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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 $12,000
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

Rosemary Bryant Foundation Research Grants
Open to: Researchers focusing on nursing and midwifery care who are based in Australia
Value: Up to $60,000
Opening date: 28 February 2024
Closing date: 30 March 2024

National Association of Women in Construction Scholarships
Open to:  Women enrolled full time in the second or third year of an undergraduate degree program, related to property, architecture, engineering or construction with a GPA of 5.0 or above.
Value: $2,500 for one year paid in two instalments of $1,250
Opening date: now
Closing date: 5pm Monday 15 April 2024

Advance Navigation Student Grant Program
Open to: Engineering students.
Value: $5,000
Opening date: 15 September 2023
Closing date: 30 April 2024

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

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

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