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Bursaries

BURSARY APPLICATIONS CLOSE 1ST JUNE!

In conjunction with our Bursary partners, bursaries are awarded annually across a wide range of criteria.

Please scroll down to view the full list of 2020 bursaries and download an application form!

Make a Bursary Enquiry

If you would like to discuss bursaries with us, please send our Bursary Program Coordinator an enquiry, will be back in touch.

NCWQ Bursary Recipients demonstrate qualities of leadership; community service; perseverance; and determination, often despite life’s obstacles, to follow their personal and professional passions.

PLEASE NOTE!

The timeline for 2020 is:

  • Monday 27 April:-Applications open
  • Monday 1 June:– Applications close

As the downloading of application forms and their submission are all done electronically, the Coronavirus restrictions will not affect the bursary program. 

For any queries, please contact:

Kathy Cavanagh

Bursary Program Coordinator

bursaries@ncwq.org.au

Download the bursary flyer here.

Bursary 

Eligibility Criteria

Claire Moore Bursary

 

Demonstrated commitment to the needs of special education students

 

Download Application Form

 

 

 

·       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

 

Councillor Vicki Howard Bursary

 

Demonstrated community involvement in empowering others

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

David Littleproud MP Bursary

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

DiH Health and Wellbeing Bursary

 

Demonstrated previous achievements in your studies

 

Demonstrated community involvement

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Elements Living Bursary

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Elsie Byth Bursary

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

ESA International

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

 

Forum Communicators

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Helen Ovens Memorial Bursary

 

Balance in maintaining your own identity goals with your family responsibilities

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Lady Justice Bursary

 

Demonstrated previous achievements such as academic record, activities, volunteering

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Lavis/Wilson Queensland Child Watch Committee Bursary

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Logan City Council Bursary

 

Demonstrated commitment to leadership in your

local community

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Narelle Townsend Urban Design Bursary

 

Committed to a career in urban design, as shown by an early trailblazer in this field

 

Download Application Form

 

 

      A female, full-time student in a tertiary urban design course, such as architecture, landscape architecture, engineering or social, urban and regional planning

      In at least your third year of study in the urban design field

      An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

National Council of Jewish Women, Brisbane Section Bursary

 

Commitment to education and the advancement of women

 

Download Application Form

 

 

      A female student enrolled in at lest your second year of tertiary studies

      Working towards teaching qualifications to pursue this chosen career

      Have been actively involved in community and/or volunteering activities

      Live in Queensland as an Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

NCWQ Regional/Rural Bursary – 2 bursaries

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

NCWQ Young Woman from a Refugee Background

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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 (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Bursary – 2 bursaries

 

Demonstrated leadership within local community

 

Download Application Form

 

 

 

·       An Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Woman

·       Enrolled in a tertiary studies program, such as University, TAFE

 

Office for Women (Leadership) Bursary – 2 bursaries

 

Documented mentoring relationship and progress to date

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       A woman actively undertaking a planned professional development program to increase your leadership and governance (i.e. boardroom readiness) skills

·       An Australian citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia

 

Office for Women (Return to Work) Bursary – 2 bursaries

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Office for Women (STEM) Bursary – 2 bursaries

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

 

 

·       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 Permanent Resident of Australia

 

PhD Student Bursary

 

Demonstrated articulation of research focus and its anticipated practical benefits 

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

 

·       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

·       Registered or can show evidence of the intent to register for a relevant Medical Women’s Event (Refer to note at the end of the application form for examples)

·       A resident of Queensland 

·       An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

 

AMAQ (QMWS) Professor Tess Cramond Memorial 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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

 

·       A female, full-time student,, less than 30 years of age,  either a medical graduate or a final year medical student.

·       A student member of the Australian Medical Association Queensland and of the Queensland Medical Women’s Society

·       Registered or can show evidence of intent to register for a relevant Medical Women’s Event (Refer to note at the end of the application form for examples)

·       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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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 Permanent Resident of Australia.

Soroptimist International Bursary

 

Documented examples of leadership within your local community

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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.

 

South Burnett Bursary

 

Demonstrated contribution to your local community

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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 Permanent Resident of Australia.

 

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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·       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 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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       A 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 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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·       A female aged between 18 – 35 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 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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·       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

 

The TMR Women in Engineering (Regional Queensland) Bursary 

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       A female full-time student currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor of Engineering degree (Civil, Structural, Electrical, Environmental, Geotechnical, Mechatronics or Information, Telecommunications and Electronics  Engineering (ITEE)); in your second, third or fourth year of study, having successfully completed both semesters in 2019

·       Enrolled in a university located outside the South East Queensland region, as defined by https://www.statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/regions/queensland.html   

·       A resident of Queensland of good repute with no past or current disciplinary proceedings against you

·       An Australian citizen, Permanent Resident or holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa

 

 

The TMR Women in Engineering (South East Queensland) Bursary 

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       A female full-time student currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor of Engineering degree (Civil, Structural, Electrical, Environmental, Geotechnical, Mechatronics or Information, Telecommunications and Electronics  Engineering (ITEE)); in your second, third or fourth year of study, having successfully completed both semesters in 2019

·       Enrolled in a university located in the South East Queensland region, as defined by https://www.statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/regions/queensland.html   

·       A resident of Queensland of good repute with no past or current disciplinary proceedings against you

·       An Australian citizen, Permanent Resident or holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa

 

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

 

·       A female Queensland tertiary student, 35 years of age or younger.

·       Studying development, international economics, law and human rights, public health, international relations or another related field

·       An Australian citizen

 

NCWQ holds an annual bursary fund-raising morning tea and fashion parade to help raise funds for the NCWQ-sponsored bursaries.

About The Bursary Program

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 2020 Bursary Program is:

  • Monday 27 April: – Applications open
  • Monday 1 June: – Applications close
  • Tuesday 4 August: – Presentation event

Further details will be available closer to the opening date.

Applications open on Monday 27 April 2020. Further details will be available closer to that time.

Each bursary has its own criteria. To find out more about the specific criteria, contact the Bursary Program Coordinator, Kathy Cavanagh, on 0407 117 378 or bursaries@ncwq.org.au

Full details of each of the bursaries on offer in 2020 will be available on this website towards the end of April 2020.

We always welcome bursary partners. Please contact our Bursaries Coordinator, Kathy Cavanagh Ph: 0407 117 378 or Email: bursaries@ncwq.org.au

2019 Partners included:

What Previous Bursary Award Recipients Say...

Farhana

"Being a bursary recipient has not only given me financial support but also provided me a great networking opportunity and allowed me to return my confident, self-esteem to continue my journey."

Farhana Sharmin
2018 NCWQ Senator Claire Moore bursary
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"I am most grateful to have received, in 2017, the Elements Living Bursary, sponsored by Chiou See Anderson, and the Forum Communicators bursary in 2018"

Madison Birthchnell
2018 Forum Communicators Bursary
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"Being a bursary recipient has given me the confidence to extend myself further. It has not only supported my academic studies, but it helped my work as performing artist."

Leah Lever
2018 NCWQ Ipswich City Council bursary

2020 Bursary Program

NCWQ is pleased to announce that the 2020 Bursary Program is now OPEN!

The timeline for the 2020 Bursary Program is:

  • Monday 27 April – Applications open
  • Monday 1 June – Applications close
  • Tuesday 4 August – Presentation event
 

Bursary 

Eligibility Criteria

Claire Moore Bursary

 

Demonstrated commitment to the needs of special education students

 

Download Application Form

 

 

 

·       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

 

Councillor Vicki Howard Bursary

 

Demonstrated community involvement in empowering others

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

David Littleproud MP Bursary

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

DiH Health and Wellbeing Bursary

 

Demonstrated previous achievements in your studies

 

Demonstrated community involvement

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Elements Living Bursary

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Elsie Byth Bursary

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

ESA International

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

 

Forum Communicators

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Helen Ovens Memorial Bursary

 

Balance in maintaining your own identity goals with your family responsibilities

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Lady Justice Bursary

 

Demonstrated previous achievements such as academic record, activities, volunteering

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Lavis/Wilson Queensland Child Watch Committee Bursary

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Logan City Council Bursary

 

Demonstrated commitment to leadership in your

local community

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Narelle Townsend Urban Design Bursary

 

Committed to a career in urban design, as shown by an early trailblazer in this field

 

Download Application Form

 

 

      A female, full-time student in a tertiary urban design course, such as architecture, landscape architecture, engineering or social, urban and regional planning

      In at least your third year of study in the urban design field

      An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

National Council of Jewish Women, Brisbane Section Bursary

 

Commitment to education and the advancement of women

 

Download Application Form

 

 

      A female student enrolled in at lest your second year of tertiary studies

      Working towards teaching qualifications to pursue this chosen career

      Have been actively involved in community and/or volunteering activities

      Live in Queensland as an Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

NCWQ Regional/Rural Bursary – 2 bursaries

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

NCWQ Young Woman from a Refugee Background

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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 (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Bursary – 2 bursaries

 

Demonstrated leadership within local community

 

Download Application Form

 

 

 

·       An Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Woman

·       Enrolled in a tertiary studies program, such as University, TAFE

 

Office for Women (Leadership) Bursary – 2 bursaries

 

Documented mentoring relationship and progress to date

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       A woman actively undertaking a planned professional development program to increase your leadership and governance (i.e. boardroom readiness) skills

·       An Australian citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia

 

Office for Women (Return to Work) Bursary – 2 bursaries

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Office for Women (STEM) Bursary – 2 bursaries

 

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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

 

 

·       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 Permanent Resident of Australia

 

PhD Student Bursary

 

Demonstrated articulation of research focus and its anticipated practical benefits 

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

 

·       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

·       Registered or can show evidence of the intent to register for a relevant Medical Women’s Event (Refer to note at the end of the application form for examples)

·       A resident of Queensland 

·       An Australian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

 

AMAQ (QMWS) Professor Tess Cramond Memorial 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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

 

·       A female, full-time student,, less than 30 years of age,  either a medical graduate or a final year medical student.

·       A student member of the Australian Medical Association Queensland and of the Queensland Medical Women’s Society

·       Registered or can show evidence of intent to register for a relevant Medical Women’s Event (Refer to note at the end of the application form for examples)

·       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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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 Permanent Resident of Australia.

Soroptimist International Bursary

 

Documented examples of leadership within your local community

 

Download Application Form

 

 

·       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.

 

South Burnett Bursary

 

Demonstrated contribution to your local community

 

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·       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 Permanent Resident of Australia.

 

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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·       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 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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·       A 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 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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·       A female aged between 18 – 35 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 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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·       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

 

The TMR Women in Engineering (Regional Queensland) Bursary 

 

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

 

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·       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

·       Enrolled in a university located outside the South East Queensland region, as defined by https://www.statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/regions/queensland.html   

·       A resident of Queensland of good repute with no past or current disciplinary proceedings against you

·       An Australian citizen, Permanent Resident or holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa

 

 

The TMR Women in Engineering (South East Queensland) Bursary 

 

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

 

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·       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

·       Enrolled in a university located in the South East Queensland region, as defined by https://www.statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/regions/queensland.html   

·       A resident of Queensland of good repute with no past or current disciplinary proceedings against you

·       An Australian citizen, Permanent Resident or holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa

 

 

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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·       A female Queensland tertiary student, 35 years of age or younger.

·       Studying development, international economics, law and human rights, public health, international relations or another related field

·       An Australian citizen

 

Whilst many of the bursaries from 2019 have continued, there are some variations in the 2020 program.

2019 Bursary Program (awarded)

The 2019 Bursaries are closed and have been awarded. Below is a summary of the 2019 bursaries awarded.

COUNCILLOR VICKI HOWARD BURSARY

Demonstrated community involvement in empowering others

DIH HEALTH AND WELLBEING BURSARY

Demonstrated previous achievements in your studies. Demonstrated community involvement

ELSIE BYTH BURSARY

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

FORUM COMMUNICATORS

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

LADY JUSTICE BURSARY

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

LOGAN CITY COUNCIL BURSARY

Demonstrated commitment to leadership in your local community.

MORETON BAY REGIONAL COUNCIL BURSARY

Demonstrated commitment to leadership in your local community.

NCWQ YOUNG WOMAN FROM A REFUGEE BACKGROUND

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

OFFICE FOR WOMEN (LEADERSHIP) BURSARY

Documented mentoring relationship and progress to date.

OFFICE FOR WOMEN (STEM) BURSARY

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

QUOTA INTERNATIONAL CENTENARY BURSARIES – AUDIOLOGY

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

QUOTA INTERNATIONAL CENTENARY BURSARIES – SPEECH PATHOLOGY

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

SCIENCE BURSARY

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

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL MORETON NORTH INC BURSARY

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

SOUTH BURNETT MAYOR BURSARY

Demonstrated contribution to your local community.

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.

THE VAL FRENCH AM BURSARY FOR A STUDENT OF JOURNALISM

Demonstrated involvement in local community and career aspirations.

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.

DAVID LITTLEPROUD MP BURSARY

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

ELEMENTS LIVING BURSARY

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

ESA INTERNATIONAL

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

HELEN OVENS MEMORIAL BURSARY

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

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.

NCWQ REGIONAL/RURAL – 2 BURSARIES

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

OFFICE FOR WOMEN (ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER) BURSARY

Demonstrated leadership within local community.

OFFICE FOR WOMEN (RETURN TO WORK) BURSARY

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

PHD STUDENT BURSARY

Demonstrated articulation of research focus and its anticipated practical benefits.

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.

SENATOR CLAIRE MOORE BURSARY

Demonstrated commitment to the needs of special education students.

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL BURSARY

Documented examples of leadership within your local community.

THE BOYCE BURSARY FOR A STUDENT WITH A DISABILITY

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

THE HAJERA BIBI SEEDAT BURSARY FOR AN EMERGING FEMALE LEADER

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

THE TMR WOMEN IN ENGINEERING BURSARY

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

Interested in our 2020 Bursary Program?

We welcome enquiries form potential bursary partners and bursary applicants. Please contact the NCWQ Bursary Program Coordinator.

NCWQ Bursary Program Coordinator