Scholarships and Opportunities

RDA FNQ&TS collates information on relevant scholarships and opportunities from government, corporate and private sectors.

Community Sector Banking – Indigenous Scholarship Programe

As proud supporters of reconciliation, and committed to Closing the Gap nationally, we created the Indigenous Scholarship Program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students looking to undertake further study.

  • Closing 28 January 2020

QCoal Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship provides one regional and remote student each year to study at James Cook University to encourage students to take their professional skills back to regional areas when they graduate.

  • $30,000 over 3 years
  • Closing 30 January 2020

Valerie and Lawrence Kennedy Scholarship

This scholarship will provide travelling scholarships to Master of Teaching (Primary) teacher candidates who are undertaking a placement in an indigenous community, or who are undertaking an placement in an overseas school.

  • $1,000 – $1,500
  • Closing 28 February 2020

Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions

Provides organisations, such as schools and community groups, with grants from $1,000 to $20,000 to sponsor eligible Australian students under the age of 18 to attend or participate in STEM related events, activities and competitions in Australia and overseas.

  • From $1,000 to $20,000
  • Will close when funding is exhausted