Scholarship opportunities

The Geelong Community Foundation Scholarship Fund is a public fund developed for the charitable purpose of providing scholarships, bursaries and prizes to promote education for secondary and tertiary students.

There are opportunities in general education and for those interested in a career in the agriculture or horticulture sector.

Students should be aged between 15 and 25, live in the broader Geelong region and be an Australian resident.

Students will need to demonstrate;

  • Personal achievements and community involvement
  • Financial need
  • Academic commitment

Scholarships are valued from $250 and up to $1,000 to support education goals.  It may be an apprenticeship or support for a diploma or degree or maybe support to attend a workshop connected with your career aspirations.

Agriculture and Horticulture Scholarships

Tom Cleary Memorial Scholarship

The Tom Cleary Memorial Scholarship provides financial support to one young person aged between 16 to 25 years, who is seeking a career in any part of the Agricultural and Horticultural sector.

The scholarship is valued at $1,000 and applications for  2019 will close 30 April.  Interested applicants are encouraged to make contact for more information.

More information about Tom Cleary and the scholarship.

Rural Education and Retraining Scholarship

The objective of the Rural Education and Retraining Scholarship is to promote excellence in agriculture and related pursuits. The scholarship is funded by a local benefactor and is part of the Geelong Community Foundation Scholarship Program.

There is one scholarship valued at $1,000. Applications for 2019 will close 30 April.  Interested applicants are encouraged to make contact for more information.

More information about the Rural Education and Retraining Scholarship

 

Scholarship Application Form

Please complete the application form and send to Gail Rodgers by the 30th April 2019.

 

If you have any questions, please contact the Geelong Community Foundation:

Gail Rodgers, Chief Executive Officer
Tel: 03 5244 7831 Email: gail@geelongfoundation.org