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John and Maud Askew Secondary Scholarships for Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 students


Scholarship details
  • Sponsored by Equity Trustees
  • Valued at $1,000 each
  • Available for one year
  • Thirty (30) scholarships will be awarded in 2019.

Who can apply?
  • Students who are currently completing Year 7, 8, 9, 10 or 11 in 2018 in a registered Victorian government school
  • Students involved in school and community activities
  • Families or students who demonstrate financial need.

What documentation you need to provide?
  • Applicant's 2018 end-of-year academic results
  • Statements confirming the applicant’s involvement in school and community activities
  • Evidence of the applicant's parent/guardian receiving Centrelink benefits in 2018 (for those students under the age of 16 years) and holding either a Health Care Card, a Low Income Health Care Card or a Pensioner Concession Card, or the applicant receiving the Youth Allowance (Centrelink Reference Number required).

Application Closing Date
  • 1 February 2019

Further information
  • John and Maud Askew bequeathed funds for the benefit and advancement of Victorian government primary and secondary school students.

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United World Colleges Scholarships for Year 10 and 11 students


Scholarship details
  • Administered by United World Colleges (Australia) Trust Ltd
  • To study the International Baccalaureate (IB) at one of the United World Colleges (UWC) overseas
  • Various scholarship schemes on offer with at least one full, and several partial scholarships awarded annually
  • Places for 2019-2021 will be available soon. Last year places were offered at these UWCs - Costa Rica, Armenia, China, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Wales and Japan
  • Ideally, candidates will apply based on the desire to attend a UWC rather than go to a specific country, as the national Committee cannot guarantee that successful candidates will be offered their preferred location

Who can apply?
  • Australian citizens or permanent residents
  • Students currently in Year 10 or 11 (2018)

Application Opening Date
  • Scholarships are now open http://uwc.org.au

Application Closing Date
  • 1 February 2019

Further information
  • United World Colleges was founded in 1962. It is an organisation dedicated to the promotion of world peace through the education of young people.
  • Students in their last two years of secondary school are chosen from over eighty countries to attend one of the fifteen colleges around the world. The main objective is to educate outstanding young people from various national, ethnic and social backgrounds.
  • Students are assessed on their personal merit and potential, irrespective of race, creed, colour, gender, family background or ability to pay.
  • The first Australian students attended a UWC in 1972 and since then approximately 370 Australians have attended United World Colleges.
  • At present, twelve Australian students are completing their IB at a UWC in Canada, United States of America, Italy, Costa Rica, India, Bosnia, Herzegovina and The Netherlands.
  • For further information please visit: www.uwc.org.au - Apply online now.
  • Telephone: Mairi Stewart, National Selections Coordinator on 0431 822 960 or Stratos Patsikatheodorou, Treasurer on 0401 295 179
  • Email: mairi@uwc.org.au stratos@uwc.org.au