Application is now open for the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank University Scholarship for Regional and Rural Students at Flinders University. Interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.
About Flinders University and Scholarship
Flinders University, a distinguished public research institution, is situated in the vibrant city of Adelaide, South Australia, with a widespread presence across 11 locations in South Australia and the Northern Territory. Established in 1966, the university derives its name from the renowned British navigator Matthew Flinders, who played a pivotal role in exploring and surveying the Australian and South Australian coastline during the early 19th century.
In a notable initiative to support aspiring regional and rural leaders, Flinders University announces the 2024 Bendigo and Adelaide Bank University Scholarship for Regional and Rural Students. This scholarship aims to assist community-minded individuals under the age of 25, embarking on their educational journey at the Bachelor’s degree level in 2024, showcasing a fervent passion for their regional area amidst challenging circumstances.
The Scholarship program encompasses a range of study-related expenses, including accommodation costs, course-related expenses (excluding HELP fees), study materials and equipment, textbooks, tutoring, and education-related travel within Australia. Each successful recipient of the scholarship will be awarded $6,500 per year for two years, subject to the specified criteria and a commitment to maintaining satisfactory academic performance.
This scholarship not only demonstrates Flinders University’s dedication to fostering educational opportunities but also underscores its commitment to nurturing community leaders from regional and rural areas. As the university continues to play a pivotal role in higher education, initiatives like the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank University Scholarship contribute to its mission of creating a diverse and inclusive academic community that reflects the broader societal landscape.
Details about Bendigo and Adelaide Bank University Scholarship for Regional and Rural Students at Flinders University:
Scholarship Sponsor: Flinders University, Australia
Scholarship Value: $6,500 per year
Number of awards: N/A
Study level: Undergraduate
Host Institution(s): Flinders University, Australia
Eligibility Criteria for Bendigo and Adelaide Bank University Scholarship for Regional and Rural Students at Flinders University
Candidates are advised to meet the following requirements to be qualified for the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank University Scholarship for Regional and Rural Students at Flinders University:
- You are either a permanent resident or a citizen of Australia.
- You’re from a remote, rural, or regional location.
- You can lead both inside and outside of your school.
- You can provide evidence of the difficult financial and/or social conditions preventing you from pursuing additional education; and
- You’re a motivated learner who does well in the classroom and has experience volunteering in the community.
- You must be 25 years of age or younger as of January 31, 2024. Students who are younger than 18 must have parental or guardian permission to be eligible for this award.
- In 2024, you will enroll for the first time in higher education as a first-year undergraduate bachelor’s degree student.
- You have been offered a full-time spot at an Australian university, TAFE Institute, or College Campus to pursue a bachelor’s degree on campus in an authorized Australian course.
- You may be enrolled in classes both on and off campus, including online.
- You have completed Year 12.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, individuals with disabilities, people from other cultural and linguistic origins, and LGBTQA+ persons are all welcome to apply.
Application Process for Bendigo and Adelaide Bank University Scholarship for Regional and Rural Students
Are you interested and qualified for the scholarship? Log in or register here. For further details or help with your application – phone 1300 304 541. For further information please visit Bendigo and Adelaide Bank University Scholarship for Regional and Rural Students – Bendigo Bank (smartygrants.com.au)
The Application Deadline is: January 31, 2024
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