Gilchrist Charitable Foundation Goori Stars Scholarship

Gilchrist FoundationGilchrist Charitable Foundation’s mission is to assist youth in furthering their education through financial assistance and active mentoring.

Application process

Applying for a scholarship for details on application process.

Number available

Varies eac.h year


$5,000 per year for 3 years (4 years if the published fulltime duration is 4 years)
See Information for Recipients for details about general conditions and payments.

Course of study

A future student commencing in any Bachelor degree at Southern Cross University’s Lismore campus.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants applying for this Scholarship must:

  1. Applicant must be of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and identify as an Aboriginal Australian or Torres Strait Islander.
  2. The applicant must qualify for admission and be enrolled full-time to study any bachelor’s degree at Southern Cross University’s Lismore campus in the year that the scholarship is offered

Selection Criteria

  1. Selection will consider the standard of your response to the general scholarship application questions in particular,
  2. The introductory statement (100–200 words) (first question) which includes why they are applying for the scholarship and what they hope to achieve in the future through the completion of their chosen degree.
  3. Details regarding hardship may be considered in the selection process.