Valued at $5,000 the DOOLEYS Community Engagement Scholarship acknowledges students who are participating in community engagement outside of their course requirements. It supports students to broaden their involvement in existing partnerships, or to develop new partnerships, that enhance the dignity and wellbeing of the community. The DOOLEYS Community Engagement scholarship holder will be based at the Strathfield campus and will serve community imperatives in Western Sydney. Students will be required to carry out 200 hours of various community engagement activities that have been agreed in partnership with ACU Engagement. Students who gained entry to ACU via the Community Achiever Program and/or who have participated in community engagement activities in their first year at ACU are strongly encouraged to apply. There is also the option to re-apply for an additional 12 months for worthy and willing participants.
Open Date: Closed
Close Date: Closed
Successful applicants will also be provided with:
Apply online by clicking the button below and completing the application form. You must attach the following documentation with your application:
Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:
Applicants will be shortlisted by the Scholarships Office, and the recipient will be determined by a selection committee. The committee will be comprised of: Father Anthony Casamento (Vice President), Professor Sandra Jones (PVC Engagement), Community partner representative (TBA)
Successful applications will be required to:
You are also requested to submit a scholarship impact statement for the donor explaining how the scholarship has assisted you. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October each year.