Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 2 - Grants for higher education assistance etc  


Division 38 - Indigenous student assistance grants  

SECTION 38-10   Eligibility for grants under this Part  

A *Table A provider or *Table B provider is, subject to subsection (3), eligible for grants under this Part, in respect of the year 2017 or a later year, for the following purposes:

(a) assisting Indigenous students to undertake higher education;

(b) increasing the number of Indigenous students enrolling in, progressing in and completing courses leading to *higher education awards.

Without limiting subsection (1), the purposes mentioned in that subsection may be achieved through the following means:

(a) providing scholarships;

(b) providing academic support, including supplementary tuition;

(c) providing pastoral care;

(d) implementing strategies to:

(i) accelerate improvements to Indigenous student outcomes in higher education; or

(ii) foster culturally-safe learning environments in higher education.

If the Indigenous Student Assistance Grants Guidelines:

(a) provide for a grant; and

(b) specify extra conditions of eligibility to receive the grant;

then a *Table A provider or *Table B provider is not eligible for the grant unless the provider complies with those extra conditions.

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