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CEF EXTRA

We work closely with our partners each year to offer extra funding opportunities in addition to our local grants. Each has it’s own criteria, read below to see what is on offer and how to apply.

Broken Hill Scholarships

McLean Foundation University Scholarship
Courtesy of Rob McLean AM and Paula McLean

1 x $21,000 scholarship – $7,000 per year for 3 years / Applications close 30 November

How to apply – you will need to apply to your local foundation (Far West NSW), CEF National will assess and manage your application and scholarship if successful APPLY NOW

Only available for students completing Year 12 at Broken Hill High School or Willyama High School, scholarships are subject to acceptance for a university degree course.

Eureka Benevolent Foundation University Scholarship
Courtesy of the family foundation of Roger Massy-Greene AM and Belinda Hutchinson AM

1 x $21,000 scholarship – $7,000 per year for 3 years / Applications close 30 November

How to apply – you will need to apply to your local foundation (Far West NSW), CEF National will assess and manage your application and scholarship if successful APPLY NOW

Only available for students completing Year 12 at Broken Hill High School or Willyama High School, scholarships are subject to acceptance for a university degree course

Zagora Foundation University Scholarship
Courtesy of Leigh Clifford AO and Sue Clifford

1 x $21,000 scholarship – $7,000 per year for 3 years / Applications close 30 November

How to apply – you will need to apply to your local foundation (Far West NSW), CEF National will assess and manage your application and scholarship if successful APPLY NOW

Only available for students completing Year 12 at Broken Hill High School or Willyama High School, scholarships are subject to acceptance for a university degree course

Findex Community Fund - CEF Scholarship

The Findex Community Fund’s vision is to create equal access to opportunity for people isolated by location or circumstance.

Connecting young people with potential they didn’t know existed, The Findex Community Fund-CEF Scholarship is provided to a student studying in the finance, commerce or business related field.

Eligibility:

  • eligible for a CEF grant
  • be studying a finance, commerce or business related course

Amount: 6 x $3000 scholarships
How to apply: apply to your local foundation
Closing date: varies, check with your local foundation

Mary Vernon - CEF Scholarship (Central Australia)

The Mary Vernon-CEF Scholarship is provided to a student from the Central Australia Region and is funded by the Vernon Foundation.  The scholarship provides significant financial support for a student to overcome the challenges associated with undertaking study from this geographically isolated area.

Eligibility:

  • be aged 16-25 years
  • lived in or attended school in the Central Australian community
  • be approved for an offer of place or enrolled on a full time basis in an undergraduate Degree.
  • not hold any other major scholarship exceeding the value of $2000 per annum.
  • be identified by CEF Australia as requiring support.

Amount: $21,000 over 3 years
How to apply: apply to CEF Central Australia
Closing date: September 30, 2021

MH Premium Farms - CEF Scholarship (Agriculture)

Thanks to the generosity of MH Premium Farms, CEF offers the MH Premium Farms – CEF  Scholarship. To be eligible for this scholarship you must;

  • be aged 16-25 years
  • have lived in or attended school in a local CEF foundation
  • be offered a place or enrolled on a full time basis in an Agricultural related field of study – includes university or a registered training organisation.
  • be identified by your local foundation as requiring support.

On farm work experience opportunities available where possible.

Amount – up to $17,000 capped at four years ($4250 pa)
How to apply – apply to your local foundation
Closing datecheck with your foundation

SELX - CEF Scholarship

SELX believes providing rurally located students with opportunities for study is so important and they see it as the best way to give back to the community.

Eligibility:

Amount: $1000
How to apply: apply to your local foundation
Closing date: varies, check with your local foundation

Snow Foundation - CEF Scholarships

CEF has worked with the Snow Foundation for many years. As well as supporting a number of CEF projects, they also provide additional scholarships to grant recipients from the local foundations of Shoalhaven, Snowy Monaro, Yass, Goulburn and Braidwood.

Amount: varies
How to apply: apply to your local foundation
Closing date: varies, check with your local foundation

St Andrews College - CEF Scholarships (Sydney)

St Andrews College – CEF Scholarships
In partnership with St Andrews College, Sydney

5 x $7,000 accommodation scholarships for 2021 study / Applications close December 31, 2020

Apply directly to St Andrews College AND to CEF

Available for students accepted into St Andrews College, Sydney and who are eligible for a CEF grant.
Please note, priority is given to first year students.

Thyne Reid - St Andrews College - CEF Scholarships

Thyne Reid – St Andrews College – CEF Scholarships
In partnership with the University of Sydney E12 Scheme and the Thyne Reid Foundation

$11,400 x 3 years accommodation scholarships for 2021 study / Applications close December 31, 2020

How to apply

Available for students accepted into St Andrews College, Sydney and who are eligible AND have applied for CEF grant.

William McIlrath - CEF Scholarship (Namoi)

Thanks to the generosity of the William McIlrath Charitable Foundation, CEF Namoi also offers the William McIlrath Foundation – CEF  Scholarship. To be eligible for this scholarship you must;

  • be aged 16-25 years
  • have lived in or attended school in CEF Namoi region for a period of at least five years.
  • be approved for an offer of place or enrolled on a full time basis in an undergraduate Degree in NSW.
  • be identified by CEF Namoi as requiring support.

Eligibility – eligible for a grant from CEF Namoi
Amount – $22,000 over 3 years
How to applyapply to CEF Namoi
Closing date – November 30, 2021

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