2022-23 Academic Scholarship

CoastAbility invites applications for a two-year Academic Scholarship to the value of $5,000 from registered Clients or young people with Client eligibility.

2022/23 APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON TUESDAY 31ST MAY 2022

NB: Enquiries to discuss special circumstances are welcome throughout the year – click here to contact us.

OVERVIEW

Applicants for the Academic Scholarship must have acceptance for, or be currently enrolled in, an accredited course of study either as a post school student or as part of their high school studies.

Evidence of academic achievements and acceptance or enrolment for School, University, TAFE, College or Training Organisation must be provided.

AWARDING

CoastAbility Board has the discretion to vary the number and value of scholarships.

All applications will be considered and acknowledged.

Successful applicant/s will be notified and if feasible a short presentation ceremony to receive scholarships will be arranged.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • CoastAbility client, or eligible for registration with CoastAbility
  • Primary physical disability or multiple disabilities
  • Age group 16 – 23 years
  • Application outside age range, dependent on exceptional circumstances
  • Sound academic record
  • Acceptance or enrolment in accredited post school course of study, or in course as part of high school studies

REQUIREMENTS

  • CoastAbility Registration Form, if not registered
  • Evidence of academic achievement – School, University, TAFE, College, Training Organisation
  • Completed CoastAbility Academic Scholarship Application form (on this page)

USE OF FUNDS

Scholarships will not be awarded for any purpose for which Government or other forms of financial assistance are reasonably available to applicants.

Funds may be used towards course related resources and expenses including but not restricted to:

  • Computer hardware and software
  • Technology/ stationery/equipment required for study
  • Text books
  • Library and internet charges
  • Campus /residential school /field trip expenses – travel/ accommodation
  • Scribes and tutors
  • Personal care

Funds may not be used for: 

  • Purchase of mobile phones or payment of phone bills, expenses not directly related to study

ANNUAL REPORTING

Recipients will be asked to provide a short report to CoastAbility members on their progress and use of the funds after the first 12 months, and again at 2 years.

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Applications Are Now Closed

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