Heather Bonner Memorial Scholarship
Agriculture, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences/Environmental Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences/Veterinary Sciences, Architecture, Urban Environment and Building, Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences/Psychology, Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services, Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services/Accounting, Auditing and Accountability, Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services/Business and Management, Economics, Education, Engineering and Technology, Information, Computing and Communication Sciences, Information, Computing and Communication Sciences/Other Information, Computing and Communication Sciences, Language and Culture, Law, Justice and Law Enforcement/Law, Mathematical Sciences/Mathematics, Medical and Health Sciences, Medical and Health Sciences/Dentistry, Medical and Health Sciences/Nursing, Medical and Health Sciences/Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medical and Health Sciences/Public Health and Health Services, Science - General/Science - General, Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts - General, Studies in Human Society/Social Work, The Arts
Established in 2005 in memory of Heather Bonner, who brought Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians together through her work with the One People of Australia League (OPAL), the scholarship is maintained by an annual gift from the Ipswich Women's Development Fund, a co-operative body established by women's organisations in Ipswich to promote the achievements of women in the Ipswich community.
The scholarship is open to female students who are enrolled as either full-time or part-time students in an undergraduate degree program at the Ipswich campus and who: are Australian citizens or permanent residents; and are currently residents of the Ipswich City; and have completed at least 1 calendar year of study at the Ipswich campus and are enrolled to study the subsequent year at that campus. Selection is based on academic achievement in the chosen field of study, personal qualities, leadership, and communication skills. Indigenous students are encouraged to apply. The scholarship cannot be held concurrently with any other scholarship or bursary valued at more than $5,000 annually. Indigenous students are encouraged to apply.
The scholarship is valued at $5,000 for 1 year subject to satisfactory progress and continued enrolment at the Ipswich campus.
4th April 2013