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Educate Plus ACPNS Scholarship

Future and current student scholarship
A scholarship for current and future postgraduate students studying philanthropy and nonprofit studies.

Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Future students and Current students

Study area



Australian or New Zealand

What you'll receive

You'll receive:

  • a scholarship covering a percentage of fees per unit (specific amount to be advised) for the eight Graduate Certificate in Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies) units.

Units that you've already completed or you've been awarded credit for won't be paid for by this scholarship.


You must:

  • be applying for or enrolled in one of:
    • Graduate Certificate of Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies) (BS39)
    • Master of Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies) (BS11).

You must also:

  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • be a current member in good standing of Educate Plus, and remain a member through your studies
  • have some demonstrated contribution to the education sector through roles in:
    • development
    • fundraising
    • alumni relations
    • communications and marketing
    • public relations
    • admissions and enrolment
    • external affairs
    • community engagement
    • business marketing
  • show potential to further contribute to the education sector.

How to apply

  1. Complete an application form (PDF file, 235.9 KB).
  2. Submit your application to the Business School Scholarships Coordinator.

If you have any questions about completing the application, contact Dr Wendy Scaife.

What happens next?

A selection panel will assess your application based primarily on the information you provide. You may be asked to provide further information such as your contribution, or potential to contribute, to the education sector.

You may need to attend and interview as part of the selection process.

We'll email you to let you know the outcome of your application.

About the scholarship

The Educate Plus ACPNS Scholarship is designed to assist members of Educate Plus to undertake study through The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS) to further their careers and enhance their contribution to the Australasian education and nonprofit sectors.  This scholarship is due to re-open in Oct 2019.

Contact us

Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies

3138 1020
Int. phone
+61 7 3138 1020

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