Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 2 - Grants for higher education assistance etc  

PART 2-4 - COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS  

Division 46 - Commonwealth scholarships  

SECTION 46-20   Other matters relating to Commonwealth scholarships  

46-20(1)  
The Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines may provide for *Commonwealth scholarships.

46-20(1A)  


Without limiting subsection (1), the Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines may provide for the following matters in relation to directly-paid standard *Commonwealth scholarships:


(a) the kinds of scholarships that are to be directly-paid standard Commonwealth scholarships;


(b) the eligibility requirements for each kind of scholarship;


(c) how the amounts of scholarships are to be determined;


(d) the indexation of amounts of scholarships, using the method of indexation set out in Part 5-6 ;


(e) how scholarships are to be paid;


(f) the conditions that apply to a particular kind of scholarship;


(g) the amount, being part of the amount referred to in section 46-40 for a year, that will be spent on each kind of scholarship in that year;


(h) the indexation of such an amount for subsequent years, using the method of indexation set out in Part 5-6 ;


(i) the maximum number of students that a particular higher education provider can select to receive a particular kind of scholarship for a particular year;


(j) requirements to be complied with by selection policies maintained by higher education providers;


(k) information that higher education providers are to give the Minister.

Other Commonwealth scholarships

46-20(2)  


Without limiting subsection (1), the Commonwealth Scholarship Guidelines may provide for the following matters in relation to indirectly-paid standard *Commonwealth scholarships and postgraduate research Commonwealth scholarships:


(a) the kinds of scholarships that are to be indirectly-paid standard Commonwealth scholarships;


(b) the kinds of scholarships that are to be postgraduate research Commonwealth scholarships;


(c) which students are eligible for each kind of scholarship;


(e) the conditions that apply to each kind of scholarship;


(f) how the amounts of grants to an *eligible scholarship provider are to be determined;


(g) the amount, being part of the amount referred to in section 46-40 for a year, that will be spent on each kind of scholarship in that year;


(h) the indexation of such an amount for subsequent years, using the method of indexation set out in Part 5-6 ;


(i) how grants to providers are to be made;


(j) how providers are to determine the amount of each scholarship;


(k) the indexation of amounts of scholarships, using the method of indexation set out in Part 5-6 ;


(l) how providers are to pay scholarships;


(m) information that providers are to give the Minister, the *Chief Executive Centrelink or a Departmental employee (within the meaning of the Human Services (Centrelink) Act 1997 );


(n) information that providers are to give to:


(i) the Repatriation Commission; or

(ii) the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission; or

(iii) the Secretary, or an employee, of the Department administered by the Minister who administers the Veterans ' Entitlements Act 1986 ; or

(iv) the Secretary, or an employee, of the Department administered by the Minister who administers the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 .



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