CQUniCares Ergon Energy Network VET IT Scholarship (Donor-funded)

1 (One) Year
2 (Two)
October 4, 2022
January 30, 2023
The CQUniCares Ergon Energy Network VET IT Scholarship will provide recognition and financial assistance to deserving Certificate III in Information Technology (ICT30120) students who reside in the Rockhampton region.

To be eligible to receive the CQUniCares Ergon Energy Network VET IT Scholarship, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled or intending to be enrolled at CQUniversity 2023;
  • Be enrolled in the Certificate III in Information Technology [ICT30120];
  • Reside in the Rockhampton region (postal code range: 4700 –4706, 4710, 4711, and 4714);
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident;
  • Not be receiving multiple CQUniversity Scholarships that exceed the annual value of $10,000.

Indigenous and female students are encouraged to apply.

Applicants will be assessed on the application and a written submission of no more than 250 words addressing the following:

"How will a CQUniversity Scholarship assist with your studies?"

*Disclaimer - Students may be required to provide further documentation to support their application. This can include the following:

  • Written submission
  • Documentation demonstrating academic achievement or unofficial transcript
  • Documentation demonstrating community involvement, exemplary work or demonstration of leadership
  • Resume
  • Documentation demonstrating low personal or family income/ financial need
  • Confirmation of Identity or 2 x Cultural References + a Statutory Declaration (if relevant to scholarship)

All requests for further information to support applications will be sent to the student email account. Failure to supply further information will deem the application incomplete and will not be considered.

To apply for the CQUniCares Ergon Energy Network VET IT 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.

A section panel, consisting of representatives from the Ergon Energy Network "Energy Queensland" will be formed to determine the successful applicant. Shortlisted applicants may be required to participate in an interview (either face-to-face or online).

Scholarships at CQUniversity are highly competitive. All applications are ranked based on how well applicants address the selection criteria, and in comparison, to other applicants.

Being eligible or being a recipient in the past is no guarantee of having a successful application.

A scholarship will only be offered where there is an applicant of sufficient merit.

All applicants are advised that any request for further information to support their application will be sent to their student email accounts or nominated email account for future students. Students will be required to re-submit any further information requested through their original application in MyCQU. Failure to resubmit further information will deem the application incomplete and will not be considered.

The Student Scholarships Team are unable to provide updates to students on the progress of their individual application until all assessments are completed.

Students will be notified of the outcome of their application via their student email accounts only. Decisions are final.

Ergon Energy Network, as part of Energy Queensland, is a government owned corporation responsible for building and maintaining the electricity distribution network across regional Queensland. Ergon Network distributes electricity to over 763,000 customers across Queensland. Ergon Network also owns and operates 33 stand-alone power stations providing energy supply to communities across Queensland.