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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Scholarship Program

The Scholarship aims to assist academically outstanding but disadvantaged students, from a rural or regional area, that have been offered a full-time place at an Australian university or college for the first time.

A number of Community BankĀ® branches around Australia, and other Bank partners, will offer scholarships to local students from their district.

Application opening date: December 2014
Application closing date: January 2015
Method of application: via the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Scholarships website.


Payments

Award values remain at the discretion of the special Committee. Award value is approximately $5,000 (per annum) based on previous years.

For one year initially but may be awarded for up to two years (dependent upon academic performance).


Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria:

To be eligible, the following must be met:

  • from a rural or regional location
  • first year undergraduate in 2015 (first attendance at an Australian university)
  • studying full-time (all study must take place in Australia)
  • graduated from secondary school in either 2014 or in 2013 (gap year)
  • demonstration of the disadvantage preventing further study
  • outstanding academic achievement and extensive community involvement

Nationality:

  • Australian citizen
  • Australian permanent resident

Level of study:

  • UG - Undergraduate bachelor courses

Selection:

Scholarships will be awarded on the recommendation of a selection committee and will be assessed on academic achievement, demonstrated disadvantage and community contribution.

More information:

Visit the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank - Scholarships website.

Please contact the Community Enterprise Foundationā„¢ team for further help on 1300 304 541.

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