John F Slowey Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1995 to commemorate the life of Monsignor John F Slowey, whose leadership and vision contributed to the survival and development of Catholic education in New South Wales.


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:

  • Undergraduate students
  • Studying at the Strathfield campus
  • Enrolled in the School of Education
  • In the second or third year of their course (or part time equivalent).

Required Documentation

The following documents must be submitted with the application:

  • Academic transcript
  • Evidence of the applicant's contribution to, and/or leadership in, community service

Selection Criteria

Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:

  • Academic merit
  • Community service

Selection Process

The recipients will be selected by the Scholarships Office.

Ongoing Requirements

Recipients are requested to submit a letter of appreciation for 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.