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Scholarships

2019 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.

Hollomby Foundation Scholarship terms and conditions can be found here:

Scholarship Terms and Conditions

2019 Hollomby Foundation Scholarships have been awarded.  2020 Hollomby Foundation Scholarships will open in November 2019, so watch this space!

Below is a listing of the 2019 Hollomby Foundation scholarships winners for 2019.

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.
Awarded to Saria Penny, Sarah Smyth, and Zoe Wright.

Deepdale Bursary 
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.

Awarded to Caitlin Smith

St John of God Geraldton Hospital Scholarship 
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, 2019.
Awarded to Dianna Rios Garcia.

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 2019, 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.
Awarded to Meg Gibson.

RSM Accounting Award 
This $1,000 prize is awarded to the highest achieving Accounting student in CQUniversity’s Bachelor of Accounting course. Awarded in December 2019.

Awarded to Natasha Hodgson

Greenough River Solar Farm is a Patron of the Hollomby Foundation and offer 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.
Awarded to Margaret Tyler

Hollomby Foundation Scholarships (Discretionary)
The Hollomby Foundation provides discretionary funding of $5,000 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.
Awarded to Phillippa Rumble and Nigel Tremain

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.
    Awarded to Isabella Capewell-Randall and Mariah Kara
  • $8,000 in scholarships open to all students undertaking university study at the Geraldton Universities Centre.
    Awarded to Joshua Arundell

N.B. Scholarship amounts are discretionary and will be decided by the Scholarship panel subject to need.

Mid West Development Commission
This $3,000 scholarship is targeted at high achieving Geraldton school leavers from 2017 or 2018 who will commence a full time undergraduate course at the GUC in 2019.
Awarded to Sarah Smyth

City of Greater Geraldton
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 2019.
Awarded to Olivia Allen and Helen Howard

Shire of Irwin Scholarship
Open to residents of the Shire of Irwin, this $2,000 scholarship is available for students undertaking an undergraduate degree at GUC, either part time or full time.
Awarded to Tanya Long

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.
Awarded to Anna Henville

Bendigo Bank
This $2,000 Scholarship is aimed at a new or continuing GUC student who best demonstrates their commitment to the Mid West community.
Awarded to Tanya Littlely

Rotary Club of Geraldton
$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.
Awarded to Grace Richardson

Melissa Price MP, Member for Durack – Farmer’s Scholarship Fund
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 2019.
Awarded to Britt Holland

Ian Blayney MLA, Member for Geraldton
Focusing on relieving financial hardship, this scholarship is valued at $1,000 and is open to students studying the Associate Degree in Agribusiness at the GUC in 2019.
Awarded to Timothy McAuliffe

Hon. Darren West MLC, Member for the Agricultural Region – 
This $1,000 scholarship aims to encourage and support students studying at GUC in any discipline.
Awarded to Karen Sheppard

Hon. Laurie Graham MLC, Member for the Agricultural Region – Future Professionals Fund 
$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.
Awarded to Kurt Bellve

The Nationals WA Agricultural Region Scholarship
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.
Awarded to Hannah Gallarza

Rotary Club of Batavia Coast
This $1,000 scholarship is open to any student commencing study at the GUC in 2019.
Awarded to Emily Gee

Rotary Club of Geraldton Greenough
This $2,000 scholarship is open to any student studying at the GUC in 2019.
Awarded to Amy Herring

Future Professionals Scholarships
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.
Awarded to Natasha Thompson

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.

WEETF Information Sheet, 2018

Yanburi Program Application Form, 2018

Thank you to our 2019 Scholarship Providers