Class of 2016 – Tertiary Scholarships

Posted on January 16, 2017

A number of 2016 graduates were awarded tertiary scholarships in recognition of their achievement, contribution to the community and potential.

Congratulations to the following students from the Class of 2016:

Patrick O’FarrellTuckwell Scholarship

The Tuckwell Scholarship Program at The Australian National University (ANU) is the most transformational undergraduate scholarship program in Australia. Tuckwell Scholars are selected not only on intellect but also their desire and determination to use their natural abilities to realise to make a difference in the world. The scholarships are funded by the largest ever contribution from an Australian to an Australian university. As part of the program, scholars receive a wide range of academic and emotional support from the Fellows, their peers and the staff of the program. The financial support to Tuckwell Scholars is worth more than $23,700 per annum for up to five years.

Jordan LewisUNSW Co-op Scholarship for Software Engineering

The Co-op Program is the career development scholarship for high potential undergraduate students, set up by industry leaders and UNSW. The program incorporates industry experience, leadership and professional development, networking, mentoring, financial support ($18,200 per annum) and social events. Co-op Scholars are selected not only on the basis of their academic ability, but also their communication skills, contribution to their community, motivational and leadership potential.

The 6 sponsoring companies for this scholarship program are Atlassian, the Macquarie Group, Honeywell, Fairfax Media, Commonwealth Bank and OFX

Tim WangBachelor of Accounting Co-operative Scholarship at UTS

This is a specialist degree for high achieving students who see an accounting career as an excellent foundation for future business leadership. Scholars receive $46,500 over three years, a year of full-time work training and are encouraged to complete a second major or sub-major in another business discipline. The BAcc program maintains a 95 per cent graduate employment rate with sponsoring companies.

The 27 sponsoring companies for this scholarship program include Macquarie Bank, Commonwealth Bank, PWC, EY, American Express, Deloitte, NAB, Unilever, Lend Lease, Westpac and Coca-Cola Amatil.

Mitchel O’Brien and Luke Morrison: Bond University Scholarships

St Joseph’s College students are eligible to apply for two half-fee Bond University Collegial scholarships each year. These scholarships recognise students who demonstrate exceptional personal talent and contribute significantly to their communities.