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CQUniCares Kevin Greenwood Memorial Scholarship

The CQUniCares Kevin Greenwood Scholarships will provide recognition and assistance to deserving engineering students studying in the Mackay region.

Scholarship Value: Up to $10,000

Length of Scholarship: 2 (Two) Years

Number Available: 2

Opening Date: 03 May 2022

Closing Date: 03 June 2022

Study LevelUndergraduate; Postgraduate (Course work); Masters
Year of StudyFuture; First year; 2nd year
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident; Permanent Humanitarian Visa
EthnicityAny
Study RegionMackay
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadAll loads
GenderAny

To be eligible to receive the CQUniCares Kevin Greenwood Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must meet the following criteria:
  • Be enrolled or intending to be enrolled at CQUniversity in Term 2, 2022;
  • Be in their first or second year of study;
  • Be enrolled in one of the following courses:
    • Associate Degree of Engineering (CC02)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (CC31)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Diploma of Professional Practice (Co-op Engineering) (CC32)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil Design) and Diploma of Building Design (CL76)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Control and Instrumentation) and Bachelor of Information Technology (Application Development) (CL73)
    • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (CG21);
    • Master of Engineering (CV82)
  • Have a minimum term study load of 12 credit points in Term 2, 2022
  • Have a residential address within the Mackay region.
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa with a permanent home address in Australia;
  • Not be receiving another CQUniversity Scholarship of similar or higher value.
Preference will be given to students who are able to demonstrate low personal or family income.

Applicants will be assessed based on the application form and a written submission of no more than 500 words addressing the following criteria:

  • Career goals and how the scholarship will assist you in achieving your education objectives
  • Extracurricular activities - especially community and volunteering activities and demonstration of leadership
  • Life experiences

Ongoing Criteria

In addition to the ongoing eligibility requirements, the successful applicants must:

  • Maintain a minimum average GPA of 4.0 each term
  • Remain enrolled in the course as at Census date of each term (Terms 1 & 2) with a minimum term study load of 12 credit points
  • Complete 2 x additional pathways (recipient’s choice of remaining topics) of Blackbullion financial literacy platform prior to Term 2, 2022 Census Date.

As a donor scholarship recipient, you may be approached to assist with positively promoting the CQUniversity Scholarships program by sharing your experiences as a recipient through media and at events such as Open Day.

Payment of Scholarship

The successful applicant is required to enter their current financial institution details (banking details) into their MyCQU for payment to occur. This must be done prior to Census Date to avoid delays.

Payments are based on term study loads as follows in Term 1 and Term 2:
$1,250 /term for study load of 12 credit points
$2,500 /term for study load of 18 credit points or more

Payment will be made to the successful applicant in Week 6 after final post Census Date eligibility and Blackbullion engagement checks each term.

Payments will be credited electronically to the student’s nominated bank account.

Applications must include all necessary supporting documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will need to supply the following supporting documentation:

  • Written submission
  • CQUniversity unofficial transcript
  • Documents demonstrating community involvement, exemplary work or demonstration of leadership
  • Resume
  • Documents demonstrating low personal or family income or financial need (income)
Possible required income documents for application (and partner if partnered):
  • Centrelink Income Statement – current (How to obtain a Centrelink Income Statement)
  • 3 current payslips – including partner’s income if partnered or parent/s if you are under the age of 22 years of age
Please note if students are under the age of 22 and not deemed “Independent” by Centrelink, parental income documents will be required.

To apply for the CQUniCares Kevin Greenwood Memorial Scholarship:

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 MyCQU. 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 now.
Complete applications must be received at the Student Scholarships Office by 5pm AEST on the closing date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
A selection panel, consisting of representatives from CQUniversity 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.
Estate of Mr Kevin Greenwood

The late Kevin Greenwood was a CQUniversity graduate and a valued member of the CQUniversity Mackay community. Sadly, Kevin passed away in late 2019, leaving his estate to CQUniversity. We are deeply honoured that Kevin entrusted CQUniversity to honour his wishes and are delighted that his legacy will live on through his support of engineering students in the Mackay community.