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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.

James Cook University has no involvement in the administration or maintenance of any of the sites below. For further information or to submit an application, please contact the managing organisation directly.

RSL Queensland Scholarships
Open to: Ex-Defence members, partners of current-serving or ex-Defence members and veteran dependants (children). Visit the website for full scholarship eligibility details, application processes and scholarship terms and conditions.
Value: Up to $15,000
Opening date: 18 August each year
Closing date: Varies, check the link for more details

Capstone Editing Grants and Scholarships
Open to: Various students and academics.
Value: Up to $5,000
Opening date: Open now
Closing date: Various dates

NSW Health Supporting Entry into University Medicine Program Scholarship
Open to: Australian citizens or permanent resident and a resident of NSW.
Opening date: Open now
Closing date: 9 February 2024 and 17 May 2024

NSW Government Diploma of Nursing Rural Travel Scholarship Incentive
Open to: Diploma of Nursing students needing to travel to a recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that is 100km or greater from their residential address.
Value: $5,000
Opening date: 29 January 2024
Closing date: 24 May 2024

Kaban Education Scholarship Program
Open to: Students who reside in Kaban, Tumoulin, Ravenshoe Millstream, or surrounding areas with postcode 4888, or have resided in these areas prior to relocating for study, have completed year 12 in 2023 and have commenced an undergraduate degree, trade or vocational qualification in 2024.
Value: $5,000
Opening date: Open now
Closing date: 30 June 2024

John Monash  Scholarships
Open to: Australian citizens who have completed (or nearly completed) a degree with an Australian university and are planning to undertake postgraduate study at an overseas university commencing in the calendar year following the year that you apply.
Value: Up to $225,000
Opening date: 1 May 2024
Closing date: 1 July 2024

SUT Excellence Scholarship
Open to: Outstanding candidates in the field of Subsea Engineering, Marine Science, and Underwater Technology.
Value: $5,000
Opening date: 25 June 2024
Closing date: 13 August 2024

Digital Automation in Engineering Scholarship
Open to: Applicants who have shown initiative during their studies, by applying programming skills to complement, automate and improve their subsea analysis and design work, and aspires to work in the subsea industry.
Value:
$5000
Opening date: 25 June 2024
Closing date: 13 August 2024

Marine Renewable Energy Scholarship
Open to: Applicants with the potential to make significant contribution to the development of marine renewable energy through their studies, research, or career ambitions.
Value: $5000
Opening date: 25 June 2024
Closing date: 13 August 2024

Chris Lawlor Scholarship
Open to: Students in the field of Subsea Engineering, Marine Science, Underwater Technology. Awarded to the most outstanding winner among all three scholarships; Marine Renewable Energy Scholarship, Digital Automation in Engineering Scholarship and SUT Excellence Scholarship
Value: $2500
Opening date: 25 June 2024
Closing date: 13 August 2024

2025 Elevate Scholarships
Open to: Students who identify as a woman or no-binary person, be enrolling as a domestic student at an Australian University and be planning to undertake a STEM degree or higher studies to improve business acumen (Leadership category only), commencing in 2025.
Value: Up to $130,224
Opening date: Open now
Closing date: 30 August 2024

The Pinnacle Foundation Scholarships
Open to:  Australian citizens or permanent residents who identify as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Value: $8,000
Opening date: 1 July 2024
Closing date: 31 August 2024

Choosi Future Grant
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 2024

Real Futures Grant
Open to: Australian citizens or permanent residents enrolled full-time in an accredited Australian Tertiary Education Institution studying for a certificate, diploma, degree or traineeship in the following areas.
Value: $5,000
Opening date: 15 February 2024
Closing date: 31 October 2024

James Cook University has no involvement in the administration or maintenance of any of the sites below. For further information or to submit an application, please contact the managing organisation directly.

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ACSPRI Fellowship Program
American Australian Association
Aurora Education Foundation
Australian Indigenous Education Foundation
Australian Indigenous Health Info Net
Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM) Scholarships 
Australian Rotary Health
Australian Scholarship Foundation
Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK
Commonwealth Teaching Scholarships
Community Enterprise Foundation
Country Education Foundation
Department of Education Scholarships and Grants
Education UK
Elevate Scholarships
Energy Queensland
Fullbright Scholarships
German Academic Exchange Service
Indigenous Scholarships
International Scholarship
My Future 
My OE (My Overseas Experience)
NSW Health Scholarships
Ozstudies
Pinnacle Foundation Scholarships
Queensland Government
Queensland Government Indigenous Education
Queensland Resources Council
Regional Education and Skills Program
Research Professional
Rural & Regional Enterprise Scholarships
Rural Bank Scholarships
Stroke Foundation Grants
Stronger Smarter Institute's Teachers of STEM Initiative
Studies in Australia
Study Assist
Teach Queensland
The Britain-Australia Society
The Good Universities Guide
The Kadadjiny Indigenous Scholarships