Francis Carroll Scholarship
About this scholarship
Established by public appeal in 2006, in honour of Archbishop Francis Carroll's contribution to the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn, on the occasion of his retirement as Archbishop.
- The scholarship is valued at $2,500, to be paid in one lump sum.
- There is one scholarship available.
- Discounted accommodation offer, of up to $20 per week or $1400 per annum, (subject to availability, see the Discounted accommodation offer section below for further information).
Future Students and Current Students
- Course: Any ACU degree
- Campus: Canberra
- Students who have relocated from a regional, rural or remote area (as classified by the Rural, Remote and Metropolitan Area (RRMA)) of the Archdiocese of Canberra/Goulburn or the Diocese of Wagga Wagga.
- Contribution to, and/or leadership in community service.
Please provide the following as part of the application:
- A written statement of approximately 100 words outlining:
- why you have chosen to undertake your degree, and
- what you hope to achieve with it in the future.
- Evidence of academic merit from your most recent studies (applies to future students only)
- ATAR or equivalent; or
- academic transcript (including GPA)
- Evidence of your contribution to, and/or leadership in, community service
- Evidence of relocation, including:
- Proof of residence in rural/regional area of the Archdiocese of Canberra/Goulburn or the Diocese of Wagga Wagga
- Proof of new residential address.
- Written reference (academic)
Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:
- Written statement
- Academic merit
- Community service
- Written reference
Applicants will be selected by the Scholarships Office.
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.
Other Discounted accommodation offer
ACU Living and Learning Communities has student accommodation options located in each state where we have a campus.
Living in student accommodation is a great way to get the most of your university experience. In our accommodation, you’ll have access to unique sporting, leadership, spiritual and community engagement opportunities.
ACU understands that moving from a rural, regional or remote area to one of our campuses could be quite daunting. We want to assist the recipient of this scholarship with a discounted accommodation option in Canberra. We are offering a private room in a managed residential house at $20 off per week which adds up to a saving of $1400 over the year.
For more information, please contact our team at the ACU Rental Advisory Service at email@example.com.