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Lincoln McCashney Memorial Scholarship

The Lincoln McCashney Memorial Scholarship is awarded to recognise a third year Education student who demonstrates the qualities that made the late Lincoln McCashney such an outstanding teacher, educator and mentor to many ECU students, thereby encouraging the development of those qualities and honouring Lincoln’s contribution to education in WA. The scholarship is valued at $5,000 and paid in two Installments of $2,500.

Important dates

Opens: 1-08-2020 Closes: 1-09-2020

Applies to

Domestic International Undergraduate Coursework

At a glance

  • You must be a current ECU student to be eligible for this scholarship.
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be a current School of Education student studying an undergraduate degree;
  • be currently enrolled in your third year and enrolling into your fourth year;
  • have a weighted average mark (WAM) of 60; and
  • maintain a course progression status of GOODSTANDING.


  • Generosity of Spirit
  • ‘Firm but fair’ approach to student relationships
  • Recognition and respect for the role of family in education
  • Demonstration of humility
  • Championing indigenous students and their education

How to apply

You must be nominated for this scholarship. Those who can make a nomination include sessional lecturers, practicum teachers, fellow students or community members.

  • Applicants who are nominated by another must submit a statement on why the student meets the above criteria, of no more than 500 words.

You may also nominate yourself for this scholarship.

  • Applicants who nominate themselves must submit a personal statement addressing the above criteria, of no more than 500 words and provide a personal reference endorsing their application.

All nominations must be submitted by the nominee via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the portal is available between application opening and closing dates.

More information

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