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 $2,500 per Semester for 2 Semesters.
At a glance
- This scholarship is open to current ECU students.
- Questions about this scholarship can be directed to AskUs.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
- be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or International student;
- be enrolled in a Bachelor of Education and be on track to complete a minimum of 360 credit points by end of Semester 2, 2020;
- have an academic progression status of GOODSTANDING;
- be studying a minimum of 30 credit points and
- have a weighted average mark (WAM) of 60.
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 can either nominate themselves, be nominated by a Sessional Teacher, a practicum teacher, fellow student or community member.
- Applicants who nominate themselves must submit a personal statement addressing the below criteria, of no more than 500 words and provide a personal reference endorsing their application.
- If nominating another student you must submit a statement on why the student meets the below criteria, of no more than 500 words. You will need to advise the nominee so submit the application along with the provided statement through the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal.
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.
- 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