International Student ELICOS Bursary

A one-off support payment to offset fees when commencing an approved ELICOS course in Western Australia.
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Applications for Round 3 are now closed. Information about future rounds will be available shortly. 

The International Student ELICOS Bursary provides a one-off support payment of $1,500 for eligible international students. These funds may be used to offset fees when taking an approved ELICOS* course in Western Australia.

If an application is successful, payment will be made only after confirmation from the relevant education provider.

*ELICOS = English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students

Guidelines for Round 3 of the International Student ELICOS Bursary are available below, under ‘Publications’. You can find further information, including the Terms and Conditions, in the Guidelines. This information is subject to change in future rounds.

Application information

The application form will be available on SmartyGrants and a link to a future round will be provided here. 

Together with the application form, three key documents will need to be attached to verify the applicant's details and personal identity. 

  1. Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) document. See the example on the Department of Home Affairs website. 
  2. A current Australian Bank Statement document. This document can be ordered through the applicant's bank. See an example of an Australian Bank statement.
  3. An e-ticket or boarding pass document.  See an example of a travel itinerary and standard boarding pass.

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