Bowen Education Fund Scholarship 2018

This 2018 scholarship may become available in 2019. For a current list of scholarships try the scholarship finder.

This scholarship is funded jointly through the Northern Rivers Community Foundation and Southern Cross University and has been awarded to one or two recipients every year since 2009.

Application process

Complete the 2018 SCU Scholarship Application by 20 December 2017.

Number available

In 2018 up to 2 places will be available.


$2500 for one year.
See Information for recipients for details about general conditions and payments.

Course of study

Future student commencing in any undergraduate program at Lismore, Coffs Harbour or Gold Coast campuses or via online study.

Selection criteria

  1. Australian citizens or permanent residents
  2. Living within the Northern Rivers Community Foundation regional footprint – Tweed Heads, Nimbin, Kyogle, Lismore, Casino, Ballina, Byron Bay and Grafton areas
  3. One scholarship is to be offered to a commencing school leaver. Wherever possible the second scholarship is to be offered to either a commencing non school leaver or a continuing student
  4. Ability to demonstrate disadvantage or hardship.
  5. Ability to demonstrate commitment to the region through their contribution to their school and/or broader community.

Applicants to this scholarship are strongly encouraged to also apply for an SCU Equity Scholarship.

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