CQUniCares Field Mining Services Group VET Scholarship

CQUniCares Field Mining Services Group VET Scholarship assists students with expenses associated with completing an apprenticeship at university.

Scholarship Value: $2,500 Annual Tool Voucher

Length of Scholarship: 1 (one) Year

Number Available:

Opening Date: 01 May 2020

Closing Date: 12 June 2020

Study LevelVET
Year of StudyAny
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident; Permanent Humanitarian Visa; New Zealand Citizen
Study RegionEmerald; Gladstone; Mackay; Rockhampton
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadAll loads

To be eligible to receive a CQUniCares Field Mining Services Group VET Scholarship successful applicants must:
  • be enrolled or intending to enrol at CQUniversity in 2020
  • be doing an apprenticeship
  • be enrolled in one of the following courses:
    • Cert III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade
    • Cert III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade
  • be an Australian citizen, Permanent Resident, holder of a Humanitarian Visa or New Zealand citizen with permanent home address in Australia
  • study and reside in the Mackay, Rockhampton, Emerald or Gladstone regions
  • not be receiving any other CQUniversity scholarship of similar or higher value

Applicants will be assessed on their written submission of no more than 500 words and supporting documents addressing the following:
  • Career goals and how a scholarship will assist in achieving their educational objectives
  • Extracurricular activities – especially community and volunteering activities and demonstration of leadership
  • Life experiences

Expectations of Recipients

As a scholarship recipient, you will be asked to participate in a feedback survey. You may also be approached to assist with positively promoting the CQUniversity Scholarships program by sharing your experiences as a recipient through media or invited to attend events such as Orientation or Open Day.

Ongoing Eligibility

In addition to the ongoing eligibility requirements, the successful applicant must:
*Remain enrolled in the course

Additional Information

CQUniversity will connect scholarship recipients directly with the donor’s organisational representative regarding specific details and arrangements for any additional benefits.


Field Mining Services Group will provide a $2,500 tool voucher to the selected recipient. The voucher is to be used to purchase tools required to assist in completing the apprenticeship.

Applications must include all necessary supporting documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will need to supply the following supporting documentation:
  • Written submission addressing the selection criteria
  • Evidence of academic achievements or unofficial transcript
  • Resume
  • Evidence of community involvement or leadership

To apply for the CQUniCares Field Mining Services VET Scholarship:

  1. Complete a Scholarship Online Application Form, ensuring all supporting documentation is completed and attached as outlined here
    • For Current students (applicants who have already have a Student ID number) apply through MyCentre. You will need to log in with your student details.
    • For Future students (applicants who have applied or are intending to apply to study at CQUniversity but not yet received or accepted an offer) apply here
  2. Complete Applications must be received at the Student Life and Wellbeing Centre, Scholarships Office by 5pm AEST on the closing date.

    Failure to supply requested documents will result in your application being incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A selection panel, consisting of representatives from CQUniversity and Field Mining Services Group will be formed to determine the successful applicant. A scholarship will only be offered where there is an applicant of sufficient merit. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications as soon as possible after the selection panel meets.
Field Mining Services Group

Field Mining Services Group is a provider of high quality, skilled trades and maintenance services/solutions to the mining, oil and gas industries.