Francis Carroll Scholarship

About this scholarship

Established by public appeal in 2006, in honour of Archbishop Francis Carroll's contribution to the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn, on the occasion of his retirement as Archbishop.

Application dates

Open Date: Thursday 06 September 2018

Close Date: Monday 11 March 2019

Scholarship type

Merit

Value

  • The scholarship is valued at $2,500, to be paid in one lump sum.
  • There is one scholarship available.

Student type

Future Students Or Current Students

Eligibility

  • Citizenship: domestic and international students
  • Faculty: any
  • Course: any ACU degree
  • Campus: Canberra
  • Students who have relocated from rural or regional areas of the Archdiocese of Canberra/Goulburn or the Diocese of Wagga Wagga.
  • Contribution to, and/or leadership in, community service

Application process

Apply online by clicking the button below and completing the application form. You must attach the following documentation with your application:

  • Evidence of ATAR ranking or equivalent
  • Evidence of the applicant's contribution to, and/or leadership in, community service
  • A written statement of approximately 100 words outlining:
    • Why have you chosen to undertake your degree? And what do you hope to achieve with it in the future?
  • Evidence relocation, including:
    • Proof of residence in rural/regional area of the Archdiocese of Canberra/Goulburn or the Diocese of Wagga Wagga
    • Proof of new residential address.
  • Written reference (academic).

Selection criteria

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

  • Academic merit
  • Community service
  • Written statement
  • Evidence of relocation
  • Written reference

Selection process

The recipient 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.

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