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Student Bursaries



Backing our students

“Financially it’s been amazing because I’ve moved twice in the last year. It’s been great to get some
stability – which is helping with my studies and taken a lot of stress off my shoulders and my parents’.” 

Jane Magao, Bursary recipient.

Applications NOW OPEN for 2022 Student Bursaries

Each year the QCWA offers a range of bursaries to assist secondary and tertiary students continue their studies.  

Areas of study currently include agriculture and rural topics, midwifery, photography, music and dance.

With 2022 being the milestone centenary of the QCWA there are five new QCWA Centenary Bursaries for students in Nutrition, Agriculture, Education, Physical Education and for an Apprenticeship. Each of these new bursaries is for $2500.

Applications are open from each November to 31 January the following year.

Applications close 31 January 2022.

Applicants please note there is one Application form for all general Bursaries

and a separate  Application form for the new Centenary Bursaries

BURSARIES AVAILABLE

Centenary Bursaries 

There are five new QCWA Centenary Bursaries for students in Nutrition, Agriculture, Education, Physical Education and for an  Apprenticeship.  Each of these new bursaries is for $2500.        Application form for the new Centenary Bursaries

Nutrition Studies

Agriculture Studies

Education Studies

Physical Education Studies

Apprenticeship

RURAL STUDIES

The Ruth Fairfax Memorial Bursary – Two of these Bursaries, worth $2500 each, are awarded annually to students under the age of 25 whose permanent home address is in Queensland, who has received an offer for tertiary study and intends to pursue a course with major rural content. 

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Applications close on 31 January 2022.

MUSIC & DANCE

The Audrey J Hoskin Music Bursaries, to the value of $1000 each, are awarded annually to students who are dedicated in their pursuit of a musical career (either vocal or instrumental).  Applicants should have achieved a standard of excellence that would permit entry to an accredited school of music (eg the Conservatorium) or under the tutelage of a recognised Queensland private teacher. 

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Applications close on 31 January 2022.

QCWA Eumundi Branch/The Queensland Youth Orchestra Bursary is open to male and female students studying music at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music. Two bursaries of $600 each are offered. 

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QCWA Darling Downs Division Dance Bursary is offering one bursary annually of $1000 to a public student whose home address is in regional or rural Queensland. This student must be a public student enrolled as a dance student at tertiary level. 

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Applications close on 31 January 2022.

The Mallalieu Home Foundation Trust Scholarships are awarded annually. Up to four scholarships of $500 each may be awarded to music students attending and studying music at the Conservatorium of Music. 

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Applications close on 31 January 2022.

ACADEMIC STUDIES

Billie Maykin Memorial Bursaries, to the value of $500 each, are offered annually to secondary or tertiary students who are academically able but, because of financial circumstances, would not otherwise complete their studies. 

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Applications close on 31 January 2022.

QCWA State Photography Bursary, to the value of $500 is offered annually to assist a tertiary student who is academically able but because of financial circumstances, would not otherwise complete a tertiary level course. 

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Applications close on 31 January 2022.

REGIONAL LOCATIONS

QCWA Border Division is offering one bursary annually of $1,000 to a mature age student, 21 years and over, whose home address is in the area covered by Border Division. Either male or female students are welcome to apply. 

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Applications close on 31 January 2022.

QCWA Condamine Valley/Warwick Branch offers three bursaries of $1500 each, to students commencing full time tertiary studies whose home address is in the Border Division. We are pleased to offer this also to Goondiwindi students and is open to both female and male students. 

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Applications close on 31 January 2022.

QCWA Pioneer Division is offering an annual bursary of $1,000 to a student whose home address is within the area covered by Pioneer Division (Collinsville and Bowen to the North, Marlborough to the South and West to Nebo, as well as Mackay District). Applications are invited from students who are undertaking tertiary studies and who could be experiencing financial difficulties. The bursary is to be administered by the QCWA State Executive Board. Both male and female students are welcome to apply.    

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Applications close on 31 January 2022.

MEDICAL STUDIES

QCWA Greater Brisbane Division Daphne Dowdle Midwifery Bursary offering one bursary of $1,000 to a Queensland student enrolled in a full-time midwifery course at University.

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Applications close on 31 January 2022.

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