Sarina Community Bank® Branch Bendigo Bank Scholarship

A Scholarship to support students within the Sarina / Mackay district studying Business and business related programs. The student should be enrolled in a Degree Program (or double Degree) under the School of Business and Law. Students of the Bachelor of Professional Communication, Bachelor of Digital Media or Bachelor of Information Technology also are eligible to apply. The Scholarship aims to encourage the local community to study, live and work locally, by providing financial support and encouragement to attend the local Mackay campus of CQUniversity.

Scholarship Value: Up to $4, 500 ($1,500 per year)

Length of Scholarship: Three (3) years

Number Available: 1

Opening Date: 09 December 2016

Closing Date: 31 March 2017

Eligibility
Study LevelUndergraduate
Year of StudyFuture/First Year
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident; Permanent Humanitarian Visa
EthnicityAboriginal; Torres Strait Islander; South Sea Islander; Non Indigenous
Study RegionMackay
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadFull time
GenderEither

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to receive The Sarina Community Bank® Branch Bendigo Bank Scholarship an applicant must:

  • Be enrolled in or intending to enrol in a Bachelor Program (or double degree) under the School of Business and Law. Students of the Bachelor of Professional Communication, Bachelor of Digital Media or Bachelor of Information Technology are also eligible to apply.
  • Entering into their first year of study
  • Residing in Sarina/Mackay region or have a residential postcode within 4737-4803 and maintain residence in that region for the duration of the scholarship
  • Studying full-time (3-4 courses per term) or part-time (2 courses per term) in Term 1 and Term 2, for the duration of the Scholarship. If students are studying part-time, this will impact on the value of the scholarship.
  • Preferably studying on campus. If the program of study is not offered at the Mackay Campus (e.g. Law) and all other eligibility criteria is met, students are encouraged to apply.
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or be on a Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • Be enrolled at CQUniversity at the time of Census Date each term
  • Not hold a donor funded scholarship of equal or higher value

*Donor Funded: refers to a scholarship which is only available to CQUniversity students, funded by an individual organisation external to the University (excluding Federal Government funded, Commonwealth and Equity Scholarships)

Selection Criteria

To apply for this scholarship, please contact the Executive Assistant, Sarina Community Bank ® Branch on executive@sarinacommunity.com.au or 0435 537 012 for more details about how to apply.

Additional Information

Please see attached flyer

Supporting Documentation

How to apply

To apply for this scholarship, please contact the Executive Assistant, Sarina Community Bank ® Branch on executive@sarinacommunity.com.au or 0435 537 012 for more details about how to apply.

How will I know the outcome of my application?

Refer to Executive Assistant, Sarina Community Bank ® Branch on executive@sarinacommunity.com.au or 0435 537 012 for more details

Donor details

Sarina Community Bank® Branch Bendigo Bank

SarinaCommunity Bank® Branch of Bendigo Bank is operated by Sarina and District Community Financial Services Limited (S&DCFSL) which is locally owned company.  Apart from being locally owned a key feature of the unique Community Bank® is that up to 80 percent of profits are available to be invested in the local community. We are proud to invest in our community through the Community Engagement Program.  Since opening in 2005, over $1 million has been in invested (from profits) in Sarina and district community through community grants, sponsorship, scholarship and donations. Our overarching aim of this community investment is to influence positive change in the community.The Sarina Community Bank® Branch Bendigo Bank Scholarship is a part of this program with the aim of encouraging education and development of expertise through the study of higher education and more broadly to ultimately benefit the community.