Established in 2010 by the Ballarat Sisters of Mercy who support the Mission of ACU and wish to contribute to its work, in particular, a commitment to supporting high quality education based on Christian values and a commitment to mercy and justice.
The scholarship is valued at up to $4,000, paid as one instalment annually for the duration of the course.
- $1,000 per annum is available for students enrolled full-time, for a maximum of four years
- Also, $500 per annum is available for students enrolled part-time, for a maximum of eight years.
- Citizenship: domestic and international students
- Faculty: any
- Also, Course: any ACU undergraduate degree
- Campus: Ballarat
- Also, Year level: first or second year (or part time equivalent)
- From a rural or regional area
Apply online by clicking the button below and completing the application form. Applicants must attach the following documentation with their application:
- A written statement of approximately 500-800 words outlining:
- How you engage with your community to reflect the mission and values of ACU and the values of mercy and justice, as promoted by the Sisters of Mercy.
- Also, The hardship or barriers you have faced in accessing higher education, and how your degree will change your future.
- Three written references
- Also, Evidence of relocation or residence in a rural or regional area
Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:
- Written statement
- Also, Written references
Applicants will be shortlisted by the Scholarships Office and recipients selected by the donor.