Gilchrist Charitable Foundation Goori Stars Scholarship

This scholarship aims to support an undergraduate student enrolling in a degree at Southern Cross

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

The Gilchrist Charitable Foundation will communicate regularly through The Gilchrist Charitable Foundation’s Engagement Program, offering guidance, counselling, and personal development to their scholarship recipients.

Quick facts


$15,000 paid as $5,000 per year for 3 years (4 years if the published full-time duration is 4 years).

See Information for recipients for details about general conditions and payments.

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Course of study

An on-campus or online student commencing in any Bachelor degree at Southern Cross University.

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Scholarship details

See Applying for a scholarship for details on application process. Applications close 18 February 2024.

Applying for a scholarship

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 be enrolled to study any bachelor’s degree at Southern Cross University in the year that the scholarship is offered

  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 will be considered in the selection process.

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Need more information? Please contact the Scholarship Office

Phone and email In person
Scholarships Campus locations
T: 1800 005 687
Gold Coast
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