Sisters of Mercy Scholarship
Established in 2010 by the Ballarat Sisters of Mercy who support the Mission of ACU and wish to contribute to its work, in particular, a commitment to supporting high quality education based on Christian values and a commitment to mercy and justice.
- $1,000 per annum is available for students enrolled full-time, for a maximum of four years
- $500 per annum is available for students enrolled part-time, for a maximum of eight years.
- Undergraduate students
- Studying at the Ballarat campus
- In the first or second year of their course (or part time equivalent)
- From a rural or regional area
- A written statement of approximately 500-800 words outlining:
- a commitment to the Mission and values of ACU, particularly in reference to the Christian values of mercy and justice as followed by the Sisters of Mercy;
- how the Scholarship will assist the applicant as a rural or regional student fulfilling a commitment to the ethos of the University
- Three written references which address the above criteria
- Evidence of relocation or residence in a rural or regional area
- Written statement
- Written references
The recipient will be required to submit an annual report to the Scholarships Office by 1 October each year on his/her progress and the ways he/she has demonstrated his/her commitment.