ACU Mercy Undergraduate Scholarship for International Students in Australia, 2017

About this scholarship

Established in 2015, the Mercy Scholarship aims to promote a culture of valuing human life and to support the eventual abolition of the death penalty internationally.

Application dates

Open: Friday, 1 September 2017 Close: Saturday, 30 September 2017

Scholarship type



Awarded annually as a tuition fee waiver equivalent to the full tuition of the recipient’s course duration up to four years.

There are two scholarships available.

Student type



  • Citizenship: international students

  • Faculty: any

  • Course: any

  • Campus: any

  • Year level: undergraduate

  • successfully received an offer for a place in an undergraduate degree at ACU

  • be a citizen or permanent resident of a country classified by Amnesty International as ‘retentionist’ in relation to capital punishment

  • be commencing in their studies at ACU and be enrolled at the time of scholarship award

  • not be in receipt of any other ACU, Australian or foreign government tuition scholarship.

Application process

Apply online by clicking the button below and completing the application form. You must attach the following documentation with your application:

  • A written statement of approximately 750 words on the theme of 'The sanctity of human life';

  • Academic transcript (for your highest level of education).

Selection criteria