To provide financial assistance to our students, the Geraldton Universities Centre's Hollomby Foundation operates a scholarship program for those undertaking study at the GUC. Scholarships range in value from $1,000 to $5,000.
Applications for 2014 Scholarships are now open and close on Wednesday 26 February 2014.
The scholarships available from our generous donors in 2014 are listed below. You only need to fill out one application form and you will be considered for all scholarships to which you meet the eligibility criteria.
Please note different arrangements apply to the University of Southern Queensland Associate Degree in Engineering Scholarships and the Hollomby Foundation Scholarships in Nursing. See the end of this page for details.
Mid West Development Commission
This $3,000 scholarship is targeted at high achieving Geraldton school leavers from 2012 or 2013 who will commence a full time undergraduate course at the GUC in 2014.
City of Greater Geraldton
Helping to create a more vibrant City, two $2,000 scholarships are offered by the Mayor to new or continuing students studying full time at the GUC in 2014.
The Hon. Paul Brown MLC, Member for the Agricultural Region
Two $1,000 scholarships are offered as per below:
Entry Level Scholarship
This scholarship is open to recent school leavers (under the age of 20) who have completed Year 12 and have gained entrance to a GUC course either through an ATAR, University Preparation Course or a TAFE Pathway.
This scholarship is open to new or continuing students studying a minimum of 5 subjects a year in any undergraduate program supported at GUC.
Shire of Irwin Scholarship
This scholarship of $3,000 is open to residents of the Shire of Irwin undertaking an undergraduate degree at GUC, either part time or full time.
Shire of Northampton
Valued at $2,000, this scholarship is open to new or continuing, full or part time students at the GUC residing in the Shire of Northampton.
This $2,000 Scholarship is aimed at a new or continuing GUC student who best demonstrates their commitment to the Mid West community.
Ian Blayney MLA, Member for Geraldton
This scholarship is valued at $1,000 and is open to new or continuing full-time students at the GUC in 2014.
St John of God Health Care Geraldton
This $1,000 scholarship is open to full time or part time (at least two units) students in second year or above completing the Bachelor of Science (Nursing) at the GUC.
Bundiyarra Community Aboriginal Corporation Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is open to Aboriginal school leavers or recent school leavers to encourage aspiration and participation in local university study.
Other Scholarships with separate application requirements:
University of Southern Queensland Associate Degree in Engineering Scholarships - applications close 5pm Friday 6 December
Scholarships of $2,000 per annum (2 years maximum) are available exclusively for Mid West people entering the Associate Degree in Engineering in the Civil, Environmental or Mining majors supported at the Geraldton Universities Centre in 2014. Click here for an application form
Hollomby Foundation Scholarships in Nursing
The Hollomby Foundation will provide $10,000 in scholarships for students entering the Bachelor of Nursing mid-year in 2014. Details and applications forms will be released in May 2014.