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These university accommodation scholarships could help you in 2022

Staying in uni accommodation on campus is brilliant. You meet new people. There are mentors to tell you what to expect. There are tutors and counsellors and you don’t have to fight for parking on campus or catch a bus.

It minimises….

the daily hassles of cooking and cleaning, allowing you to have the best university experience possible. (St George’s)

It costs $350+ per week to stay at university accommodation. These scholarships will make uni accommodation more affordable.

Regional Scholarships

The cost of travel and living in the city stop students from the country going to university. This isn’t news. There is lots of financial support available to help overcome this problem. Check out the financial support listed here.

Relocation Scholarships

The Commonwealth government supports students who need to relocate to undertake further study. Find more information HERE

Country Education Foundation

Country Education Foundation (CEF) helps rural and regional youth access education, training and jobs through grants, scholarships, support services and resources.

You can find it’s Scholarship Guide HERE.

Curtin Regional Accommodation Scholarships 

The purpose of this scholarship is to support regional students from low socioeconomic backgrounds who are experiencing financial hardship and have contributed to their local community. 

Check the Curtin Alumni Regional Scholarship HERE. Closing Date: 26 Nov 2021

Curtin Harry Perkins Memorial Scholarship 

For students who need to relocate from a regional or remote area to commence an undergraduate degree at Curtin University, who are from a low socioeconomic background and are experiencing financial hardship. Find more at  Harry Perkins Memorial Scholarship.

UWA Regional Accommodation Scholarships

The Convocation of UWA Graduates and The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) are providing a scholarship to assist an eligible regional or remote student with the cost of accommodation at University Hall or other college affiliated with the University.

Find more at Convocation Accommodation Scholarship.

UWA has a range of scholarships. Check them out HERE.

UWA Harry Leaver Scholarship

The UWA Harry Leaver Scholarship assists eligible regional or remote students, preferably from Moora or the Mid West region, with the cost of accommodation while they commence and pursue a Bachelor of Science at UWA.

The UWA Harry Leaver Scholarship provides $15,000 per annum to support accommodation fees at University Hall, and is administered and awarded by the University of Western Australia

ECU Regional Accommodation Scholarships

ECU provide scholarships which have been established specifically to assist students who normally live in a rural, regional or remote area of Western Australia, or in some cases Australia wide, who are having to relocate in order to study at University.

These include the following scholarships for undergraduate students:

You can visit ECU Scholarships to find information on opening and closing dates, or to search for other available scholarships.

Murdoch Regional Accommodation Scholarships

High achieving regional students are encouraged to apply for a scholarship that will help them with their living costs when they move to the city to study at Murdoch University.

The George Alexander Foundation (GAF) is offering six scholarships to the value of $24,000 which successful applicants can use towards the cost of their living and accommodation expenses while in Perth.

Notre Dame University Accommodation Broome

Notre Dame has limited accommodation support for any students wanting to study nursing in Broome.

Find out more HERE.

I will research all accommodation scholarships at West Australian universities and write them up in a separate post.

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Careers in Grain Expo Offer to Schools

Western Australia probably grows more grain than… practically anyone….. and there are jobs in everything from international marketing to scientific research to fencing.

Western Australia is a world leader in grain agriculture. There are scholarships and many training pathways into the industry. 

The Careers in Grain people sent through this message:

Last year, we attended 30 different school and university events and look forward to building on the momentum and meeting even more students and job seekers. Be sure to let us know if you hear of any events that you’d love to see us at!

Contact Kayla Evans  to invite her to your school career expo. 

Bust Small 72dpiIf you would like to reach thousands of Western Australian school students with information about careers in your industry, let me know. 

I will share your information in the monthly In Focus Careers Newsletter that goes out to over 100 West Australian high schools. 

If you would like to see a complimentary copy of the newsletter please let me know. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Scholarships for Young Women and Girls

Layne Beachley Reach for the Stars scholarship applications close on 24 November 2016.

Apply Here

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  • Females, 12 years of age and above at 31/01/2017
  • Girls and young women who are long-term  Australian residents
  • Females who have initiative and passion and are committed to achieving a dream in their field of choice

Scholarships are awarded in the fields:

  • Arts, Music & Entertainment
    Whether you enjoy the creative or the technical side of Arts, Music or Entertainment, we would like to hear about your passion in this field of pursuit and how you think your vision and talent could be assisted by the Layne Beachley Foundation. Example:Shaelee Rooke, Theatre Production

  • Business, Leadership & Community
    In a competitive environment, developing business and taking on a leadership role requires commitment and determination. The Foundation is keen to support emerging women in business where financial support and mentoring could make an enormous difference to the project and to its surrounding community. Example: Maddison O’ Gradey-Lee, Young Leader.

  • Science, Technology & Innovation
    The Foundation would like to encourage women back into Science, to support Technology and to inspire girls and women to see their potential and to drive Innovation. Example: Arielle Tickner-Smith, Environmental Science

  • Environment & Sustainability
    One of the most important challenges of our Century. The Foundation supports endeavours to create awareness, to educate, inspire, and walk the talk in their community to create grass roots up solutions. Example: Parrys Raines, Climate Girl

  • Sport
    Sport is one of The Foundations original cornerstones and continues to attract a wide range of girls and women from Running, Cricket, Gymnastics, Motor-Racing to Hockey, Rowing and BMX Racing. Example:
    Caroline Buchanan, BMX
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Remote Students Accounting Scholarship

Go RSM for providing scholarships for regional students to relocate to study accounting.

Great to see a firm that recognises how hard it is for rural, regional and remote students to relocate to study.

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The scholarships are totally consistent with their Values:

  • Integrity in everything.
  • Supporting clients everywhere.
  • Developing and valuing everyone.