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Twin Towns Community Foundation Scholarship

The Twin Towns Community Foundation Scholarship is made available to students residing within the boundaries of the Tweed Shire and Gold Coast City Council Local Government areas who have demonstrated significant academic achievement and are enrolling into a degree program at the Gold Coast Campus of Southern Cross University. Preference will be given, but not limited to, a student undertaking a three-year degree in the University’s School of Business and Tourism.

Application process

See Applying for a scholarship for more information.

Number available

Up to 2.

Value

$5,000 per scholarship for 1 year.
See Information for Recipients for details about general conditions and payments.

Course of study

A future student commencing in any Bachelor degree at Gold Coast campus.

Selection criteria

Applicants applying for the Twin Towns Community Foundation Scholarship must:

  1. Be Australian citizens or permanent residents;
  2. Qualify for admission and be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree at Southern Cross University, Gold Coast campus, commencing 2020.
  3. Reside within the boundaries of the Tweed Shire and Gold Coast City Council Local Government areas. Preference will be given to students who live within the area from and including Burleigh Heads south to the Tweed Shire southern border;
  4. Be able to demonstrate significant academic achievement OR evidence of outstanding academic performance as a mature age student;
  5. Be able to demonstrate that they have personal maturity and social responsibility as evidenced by contributions to the community.

 

Other Selection Criteria

  1. Selection will consider the standard of your response to the general scholarship application questions.
  2. Preference will be given to awarding one scholarship to a student who meets all of the above criteria and are undertaking a three-year degree in the University’s School of Business and Tourism.