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Scholarships and Fellowships


Scholarships are part of the Pilbara Universities Centre commitment to rewarding academic excellence, supporting research and enabling students from all backgrounds to realise their potential.  Below are a variety of scholarships available to PUC students:

Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships

Applications Now Open : 1,100 scholarships available.

The Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program supports students who are living in regional and remote areas and wish to undertake study in any discipline.

Scholarships are valued at up to $18,000 each and are available to any mode of study, face-to-face or online/distance, from Certificate IV to PhD level.

Scholarship recipients may also receive $500 to support an internship during their studies.

Applications will remain open during 2020 until all 1,100 scholarships are awarded.

Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and geographical remoteness, with priority assessment given to the following applicants:

  • Identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, and provided supporting documentation,
  • Identify as having a disability, and provided supporting documentation,
  • Chosen course relates to a field where there is low female representation,
  • Affected by natural disasters such as drought, 2019-2020 bushfire and/or floods.

For more information click here.

Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship

The Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarship Program is a Federal Government Program administered by each University.  The Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships Program assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from low socio-economic backgrounds, particularly those from rural and regional areas, with costs associated with studying an undergraduate course, STEPS or TEP.

For information click here.

Nursing and Midwifery Scholarships

The Nursing and Midwifery Office has a range of scholarships for nursing and midwifery students studying in Western Australia.  The scholarships can help you:

  • become a nurse or midwife

  • to progress your career

Scholarships are awarded, based on current and projected workforce requirements and for areas of high clinical need.

Priority is given to WA Health employees.

For more information and to apply click here.

Women in IT Scholarship

This Scholarship was designed by BizCover to assist female IT students in their final year of study, and help them gain valuable real-world work experience to shape a positive future for the industry. The recipients of the scholarship will also have the opportunity to gain work experience at BizCover during a three-month work placement program.

For information click here.

Winston Churchill Fellowship

A Churchill Fellowship offers Australian citizens a life-changing opportunity to travel overseas for four to eight weeks to learn more about a topic or issue that they are passionate about. As an internationally recognised award, recipients gain access to expertise from around the world.

Applicants are empowered to design their own projects to explore international best practice and innovation that can be applied in Australia.

Churchill Fellows are making a difference every day in all aspects of Australian life, across an incredibly broad and diverse range of issues such as agriculture, health, arts and music, building and architecture, business, sport, science, environment and more.

There is a high level of visibility and credibility associated with being a Churchill Fellow, as well as a responsibility to share the knowledge and skills gained overseas with the Australian community.

It is a competitive process, with more than 100 Churchill Fellowships awarded around Australia every year.

For information click here.

CQUniCares GWI Scholarship

CQUniCares GWI Scholarship assist students with expenses associated with studying at university.  Those expenses can include non-deferrable costs such as textbooks, uniforms, computer equipment and internet access, specialised equipment, childcare, income supplement, travel and accommodation costs associated with compulsory residential schools and unpaid work placements.

For information click here.

Neville Bonner Memorial Scholarship

Established in the year 2000 by the Federal Government, The Neville Bonner Memorial Scholarship is Australia’s most prestigious scholarship for Indigenous Australians to study Honours in Political Science (or related subjects) at any recognised Australian university.  One Neville Bonner Scholarship may be awarded each year.

For information click here.

Capstone Editing Textbook Grant for Undergraduates

The Capstone Editing Textbook Grant provides A$3,000 to one undergraduate student per year to assist in covering the cost of their textbooks for the duration of their degree.

For information click here.

Listing Loop Scholarship Program

Every year Listing Loop offers a $2,000 scholarship to budding business students.  The scholarship, awarded for initiative and forward-thinking, helps students afford the tools they need to get a step ahead.

For information click here.

PostGraduate and Research Scholarships

The PUC is currently looking to partner with various Australian Universities to support students undertaking their PostGraduate and/or Research programs. 

Click on the below list to discover more about the Capstone Editing scholarships available for PostGraduate and Research students:

Support a PUC Student

Supporting a student to seek and reach their potential is a rewarding experience.

PUC is seeking interest from local industry, global corporations and the community to support our students obtain academic success through the provision of financial support, assistance and reward while undertaking their study.

Are you interested in supporting Undergraduates, Postgraduates, International students or students from disadvantaged communities?  Scholarships can cover an array of costs from tuition fees to living and accommodation costs.  

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