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There are many external scholarships made available by government departments, business and industry groups that you may be eligible to apply for.

TropWater Bursary
Open to: You must be enrolled in either a second or third year Marine Science undergraduate course or an honours program at James Cook University.
Value: $2,000 and a four-week industry-research placement with JCU and NQBP
Opening date: Open now
Closing date: 25 October 2019

Real Futures Grant
We know that real health for you and your family is only ever as good as the people who are providing it. And we know that finances are a key factor for families as well as insurance products and services. So with that in mind, we are helping to encourage the best people into the healthcare, business and finance industries by providing the Real Futures Grant
Open to:
Australian students studying full time in Business, Finance, Medicine, Healthcare or Specialist Healthcare.
Value: $5,000
Opening date: Open now
Closing date: 31 October 2019

Choosi Futures Grant
Choosi are passionate about a healthy Australia and we want to help. Through the Choosi Futures Grant Program, we’re offering financial assistance to those studying the health, fitness and medical disciplines to help them, help others lead healthy lives.
Open to: To be eligible, you must be enrolled full-time in an accredited Australian Education Institution and be studying for a certificate, diploma, degree or traineeship in Medicine and Health sciences/Healthcare.
Value: $5,000
Opening date: Open now
Closing date: 31 October 2019

RSL Queensland - Veteran Dependant Scholarships
Open to: Children of ex-serving ADF personnel. Applicants are to meet eligibility criteria, including proof of service and the ability to demonstrate hardship or vulnerability due to their own or their family member's service.
Value: Up to $4,000 a year for up to three years
Opening date: Open Now
Closing date: 31 October 2019

Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme
The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme is designed to encourage and assist undergraduate students in health-related disciplines to complete their studies and join the health workforce. The scheme provides scholarships for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people studying an entry level health course.
Open to:
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Allied Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Midwifery, Nursing (excludes pharmacy)
Value: up to $15,000
Opening date: Open now
Closing date: 4 November 2019

The Lend Fintech Scholarship 2019
Lend supports the future of small businesses in Australia by offering a scholarship to emerging finance and commerce professionals alike.  All finalists will be considered for permanent or intern employment opportunities.
Open to:
Australian students studying finance and /or commerce.
Value: $6,000
Opening date: Open now
Closing date: 30 November 2019

Canstar Future of Finance Student Scholarship
Open to: Permanent residents or citizens of Australian enrolled as a student at an accredited Australian university. Must be over 18.
Value: $5,000 plus a two-hour career, CV and interview coaching session.
Opening date: Open now
Closing date: 1 December 2019

Canstar Blue Future of Comparison Student Scholarship
Open to: Permanent residents or citizens of Australian enrolled as a student at an accredited Australian university. Must be over 18.
Value: $5,000 plus a two-hour career, CV and interview coaching session with Canstar's career experts.
Opening date: Open now
Closing date: 1 December 2019

Supporting Women in STEM
At Nimble, we are proud to support female students entering the STEM field with our Supporting Women in STEM Scholarship. Nimble has always actively supported a number of local charities and we continue to seek opportunities to explore educational partnerships. Our community efforts continue to grow and these efforts include the empowerment of emerging women in the STEM field.
Open to: Female undergraduate full time in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics.
Value: 2 x $5,000 cash
Closing date: 31 January 2020

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme
Open to: Australian citizens of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent who are enrolled, or about to be enrolled, as a full-time student in a pharmacy undergraduate or graduate degree at an Australian university that leads to a registrable qualification as a pharmacist. Preferably from a rural or remote location.
Value: $15,000 per year for 4 years
Closing date: 31 January 2020

Rural Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme
Open to: Australian students enrolled, or about to be enrolled, as a full-time student in pharmacy undergraduate or graduate degree at an Australian university that leads to a registrable qualification as a pharmacist. Must be able to show they have lived in a defined rural area for a minimum of five consecutive years, or eight cumulative years from the age of five.
Value: $10,000 up to 4 years 
Closing date: 31 January 2020

BetaShares Student Grant
Open to: Students enrolled full-time in an accredited Australian tertiary education institution and have at least one year of study remaining to complete their degree.
Value: $5,000
Opening date: Open now
Closing date: 3 June 2020

RSL Queensland - Ex-Defence Scholarships
Open to: Ex-serving Defence members. Applicants are to meet eligibility criteria, including proof of service and the ability to demonstrate hardship or vulnerability due to their own or their family member's service.
Value: Up to $4,000 a year for up to three years
Opening date: Open now
Closing date: Open until filled, or until the 2021 scholarship round opens

RSL Queensland - Partner Scholarships
Open to: Spouses or de facto partners of current or former Defence members. Applicants are to meet eligibility criteria, including proof of service and the ability to demonstrate hardship or vulnerability due to their own or their family member's service.
Value: Up to $4,000 a year for up to three years
Opening date: Open now
Closing date: Open until filled, or until the 2021 scholarship round opens

The Savvy Fintech Scholarship
Open to:
Any Australian or international undergraduate or master’s students studying commercial and financial fields studying either part-time or full time at university.
Value: $5,000
Opening date: Open now
Closing date: June 2020

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Australian Indigenous Education Foundation
Australian Indigenous Health Info Net
Australian Rotary Health
Australian Scholarship Foundation
Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK
Community Enterprise Foundation
Country Education Foundation
Education UK
German Academic Exchange Service
Indigenous Scholarships
Inspire Education
International Scholarship
My Future 
My OE (My Overseas Experience)
Ozstudies
Queensland Government
Queensland Government Indigenous Education
Queensland Resources Council
Research Professional
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Study Assist
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