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BCA Scholarships

Wednesday, May 19th, 2021

BCA Scholarship Applications are Now Open!

Blind Citizens Australia, (BCA) is strongly committed to ensuring people who are blind or vision impaired have opportunities to develop skills which equip them to contribute to the social, economic and cultural life of Australian communities.

Funded by the Commonwealth’s Information, Linkages and Capacity-building program and the Jeffrey Blyth Foundation, BCA is offering a total of 15 scholarships of up to $5,000 for educational expenses through Semester 2, 2021, and Semesters 1 and 2, 2022. Each semester will have a separate application and awarding process, scholarship recipients will be funded for one semester only.

  • Applications for the first round of 5 BCA scholarships are now open May 17 – June 30, 2021 and will be received via this link.

Scholarship recipients will receive:

  • Recognition of personal ambition, promoted and celebrated through organizational channels,
  • Alumni network of support,
  • BCA support and/or advocacy as appropriate to ensure their study is accessible to them,
  • Support for their place of study to further develop its institutional accessibility and inclusion by utilizing BCA’s expertise, advice and/or resources,
  • Pathway to BCA leadership and/or committee roles, and
  • Access to BCA programs to support their study and skills development, as well as
  • Financial support for study.

Eligibility criteria

Scholarship recipients must:

  • Be a full member of BCA (membership forms available here), and
  • Provide evidence of enrolment or acceptance letter for a post-secondary educational program that results in a recognized qualification (Internship and Graduate Program applicants may apply while waiting for confirmation of acceptance; with Scholarship awarded on successful application), and
  • Not be a current BCA staff member or Director (board member).

Application assessment

Applications will be assessed by the following criteria:

  • Course of study is a logical trajectory for the student’s skills, interests and goals, and
  • The potential of the scholarship to enhance ability to successfully complete the program of study.

Preparing Your Application

Applications will be received online via this link.

Please note that in order to submit your application you will need to:

You can review the application particulars via the BCA website

Program Objectives

The BCA scholarships program has two key objectives:

  • To increase the opportunities available to people who are blind or vision impaired to participate in tertiary/further education, by offering financial assistance.
  • To raise the awareness of main-stream education providers of the valuable contributions and unique perspectives people who are blind or vision impaired offer to education and training.

Need more information?

2021 Disability Scholarship Program

Thursday, January 28th, 2021

Department of Justice and Community Safety 2021 Disability Scholarship Program NOW OPEN

 

Vision Australia 2021 Bursary Applications Now Open

Sunday, July 5th, 2020

Further Education Bursaries for Students Who are Blind or have Low Vision

Each year, Vision Australia awards Further Education Bursaries to a select number of students who are blind or have low vision.

The bursaries provide adaptive technology to help students fully participate and succeed in their chosen studies. Assistive technology can eliminate barriers to education and enhance access to information. It enables students to read course material, conduct research and improve their student life.

For more information and details on how to apply, please visit:

www.visionaustralia.org/bursary

  • Applications close strictly on 30 September 2020.

If you have any queries or would like to speak with our bursary coordinator, please feel free to make direct contact with:

HDR Scholarship Opportunity

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

The NCSEHE is inviting applications for a HDR scholarship

The NCSEHE (National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education) is a research and policy centre funded by the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment, and based at Curtin University.

The Centre engages in a diversity of activities but key to its operations is strengthening Australia’s research quality, capability and capacity within the higher education equity field.

The successful candidate will have a passion for social justice and equity issues with a commitment to, or involvement in, activities related to this area.

Given the Centre’s equity agenda we would welcome applicants from more diverse backgrounds who may have taken more circuitous routes through higher education due to financial, employment or caring responsibilities.

More information and applications can be found on the NCSEHE website.

2020 Department of Justice Disability Scholarships

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

2020 Department of Justice and Community Safety Disability Scholarships Program

Are you a person with a disability who is studying a justice related course such as Law, Criminology, Social Work, Psychology, Paralegal or other justice related course?

The Department of Justice and Community Safety (Victorian Government) is offering Scholarship opportunities for students with a disability in 2020.

*Click here for a flyer about this program.

 

Hallie Gay Walden Bagley Scholarship

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

Monash Students Encouraged to Apply

The Hallie Bagley Scholarship was created to help students lift a little bit of financial stress off of their shoulders while also helping to strengthen our communities. Students from all majors and areas of study are encouraged to apply.

To be eligible, each applicant will be asked to submit a short essay of no more than 500 words. The award for this scholarship is $1,000 and all applications must be submitted by November 1, 2020. At the conclusion of the application period, a committee will confer and select a winner, we will notify the winner by December 1, 2020.

Please find more details below:

Eligibility:

You are eligible to apply for the Hallie Gay Walden Bagley Scholarship if you fall into one of the following categories:

  1. You are a high school senior that has already been accepted into a US college or university.
  2. You are a current college or university student – including Monash University students.

How Can You Apply?

Please use the following link to apply:
http://halliegaywaldenbagleyscholarship.com/