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 Bank® branches around Australia, and other Bank partners, will offer scholarships to local students from their district.
Application opening date: 1 December 2014
Application closing date: 23 January 2015
Method of application: via the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Scholarships website
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).
To be eligible, the following must be met:
Scholarships will be awarded on the recommendation of a selection committee and will be assessed on academic achievement, demonstrated disadvantage and community contribution.
In 2015, the following Community Bank® branches are supporting their own scholarship for a new first year undergraduate. If you reside in the local area of one of our Community Bank® branches listed below, please phone or call in to the branch in question to find out more information (including eligibility criteria).