CQUniCares Queensland Country Bank Scholarship

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Deadline: 11 Jun 2021

CQUniCares Queensland Country Bank Scholarship

A scholarship to provide recognition and financial assistance to a 2nd or 3rd year undergraduate student.

Scholarship Value: Up to $10,000

Length of Scholarship: 1 (one) Year

Number Available: 1

Opening Date: 01 May 2021

Closing Date: 11 June 2021

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Study LevelUndergraduate
Year of Study2nd year; 3rd year
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen
Study Region
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadAll loads

To be eligible to receive a CQUniCares Queensland Country Bank Scholarship, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled or intending to be enrolled at CQUniversity in Term 2, 2021
  • Be studying in 2nd or 3rd year of an Undergraduate course
  • Be an Australian Citizen with a permanent home address in Australia
  • Not be an employee nor an immediate family member (parents, spouses, siblings, children) of Queensland Country Bank or Queensland Country Health Fund
  • Be enrolled at Census date in Term 2, 2021
  • Not be in receipt of  another CQUniversity Scholarship of similar or higher value

Applicants will be assessed on the application form and a written submission of no more than 500 words addressing the following criteria:

  • Career goals and how the scholarship will assist you in achieving your educational objectives
  • Extracurricular activities - especially community and volunteering activities and demonstration of leadership
  • Life experiences

Ongoing Criteria

In addition to the ongoing eligibility requirements, the successful applicant must:

  • Maintain a minimum average GPA of 4.0 each Term
  • Remain enrolled in the course as at Census date of each term (Terms 1 & 2 only)

As a donor scholarship recipient, you may be approached to assist with positively promoting the CQUniversity Scholarships program by sharing your experiences as a recipient through media and at events such as Open Day.

Payment of Scholarship

The successful applicant is required to enter their current financial institution details (banking details) into their MYCQU for payment to occur. This must be done prior to Census date to avoid delays.

Payment will be made to the successful applicant in Week 6 after final post Census Date eligibility and Blackbullion engagement checks each term.

Payment amount is based on study load as follows:

$5,000/term full-time term study load (18 credit points or more)

$2,500/term part-time term study load (12 credit points or less)

Payments will be credited electronically to the successful applicant's nominated bank account.

Applications must include all necessary supporting documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will need to supply the following supporting documentation:

  • Written submission- please include your Queensland Country Bank Member Number if you are a current member
  • Evidence of academic achievements or unofficial transcript
  • Evidence of community involvement, exemplary work, or demonstration of leadership
  • Resume

To apply for the CQUniCares Queensland Country Bank Scholarship:

  • Complete a Scholarship Online Application Form, ensuring all supporting documentation is completed and attached as outlined here
  • For Current students (applicants who have already have a Student ID number) apply through MyCQU . You will need to log in with your student details.
  • For Future students (applicants who have applied or are intending to apply to study at CQUniversity but not yet received or accepted an offer) apply now
  • Complete Applications must be received by the Student Scholarships Office by 5pm AEST on the closing date.

    Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Selection of the successful recipient will be determined by a selection panel made of representatives from the scholarship donor and CQUniversity. A scholarship will only be offered where there is an applicant of sufficient merit. Where there is no clear winner, the panel reserves the right to split the value of the scholarship to support multiple students. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications as soon as possible after the selection panel meets.

    Queensland Country Bank

    Queensland Country Bank has been helping Queenslanders achieve their financial goals for over 45 years.  From humble beginnings in Mount Isa in 1971, the Credit Union has grown to the second largest Member owned financial institution in Queensland and is proud to have its Head Office still based in regional Queensland.  As a Member owned organisation, all profits generated are put back in to the business and community.  They do this through grant programs, sponsorships, continually improving services and technology and offering their Members lower rates.

    They provide a full range of competitive financial services and today service over 70,000 Members with 29 branches, two agencies and a Contact Centre based in regional Queensland. They are proud to be a part of the communities they serve. Find out more about Queensland Country Bank.

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