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Catherine McAuley Scholarship 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open03-Dec-2017
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AwardUp to $2,500 per annum
Eligibility12th passed students
Scholarship provider contact details

Address- Brisbane Campus: 1100 Nudgee Road Banyo Queensland 4014 Postal: PO Box 456 Virginia Queensland 4014 Switchboard: Phone 07 3623 7100 Email:

What is Catherine McAuley Scholarship 2017?

The Australian Catholic University has introduced a merit scholarship named Catherine McAuley Scholarship 2017 for domestic as well as international students for pursuing an undergraduate degree from the university. This is an endowed scholarship established in 2006 by the Sisters of Mercy in Queensland to honor Sister Catherine McAuley, founder of the Sisters of Mercy, and in recognition of the predecessor college McAuley College.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

In order to be eligible for the scholarship, an applicant must –

  • Be an international student.
  • Apply for any ACU undergraduate degree (except Theology).
  • Apply for the first-year level.

Note- The faculties will be Health Sciences, Education, and Arts or Law and Business and the campus will be Brisbane.

How can you apply ?

The application can be done online.

In order to apply, please follow the given steps -

Step 1- Click here to register.

Step 2- Once registered, Click here to log in.

Step 3- Once logged in, fill in all the necessary details and submit.

Terms and Conditions

Documents required-

Following documents must be attached with your application -

  • A written statement of approximately 100 words outlining -
    • Why have you chosen to undertake your degree?
    • What do you hope to achieve with it in the future?
  • Evidence of the applicant's involvement and/or leadership in community service through activities designed to create a more just, merciful and sustainable world.
  • Two written references which address the above criteria.

Selection criteria and process -

Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria -

  • Written statement.
  • Evidence of contribution to community service.
  • Written references.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are socially and economically disadvantaged, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and students from rural and regional areas.
  • Applicants will be shortlisted by the Scholarships Office and a recipient selected by the donor.

Ongoing requirements -

  • Recipients are requested to submit a letter of appreciation to the donor each year, explaining how the Scholarship has assisted them. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October of each year.

Award details -

  • The value of the scholarship is $2,500, to be paid per annum for the duration of the course.
  • No. of scholarship available is two.

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