Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 2 - Grants for higher education assistance etc  

PART 2-2A - INDIGENOUS STUDENT ASSISTANCE GRANTS  

Division 38 - Indigenous student assistance grants  

SECTION 38-10   Eligibility for grants under this Part  

38-10(1)  
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 persons (who may or may not be students) to undertake higher education;

(b)  

increasing the number of:

(i) *Indigenous persons enrolling in courses leading to *higher education awards; and

(ii) students who are Indigenous persons progressing in and completing courses leading to higher education awards.

38-10(2)  
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.

38-10(3)  
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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