NCWQ Bursary Program 2021
About the Program
Established in 1905, the National Council of Women of Queensland Inc. (NCWQ) continues to represent the voice of thousands of women through its affiliated organisations and individual membership.
The bursary program, since its commencement in 2009, indicates the strong commitment of NCWQ to equality of opportunity for all women, especially in offering assistance to Queensland female students as they pursue their chosen pathway of study.
The 2021 program, through NCWQ and its sponsors, offers a range of bursaries, to assist Queensland women with their educational expenses. Most bursaries are valued approximately $1,000 each.
Each bursary has its own criteria. To find out more about the specific criteria, please see the Available Bursaries listed below.
- A Female Student studying full-time
- A resident of Queensland or identify as a Queenslander
- An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia
- Plus, Bursary specific
How To Apply
Details go here. Applications are submitted online.
- Review the Available Bursaries below to determine what Bursary you would like to apply for. Please note: You may apply for more than one bursary if you meet the relevant criteria.
- Determine your eligibility. Click on the selected Bursary to review the criteria, then follow the the link to complete you eligibility test.
- Have your Selection Criteria information ready. Gather all your supporting information and documentation.
- Complete the Online Application. All applications are to be submitted online by Monday 2 June 2021, however if this is not possible, please contact us directly.
NCWQ Bursaries are awarded to the successful Queensland female student applicants for one of the range of bursaries on offer each year. The Bursary Listing details the specific criteria for each bursary on offer.
Since the Bursary Program commenced in 2009, over 200 bursaries have been offered
The timeline for the 2021 Bursary Program is:
- Monday 12 April 2021 – Applications open.
- Wednesday 2 June 2021 – Applications close. Applications submitted or post-marked after that date will not be considered.
- Monday 12 July 2021 – All applicants will be advised of the selection panel’s decision after 12 July 2021. Please note that no correspondence will be entered into for feedback to unsuccessful applicants.
- Tuesday 3 August 2021 (proposed) – The Presentation of the bursaries is in Brisbane. (In accordance with any Coronavirus restrictions at that time.) We welcome the attendance of the successful recipient of each bursary to this function, where there will be the opportunity to accept the bursary from the sponsor. See here for updates
- Thursday 21 October 2021 – Bursary Fundraising Morning Tea.
Applications open on Monday 12 April 2021.
We always welcome bursary partners. Please contact our Bursaries Manager, Kathy Cavanagh Ph: 0407 117 378 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2020 Partners included:
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 Bursary Program Manager, Kathy Cavanagh Ph: 0407 117 378 or Email: email@example.com to discuss your options.
Available Bursaries - 2021
What Bursaries can I apply for?
To help determine what Bursary you may be eligible for, please use the criteria below to filter the results. Please note, each Bursary will have specific eligibility and selection criteria you need to meet during the application process.
Show Bursaries by eligibility criteria:
The suggestions will provide a good indication of Bursaries you may be eligible for. Additionally, you can apply for more than one Bursary if you meet the eligibility and selection criteria.
This bursary aims to help students enrolled in Early Childhood Tertiary studies who display a firm desire to teach children in the Early Years (Birth to Grade 3).
Commencing in 2020, this bursary reflects their interests in education and the advancement of women.
The focus of this bursary is to assist young women from a refugee background, now enrolled at high school, aiming to achieve further educational outcomes.
The focus is on assisting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander female students studying a tertiary course.
The bursary is intended to support its recipient to attend, present or participate Medical Women’s event or AMA Conference on a topic relevant to medical women, women’s health issues, social issues relevant to women’s health or leadership by women.
This bursary is sponsored by Older People Speak Out, honours Val French AM, who as a professional journalist and university lecturer, advocated for the rights of women working in media.
The TMR Women in Engineering Bursary forms part of TMR’s ongoing commitment to increase the number of women in the traditionally male dominated engineering profession. Two bursaries for students enrolled in a university located in Regional Queensland.
The TMR Women in Engineering Bursary forms part of TMR’s ongoing commitment to increase the number of women in the traditionally male dominated engineering profession. Two bursaries for students enrolled in a university located in South East Queensland (SEQ) region
Have questions about the 2021 Bursary Program?
We welcome enquiries from potential bursary partners and bursary applicants. Please contact the NCWQ Bursary Program Manager, Kathy Cavanagh.