The Catherine Bonnes AM Scholarships is now open for applications from suitably qualified students. It is a fully funded scholarship for all students sponsored by Flinders University.

About the Scholarship

is a public university in Adelaide, South Australia. Founded in 1966, it was named in honor of navigator Matthew Flinders, who explored and surveyed the South Australian coastline in the early 19th century.

The Catherine Bonnes AM Scholarship has been established by the Broken Hill & District Hearing Resource Centre Inc., with the view of assisting Deaf and hard of hearing people to further their education by undertaking post-secondary studies.

Benefits of the Catherine Bonnes AM Scholarship

At least one Scholarship each year will be available for assistance with tuition, text materials, computer/laptop or any other support considered necessary and approved by the Scholarship panel.

The Catherine Bonnes AM Scholarship will comprise of two rounds per year with each round offering financial assistance of $2,000 maximum.

Requirements for the Catherine Bonnes AM Scholarships

Applicants must be:

1. Australian citizens or permanent Australian residents.

2. Turning 18 years of age in the year the scholarship is offered; preference may be given to applicants under the age of 25.

3. Bona fide Deaf / hard-of-hearing persons, priority given to students with an educationally significant hearing impairment.

4. Selected for admission to a recognized post-secondary education course at a university, college of advanced education and so forth (full-time or part-time), or other such institutions deemed appropriate by the Scholarship Panel.


Selection Criteria

Preference may be given to deaf or hard of hearing applicants from;

1. Rural & remote area.

2. Non-English-speaking background.

3. An indigenous person.

4. Signing Deaf community.

Application Deadline

December 31, 2022.

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