Macquarie University Alumni Family Scholarship
Eligibility: New undergraduate student with a close family member who attended Macquarie University
Value: Valued at $5000 per year, and renewable for up to four (4) years subject to meeting ongoing eligibility requirements.
Application: Applications for 2018 open 19 August 2017 and close on 5 January 2018
The Macquarie University Family Scholarship was established to encourage the legacy of family members attending Macquarie across generations. It is awarded to an incoming student in any discipline.
The successful applicant for this scholarship will be able to demonstrate:
- Academic merit;
- that they are a Domestic student;
- that they are a current school leaver (sat the HSC or equivalent in 2017). Students who have taken a 'Gap' Year in 2017 are also eligible to lodge an application for 2018. These students must have taken the HSC (or equivalent) in 2016 and have not undertaken any study in 2017;
- commitment to community service and extra-curricular activities;
- leadership qualities or leadership potential;
- commitment to study;
- capacity to triumph over hardship which may include: financial disadvantage, sole parent or carer responsibilities, non- English speaking or Indigenous background, effects of trauma and/or abuse, long-term medical condition or disability or coming from a rural or remote area;
- that they are closely related to a family member (parent, sibling or grandparent) who has attended Macquarie University.
The scholarship will not be awarded in any year in which no candidate is considered to be of sufficient merit when judged against the selection criteria.
The scholarship may not be deferred. Renewal of the scholarship is subject to meeting ongoing eligibility criteria.
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