Greg Sutherland Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will provide recognition and financial assistance to a deserving student enrolled in an Bachelor course focusing on psychology. The late Greg Sutherland is remembered as a dedicated member of the Rotary Club of Mackay and the Mackay region community who, in 2012, was the region’s Citizen of the Year.

Scholarship Value: $2,000

Length of Scholarship: Once off

Number Available: 1 (one)

Opening Date: 15 October 2018

Closing Date: 11 January 2019

Eligibility
Study LevelBachelor; Undergraduate
Year of StudyFuture/First Year; First Year; 2nd year; 3rd year
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident; Permanent Humanitarian Visa
EthnicityAny
Study RegionMackay
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadAll loads
GenderAny

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to receive the Greg Sutherland Memorial Scholarship an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled or intending to enrol at CQUniversity in Term 1, 2019
  • Be studying in one of the following courses:
    • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology Specialisation) [CA10]
    • Bachelor of Psychological Science [CC43]
    • Bachelor of Science (Psychology) [CF59]
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or holder of a Humanitarian Visa

  • Have a residential address in the Mackay region

  • Be enrolled at Census date in Term 1, 2019

  • Not be receiving another Donor Funded* Scholarship

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

Selection Criteria

Applicants will be assessed based on an application form and a written submission addressing the following:

  • Career goals and how the scholarship will assist you in achieving your educational objectives
  • Extracurricular activities – especially community and volunteering
  • Life experiences

Additional Information

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 the Scholarship

The successful applicant is required to enter their current financial institution details (banking details) into their MyCentre for payment to occur. This must be done prior to Census Date Term 1 2019 to avoid delays.

Payment will be made to the successful applicant in Week 6 of Term 1 following final post Census date eligibility checks. Payment will be for $2,000 and credited electronically to the student’s nominated bank account.

Supporting Documentation

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

  • Written submission
  • Evidence of academic achievements or unofficial transcript
  • Evidence of community involvement, exemplary work or demonstration of leadership
  • Resume

How to apply

To apply for the Greg Sutherland Memorial Scholarship:

  1. Complete a Scholarship Online Application Form, ensuring all supporting documentation is completed and attached as outlined here
  2. For Current students (applicants who have already have a Student ID number) click here to apply through MyCentre. You will need to log in with your student details.
  3. For Future students (applicants who have applied or are intending to apply to study at CQUniversity but not yet received or accepted an offer) click here to apply

Complete Applications must be received by 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.

How will I know the outcome of my application?

A selection panel, consisting of representatives from CQUniversity and the scholarship donor will be formed to determine the successful applicant in each instance.

Donor details

Rotary Club of Mackay

http://www.rotarymackay.org.au/