2018 Hollomby Foundation Scholarships
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 per year.
Applications open annually in late November and close in early March.
Below is a listing of the 2018 Hollomby Foundation scholarship donors and recipients for 2018.
Hollomby Foundation Scholarships in Nursing – First scholarship recipient – Sarah Dawson and shared recipients of the second scholarship – Caitlin Smith and Demi Jones
The Hollomby Foundation provide two scholarships annually of $5,000 each to students entering the University of Southern Queensland’s Bachelor of Nursing program supported at the GUC.
Deepdale Bursary – Tahlia Bumbuck
This Bursary, made available after the sale of the 2014 Telethon Home in Deepdale, provides a $5,000 scholarship to a nursing student studying the University of Southern Queensland’s Bachelor of Nursing program full time at GUC.
St John of God Geraldton Hospital Scholarship – Zoe Adshead
This $1,000 scholarship is offered to one student who is continuing in the University of Southern Queensland’s Bachelor of Nursing program supported at the GUC in semester 1, 2018.
St John of God Geraldton Hospital Ku’arlu Nursing Scholarship
Available to one full time Aboriginal student entering the USQ Bachelor of Nursing program in semester 1 2018, this scholarship offers: $500 per semester for the duration of the program, to a maximum of three years, to assist with course expenses; a casual employment opportunity at the Hospital whilst studying; and a guaranteed interview for the Hospital’s Graduate Program.
RSM Accounting Award – Helen Sternick
This $1,000 prize is awarded to the highest achieving Accounting student in CQUniversity’s Bachelor of Accounting course. Awarded in December 2018.
Environmental Science Scholarships
Made possible thanks to the support from the Greenough River Solar Farm, two $10,000 scholarships are open to full time GUC students in CQUniversity’s Bachelor of Environmental Science. These scholarships are paid over two years of study.
Mid West Development Commission – Kacey Watson
This $3,000 scholarship is targeted at high achieving Geraldton school leavers from 2016 or 2017 who will commence a full time undergraduate course at the GUC in 2018.
City of Greater Geraldton – Jen Goodall and Casey Carrier
Helping to create a more vibrant City, two $2,000 scholarships are offered to new or continuing students studying full time at the GUC in 2018.
Shire of Irwin Scholarship – Tanya Long
Open to residents of the Shire of Irwin, this $3,000 scholarship is available for students undertaking an undergraduate degree at GUC, either part time or full time.
Shire of Northampton – Anna Henville
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.
Bendigo Bank – Philippa Rumble
This $2,000 Scholarship is aimed at a new or continuing GUC student who best demonstrates their commitment to the Mid West community.
Rotary Club of Geraldton – Dior Symington
$2,000 scholarship for an eligible applicant in their final year of study in fields such as Education, Social Work and Nursing where students have to complete lengthy unpaid internships and professional practice placements in local schools and hospitals.
Melissa Price MP, Member for Durack – Farmer’s Scholarship Fund – Sonia Williams
This $1,500 scholarship is designed to assist regional students who stay on the land and study locally in a full time undergraduate course at the GUC in 2018.
Ian Blayney MLA, Member for Geraldton – Ciarra Ryan
Focusing on relieving financial hardship, this scholarship is valued at $1,000 and is open to new or continuing full-time students at the GUC in 2018.
Hon. Darren West MLC, Member for the Agricultural Region – Grace Richardson
This $1,000 scholarship aims to encourage and support students studying at GUC in any discipline.
Hon. Laurie Graham MLC, Member for the Agricultural Region – Future Professionals Fund – Chloe Wilkinson
$1,000 scholarship for an eligible applicant in their final year of study in fields such as Education, Social Work and Nursing where students have to complete lengthy unpaid internships and professional practice placements in local schools and hospitals.
The Nationals WA Agricultural Region Scholarship – Emily Monaghan
This $1000 entry level scholarship is open to recent school leavers (under the age of 20) who gained entrance to a course supported at GUC either through an ATAR, STEPS or a TAFE Pathway.
Rotary Club of Batavia Coast – Lloyd Storey
This $1,000 scholarship is open to any student commencing study at the GUC in 2018.
Rotary Club of Geraldton Greenough – Emily Gee
This $1,000 scholarship is open to any student studying at the GUC in 2018.
Future Professionals Scholarships – Mikala Cooper
The former Australian Higher Education Heads of Campus Forum, of which GUC was a member, acknowledged the financial difficulty that can face some students as they near completion of their course. They donated funds to the Hollomby Foundation to provide a $2,000 scholarship to a final year student required to complete a lengthy unpaid internship or professional practical placement to complete their degree and become the future professionals needed for the region.
Sinosteel Midwest Corporation Yanburi Scholarships
To promote, encourage and support Wajarri Yamatji people studying higher education programs Sinosteel Midwest Corporation, through the Weld Range Project Native Title and Heritage Sustainable Benefits Agreement 2014, is offering up to six scholarships of $1,000 per semester (or pro rata for part time students) throughout the study program, to a maximum of four years. $500 incentive payments are also available for STEPS bridging students (or pro rata for part time) studying at GUC.
Note: for more information and to apply for these opportunities please contact Peter Jones on 9429 4888 at Sinosteel Midwest Corporation or click on the links below.