CHC OFFERS ASSISTANCE TO STUDENTS TO HELP THEM REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL WHILST STUDYING

Scholarship for First Nation Students

This scholarship allows students of First Nations heritage to more equitably access the degrees on offer at CHC.

  • Applicants do not need an ATAR score to apply for this scholarship.
  • This scholarship is for students enrolling in any degree at CHC.
  • Open to Australian citizens and permanent residents.
  • The First Nations scholarship is valued at $8,000 per annum.

For eligibility requirements contact scholarships@chc.edu.au

Scholarship for Financial Aid

This scholarship is for students studying who are in need of financial aid to complete their studies at CHC.

  • Open to Australian citizens and permanent residents.
  • Applicants may enrol in any degree and must be able to present evidence that they need financial assistance in order to complete their studies.
  • The Financial Aid Scholarship is valued at $2,000 per annum.

International students’ equity bursary

International students can access a discount in course fees of up to 20%

  • Open to International students
  • Applicants may enrol in any degree and may be asked to provide a statement of why they want to study at CHC

 

Applications for Semester 1, 2024 scholarships close 9 February 2024

Applications for Semester 2, 2024 scholarships close 21 June 2024

FIRST NATIONS SCHOLARSHIP

Availability

The scholarship is available for a student who identify as first nations and studying full-time.

Value

Valued up to $8,000 per year for the length of the course (up to four years for undergraduate courses and up to two years for postgraduate courses).

Plus, a ATAR adjustment of up to 5 ranks

Application Details

To apply submit a completed online CHC Scholarship Application form and upload the required documentation that addresses the scholarship criteria indicated

Equal Opportunity

Applications must address the following criteria and include evidence in relation to each one.

  1. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status. This would usually take the form of confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status under the common seal of a community organisation. Where exceptional circumstances apply, statutory declarations and other forms of documentation may be considered. Original or certified copies of supporting documentation must be provided.
  1. Academic achievement

For undergraduate courses, please provide:

  • Your most recent school report.
  • University subjects/units completed, VET units of competency, or Certificates/Diplomas completed.

For postgraduate courses, please provide:

  • Your most recent official academic transcript.
  • The scholarship is awarded subject to the applicant meeting normal CHC admission requirements for a nominated course and will be implemented once all academic enrolment procedures are finalised.
  • The semester value of the scholarship will be applied to the recipient’s student account and cannot be redeemed for cash, in part or in whole.
  • Recipients of scholarships/grants must maintain a full-time study load of 40 credit points (4 units) per semester in their course of enrolment in order to remain eligible for their scholarships/grants. Approved cross-institutional study will be included when determining recipients’ study loads (this does not include concurrent enrolment in two courses).
  • From the second semester of the scholarship, continued eligibility for the scholarship is contingent upon the recipient maintaining satisfactory academic progress by passing all units in the preceding semester (minimum GPA of 4.0).

Applications for this scholarship will not be processed unless CHC has received an application for an eligible course.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application, to the email address provided on the application form, within 20 working days of the close of applications.

Successful applicants are to send a reply email to confirm their acceptance of the offer of the Indigenous Scholarship.

By accepting the Indigenous Scholarship, recipients acknowledge that they accept the terms and conditions outlined above as well as the general terms and conditions noted in the General Information section.

To apply please fill-in the select “equity-based scholarship”

Ready to Study CHC

Applications must address the following criteria and include evidence in relation to each one as requested.

  1. Financial hardship

In a statement of 200 words, please describe how financial hardship has caused you education disadvantage.

Applicants must also apply in the ‘Financial Hardship’ category of the QTAC Educational Access Scheme (EAS) on the .

CHC will access your ATAR (if eligible) and EAS Financial Hardship score via QTAC.

  1. Value of an education in an eligible course

In a statement of 200 words, describe why completing a degree in an eligible course is important to you and how you see it as representing or embodying a pathway to achieving the goals you have set for your life and work.

  1. Contribution to CHC’s values and ethos

In a statement of 200 words, describe how you would support and contribute to CHC’s values, culture and community.

Applicants are to complete an application for an eligible course via QTAC, including the ‘Financial Hardship’ category of the EAS (Educational Access Scheme).

To apply for the Provision scholarship, applicants are to submit a completed online CHC Scholarship Application form and upload the required documentation that addresses the scholarship criteria indicated.

  • The scholarship is awarded subject to the applicant meeting normal CHC admission requirements for an eligible course and will be implemented once all academic enrolment procedures are finalised.
  • In the first year of the scholarship, $500 of the annual value will be paid in the first week of the student’s first semester of study to help offset initial study costs, with the balance to be paid in two equal instalments after the census dates in Semesters 1 and 2.
  • In the subsequent years of the scholarship, the annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census dates in Semesters 1 and 2.
  • Recipients of scholarships/grants must maintain a full-time study load of 40 credit points (4 units) per semester in their course of enrolment in order to remain eligible for their scholarships/grants. Approved cross-institutional study will be included when determining recipients’ study loads (this does not include concurrent enrolment in two courses).
  • From the second semester of the scholarship, continued eligibility for the scholarship is contingent upon the recipient maintaining satisfactory academic progress by passing all units in the preceding semester (minimum GPA of 4.0)

Scholarship Offer and Acceptance Process

Applications for this scholarship will not be processed unless CHC has received an application for an eligible course.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application, to the email address provided on the application form, within 20 working days of the close of applications.

Successful applicants are to send a reply email to confirm their acceptance of the offer of the Provision Scholarship.

By accepting the Provision Scholarship, recipients acknowledge that they accept the terms and conditions outlined above as well as the general terms and conditions noted in the General Information section.

PROVISION SCHOLARSHIP – Financial Hardship

Availability

Scholarships are available in 2023 (one in each of Semesters 1 and 2) for students who are Australian citizens or permanent residents, who are enrolling in Bachelor-level studies for the first time and who have experienced educational disadvantage as a result of financial hardship.

An applicant will be deemed to have demonstrated significant financial disadvantage by being awarded the maximum possible points for the ‘Financial Hardship’ category of the QTAC EAS (Educational Access Scheme).

For further information about the QTAC Education Access Scheme, see

Value

These scholarships are valued at $1,500 per year for a maximum of three years, or four years for Bachelor-level initial teacher education courses.

APPLICATION DETAILS

  • Please fill-in the select “equity-based scholarship”
  • You may be required to provide further information or documentation to support your application

LIFELONG LEARNING SCHOLARSHIP

CHC Alumni

CHC values lifelong learning and is providing scholarships to selected alumni who have been accepted to commence an eligible CHC course in Semester 1 or Semester 2, 2024.

The scholarship is available to domestic students and international students alike.

Value

The scholarship is valued at a 10% reduction in the applicable tuition fees for the duration of enrolment in the course (domestic students) or for the standard full-time duration of the course (international students).

To be eligible for a Lifelong Learning Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Completion of a CHC Bachelor degree or higher
  • Acceptance to commence a CHC postgraduate course in Business, Counselling, Education or Human Services in Semester 1 or Semester 2, 2022
  • Enrolment in a full-time study load (international students only)

Applicants are not eligible for a Lifelong Learning Scholarship if they are:

  • Transferring from another CHC course
  • Receiving another tuition fee reduction (scholarship, fee rebate) in the same study period

APPLICATION DETAILS

  • Applicants are to complete an application for an eligible course (either via QTAC or direct to CHC, as appropriate) and complete the associated unit enrolment processes for their first semester of study in the course.To apply for a Lifelong Learning Scholarship, applicants are to submit a completed online form and upload the required documentation that addresses the scholarship criteria indicated.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • The scholarship is awarded subject to the applicant meeting normal CHC admission requirements for an eligible course and will be implemented once all academic enrolment procedures are finalised.
  • The semester value of the scholarship will be applied to the recipient’s student account and cannot be redeemed for cash, in part or in whole.
  • From the second semester of the scholarship, continued eligibility for the scholarship is contingent upon the recipient maintaining satisfactory academic progress by passing all units in the preceding semester (minimum GPA of 4.0).

SCHOLARSHIP OFFER AND ACCEPTANCE PROCESS

Applications for this scholarship will not be processed unless CHC has received an application for an eligible course.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application, to the email address provided on the application form, within 20 working days of the close of applications.

Successful applicants are to send a reply email to confirm their acceptance of the offer of the Lifelong Learning Scholarship.

By accepting the Lifelong Learning Scholarship, recipients acknowledge that they accept the terms and conditions outlined above as well as the general terms and conditions noted in the General Information section.

Quayde Whitu CHC

Applications must address the following criteria and include evidence in relation to each one as requested.

  1. Financial need

In a statement of 200 words, please describe the specific financial need that is the reason for applying for this grant.

  1. Value of an education in a Liberal Arts course

In a statement of 200 words, describe why completing a degree in a Liberal Arts course is important to you and how you see it as representing or embodying a pathway to achieving the goals you have set for your life and work.

  1. Contribution to CHC’s values and ethos

In a statement of 200 words, describe how you would support and contribute to CHC’s values, culture and community.

  • The scholarship is awarded subject to the applicant meeting normal CHC admission requirements for an eligible Liberal Arts course (commencing students) or unit enrolment processes (continuing students) and will be implemented once all academic enrolment procedures are finalised.
  • Funds are transferred to recipients’ nominated bank accounts by the end of week of Census to which the grant applies (normal bank processing times apply).

Commencing applicants are to complete an application for an eligible Liberal Arts course (either via QTAC or direct to CHC, as appropriate).

Continuing applicants are to complete unit enrolment details for the semester in which application for the grant is being made.

To apply for the Quayde Whitu Support Grant, applicants are to submit a completed online CHC Scholarship Application form and upload the required documentation that addresses the scholarship criteria indicated.

For commencing students, applications for this grant will not be processed unless CHC has received an application for an eligible Liberal Arts course.

For continuing students, applications for this grant will not be processed unless CHC has received unit enrolment details for the semester in which application for the scholarship is being made.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application, to the email address provided on the application form, within 20 working days of the close of applications.

Successful applicants are to send a reply email to confirm their acceptance of the offer of the Quayde Whitu Support Grant.

By accepting the Quayde Whitu Support Grant, recipients acknowledge that they accept the terms and conditions outlined above as well as the general terms and conditions noted in the General Information section.

Students in a Liberal Arts course can email HERE for an application form. Applications are due 25 February 2022 and 20 July 2022.

QUAYDE WHITU SUPPORT GRANT

Liberal Arts

The Quayde Whitu Support Grant provides financial assistance to students in Liberal Arts courses at 鶹ýAV. The grant is donated by the Whitu family to honour the memory of their son, Quayde Whitu, who was awarded a posthumous Diploma of Liberal Arts after his untimely death in 2019. Quayde’s generosity and kindness reflected the nature of Christ and show-cased God’s greatness in his life. “In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven” (Matthew 5:16).

Availability

Up to two grants are available (one in each of Semesters 1 and 2) for applicants who are Australian citizens or permanent residents, who are either commencing or continuing their enrolment in a Liberal Arts course and who can demonstrate a specific financial need related to the purchase of essential study equipment such as a computer, books, desk, etc.

The scholarship is available for full-time study only.

Value

These competitive grants are valued at $2,000.

About Quayde Whitu

The grant is donated by the Whitu family to honour the memory of their son Quayde Whitu, who was a student at 鶹ýAV from 2018 to 2019. Quayde was awarded a posthumous Diploma of Liberal Arts after his untimely death in 2019. Quayde’s generosity and kindness to others were always in honour of his love for Christ. He often reminded us that what we have is not ours, but God’s. As Quayde served and gave to meet the needs of others, he did so in a way that reflected the nature of Christ and show-cased God’s greatness in his life. “In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven” (Matthew 5:16).

photo of chc students walking

Australian Government Support Services

The Australian Government provides a range of support for students while they study including support for students who are experiencing hardship or who face other challenges.

There are differing eligibility requirements depending on the support sought. The link to the complete list of support services including financial support can be found .