2019 BURSARY PROGRAM!

The 2019 bursary applications have now CLOSED. Recipients will be announced shortly.

Contact bursaries@ncwq.org.au or phone Kathy on  0407 117 378 with any queries.

Councillor Vicki Howard Bursary

Demonstrated community involvement in empowering others

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female student, aged between 16-24 years, living in the Brisbane City Council area, enrolled in high school or tertiary studies, and identifying with the LGBTIQ community
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

DiH Health and Wellbeing Bursary

Demonstrated previous achievements in your studies. Demonstrated community involvement

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female over 16 years of age
  • Diagnosed with a mental illness
  • A student in a post-secondary school education program or recognised course
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Elsie Byth Bursary

Current involvement with school and local community, planning to commence an education degree in 2020.

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female student enrolled in Year 12
  • Planning to study teaching on completion of your secondary schooling
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Forum Communicators

Demonstrated record of achievement in the field of communication and leadership in your local community.

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female resident of Queensland enrolled in your first or second year of a tertiary course, such as university or TAFE
  • Willing to address Forum members at one of their major functions
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Lady Justice Bursary

Demonstrated previous achievements such as academic record, activities, volunteering.

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female full-time or part-time student in at least your third year studying law or justice at a Queensland Tertiary Institution, seeking support to assist you with your studies
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Logan City Council Bursary

Demonstrated commitment to leadership in your local community.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female resident of Logan City
  • Enrolled in full-time tertiary study
  • Able to demonstrate commitment to leadership in your local community
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Moreton Bay Regional Council Bursary

Demonstrated commitment to leadership in your local community.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female resident of the Moreton Bay Regional Council area
  • Enrolled in full-time tertiary study
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

NCWQ Young Woman from a Refugee Background

Capacity to achieve educational outcomes and involvement in school or local community.

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female high school student from a refugee background, having lived in Australia for at least 1 year
  • Must be willing to attend the bursaries presentation ceremony to accept the bursary and speak publicly.

Office for Women (Leadership) Bursary

Documented mentoring relationship and progress to date.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A woman actively undertaking a planned professional development program to increase your leadership and governance (i.e. boardroom readiness) skills
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Office for Women (STEM) Bursary

Demonstrated previous success in the STEM area of study and career goals in the STEM field.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A young woman, under the age of 25, enrolled in the first year of tertiary studies in a recognised STEM course
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Quota International Centenary Bursaries – Audiology

Report to Quota International on your interest in this field, and career aspirations.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female, full-time student enrolled in an audiology degree course, having successfully completed at least your first year of study
  • A resident of Queensland
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Quota International Centenary Bursaries – Speech Pathology

Report to Quota International on your interest in this field, and career aspirations.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female, full-time student enrolled in a speech pathology degree course, having successfully completed at least your first year of study
  • A resident of Queensland
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Science Bursary

Demonstrated record of achievement in the science field, through school or university studies or science-related project.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female resident of Queensland enrolled in at least the second year of study in a Bachelor’s degree in a physical science, majoring in a field such as physics, chemistry, engineering, geology.
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Soroptimist International Moreton North Inc Bursary

Detailed use of bursary in staging production, performance or exhibition within the creative arts industry.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female second or third year student enrolled in a tertiary course (University, TAFE, Conservatorium, etc.)
  • Planning a production, performance or exhibition as part of your assessment, probably towards the end of your creative arts industry course
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

South Burnett Mayor Bursary

Demonstrated contribution to your local community.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female resident of the South Burnett Regional Council area
  • Enrolled in a full-time, part-time or distance education course – either university or TAFE, to further develop your skills as a primary producer, or for the benefit of those residents of the local region
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

The Boyce Bursary for a Student with a Learning Disability<

Description of what you hope to achieve from your study program and how the bursary will help you to do so.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • female student enrolled in post-secondary study at University, TAFE or other recognised learning institution
  • Eligible to receive a disability support pension for a learning (intellectual) disability
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

The Val French AM Bursary for a Student of Journalism

Demonstrated involvement in local community and career aspirations.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female resident of Queensland
  • Enrolled in last or second last year of full-time studies in journalism either as a single degree or a double degree course
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Young Women Thinking Globally Bursary

Demonstrated passion and commitment to international development and volunteering, with the desire to articulate and inform the public on the aims and outcomes of these activities.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female Queensland tertiary student, 35 years of age or younger.
  •  Able to demonstrate leadership skills.
  • An Australian citizen.

David Littleproud MP Bursary

Demonstrated involvement in your home community and in your present study context

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female first year, full-time student in a tertiary course, such as at university, TAFE, the Conservatorium of Music
  •  A constituent of the Maranoa electorate, Queensland although you may have relocated for your studies
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Elements Living Bursary

Demonstrated commitment to leadership through active participation in a group with the aim of improving the lives of seniors.

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female, under the age of 25
  • Enrolled in full-time studies or commencing full-time studies within 6 months of application
  • An Australian citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia

ESA International

Demonstrated commitment to leadership through active community participation; reporting to ESA on how the bursary assisted you.

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female student enrolled in tertiary studies
  • An immediate family member (parent, child, brother or sister) has a cancer diagnosis at the time of applying for the bursary
  • Resident of regional or rural Queensland. (Your home is outside the local government areas of Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Ipswich, Logan, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast)
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Helen Ovens Memorial Bursary

Balance in maintaining your own identity goals with your family responsibilities.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Currently or have been a stay-at-home Mum
  • Now combining full-time or part-time study (either on campus, or by distance/online) at a tertiary institute, TAFE college or other post-secondary course with parenting responsibilities
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Lavis/Wilson Queensland Child Watch Committee Bursary

Interested in working with children in the Early Years (Birth to Grade 3) focusing on the “whole” child – emotional, physical and educational care.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female full-time student beginning at least your second-year studies of Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education), or a Major in Early Childhood Education at a Queensland Tertiary Institution, with the desire to work with children in the Early Years (Birth to Grade 3) and seeking support to assist you in your studies
  • Able to indicate why you have chosen to work with children in the Early Years (to Grade 3)
  • Residing in Queensland and state that you intend to do so for the foreseeable future.
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

NCWQ Regional/Rural – 2 bursaries

Involvement in your local home community and planned involvement at your tertiary institution.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female first year, full-time student in a tertiary course, such as at university, TAFE or the Conservatorium of Music
  • A resident of regional Queensland who has relocated from home for your tertiary studies. (Your home is outside the local government areas of Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Ipswich, Logan, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast)
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Office for Women (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Bursary

Demonstrated leadership within local community.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • An Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Woman
  • Enrolled in a tertiary studies program, such as University, TAFE

Office for Women (Return to Work) Bursary

Documented description of how the bursary will assist you to achieve your career aspirations.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female over the age of 25
  • Enrolled in a tertiary studies program
  • Studying to support your return to either full-time or part-time employment after a break from the workforce
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

PhD Student Bursary

Demonstrated articulation of research focus and its anticipated practical benefits.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female student enrolled in a PhD (or other Doctorate) course, where the research will have an outcome of direct benefit to women and their families.
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Queensland Medical Women’s Society Bursary

Intending to assist you to attend a Medical Women’s International Society event, documented interest in the field of medicine and your career aspirations.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female, full-time student enrolled in a medical degree course, in at least your third year of study.
  • A student member of the Queensland Medical Women’s Society.
  • A resident of Queensland
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Senator Claire Moore Bursary

Demonstrated commitment to the needs of special education students.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female mature-aged (over 25), student enrolled in a course to become a special education teacher.
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

Soroptimist International Bursary

Documented examples of leadership within your local community.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • An Indigenous (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander) female student who has completed at least their first year studying in the education, medical or health sector.

The Boyce Bursary for a Student with a Disability

Detailed achievements in your studies, your goals and involvement in your local community.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female student enrolled in post-secondary study
  • Eligible to receive a disability support pension
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

The Hajera Bibi Seedat Bursary for an Emerging Female Leader

Documented examples of leadership through empowering others, your personal growth and maximising mentoring opportunity.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female aged between 18 – 28 years old from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse (CALD) background
  • Able to demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities
  • Have made a difference, whether at a large-scale or grass-roots level
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

The TMR Women in Engineering Bursary

Demonstrated love of maths and physics and their practical application to Engineering, and examples of your leadership.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • A female full-time student currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor of Engineering degree (Civil, Electrical or Environmental), in your second, third or fourth year of study
  • A resident of Queensland
  • An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia
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