Established in 2017 by the ACU Aquinas Campus Dean, Associate Professor Joe Fleming, to recognise students’ community service and leadership in service of the Aquinas Campus.
One scholarship valued at $2,500 is available each year, paid in one lump sum.
This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria:
Australian citizens and permanent residents
Studying at the Ballarat campus
The following documents must be submitted with the application:
A written statement of approximately 500 words outlining:
the intended program of study would potentially benefit your personal and professional ambitions
the Scholarship could financially support you whilst studying
Evidence of your contribution to and/or leadership of Ballarat campus activities or support of fellow Ballarat campus students
One written reference which supports the above. The reference must also include the title and/or position and contact details of the person providing the reference.
Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:
Evidence of community service
Preference will be given to applicants who are physically, socially, and/or economically disadvantaged; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students; and students from rural and regional areas.
Applicants will be shortlisted by the Scholarships Office, and the recipient will be determined by a selection committee. The committee will be comprised of the Campus Dean, ACU Aquinas Campus and the relevant Heads of School or nominees.
Recipients are requested to submit a letter of appreciationfor the donor, explaining how the Scholarship has assisted them. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October of each year.