ParaQuad NSW Scholarships
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
The purpose of the scholarships is to assist people with spinal cord injuries to undertake education to improve their chances of securing employment and independence. Current statistics suggest that 35 per cent of people living with a spinal cord injury are unable to gain employment.
Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; be residing in NSW/ACT; have a spinal cord injury; demonstrate a high level of academic achievement; and demonstrate motivation and perseverance towards goals.
The scholarship is valued at up to $5,000 to assist with: course fees for 1 year; course excursion funds or residential school expenses; carer's allowance contribution; hardware and tools assistance (such as scribes and typing services); computer systems required for the course; and/or textbooks and supplies. Other needs not identified will be considered.
4th February 2013