Sisters of Mercy Scholarship

About this scholarship

Established in 2010 by the Ballarat sisters of Mercy, this scholarship supports students who wish to serve others and who demonstrate a commitment to mercy and justice.

Application dates

Open Date: Closed

Close Date: Closed

Scholarship type

Equity

Value

The scholarship is valued at $4,000, to be paid in one lump sum. 

There is one scholarship available.

Student type

Current Students Or Future Students

Eligibility

  • Citizenship: domestic and international students
  • Faculty: any
  • Course: any ACU undergraduate degree
  • Campus: Ballarat
  • Year level: first or second year (or part time equivalent)
  • From a rural or regional area

Application process

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

  • A written statement of approximately 500-800 words outlining:
    • How you engage with your community to reflect the mission and values of ACU and the values of mercy and justice, as promoted by the Sisters of Mercy.
    • The hardship or barriers you have faced in accessing higher education, and how your degree will change your future.
  • Three written references
  • Evidence of relocation or residence in a rural or regional area

Selection criteria

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

  • Written statement
  • Written references

Selection process

Applicants will be shortlisted by the Scholarships Office and recipients selected by the donor.

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 each year.
  • 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.

Applications are closed

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