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Scholarships

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.

 

This scholarship program is competitive and open to students enrolled in a Geraldton Universities Centre (GUC) supported course or a supported distance education student that is subject to a university partnership agreement with the GUC.

2022 Scholarship Terms and Conditions

Congratulations to our 2022 scholarship winners!

For the list of winners, please check the scholarship section below

“Mr Hollomby used to pop into the supermarket I worked in to drop off his shortbread, I have such fond memories of him asking how many had sold and chatting about the goings on in town- it means a lot to have received a Scholarship from the Hollomby Foundation, so thank you to everyone who made it possible, I cannot tell you how much it means!”

Pip Rumble

     

Mid West Ports Hollomby Foundation Travel Bursary
This $500 travel bursary is non-competitive and open to any student studying a mixed mode course supported by the  GUC who is required to travel interstate to a residential school, not otherwise offered at the GUC.

To apply for a Hollomby Foundation Travel Bursary, please use the link below:
https://hollombyfoundation.scholarshipsplatform.com/

2022 scholarships

Hollomby Foundation Scholarships in Nursing
The Hollomby Foundation provides $10,000 to support students entering the University of Southern Queensland’s Bachelor of Nursing program supported by the GUC.  Jasmine Chapman, Emily Dumitro, Maggie McGilvray, and Carly Guppy.

Deepdale Bursary –  Lauryn Latham-Wilson
The Horwood Family are Patrons of the Hollomby Foundation. This Bursary, made available after the sale of the 2014 Telethon Home in Deepdale, provides a $5,000 scholarship to nursing students studying the University of Southern Queensland’s Bachelor of Nursing program full time at the GUC.
N.B. Scholarship amounts are discretionary and will be decided by the Scholarship panel subject to need.

St John of God Geraldton Hospital Final Year RN Clinical Placement Scholarship – Leneth Cartagina
 A $2000 scholarship to support a 3rd Year Nursing student undertaking their final year clinical placements.

St John of God Geraldton Hospital EN to RN Pathway Scholarship – Leneth Cartagina
This $2000 scholarship is for EN’s embarking on upskilling to a RN qualification

RSM Accounting Award – Kirsty Perkusich
This $1,000 prize is awarded to the highest achieving first year Accounting student in CQUniversity’s Bachelor of Accounting course for the previous year.

Poligadu Family Scholarship – Business and Accounting – Renee Marchetti
This $2000 scholarship is awarded to a Business or Accounting student who, through regular tutorial attendance and high academic achievement, displays key core values of Office National: Ownership. Adaptability, Perseverance, Integrity.

29 Metals – Golden Grove $5,000 Excellence in Teaching Award – Tania Littley
The award will support a 3rd year Bachelor of Education student who has achieved the highest Grade Point Average (GPA) for the academic year.  The $5000 prize is in recognition of academic excellence and is aimed to assist students with the financial impost incurred by the requirements to complete long term practicum placements in the 4th year of their degree.

Hollomby Foundation Scholarships (Discretionary) – Sam de Vries and Tara Fawell
The Hollomby Foundation provides discretionary funding to support students studying degree courses offered at the GUC.
N.B. Scholarship amounts are discretionary and will be decided by the Scholarship panel subject to need.

 

Mumbida Wind Farm Pty Ltd
The Mumbida Wind Farm is a Patron of the Hollomby Foundation and offer the following scholarships:

  • $7,000 in scholarships to support Aboriginal students undertaking university study at the Geraldton Universities Centre – Shanae McGuire and Holly Marsden
  • $8,000 in scholarships open to all students undertaking university study at the Geraldton Universities Centre –Belinda Flavel and Jessica Knight
    N.B. Scholarship amounts are discretionary and will be decided by the Scholarship panel subject to need.

 

The Ron Shay Scholarship for Aboriginal Advancement – Kim Ryder

The Yagahong Alliance is providing an annual Aboriginal scholarship to the value of $10,000 (to paid in instalments for the duration of the degree program).
Named the Ron Shay Scholarship for Aboriginal Advancement, the scholarship will provide financial assistance to Aboriginal students studying through the GUC. (with a preference for students to have a connection to the Yungunga-Nya People).

Mid West Development Commission – Talisha Wells
This $3,000 scholarship is targeted at a high achieving Geraldton school leaver who will commence a full time undergraduate course at the GUC this year.

City of Greater Geraldton – Jordon Logie and Terri Jackson
Helping to create a more vibrant City, two $2,000 scholarships are offered to new or continuing students studying full time at the GUC.

Shire of Northampton – Angela Italiano
Valued at $2,000, this scholarship is open to new or continuing, full or part time students at the GUC.


Bendigo Bank Community Scholarship – Claire Sherwood
1 x $1000 Scholarship aimed at new or continuing GUC students who best demonstrate their commitment to the Mid West community.

Bendigo Bank Final Year Internship Scholarship – Jack Reynolds
1 x $2000 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 local schools an hospitals.

 

Rural Bank Regional Student Scholarship – Elizabeth Newton
1x $1000 scholarship is designed to assist rural/regional students to study locally in a full time undergraduate course at the GUC.

 

Melissa Price MP, Member for Durack – Farmer’s Scholarship Fund – Nicole Wyatt
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.

 

Lara Dalton MLA, Member for Geraldton – Mackenzie Bignell
Focusing on relieving financial hardship, this scholarship is valued at $1,000 and is open to students studying a course at the GUC.

 

Hon. Sandra Carr, Member for the Agricultural Region – Rachel Trusso
This $1,500 scholarship  will provide financial support and mentorship opportunities facilitated by Ms Carr to an individual who demonstrates their commitment to contributing to their regional community and are experiencing financial hardship.

Shane Love MLA Member for Moore – Nadine Barmento
This $1000 Scholarship is for a student studying a course at the GUC who resides in the Moore electorate.

 

The Hon Colin de Grussa MLC and Hon Martin Aldridge MLC Scholarship – Teagan Mundy
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 – Cassidy Bothe
This $1,000 scholarship is open to any student commencing study at the GUC.
 Nb: with the support of the Hollomby Foundation, the successful recipient will be required to attend one Rotary meeting to share their story of choosing to pursue a higher education degree at the GUC.

 

Rotary Club of Geraldton Greenough – Lily Rooney
This $3,000 scholarship is open to any student studying at the GUC.
Nb: with the support of the Hollomby Foundation, the successful recipient will be required to attend one Rotary meeting to share their story of choosing to pursue a higher education degree at the GUC.

Rotary Club of Geraldton – Sigourney Brodgen
This $2,000 scholarship is for a student who has shown real leadership and a commitment to taking action to creating lasting change. This is part of Rotary’s Vision.
Nb: with the support of the Hollomby Foundation, the successful recipient will be required to attend one Rotary meeting to share their story of choosing to pursue a higher education degree at the GUC.

CQU CARES Scholarships for Rural Students

USQ Scholarships

For information on what financial support the federal government provides to higher education students, please visit https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/education

The Tertiary Access Payment
The Tertiary Access Payment is a one off payment of up to $5,000. It’s to help eligible students with the cost of moving to study. This is for study after you’ve finished year 12 or equivalent.

To get the payment you need to meet some rules. These include:

  • moving from a regional or remote area for tertiary study
  • starting tertiary study directly after finishing year 12 or equivalent with no gap year.

Click here for more info

Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships
The Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program supports students with the costs of studying at university or at a vocational education and training institution. The scholarships are valued at up to $18,000 each and are available to support students studying for six months full-time or up to 8 years part-time, on campus, or through online and distance education.

The course must be either Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Health or Agriculture with a qualification level of: Certificate IV; Diploma; Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree; Bachelor Degree; Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma; Master Degree or a Doctoral Degree.

For information use the link below:

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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.

Wajarri Education, Employment and Training Fund

Thank you to our 2022 Scholarship Providers