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External scholarships

USQ students are often eligible to apply for scholarships offered by other organisations and Australian Government departments. If you have any questions, please contact the organisation offering the scholarship directly.

 
Organisation  Details Closing Date
The Capstone Editing Research Scholarship for Honours Students

A scholarship aimed at providing students with the financial resources they need to produce original, high-quality research when completing their Honours degree.

Capstone Editing provides industry-leading academic editing, servicing the needs of academics, students and universities.

Value

$3 000

Eligibility

The Capstone Editing Research Scholarship for Honours Students is awarded on the basis of both academic merit and financial need. Each application will be carefully assessed. 

Students must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be enrolled in an Honours program at an Australian or New Zealand university
  • You can be studying internally or externally
  • You can be a domestic or international student
  • You must be a full-time student.
    • If you are studying part-time, you may be eligible is you can demonstrate carer commitments or a medical condition that prohibit you from studying full time.
  • You cannot apply if you are an employee or contractor of Capstone Editing (or a family member of an employee or contractor) 

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, click here.

 30/04/2017
LY Lawyers Criminal Law Scholarship

We are amongst the top Criminal Lawyers in Sydney attending courts across NSW and interstate. We currently have offices in Sydney, Parramatta and Liverpool.

LY Lawyers have won cases for our clients in NSW, Victoria, Western Australia, The Northern Territory and Queensland. We continue to travel regularly to other states in Australia, giving us a wide range of experience in representing our clients in different jurisdictions.

Goal

LY Lawyers will provide financial support for Law Graduates who are interested in working in Criminal Law.

Value

$1 200

Eligibility

Applicant must be a full-time student at a college or university. The Scholarship is available to a student in the Bachelor and or Master studies of Law.

For more information and to apply click here.
 28/04/2017
National Council of Women of Queensland Bursaries

The National Council of Women of Queensland Bursaries (NCWQ) are now open.

NCWQ is offering 29 bursaries to female students, with broad eligibility criteria.

Value

There are 29 different bursaries each worth $1 000

Eligibility

Check the website to see which bursary you are eligible for. There are bursaries available for women from different backgrounds, women from a refugee background, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, LGBTIQ students, stay-at-home mothers and many more.

For more information and to apply click here. Check eligibility and make sure you download the correct form to apply.

05/06/2016
 Training.com.au Training.com.au are passionate about nurses and their careers.

That's why they have decided to launch the training.com.au scholarship for current nursing students across the country. Through this offering, they hope to inspire the next generation of nurses to explore further study in the healthcare industry. 

Value

$1 000 AUD towards a nurse students HELP debt or tuition fees. 

Eligibility 

  • Must be enrolled, or have proof or acceptance, into a diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate degree at any Australian educational institute. 
  • Your response to the following question, 'tell us how you think you can change the world as a nurse?', must not exceed 100 words. 
  • Entries must be received by 01/06/2017 

How to apply 

In 100 words or less, tell us how you think you can change the world as a nurse? 

Applicants should email their response to scholarships@training.com.au with the following details:

  • Current education institute and course
  • Full name
  • Phone number
  • Address
  • Email address 

For more information visit the Training.com.au website

 01/06/2017
goguide® Scholarship

This scholarship is aimed at students who are passionate about making a difference in the online world and looking at how 'digital' can help companies and individuals to achieve more.

Value

$1 000 one off payment for successful candidate

The winner will also receive mentorship from goguide® in their desired digital field

Eligibility

  • all applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited Australian Tertiary Education Institution
  • The scholarship is open to undergraduate, masters, doctorate or post-graduate Diploma Students studying Business and Commerce, IT and Engineering, Design, Arts and Communications, Information and Technology, Digital Media e-business related fields.

For more information click here.

 02/06/2017
Real Futures Grant Since Real Insurance was launched in Australia in 2005, our goal has been to protect the quality of people’s lives. We do this by providing insurance products that meet the needs of everyday Australians and offer peace of mind at an affordable price.

 

We know that real health for you and your family is only ever as good as the people who are providing it. And we know that finances are a key factor for families as well as insurance products and services. So with that in mind, we are helping to encourage the best people into the healthcare, business and finance industries by providing the Real Futures Grant.

Value

There is one grant available for a maximum value of $2 000 paid in a lump sum to the winner.

Eligibility

To be eligible you must be enrolled full-time in an accredited Australian Tertiary Education Institution and be studying for a certificate, diploma, degree or traineeship in any of the following areas

  • Business
  • Finance
  • Medicine
  • Healthcare
  • Specialist healthcare

The winning applicant must be able to prove that they are currently enrolled and studying at a tertiary institution.

Only citizens or permanent residents of Australia can apply

You mush have reached 18 years of age to enter

How to Apply

To apply for the Real Futures Grant, you will need to write and essay (maximum 700 words) on why you want to work in your selected industry and the difference you hope to make in your particular fiend of study.

For more information and to apply click here.

 13/06/2017
UAVAIR Surveying Scholarship

UAVAIR is Australia’s leading unmanned systems training company. We strive to graduate the best RPAS pilots possible. With this philosophy in mind, we invite any Australian student, studying Surveying to apply for a fully funded position in our CERT III Aviation – Remote Pilot (Visual Line of Sight). This qualification will allow you to operate sub 7kg RPAS commercially and provide you with all the skills you need to use this technology in the surveying industry.

With this scholarship worth $3 995, you will have an additional skill to combine with your expertise in surveying to take advantage of RPAS in innovative ways.

Eligibility

• Currently enrolled and completing full time study in surveying
• Applicants must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
• Not already hold a UAV Controller’s certificate

Application Process

Applicants will be required to:
◦ Submit their resume including previous study and any relevant experience
◦ Submit a 300 answer to the following question:
“How could current surveying methodology, that aren’t already, be improved using UAVs, and what would be the significant benefits of the adoption of this technology?”

The successful applicant will be chosen based on reality and creativity of answer in combination with an interview.

For more information and to apply visit the UAVAIR Surveying Scholarship webpage.

  30/06/2017
2017 LawTap Student Scholarship

LawTap is the online booking engine that connects lawyers and clients. LawTap also has a rich tradition in supporting all Australians to better understand the law. We have demonstrated this by funding LawAnswers.com.au, Australia's most popular online legal community since 2014, and sponsoring AustLII and various legal aid resources.

The Scholarship
The LawTap Student Scholarship encourages Australian students to combine their passion for the law by considering how technology can be better used to deliver legal services to Australians. The winner of the LawTap Student Scholarship will receive an AUD$2,000 grant toward student tuition, textbooks or other approved education costs.

Scholarship Eligibility
1. be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
2. be enrolled in an accredited Australian university or tertiary level training institute and studying at any level as at date of your application; and
3. submit your application by 30 June 2017.

Selection Criteria
The successful applicant must demonstrate:
1. strong academic performance in law and/or technology subjects; and
2. commitment to helping the Australian community better understand the law or access legal services using technology.

Application and Selection Process
To apply for the 2017 LawTap Student Scholarship, please email scholarship@lawtap.com with:
1. your Curriculum Vitae (CV);
2. proof of enrolment at an accredited Australian university or tertiary level training institute; and
3. a letter (750 words or less) or video presentation (5 minutes or less) that clearly sets out your achievement of the Selection Criteria.

Winner announced: 5 July 2017

 30/06/2017
Ento's Rostering for a Happier Workplace Scholarship

Ento is offering a scholarship of $1000 towards a student's tuition expenses, as well as an opportunity to engage in valuable, one-on-one learning sessions with key Ento staff. With these sessions, you'll gain unparalleled insight into the best ways to build and support happy, productive workplaces.

Founded in Australia in 2009, Ento is a web-based workforce management tool, the heart of which is a lightweight rostering and attendance engine. Since its inception, Ento has quickly become the chose workforce management solution for over 3000 Australian workplaces across a number of industries - including retail, hospitality, security, health and more.

Value

$1000 

Eligibility

Applicants must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Studying at an approved Australian tertiary institution in one of the following fields
    • Human Resources
    • Business
    • Marketing
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Management

For more details and how to apply click here.

 10/07/2017
Bayside Psychotherapy scholarship - annual clinical experience learning program

Bayside Psychotherapy has been approached by a number of students requesting placement opportunities and the chance to work directly with patients. Our high standards of patient care, and desire to support the development of student health practitioners has prompted the creation of a mini scholarship.

This includes a $500 contribution towards a student’s education, plus up to a half-day mentorship and experience in the operation, management and provision of services in a clinical environment (with no client contact owing to confidentiality) $500 value*.

This scholarship would suit students who aim to operate their own clinic in the future.

Eligibility 

1. You must be currently enrolled in an approved University or TAFE institution situated in Australia.
2. Please send in a current CV that includes your full name, email address and phone number. We also require a confirmation of enrolment letter from your university or TAFE institution.
3. Any work experience obtained previously in the health sector.
4. You need to include in your application a summary of why you have embarked on a career in the healthy industry, and why you might like to work in or operate a private practice. Also include particulars of what you would like to learn from this opportunity and how you will share this information with other students and colleagues.
5. This scholarship is a learning opportunity especially suited to students of psychology, counselling and social work. However we will also consider applications from candidates studying medicine, allied health (physiotherapy, podiatry, speech therapy, occupational therapy), chiropractics and osteopathy.
6. The awarded student consents to having their full name, a recent photo and name of the University they are enrolled in at the time of the award, being published on this page so that people may verify, in subsequent years, the validity of this scholarship.
7. Of course, it will not be possible to show the successful applicant patient records or similar.
8. Applicants known to therapists or owners of Bayside Psychotherapy will not be eligible to apply, for instance patients or anyone with any kind of relationship with us.
9. New applicants only. However if you have applied previously but recently changed courses (not simply changed where you study), for example if you applied during a Bachelor of Health Science last year and are now doing a Masters of Counselling, you can apply again.

How to apply 

To apply please send your application to adam@baysidepsychotherapy.com.au before 28th July 2017.
One recipient will be selected per year, notified and published on this page by August 15th 2017.

Congratulations to Jacquiline Rogers, USQ Bachelor Human Services (Counselling) student, for being awarded our 2016 mini scholarship for 2016!

28/07/2017 
Pack & Send Business Scholarship

Pack & Send is a leading parcel courier and freight reseller. We deliver choice, convenience and customised solutions for businesses, e-tailers and consumers when sending goods anywhere, saving you time, trouble and money.

Pack & Send is committed to helping you take your marketing or business Studies to the next level. To help kick start your career we are offering a scholarship to a student who is currently enrolled in a Logistics or Business Degree.

Value

One scholarship is available - the prize is a $1500 Westfield voucher

Eligibility

The scholarship is available to anyone residing in Australia and who has a desire to learn and develop their logistics or business studies. Students who are currently enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate studies in a business course at an Australian university may apply.

Students who are based in the United States studying a course in business or logistics will also be accepted.

How to Apply

Applicants are asked to write 200 works explaining why they deserve to receive the Pack & Send Scholarship prize.

For more information and to apply click here.

 

 28/07/2017
Forktip Women's Innovation Scholarship

Forktip supports a number of important causes in the community and we are proud to offer the Forktip Women’s Innovation Scholarship.

The Forktip Women’s Innovation Scholarship is awarded to two female students every year and is offered to different students each year to ensure fairness.

Our scholarship is aimed at providing support for women around the world to further their education and careers. We have always believed education is the way forward to a positive future and creates tomorrow’s innovative thinkers.

Eligibility Criteria

Open to women of any age enrolled part time or full time with at least a credit average GPA or equivalent

Award Amount

$2,000

Details of the scholarship, submission deadline, criteria and how to apply are on the website.

15/09/2017 
BabyMonitorLab BabyMonitorLab is a parenting blog, specialising in parenting/baby articles including tips and tricks, informational and review articles.            

 

The Scholarship

In order to participate in the BabyMonitorLab Scholarship Program, you will have to research and write a piece of content about "The Impact of Technology on our Health".

The content must be between 500 - 1000 words and you can include different ideas such as the Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology in Health or other similar topics. 

The piece of content you write must be creative and unique. Keep in mind that the winning essay will be published on the website, so everyone can read it. 

Value

The person who submits the best essay will be awarded with $500 that he/she can use either in course materials or other resources. 

Eligibility

This scholarship program is only for current students who are in high school, college or university. 

How to apply

First, write a 500- 1000 words long essay on the topic of "The Impact of Technology on our Health"/ 

Include your written essay and all the details below in a word .doc file: 

  • Your details (First name, Last Name, Phone and Address)
  • School/University name
  • Area of study
  • Any school ID or Document (proof that you are a student of the mentioned school) 

After you have done all these steps, email the Word Doc. file as an attachment to scholarship@babymonitorlab.com.au with the subject "Scholarships Submission". 

For further information visit the website.
 

 15/09/2017
Australian College of Teacher Aides and Childcare

The ACTAC Teachers Scholarship

ACTAC is a provider of teacher aid courses and childcare courses and is seeking to promote the benefits of working with children to those studying a Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Primary Education or Bachelor of Early Childhood Education.

Value

$1000

The successful student will also have an opportunity to discuss employment possibilities with ACTAC's principal.

Eligibility

Applicants must: 

  • be studying a Bachelor of Education, Primary Education or Early Childhood Education within Australia.
  • be Australian citizens of permanent residents
  • provide a short summary of what they hope to achieve when working with children.

Applications close 1st October 2017

To apply and for more information email scholarships@actac.com.au

 

 01/10/2017
Focus on Furniture Scholarship

Focus on Furniture proudly supports young students in reaching their full potential to become tomorrow's leaders and pave the way forward in industry, government and the community. For many, a higher education can redefine the future for their families and their community - allowing them to apply their personal experience to address the challenges facing Australia. Focus on furniture is a leading retailer of lounges and sofas.

Value

$1500 per year to an eligible candidate

Eligibility

To qualify for the Scholarship your must:

  • Be aged between 18 and 25
  • Be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident of Australia
  • Have undertaken the Higher School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent
  • Or be enrolled in a tertiary or TAFE institution.

Selection Criteria

The successful candidate must:

  • demonstrate academic potential through a minimum ATAR score of 80 or equivalent
  • demonstrate financial need based on Opportunity and Equity criteria
  • demonstrate evidence of community involvement in areas such as leadership or volunteering.

School leaver applicants will be considered on the basis of work experience and educational qualifications

How to Apply

Applicants are asked to send an email to scholarships@focusonfurniture.com.au with the following information:

  • Your CV
  • A cover letter explaining why you should receive the scholarship in 500 words or less

For more information and to apply click here

30/10/2017
BedsOnline Scholarship

BedsOnline proudly supports young students in reaching their full potential to become tomorrow's leaders and pave the way forward in industry, government and the community. For many, a higher education can redefine the future for their families and their community -  allowing them to apply their personal experience to address the challenges facing Australia.  

Value

$1 500 per year to an eligible candidate.

Eligibility

To qualify for a BedsOnline scholarship you must be:

• Aged between 18-25 years of age
• Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia
• Undertaken the Higher School Certificate (HSC)
• Or be enrolled in a Tertiary or TAFE institution.

Selection Criteria

The successful applicant must demonstrate:
• Demonstrate academic potential through a minimum ATAR of 80 or equivalent
• Demonstrate financial or other hardship, based on Opportunity and Equity criteria
• Demonstrate evidence of community involvement in areas such as leadership or volunteering
• School leaver applicants will be considered on the basis of work experience and educational qualifications

Application and Selection Process

Successful applicants will be selected based on their written application, academic potential, their ability to meet the criteria and, where appropriate, performance in an interview before a selection panel.

If you are interested in applying please send an email to scholarships@bedsonline.com.au with the following information.

- Your Curriculum Vitae
- The name of the University/TAFE institution and degree, diploma or course you're currently enrolled in
- A cover letter explaining why you should receive the scholarship in 500 words or less

Winners will be announced on 30th November 2017 via email.

 30/10/2017
GenerationOne Indigenous Scholarship

The GenerationOne scholarship program aims to foster the next generation of Indigenous leaders through supporting Indigenous students, as they embark on tertiary study.

The scholarship provides financial assistance to help fund college accommodation costs and/or a stipend for expenses associated with studying and living away from home.

This financial support gives Indigenous students the opportunity to make full use of the personal and leadership development opportunities without the accompanying monetary pressures of living away from home.

Successful applicants can choose to take up residence at one of our partner colleges or submit further information for a different college/accommodation option of their choice. Non-partner colleges and other accommodation options will be considered on a case-by case basis.

Value

The value of this scholarship is variable. A full scholarship normally covers college accommodation costs and/or a stipend to cover expenses associated with studying and living away from home.

Eligibility

Students eligble to apply for this scholarship will be

  • Australian citizens
  • Of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Who will be commencing or continuing tertiary studies in 2017
  • Who will be living away from home at a partner college, or a different college/accommodation of their choice
  • Applicants pursuing studies across all disciplines will be considered.

How to Apply

For more information and to apply click here.

 31/10/2017
Larsen Jewellery Design Scholarship Program

Larsen Jewellery recognises the need to support and educate young Australians wishing to begin a career in jewellery, design or visual arts; or who wish to further their studies in a jewellery, design or visual arts related course.

Value

$1000 to go towards University or TAFE tuition fees for one individual, for either a jewellery or jewellery design related course, or a design, or visual arts related course based in Australia.

Eligibility

The applicant must been the following eligibility criteria to be considered for the scholarship:

  • Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents
  • Applicants must display and interest and passion for jewellery, design or visual arts.

How to Apply

Applicants should email the following to submissions@larsenjewellery.com.au. Please also use this email address for any questions or further information:

  • Full name, phone number and email address
  • Whether you will be entering the industry for the first time, or otherwise be furthering your studies
  • In 500 words or less, why you wish to start or further your career in jewellery, design or visual art
  • Institution or and course name that you wish to study.

For more information including terms and conditions click here.

 30/11/2017
IBISWorld University Scholarship

The team at IBISWorld is passionate about providing thoroughly researched, reliable and current business information to support learners and businesses across the world with accurate data.

IBISWorld has decided to launch the IBISWORLD scholarship for current finance/business/economics students in Australia. Through this offering, they hope to inspire and encourage students to utilise in-depth research and develop their crucial thinking skills in their education.

Value

$1 000 one-time payment toward the selected student's HELP debt or tuition fees.

Eligibility

Entrants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia
  • Must be currently enrolled, or have proof of acceptance into an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in finance/business/economics at any Australian university.

How to Apply

Applicants must write an 800-1 000 word essay response to the following topic:

What are the challenges and opportunities associated with moving away from a manufacturing-based economy?

For more information and to apply click here.

30/11/2017
 Rapid Finance

Rapid Finance wants to help future finance professionals to achieve academic success. With this in mind, every year Rapid Finance offers a $2 000 scholarship to commerce and business students. The scholarship, awarded for initiative and forward-thinking, helps students to afford the essentials they need to excel.

Value

$2000 which can be used to help cover course costs. Additionally, this money can be used to purchase relevant textbooks, research material and technical equipment.

On completion of their studies, students recognised under the Rapid Finance Scholarship Program may also be considered for an internship with us or even full-time employment.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • be 18 years or older
  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • be a tertiary student in the commerce and financial fields. We appreciate a diverse range of voices and as such we encourage all eligible students to apply.

How to apply

Entries should be 500 words in length and need to be received by December 30, 2017. Entrants must satisfy the requirements outlined above. Entries must be submitted as either a Word document or a PDF.

Brief question: How has the role of automotive financiers changed in Australia? Based on these trends, what recommendations would you make for the future?

How you answer the questions is up to you! We do favour inventive or outside-the-box thinking, but you'll be in the running so long as you present a compelling and well-researched argument. Good luck!

(Note: IP is treated as confidential for the purposes of the selection process only and remains property of the creator).

For more information and to apply click here.

 30/12/2017
Australian Dentists Clinic Scholarship

Australian Dentists Clinic is proud to support students studying a health or medical degree with a $1 000 scholarship prize. The scholarship has been designed to provide financial support to both university and TAFE students.

Value

The value of the scholarship is $1 000. One student will be awarded the scholarship per calendar year.

Eligibility

The successful applicant must be:

  • Over 17 years of age,
  • Studying a medical or health related degree/diploma,
  • Enrolled at University or TAFE studying within Australia, and
  • An Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia.

The scholarship winner will be selected after a review by Australian Dentists Clinic staff based on the merit of their submission.

How to Apply

To apply for the scholarship create a 500 word maximum essay on why you selected a medical/health care degree and how you would use the scholarship to further your studies.

If you prefer you can upload a 3-minute video to YouTube and email the link so we can view your video.

For more information including terms and conditions, and to apply click here.

 31/12/2017
The Aspiration Initiative - Indigenous Scholarships

Welcome to The Aspiration Initiative - Indigenous Scholarships website. This is where you'll find information about undergraduate scholarships available in Australia, designed for Indigenous students.

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The Roberta Sykes Harvard Club Scholarship (Indigenous Postgraduate Students)

The Harvard Club of Australia Group is the organisation for Harvard alumni. Formed in 1961, the club’s aim is to promote fellowship amongst alumni and to assist Australians wishing to study at Harvard. For more information on the club and its programs, please visit www.harvardclub.org.au.
 
The Roberta Sykes Harvard Club Scholarship provides funding to Indigenous postgraduate students who wish to undertake study at Harvard University.

The value of the scholarship is up to $60,000 per annum to be paid over the course of the Scholar’s study. The Scholarship covers university and college fees, travel costs and living expenses. Only one Scholarship will be available at any point in time. Consequently, each Scholarship will be offered in the year following the expiry of the previous recipient’s tenure.

For more information on how to apply please visit the Roberta Sykes Harvard Club Scholarship website.

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Australian Government Department of Human Services Relocation Scholarship

The Relocation Scholarship is an annual payment to help certain students in higher education who are required to live away from their family home while studying.

Eligibility

You may be eligible for this payment if you are:

  • studying full time in an approved scholarship course, and 
  • receiving at least $1 of Youth Allowance (student) basic benefit or $1 of ABSTUDY Living Allowance in the fortnight in which the scholarship is payable, and
  • a dependent person who has to live away from home to study or
  • meet specific scholarship independence criteria, and
  • starting full time study within 35 days of qualifying for the scholarship, or
  • undertaking full time study for at least 35 days after qualifying for the scholarship

For more information please go to Relocation Scholarship, contact Centrelink by phone on 13 24 90 or visit the Centrelink website.

No closing date

Australian Government Department of Human Services Student Start-up Loan (replaces Student Start-Up Scholarship)

From 1 January 2016, the Student Start-up Loan will replace the Student Start-up Scholarship for new recipients of Youth Allowance as a student, Austudy and ABSTUDY Living Allowance who are in higher education.

You will continue to receive the Student Start-up Scholarship if you received it or a Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship before 1 January 2016 and have not had a break in payment. You may continue to be paid until you come off your student payment.

If you are in this group, you cannot receive a Student Start-up Loan as well as your scholarship.

For more information please go to the Student Start-up Scholarship or the Student Start-up Loan, or contact Centrelink by phone on 13 24 90 or visit the Centrelink website.
No closing date
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Australia Award Scholarships

Australia Awards Scholarships are long term development awards administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

They aim to contribute to the long term development needs of Australia's partner countries in line with bilateral and regional agreements.

They provide opportunities for people from developing countries, particularly those countries located in the Indo-Pacific region, to undertake full time undergraduate or postgraduate study at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions.

The study and research opportunities provided by Australia Awards Scholarships develop skills and knowledge of individuals to drive change and contribute to the development outcomes of their own country.

Eligibility requirements and application processes vary throughout the Australia Awards programs. Please follow the links on the Australia Award Scholarships website for detailed information about the eligibility criteria and selection process for each program. Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria of the specific scholarship to which they are applying, including English language requirements.

Various closing dates
Australian Rotary Health Scholarships  Australian Rotary Health is one of the largest independent funders of mental health research within Australia.

We also provide funding into a broad range of general health areas, provide scholarships for rural medical and nursing students, as well as Indigenous health students. Australian Rotary Health provides funding into areas of health that do not readily attract funding, and promotes findings to the community.

Australian Rotary Health is supported by a number of Rotary Clubs in Australia. We have a broad vision to improve the health and wellbeing of all Australians.

Find out more about our scholarships, research and activities.
Various closing dates
Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholarship

The Rotary Foundation offers scholarship funding through the Rotary Foundation Global Grant scholarships. The scholarship funds graduate-level coursework or research for one to four academic years.

Rotary Foundation Global Grants can be used to fund scholarships with sustainable, high-impact outcomes in one of Rotary’s six areas of focus:  Peace and conflict prevention/resolution, Disease prevention and treatment, Water and sanitation, Maternal and child health, Basic education and literacy, and Economic and community development.

Interested applicants can contact their local Rotary clubs  via the  Rotary Club Locator to inquire on how to be sponsored for the grant.Global grant scholarship applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year but applications should be submitted at least three months before the scholar’s intended departure date to allow adequate time for Foundation review and processing. **Each Rotary Club/District might have its own specific timeline. It is important to visit the official website for details on how to apply for the scholarship.

Value

The minimum budget for a global grant scholarship is $30,000 which can fund the following: Passport/visa, Inoculations, Travel expenses (as specified in the grant terms and conditions), School supplies, Tuition, Room and board,  Household supplies, Language training courses (but not if university admission is contingent on improvement of language skills).   Most personal and miscellaneous expenses are not covered by the scholarship funding.

Please go to the official website for more information.

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Australian College of Nursing RCNA administers the nursing component of the Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship Support Scheme which provides funding for undergraduate and postgraduate study, professional development and clinical placements. Check website
Defence University Sponsorships

The Defence University Sponsorship is the perfect way to make university life more manageable and provides you with the opportunity to make a difference with your degree. The sponsorship is available to undergraduate or graduate students studying an accredited degree at any recognised university in Australia and provides the following benefits: 

  • a salary while studying
  • HELP and student fees paid
  • 18% superannuation contribution
  • a textbook allowance
  • subsidised accommodation
  • free health care (medical and dental)
  • a rewarding career as an officer in the Navy, Army or Air Force.
  •            

    While you're at university, you will enjoy a lifestyle similar to any other student. There are no significant military commitments during the university year, so you can focus on your studies and enjoy your free time like any other university student.

    For more information please go to the website.

    No closing date