FNC Scholarship

This scholarship will support a recent high school leaver studying at Lismore campus who is a resident in the local government areas of Byron, Ballina or Lismore.

Application process

See Applying for a scholarship for more information.

Number available


Course of study

Any Bachelor degree studying on-campus at Lismore.


$5000 per year for 3 years.
See Information for recipients for details about general conditions and payments.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants applying for the FNC Scholarship must:

  1. Be an Australian citizens, permanent residents or holders of a permanent humanitarian visa.
  2. Be residents of the Byron, Ballina or Lismore local government areas.
  3. Have completed Year 12 studies in 2022.
  4. Have qualified for admission in a full-time Bachelor degree at Lismore campus in 2023 and
  5. Plan to be enrolled full-time at Lismore campus – a minimum of 72 credit points per academic year (note this scholarship is for three years which may be a lesser duration than that needed to complete degree studies)

Selection criteria

Applications will be evaluated on:

  1. Academic achievement
  2. Preference may be given, but not limited to applicants demonstrating disadvantage.
  3. Answers provided to the scholarship application questions.
  4. Shortlisted applicants may also be required to participate in an interview (by phone or in-person) and this will be used in selecting the actual recipient.

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