Scholarship Program

Scholarship Program


The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) is seeking expressions of interest for the Scholarship Program to attend, and actively participate in, the FECCA 2019 National Biennial Conference – Purpose. Leadership. Progress. FECCA: 40 Years and Beyond – in Hobart, TAS, on 9-11 October 2019.

Successful recipients will receive free registration to attend the 2-day Conference. They will have access to all Conference sessions (excluding the Conference Dinner), explore issues of interest, discuss their emerging ideas with experienced actors in the sector, network, and establish connections for the future.

Expressions of interest are sought from individuals who are keen to engage with the multicultural sector, and who are otherwise unable to attend the Conference due to financial reasons. We particularly encourage applications from:

  • Those who recently entered Australia on humanitarian visas
  • Women
  • Unwaged or those with valid concession cards (particularly Aged Pensioners)
  • People living with disability

Please submit a maximum 300 word or 3 minute video expression of interest explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the Scholarship Program, how you would benefit from participating, and how you would apply the experience in your future activities.

All expressions of interest must be submitted to To submit, use the subject line: FECCA 2019 Scholarship Program Expression of Interest. If you have any questions or comments, please contact FECCA at or (02) 9436 0232.


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Key Dates

Abstract Submission
Now Open
Submission Closing Date
Friday 21 June 2019
Notification of Acceptance
Friday 5 July 2019
Deadline for Early Bird Registration
Friday 12 July 2019
FECCA 2019 Conference
9 – 11 October 2019

Acknowledgment of Country

FECCA pays respect to the traditional and original owners of the land on which the FECCA conference is being held, the Muwinina people, and pays respect to those that have passed before us and acknowledges today’s Tasmanian Aboriginal community who are the custodians of the land.

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