Overview & Eligibility

The Boyce Bursary for a student with a Learning Disability

The Boyce Learning Disability Bursary

About This Bursary

The Boyce Learning Disability Bursary

Former Senator Sue Boyce has been a long-term advocate for those with a disability. A supporter of NCWQ, she has been a sponsor of the Bursary Program for a number of years. This bursary is for a female student with a disability, to assist her study program after high school.

The value of the bursary is $1,100.

Important Dates

Monday 15 April 2024 – Applications open.

Monday 3 June 2024 – Applications close. Applications submitted/emailed or post-marked after that date will not be considered

Monday 8 July 2024 – All applicants will be advised of the selection panel’s decision after 8 July 2024. Please note that no correspondence will be entered into for feedback to unsuccessful applicants.

The Bursary Presentation will be held Saturday morning, 20th July 2024 at Women’s College, University of Queensland. We welcome the attendance of the successful recipient of each bursary to this function, where there will be the opportunity to meet your sponsor and other bursary recipients. See here for event updates.

Important Information

2 Step Process

There are two key steps to apply for this bursary: Step 1 – Check Eligibility and Step 2 – Submit An Application.

To be eligible to apply for this bursary, you must meet each of the specified Eligibility Criteria and be able to address the Selection criteria (as listed in Step 1 below).

The Selection Criteria is used to assess your application.

In Step 2 of the process, you will be provided with helpful hints to complete your application. Preparation is key.

You are invited to Start Step 1 – Check Eligibility

Please Note

1. We understand that it may not be possible to submit your application using our online Bursary Application process. In special circumstances, we do offer a hard copy / printed version of the application for you to submit. Please contact our Bursaries Program Manager, Kathy Cavanagh Ph: 0407 117 378 or Email: bursaries@ncwq.org.au to discuss your options.

2. You may apply for more than one bursary if you meet the relevant criteria. A separate application is required for each bursary.

3. Preference will be given to applicants who have not been a previous recipient in the NCWQ Bursary Program.


The details which you provide in the application are held in strict confidence and are accessed only by the Bursary Selection Panel members of the National Council of Women of Queensland Inc (“NCWQ”) Bursary Program and the Bursary Sponsor. Information contained in the application is to only be used for the purpose of administration of the NCWQ Bursary Program. The information will not be disclosed to any third party without prior written permission from the Applicant.

STEP 1 - Check Your Eligibility

Thank you to our kind Bursary Program Sponsors

Bursary Enquiries

We welcome enquiries from potential bursary partners and bursary applicants. Please contact the NCWQ Bursary Program Manager, Kathy Cavanagh.