
If Edith Cowan College approves your application, you’ll automatically be
assessed for this scholarship. No separate scholarship application is
You’re invited to apply through any one of ECU’s Authorised Agents.
You can apply online direct to ECC
Upon graduation from ECC, ECU will be notified of your WAM. ECU will issue a
separate letter to confirm whether you’ve been successful in meeting the
How to accept this scholarship
To accept your scholarship, you must:
meet any conditions listed in your Letter of Offer including any
meet the direct entry requirements for the Course and any other applicable
admission requirements imposed by ECU’s statutes, by-laws, rules and
policies and procedures at the time of commencement of study;
accept your Letter of Offer by following the instructions provided; and
pay the indicative deposit and Overseas Student Health Cover requested in
the Letter of Offer;
be aware of the dates and deadlines for completing any requirements in the
Letter of Offer.
The scholarship can be revoked if the dates and deadlines are not met.
For more information
Questions about this scholarship can be directed to [email protected]