Foundation Scholarships and Bursaries

In 2022 the following Foundation Scholarships and Bursaries will be awarded:-

Qty Name Eligibility

1

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Staff Scholarship

Higher education undergraduate or postgraduate level studies, excluding PhD undertaken by a Federation University Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander staff member, Aboriginal Education Centre staff member or general administration staff, TAFE teaching staff identified as Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander.

1

AGL Jungurra Wunnik Scholarship

Higher Education domestic Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student undertaking studies in a STEAM course – Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts or Mathematics at the Federation University Gippsland campus in the second or third year of their program.

2

Alex Gusbeth Scholarship

Available for commencing or continuing Higher Education domestic, undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate student studying in the field of science at the Gippsland campus.

2

Asylum Seeker Scholarships

Higher education or TAFE asylum seeker student undertaking TAFE, undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate at a Federation University campus or online. This scholarship is paid annually over three years.

8

Australian Carbon Innovations Scholarships

Available for Higher Education students undertaking undergraduate engineering studies at the Gippsland campus, who reside in the Gippsland region.

1

Ballarat & District Fundraising Charity Scholarship

Higher Education domestic student studying Nursing at the Mt Helen campus.

2

Baw Baw Shire Scholarships

Available for two Higher Education students undertaking Civil Engineering, Business, I.T. or Science at the Gippsland campus, with a preference being for  a student undertaking studies in Civil Engineering.  Applicants must live within the Baw Baw Shire.

1

Brian Coles Memorial Civil Engineering Scholarship

Higher education domestic students undertaking the Bachelor of Civil Engineering in the final year of studies at the Federation University Mt Helen Campus and is to the value of $3,000.

1

Buninyong Community Bank Scholarship

Higher education domestic students enrolled in an undergraduate (including honours) studying in agricultural or environmental pursuits (Bachelor of Environmental and Conservation Science, Bachelor of Veterinary and Wildlife Science or Bachelor of Science with a major in Ecology and Environmental restoration) in the first year of their program at the Mt Helen Campus.

3

Buninyong Community Bank Scholarships (TAFE)

Bendigo Bank logo TAFE, VCAL, CALD, migrant, refugee and FAST Federation University campus students studying in the field of Rural Sciences (includes programs within Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation & Land Management).

1

Cameron Beyer Scholarship

Higher education domestic, CALD, migrant, refugee, international, undergraduate or postgraduate Federation University Ballarat campus student and online students.
This scholarship has been established from funds raised by Council members of Federation University in memory of a Council member Cameron Beyer.

1

Care-leavers Scholarship (Continuing)

Higher education domestic undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate student who has been in care, kinship care or a state ward for 12 months or more in the second or third year of their program.

1

Care-leavers Scholarship (TAFE)

TAFE, VCAL or FAST Federation University student who has been in care, kinship care or a state ward for 12 months or more.

2

Care-leavers Scholarships (Commencing)

Higher education domestic undergraduate or postgraduate student who has been in care, kinship care or a state ward for 12 months or more.

1

Carol Lynette Grant (Prowse) Scholarship

Higher education domestic undergraduate or postgraduate Mt Helen Campus student.

50

Collier Charitable Fund Scholarships

Available for Higher Education domestic regional or rural students undertaking undergraduate (including honours), postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research studies at a Federation University campus

Available for domestic regional or rural students undertaking TAFE studies at a Federation University campus

1

Council Scholarship

Higher education domestic, CALD, migrant, refugee, international, undergraduate or postgraduate Federation University campus students and online students.
This scholarship has been established from funds raised by Council members.

1

DCIRS Community Care Scholarship

Higher education or TAFE student undertaking TAFE or undergraduate (including honours) at the Federation University Wimmera campus.

1

Dunkeld Refugee and Asylum Seeker

Higher education or TAFE student undertaking studies at the Federation University mt Helen or Wimmera campus. Available for a Karen refugee or refugee living within the Nhill district or refugee studying at the Mt Helen campus, to the value of $1,000.

1

Elite Athlete Scholarship

Higher education domestic, undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate FedUni campus students. Elite athletes must be recognised as an elite athlete by the AIS, State Institute or Academy of Sport, AFL Players' Association, Rugby Union Players' Association, Rugby League Professionals Association, Australian Professional Footballers' Association or a national squad member from Australian Sports Commission funded sports.

5

Foundation Commencing Scholarships

Higher education domestic, CALD, migrant, refugee, international, undergraduate or postgraduate Federation University campus students and online students.

9

Foundation Continuing Scholarships

Higher education domestic, CALD, migrant, refugee, international, undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate Federation University campus students and online students in the second or third year of their program.

4

Foundation HDR Scholarships

Domestic, CALD, migrant, refugee, or international Higher Degree by Research candidates enrolled at Federation University. Applicants should provide two written references, one of which must be from the candidate's principal supervisor including information on submission timeline. Applicants who do not include a thesis completion plan signed by the principal supervisor by the due date will be ineligible.

16

Foundation TAFE Scholarships

TAFE, VCAL, CALD, migrant, refugee, international and FAST Federation University campus students.

1

Freemasons Foundation Victoria Ltd Scholarship

Higher Education domestic continuing student in the final year of Bachelor of Environmental and Conservation Science, to the value of $5,000.

2

gforce Ballarat Scholarships

Gforce LogoAvailable for TAFE, VCAL, CALD, migrant, refugee and FAST Federation  University Ballarat campus students wanting to undertake an Apprenticeship, studying in the field of engineering, electrical or mechanical, and wishing to enter the wind energy generation industry.

1

Gillian Hehir Scholarship

Higher education female domestic student undertaking undergraduate studies (including honours) in psychology in their first year at the Federation University Mt Helen Campus, to the value of $4,000.

2

Gippsland Education Precinct Bursaries

Graduates of Kurnai College, Federation Training or Apprenticeships Group Australia students undertaking undergraduate studies at the Federation University Gippsland Campus.

2

Gippsland Water Scholarships

Available  for female students who are undertaking an engineering (preferred) or science degree at the Gippsland campus annually for the first three years of their studies.  Applicants must reside in and have attended secondary school in the Gippsland region.

1

Graeme Edwards Memorial Scholarship

Higher education domestic, undergraduate (including honours) student studying in engineering pursuits eg (Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours), Bachelor of Mechatronic Systems Engineering (Honours) at the Federation University Gippsland campus.

1

Hamilton Area Rural Australians for Refugees Scholarship

Higher education or TAFE student undertaking studies at the Federation University Mt Helen or Wimmera Campus. Available for a Karen refugee or refugee living within the Nhill district or refugee studying at the Mt Helen campus, to the value of $1,000.

1

Harold Carroll Memorial Scholarship

The Harold Carroll Memorial Scholarship is available to TAFE or Higher education domestic students undertaking an undergraduate degree for a minimum study period of one year.  The Harold Carroll Scholarship is valued at $3000 per annum over a period of three years.

1

Ian Alexander Gordon Scholarship

Higher education domestic undergraduate or postgraduate Mt Helen Campus student.

1

Ilona Takacs Scholarship

Higher education domestic, migrant or refugee female student in the first year of their program undertaking studies in Science, Mathematics or Physics at the Federation University Mt Helen campus to the value of $500.

1

Isobella Foundation Scholarship

Higher education domestic undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate Mt Helen Campus student from a regional or rural area.

1

James Stewart Bequest (Geology)

Higher Education domestic undergraduate or postgraduate student undertaking studies in Geology at the Mt Helen campus.

1

James Stewart Bequest (HDR)

Higher Degree by Research domestic candidate undertaking research in the history of Ballarat, Eureka, colonial medicine, the Irish in Australia, philanthropy or geology at the Mt Helen campus.

1

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Scholarship

Higher education Indian student undertaking studies in the fields of science, technology, engineering or mathematics at the Mt Helen Campus.

2

Kylie Pope Scholarship

Available for TAFE, VCAL and FAST Federation University campus students studying in the field of Early Childhood (including  
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care; and Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care).

2

Latrobe City Scholarships

This scholarship is open to one student in each of the following categories:
*     A student undertaking an undergraduate degree in an environmental field at the Gippsland campus; and

*     A student of Aboriginal or Torres Strait islander background undertaking an undergraduate degree at the Gippsland campus.

2

McMillans Scholarships

Available for Higher Education students undertaking accounting studies at the Gippsland campus, who reside in the Gippsland region

1

Meredith Doig Scholarship

Higher education domestic female student undertaking studies in the fields of science, technology, engineering or mathematics at the Mt Helen Campus in the second or third year of their program.

1

Narre Warren South Bendigo Bank Scholarship

Higher education domestic, undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate students in the first year of their program at the Berwick Campus.
This scholarship has been established by the Narre Warren South Bendigo Bank.Narre Warren South Bendigo Bank logo

5

Paul Andrew Riley Scholarships

Apprentices studying either Certificate III in Carpentry, Certificate III in Joinery or Certificate III in Cabinet Making enrolled at a Federation University campus.

1

Philip Chui East Asia Scholarship

Available for a Chinese National student undertaking studies at the Berwick campus.

5

Powercor Scholarships

TAFE female students undertaking a Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) considering a career in the electrical industry, to the value of $2,000 each.

5

Rotary District 9780 Scholarships

Higher education domestic indigenous student undertaking an undergraduate  degree at the Federation University Mt Helen campus to the value of $1,000.

1

Ryan Margetts Memorial Scholarship

TAFE or Higher Education domestic student undertaking studies at the Federation University Wimmera campus in any of these programs: Bachelor of Social Sciences; Bachelor of Nursing; Bachelor of Early Childhood; Diploma of Nursing; Diploma of Community Services; Certificate III Individual Support; Certificate III Electrotechnology; and Certificate III Automotive Technician, to the value of $1,000 each.

1

SG and JG Scholarship (MIT Melbourne)

Higher education domestic or international female undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate student studying at the MIT Melbourne campus.

1

SG and JG Scholarship (MIT Sydney)

Higher education domestic or international female undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate student studying at the MIT Sydney campus.

1

SG and JG Scholarships (Mt Helen)

Higher education domestic or international female undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate student studying at the Mt Helen campus.

1

Staff Scholarship - Continuing

Higher education domestic, CALD, migrant, refugee, international, undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate Federation University campus students and online students in the second or third year of their program.
This scholarship has been established from funds raised by staff of Federation University.

1

Staff Scholarship - Domestic

Higher education domestic undergraduate or postgraduate Federation University campus students and online students.
This scholarship has been established from funds raised by staff of Federation University.

1

Staff Scholarship - International

Higher education migrant, refugee, international, undergraduate or postgraduate Federation University campus students and online students.
This scholarship has been established from funds raised by staff of Federation University.

3

Staff Scholarship - TAFE

TAFE, VCAL, CALD, migrant, refugee, international and FAST Federation University campus students.

These scholarships have been established from funds raised by staff of Federation University.

10

TAFE Gippsland Scholarships

Domestic, CALD, migrant, refugee student transitioning from TAFE Gippsland to the Federation University Gippsland Campus to undertake Bachelor degree studies in Nursing, Early Childhood Education, Community and Human Services, Business, accounting or Environmental and Conservation Science to the value of $1,000.

1

Thom Nugent Memorial Scholarship

Higher education domestic student undertaking the Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree at the Mt Helen Campus in the disciplines of Chemistry or Biology.

3

Tilt Renewables Scholarships

Students who are trade qualified in engineering, electrical or mechanical trade wishing to enter the wind energy generation industry, who demonstrate a clear enthusiasm and desire to enter or further their involvement in the industry and are enrolled in the Global Wind Organisation Standard course at a Federation University campus. Current employees working in the wind generation industry who wish to undertake the training in order to provide them with a pathway toward becoming a wind turbine technician will also be eligible for the scholarships.

2

Tohmae Pa Scholarships

Higher education or TAFE student undertaking studies at the Federation University Wimmera campus. Available for a Karen refugee or refugee living within the Nhill district, to the value of $1,000 each.

1

Vanne Trompf Scholarship

Higher education or TAFE student undertaking studies at the Federation University Mt Helen or Wimmera campus.  Available for a refugee student, to the value of $1,000 each.

1

Wai-man Woo Scholarship

Higher education international student undertaking Higher Education undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate studies at the Federation University Mt Helen campus.

1

Wimmera Community Bank Network Scholarship (Continuing)

Higher education domestic undergraduate student at the Federation University Wimmera campus in the second or third year of their program.

4

Wimmera Community Bank Network Scholarship (TAFE)

TAFE Federation University Wimmera campus student.