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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.

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, hospitality, photography, music, dance, textiles, and medical. You are welcome to peruse the Bursaries below as they do not generally alter from year to year. 

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

Applications for 2021 are now open.

BURSARIES AVAILABLE

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 2021.

MUSIC & DANCE

The Audrey J Hoskin Music Bursaries, to the value of $1000 each, are awarded each year to students who are dedicated in their pursuit of a musical career (either vocal or instrumental) and who have planned programs of study. 

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Application Form 

Applications close on 31 January 2021.

QCWA Darling Downs Division is offering one bursary annually of $1000 to a public student whose home address is in the area covered by the Darling Downs Division. This student must be a public student enrolled as a dance student at tertiary level. 

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Application Form 

Applications close on 31 January 2021.

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

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Application Form 

Applications close on 31 January 2021.

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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Application Form 

Applications close on 31 January 2021.

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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Application Form 

Applications close on 31 January 2021.

REGIONAL LOCATIONS

QCWA Border Division is offering one bursary annually of $1,000 to a mature age student, 25 years and over, whose home address is in the area covered by Border Division. The bursary is to be administered by the Division. Either male or female students are welcome to apply. 

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Application Form 

Applications close on 31 January 2021.

QCWA Condamine Valley/Warwick Branch offers three bursaries to students commencing full time tertiary studies whose home address is in the QCWA 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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Application Form

Applications close on 31 January 2021.

QCWA Pioneer Division is offering an annual bursary of $1,000 to a medical 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 in Medicine 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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Application Form

Applications close on 31 January 2021.

MEDICAL STUDIES

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

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Application Form

Applications close on 31 January 2021.

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