Scholarships

There are Scholarships being made available all the time and they cover a broad range of areas and have differing selection criteria. Two resources you can use to search for Scholarships are below:

The "Good Universities Guide" Scholarship Finder:

This is the largest and most comprehensive scholarship database in Australia.


The "Country Education Foundation":

This website specifically offers scholarships aimed at Rural and Regional students.



Also, as I become aware of any Scholarships, I will post the details for you below:

Current Scholarships:

Below are a list of the current scholarships. Please see the Careers Adviser for further details.


Scholarship: Details: Closing Date:
Indigenous Scholarships

ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIGENOUS STUDENTS: 

CLICK THE LINKS FOR FURTHER INFORMATON 

·         SARRAH Nursing & Allied Health - http://sarrah.org.au/content/nursing-and-allied-health-scholarship-and-support-scheme

·         Indigenous National Scholarships - https://www.indigenousscholarships.com.au/#/nav/landing-page

·         Pearl Duncan Teaching Scholarship- http://education.qld.gov.au/hr/recruitment/teaching/indigenous/

 

The Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foundation provides two-year scholarships to aid Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with the costs of senior schooling. Students who have a positive attitude towards school work and participate in extra-curricular activities are encouraged to apply. Scholarship applications open 21 June. More information is available on http://www.qatsif.org.au/

Skilling Australia Foundation - $1000 Tuition Fee Relief Grant

Tuition Fee Relief Grants are a core component of Skilling Australia Foundation’s support of young Australians experiencing financial hardship and/or from a targeted equity group.

These grants of up to $1000 are designed to support young Australians facing disadvantage who have, or wish to, commence an apprenticeship working in traditional trades or traineeship. The grant typically covers tuition fees, books and other out of pocket expenses.

To be eligible candidates must be:

§  between the ages of 17 and 24

§  an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident

You must be able to demonstrate one of the following criteria:

§  Financial hardship

§  A disability as defined in Equal Opportunity Act

§  Indigenous/Torres Strait Islander

§  From a non-English speaking background

§  From a rural/remote area and relocated

We welcome you to contact us and submit an application so we can help make the hopes and dreams of young Australian’s possible.

To apply please contact us at info@saf.org.au or 1300 096 120.

Fran Maddern

Manager, Government Coordination

Cooktown Office, Infrastructure and Government Coordination

Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

P 07 40822002 Mobile:  0427160643 E frances.maddern@datsip.qld.gov.au

12 Walker St Cooktown PO Box 761 QLD 4895

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