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D'Arcy Slater Foundation Scholarship

The D'Arcy Slater Foundation was established after the death of 13 year old D'Arcy Slater at Guildford Grammar School. D'Arcy a strong academic represented GGS in the Maths Olympiad, Chess and was awarded a Distinction in the Westpac Maths Competition receiving an Academic honour on Speech night. A keen sportsman D'Arcy was elected the year 7 sports monitor, played tennis and football for GGS and was on the swim team. As an only child D'Arcy was an outgoing boy who enjoyed the company of his friends, the horse industry and was an enthusiast in all aspects of life. The prime aim of the Foundation is to provide Australian youth with a means to realise their aspirations and potentials in education, sport, music, the arts and to provide domestic training in all feeds.The scholarship offers payments of $1,000 in your first year of study, and $2,000 in your 2nd and 3rd years, for a total of $5,000.


Important dates

Opens: 1-03-2021 Closes: 1-04-2021

Applies to

Domestic Undergraduate Coursework

At a glance

  • This scholarship is open to current ECU students.
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to AskUs.

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, or an Australian permanent resident;
  • be enrolled in 1st year of the Bachelor of Arts (Acting) - course code Y93;
  • have and maintain an academic progression status of GOODSTANDING;
  • be enrolled in full time study; and
  • be able to demonstrate financial hardship.

How to apply

Application is made via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the Portal is available between application opening and closing dates.

Applicants will be required to provide a personal statement of no more than 500 words describing how your personal circumstances would benefit from receiving the Scholarship and how your application meets the aims and objectives of the D'Arcy Slater Foundation.

Selection Process

Eligible applications will be assessed by a Selection Committee.

Selection will based on:

  • Content of Personal Statement

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