Scholarships

Our scholarships offer eligible students the financial support they need to succeed in their studies. We currently offer three scholarships: the academic excellence, Christian leadership and equity scholarships.

This scholarship is awarded to one new and one returning student of Raymont Residential College to recognise and reward outstanding academic achievements at school or university, student leadership and community involvement. The scholarship will assist with the costs of accommodation and meals whilst undertaking tertiary study in Brisbane.

Applications open for 2022: Monday 6 September 2021
Applications close for 2022: Friday 5 November 2021

The successful applicants will be notified on or before 10 December 2021. The presentation of the scholarship certificate will take place in February 2022.

How to apply

You must submit a written application by the closing date. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application via email on or before 10 December 2021.

Download the application form.

Please contact the Raymont Registrar Lisa Poore on (07) 3377 9903 or by email lisa.poore@raymont.com.au for further information or assistance.

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Benefit type

The scholarship consists of an accommodation and meals allowance of $3,000 awarded to two students – one new student and one returning student for one calendar year. The Scholarship value awarded is $1,500 to each student. It is paid directly to the student’s Raymont account at the beginning of Semester One.

Citizenship requirements

Australian citizen or resident.

Value

Two $1,500 awards.

Applicable study areas

All study areas in tertiary courses offered by an approved higher education provider in Brisbane.

Eligibility and selection criteria




To be eligible for this bursary, you need to:

  • be a new or returning student at Raymont Residential College paying college fees.
  • be enrolled in a tertiary degree course at an approved higher education provider in Brisbane (e.g. Queensland University of Technology, the University of Queensland, Trinity College Queensland, Griffith University or South Bank TAFE).
  • be undertaking a full-time load of three subjects or more. Students undertaking a single subject or a non-award course (e.g. study abroad or exchange) are not eligible.
  • provide a written submission that demonstrates your outstanding academic achievement, excellent student leadership skills and dedicated community involvement.
  • include in your submission a minimum of your previous year’s academic results or GPA.
  • supporting documentation including references can also be included in your application.

The Scholarships Committee will make determinations on recipients of scholarships based on advertised selection criteria.

The Scholarships Committee in consultation with the Synod Finance Investment and Property Board will review and approve all disbursements from the Queensland Synod Scholarship Fund.

The Christ Family Scholarship for Christian Leadership assists new and returning Raymont Residential College residents of the Christian faith, with the costs of accommodation and meals whilst undertaking tertiary study in Brisbane.

Applications open for 2022: Monday 6 September 2021
Applications close for 2022: Friday 5 November 2021

The successful applicant will be notified on or before 10 December 2021. The presentation of the scholarship certificate will take place in February 2022.

How to apply

You must submit a written application by the closing date. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application via email on or before 10 December 2021.

Download the application form.

Please contact the Raymont Registrar Lisa Poore on (07) 3377 9903 or by email lisa.poore@raymont.com.au further information or assistance.

More information




Benefit type

The bursary consists of an accommodation and meal allowance. An allowance of $5,000 paid to one student for one calendar year, OR an allowance of $2,500 paid to two students for one calendar year are available. It is paid directly to the student’s Raymont account at the beginning of Semester One.

Citizenship requirements

Australian citizen or resident.

Value

One $5,000 award OR two awards of $2,500 each.

Applicable study areas

All study areas in tertiary courses offered by an approved higher education provider in Brisbane.

Eligibility and selection criteria




To be eligible for this bursary, you need to:

  • be a new or returning resident at Raymont Residential College paying college fees.
  • be enrolled in a tertiary degree course at an approved higher education provider in Brisbane (e.g. Queensland University of Technology, the University of Queensland, Trinity College Queensland, Griffith University or South Bank TAFE).
  • be undertaking a full-time load of three subjects or more. Students undertaking a single subject or a non-award course (e.g. study abroad or exchange) are not eligible.
  • be a Christian from any church denomination under 25 years of age and have displayed leadership in your local church and/or Christian group (e.g. local Uniting Church, Scripture Union, Redfrogs).
  • a letter of endorsement from your minister, school teacher or Christian group leader needs to accompany the application.
  • display a willingness to participate in the activities of the Raymont Residential College Christian Fellowship Group.
  • where applicable, include details of financial need, geographical location and/or other disadvantage.

The Scholarships Committee will make determinations on recipients of scholarships based on advertised selection criteria.

The Scholarships Committee in consultation with the Synod Finance Investment and Property Board will review and approve all disbursements from the Queensland Synod Scholarship Fund.

1. The Brecknell Equity Scholarship

We acknowledge Mr & Mrs Brecknell for their generous funding of The Brecknell Equity Scholarship

This scholarship assists one new student of Raymont Residential College experiencing adverse financial circumstances with the costs of accommodation and meals whilst undertaking tertiary study in Brisbane.

2. The Raymont Equity Scholarship

We acknowledge the following sponsors who generously support the Raymont Equity Scholarship: Quad Services, Carseldine Air Conditioning Pty Ltd, Veg Out Wholesalers, and First Response Maintenance Solutions.

This scholarship assists one returning student of Raymont Residential College experiencing adverse financial circumstances with the costs of accommodation and meals whilst undertaking tertiary study in Brisbane.

Applications open for 2022: Monday 6 September 2022
Applications close for 2022: Friday 5 November 2022

The successful applicants will be notified on or before 10 December 2021. The presentation of the scholarship certificate will take place in February 2022.

How to apply

You must submit a written application by the closing date. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application via email on or before 10 December 2021.

Download the application form.

Please contact the Raymont Registrar Lisa Poore on (07) 3377 9903 or by email lisa.poore@raymont.com.au for further information or assistance.

More information




Benefit type

The Scholarships each consist of an accommodation and meals allowance of $3,000 awarded to two students – one new student (The Brecknell Equity Scholarship) and one returning student (The Raymont Equity Scholarship) for one calendar year. The Scholarship value awarded for each is paid directly to the student’s Raymont account at the beginning of Semester One.

Citizenship requirements

Australian citizen or resident.

Value

Two $3,000 awards.

Applicable study areas

All study areas in tertiary courses offered by an approved higher education provider in Brisbane.

Eligibility and selection criteria




To be eligible for the Equity Scholarships, you need to:

  • be a new or returning student at Raymont Residential College paying college fees.
  • be enrolled in a tertiary degree course at an approved higher education provider in Brisbane (e.g. Queensland University of Technology, the University of Queensland, Trinity College Queensland, Griffith University or South Bank TAFE).
  • be undertaking a full-time load of three subjects or more. Students undertaking a single subject or a non-award course (e.g. study abroad or exchange) are not eligible.
  • provide a written submission that demonstrates your financial hardship including geographical or social disadvantage. Evidence to support your submission would be advantageous.
  • include in your submission your academic and leadership potential; supported by a minimum of your previous year’s academic results or GPA.
  • provide a letter of support from your school teacher, community leader, employer or family friend.

The Scholarships Committee will make determinations on recipients of scholarships based on advertised selection criteria.

The Scholarships Committee in consultation with the Synod Finance Investment and Property Board will review and approve all disbursements from the Queensland Synod Scholarship Fund.




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