Northern Rivers Customer-Owned Banking Scholarship

The Northern Rivers Customer-Owned Banking Scholarship is a three-year scholarship to support a new Bachelor of Business and Enterprise student at Southern Cross University, who now resides in an area that was affected by the 2022 Northern NSW floods. The scholarship is generously funded by the following customer-owned banks: Summerland Bank, Greater Bank, G&C Mutual Bank, BCU, Newcastle Permanent Building Society, and Southern Cross Credit Union.

Number available

One annually

Course of study

Future student commencing a Bachelor of Business and Enterprise

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Scholarship details

See applying for a scholarship for more information. Applications close 18 February 2024.

How to apply

Applicants applying for this scholarship must:

  1. Be Australian or New Zealand citizens or permanent residents including Permanent Humanitarian Visa holders.
  2. Qualify for admission and be enrolled full-time (on-campus or online) in the Bachelor of Business and Enterprise at Southern Cross University.
  3. Be commencing the first year of their degree to be eligible to apply.
  4. Applicants must have resided in an area that was affected by the 2022 Northern NSW floods. The corresponding postcodes are 2480, 2470, 2471, 2472, 2477, 2478, 2484, 2482, 2483, 2485, 2486, 2487, and 2488.
  5. Individuals who have moved from a flood-affected town to study at another Southern Cross campus are eligible to apply, provided that they were residents of the specified postcode/s during the 2022 floods.

Selection will be based on:

  1. An assessment of the personal introductory statement (consisting of 100–200 words) explaining motivation for applying for the scholarship and aspirations for the future upon completing the Bachelor of Business and Enterprise degree.

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Need more information? Please contact the Scholarship Office

Phone and email In person
Scholarships Campus locations
T: 1800 005 687
E: [email protected]
Lismore
Gold Coast
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