Sarina Community Bank® Branch Bendigo Bank Scholarship

A Scholarship to support students within the Sarina / Mackay district studying Business and business related courses. The student should be enrolled in a Degree course (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: 27 February 2018

Closing Date: 31 March 2018

Eligibility
Study LevelAssociate Degree; Bachelor; Undergraduate
Year of StudyFuture/First Year; First Year
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident; Permanent Humanitarian Visa
EthnicityAny
Study RegionMackay
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadAll loads
GenderAny

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply for the Scholarship students should be:

  • Enrolled in or intending to enrol in a Degree Course (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
  • Enrolled studying Full time (3-4 units per term) or Part-time (2 units per term) for the duration of the scholarship. It is preferred the student studies on campus, however if the choice of study course is not offered at the Mackay campus, students are still encouraged to apply if they study by online
  • Enrolled at CQUniversity at the time of Census Date 2018
  • Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or holders of Humanitarian Visa
  • Not holding another scholarship of equal or higher value

Selection Criteria

For further information please see attached flyer.

Additional Information

Selection Process

Applicants for the Scholarship will send their completed application form to Sarina Community Bank ® Branch Bendigo Bank. A selection committee made of representatives from Sarina Community Bank ® Branch Bendigo Bank will consider all applications received by the closing date (31 March 2018). This panel will be responsible for determining the successful recipients and advising CQUniversity of the successful students’ names. The scholarship and ambassadorships will only be awarded if there is an applicant of suitable merit.

Supporting Documentation

For further information please see attached flyer.

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 and Ambassadorships are 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.