Maev O'Collins Social Work Scholarship
Opens 6 Aug 2021 08:00 AM (AEST)
Deadline 6 Mar 2022 11:59 PM (AEDT)
$3,500
Description

About this scholarship

Established in 2015 by Ellen Maev O’Collins for the purpose of assisting ACU’s Social Work and Health Sciences Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at the Canberra campus to overcome financial disadvantage.
  

Scholarship type

Equity
  

Value

  • This scholarship is valued at $3,500, to be paid in one lump sum.
  • There is one scholarship available.

 

Student type

Future Students and Current Students 

 

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all the following criteria, by the scholarship application close date: 

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • Faculty: Health Sciences
  • Campus: Canberra
  • Study load: full-time
  • Financial hardship

 

Application process

Applicants will be required to provide the following as part of the application:

  • Evidence of financial hardship:
    • most recent Tax Assessment Notice; or
    • Centrelink Income Statement; or
    • the most recent 60 days of bank transactions AND pay slips from the last 6 weeks
  • Evidence of academic merit from your most recent studies (applies to future students only)
    • ATAR or equivalent; or
    • academic transcript (including GPA)

If you would like assistance with completing your application, please contact your local Indigenous Higher Education Unit.


 

Selection criteria

Applications are assessed on the strength of the following criteria:

  • Financial hardship
  • Academic merit

Preference will be given to students studying the Bachelor of Social Work. If a suitable Social Work recipient is not found then the Scholarship will be available for applicants studying any other course within the Faculty of Health Sciences.

 

Selection process

The recipient will be selected by the Scholarships Office, in consultation with the First Peoples Directorate.

 

Ongoing requirements

Recipients will be requested to submit an impact statement for the donor explaining how the Scholarship has assisted them. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October in the year the scholarship is awarded.


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Maev O'Collins Social Work Scholarship


About this scholarship

Established in 2015 by Ellen Maev O’Collins for the purpose of assisting ACU’s Social Work and Health Sciences Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at the Canberra campus to overcome financial disadvantage.
  

Scholarship type

Equity
  

Value

  • This scholarship is valued at $3,500, to be paid in one lump sum.
  • There is one scholarship available.

 

Student type

Future Students and Current Students 

 

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all the following criteria, by the scholarship application close date: 

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • Faculty: Health Sciences
  • Campus: Canberra
  • Study load: full-time
  • Financial hardship

 

Application process

Applicants will be required to provide the following as part of the application:

  • Evidence of financial hardship:
    • most recent Tax Assessment Notice; or
    • Centrelink Income Statement; or
    • the most recent 60 days of bank transactions AND pay slips from the last 6 weeks
  • Evidence of academic merit from your most recent studies (applies to future students only)
    • ATAR or equivalent; or
    • academic transcript (including GPA)

If you would like assistance with completing your application, please contact your local Indigenous Higher Education Unit.


 

Selection criteria

Applications are assessed on the strength of the following criteria:

  • Financial hardship
  • Academic merit

Preference will be given to students studying the Bachelor of Social Work. If a suitable Social Work recipient is not found then the Scholarship will be available for applicants studying any other course within the Faculty of Health Sciences.

 

Selection process

The recipient will be selected by the Scholarships Office, in consultation with the First Peoples Directorate.

 

Ongoing requirements

Recipients will be requested to submit an impact statement for the donor explaining how the Scholarship has assisted them. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October in the year the scholarship is awarded.


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Value

$3,500

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Opens
6 Aug 2021 08:00 AM (AEST)
Deadline
6 Mar 2022 11:59 PM (AEDT)

Categories
Equity