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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 awarded 2017 Hollomby Foundation scholarships from our generous donors for students commencing or continuing study at the GUC in 2017.

Hollomby Foundation Scholarships in Nursing – Allison Morgan & Rebecca Lawson
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 – Deborah Andrews
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 – Christine Philippa
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, 2017.

St John of God Geraldton Hospital Ku’arlu Nursing Scholarship – Ashlee McEwan
Available to one full time Aboriginal student entering the USQ Bachelor of Nursing program in semester 1 2017, 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 – Rebecca Turner
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to the highest achieving Accounting student in CQUniversity’s Bachelor of Accounting course. Awarded in December 2017.

Engineering Scholarships – None eligible
Made possible thanks to the support from the Greenough River Solar Farm, these $5,000 scholarships are available to recent Geraldton school leavers, with the necessary ATAR score of 65 and a pass in Mathematics Methods, who are accepted into the University of Southern Queensland’s Associate Degree in Engineering offered at GUC.

Environmental Science Scholarships – Corin Desmond, Scott Hishon, Jarna Kendle & Margaret Tyler
Made possible thanks to the support from the Greenough River Solar Farm, four $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 – Max Lawson
This $3,000 scholarship is targeted at high achieving Geraldton school leavers from 2015 or 2016 who will commence a full time undergraduate course at the GUC in 2017.

City of Greater Geraldton – Brodie Drage & Dior Symington
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 2017.

Shire of Irwin Scholarship – Sarah Quenby
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 – Heather Hall
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.

Ian Blayney MLA, Member for Geraldton – Christine Offer
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 2017.

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

The Nationals WA – Phoebe Paul
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.

Bendigo Bank – Mikala Cooper & Rosie Sitorus (shared)
This $2,000 Scholarship is aimed at a new or continuing GUC student who best demonstrates their commitment to the Mid West community.

Bundiyarra Community Aboriginal Corporation – Allison Morgan (School Leaver) & Joshua Shiosaki (Open)
Two $1000 scholarships (School Leaver and Open category) to encourage and support Aboriginal students to study at GUC.

Rotary Club of Batavia Coast – Jessica Varney
This $1,000 scholarship is open to any student commencing study at the GUC in 2017.

Rotary Club of Geraldton Greenough – Jennifer Goodall
This $1,000 scholarship is open to any student studying at the GUC in 2017.

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 here.