In 2013 the Australian Women Educators (AWE) Peninsula Branch donated $5,000 to James Cook University to support women admitted to a Bachelor of Education at the Cairns campus in their third year of study.
|Student Type||Female, 3rd Year Undergraduate|
|Area of Study||Education|
|Closing Date||31 January|
If all the below statements describe you and your current situation, you can apply for this scholarship.
If you are a successful applicant of this scholarship you will receive $1,000 to be paid after the census date of Study Period 1.
Prior to completing an application, you should carefully read the Scholarship Rules below. Applicants wanting to apply for this scholarship must attach the following documents:
When applying for a scholarship it is very important that you ensure that you include all relevant documents (including a completed application form) and that your application is submitted before the closing date. If an application is incomplete, it will not be considered.
Your application is checked for completeness and eligibility, and you will receive an email confirmation it has been received. After the closing date it will be individually assessed and put forward to a selection committee who will rank your application against others who have applied.
In 2013 the Australian Women Educators (AWE) Peninsula Branch donated $5,000 to James Cook University to support women admitted to a Bachelor of Education at the Cairns campus in their third year of study. This scholarship is subject to the provisions of James Cook University’s Coursework Scholarships, Bursaries and Grants Policy.
The value of the scholarship shall be $1,000 for one year.
In its final year of offering, the value of the Bursary shall be the balance of funds in the account.
The Australian Women Educators Peninsula Branch Bursary shall be open to competition among applicants who are:
The Selection Criteria are:
Applications must be submitted on the official application form no later than the date set by the Selection Committee for the year in which the award is to be made.
Applicants must submit with the official form, where appropriate:
Applications submitted without the relevant documentation will not be considered.
The applicant authorises the Selection Committee to verify any information provided by the applicant.
The award of the scholarship shall be made in the absolute discretion of the Selection Committee, which shall comprise
The Selection Committee reserves the right not to award a Scholarship in any year if, in the opinion of the Selection Committee, there is no applicant of sufficient merit to warrant an award.
The Selection Committee will determine all matters relating to the Scholarship.
Moneys payable to the recipient shall be paid in 1 instalment after the census date of Study Period 1.
A successful applicant may not defer receipt of the award. Where a scholarship is terminated pursuant to the provisions of this clause, the Selection Committee reserves the right to award the Scholarship to another suitable applicant.
In the event the Selection Committee Chair terminates or suspends the student’s Scholarship, a student may lodge a request for review of decision in accordance with the provisions of the Student Complaints Policy and Procedure.
The requirements of the Scholarship shall not make the awarding of the Scholarship conditional upon the recipient providing unremunerated services or products to the donor.
The scholarship shall be administered by the Scholarships Office, on behalf of the Selection Committee.
The funds of the scholarship shall be held in an account in the name of the University and shall be administered by the officer of the University charged with administering the scholarship.
Income from a fund not expended on the award which it maintains, shall be added to the award in the final year it is awarded.
Where an award provides some benefit to the recipient from a body external to the University, or an obligation upon a body external to the University, the University, its servants and agents, shall not be liable for that benefit or obligation.
Definition of terms is as per the Glossary of Terms for Policies in the Student and Teaching and Course Management, with the following additions:
“academic institution” includes University, Technical and Further Education College, private education provider, secondary school and any other institution that undertakes teaching or research
“award” means the scholarship, bursary or grant
Scholarships for the purpose of these guidelines exclude scholarships for project and stipend support of research higher degree students.