- Applications open
- 5 November 2018
- Applications close
- 1 March 2019
What you'll receive
You'll receive one of two scholarships valued at $500.
You must be:
- commencing undergraduate study in 2019
- from a regional, rural or remote area
- of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
- an Australian citizen or permanent resident
- enrolled at the Queensland University of Technology at course census date.
How to apply
To apply for this scholarship you must:
- fully complete the Herston Lions Club Centennial Indigenous Scholarship application form (PDF file, 232.3 KB)
- provide proof of Aboriginality or Torres Strait Islander heritage status (if not already provided to the Oodgeroo Unit)
- submit a written response of 500 words or less answering how will the scholarship will support your first year of study.
What happens next?
Applications will be reviewed and assessed by a selection panel.
Your application will be assessed against selection criteria. Written applications will be assessed by a panel comprising two representatives of the Oodgeroo Unit and Herston Lions Club. The panel may elect to interview short-listed applicants to assist with their decision-making process.
The assessment panel will award one female and one male scholarship based on the quality of applications, in their absolute discretion.
About the scholarship
Lions Clubs International strive to support our communities to succeed: locally, globally and internationally. Herston Lions Club established this scholarship as a Lions centennial project, celebrating 100 years of Lions around the world.
Moving to Brisbane?
Rylee Stonehouse, 2018 Herston Lions Club Centennial Indigenous Tertiary Scholarship recipient
'I moved down from Innisfail in Far North Queensland to study engineering at QUT. The scholarship assisted me paying for some of my accommodation expenses.'