The countdown is on! Applications for the NCWQ Bursary Program will open on Monday 12 April 2021.
With applications opening on Monday 12th April, sponsorships are being finalised and arrangements being completed.
This year marks a move to a predominantly an online application process, with thanks to Kley, NCWQ Webmaster and the bursary team (Ronda and Erin) for the work which has been involved in setting this up.
Full details will be progressively available at our Bursary page of this website.
Some of this year’s sponsors will include:
Do you know someone who may be eligible?
Please pass on the bursary information through your networks – and remember not all bursaries are for students entering university from high school. A number of bursaries specifically cater for older students who are taking up the opportunity of tertiary studies, with changing careers or family circumstances.
Applications close on 2 June 2021.
Regardless of any COVID restrictions which may be applicable at the time of the bursary presentation in early August, the E-Yearbook, an initiative to counteract our changed world in 2020, will continue.
Kathy has been involved with NCWQ since 2011 (currently on the NCWQ Management Committee), and has been associated with ESA for many years. Now retired, Kathy has worked in a variety of contexts, both overseas and inter-state, in roles ranging from small business to writing and photography, but the main focus has been in adult education.
A wide-ranging career both within Australia and internationally has developed broad skills in communication, management and coordination, adapting to change. Writing skills in varied contexts, evidenced by production of second edition of self-funded booklet on cancer experiences, distributed to support other women and their families experiencing cancer.
Coordination, team work and management skills in bursary coordination role, working with over 100 people, including sponsors for 40 bursaries in 2020; coordinators and selection panel members; and recipients. Flexibility in adapting established processes within the COVID-19 environment to meet the required outcome of meeting sponsor conditions in the selection and recognition of bursary recipients. Kathy is the NCWQ Bursary Program Manager.