The Jim Wright Scholarship

This scholarship will provide recognition and financial assistance to one deserving student enrolled in their first year of a Bachelor of Theatre or Bachelor of Music delivered through the CQUniversity Conservatorium in Mackay

Scholarship Value: $6,000

Length of Scholarship: 3 years/completion of degree (whichever is sooner)

Number Available: 1 (one)

Opening Date: 22 August 2016

Closing Date: 06 November 2016

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 Jim Wright Scholarship an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Be intending to enrol in Term 1, 2017 as a first year student at CQUniversity in a Bachelor of Theatre or a Bachelor of Music delivered through the CQUniversity Conservatorium
  • Be enrolled at Census date of Term 1 2017
  • Be studying in the Mackay region
  • An Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa*
  • Not be receiving another Donor Funded** Scholarship

* Must have a permanent home address in Australia

**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 (of no more than 500 words) addressing the following:

  • Describe your career/education goals; and
  • How this scholarship will help me to achieve my career/educational goals?

Additional Information

In addition to the ongoing eligibility requirements, the successful applicant/s must:

  • Maintain at least a GPA of 4.0 throughout the duration of their degree
  • Remain enrolled in the program as at Census Date of each Term (Terms 1 & 2 only)
  • 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.

Supporting Documentation

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

  • Describe your career/education goals; and
  • How this scholarship will help me to achieve my career/educational goals?

How to apply

To apply for The Jim Wright Scholarship:

1. Read the Scholarship Guidelines

2. Complete a Scholarship Application Form

3. Ensure all supporting documentation is completed and attached as outlined in the Scholarship Guidelines

4. Submit your Scholarship Application to the Student Success Centre by the closing date – refer to the Scholarship Application Form for submission options

Please Note: Complete Applications must be received at the Student Success Centre, Scholarships Office by the closing date.

How will I know the outcome of my application?

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.

Donor details

Mr Jim Wright