2020 Sisters of Mercy Scholarship at Australian Catholic University

Application Deadline: March 2020

About this scholarship

Established in 2010 by the Ballarat Sisters of Mercy who support the Mission of ACU and wish to contribute to its work, in particular, a commitment to supporting high quality education based on Christian values and a commitment to mercy and justice.

Scholarship type


The scholarship is valued at $4,000, to be paid in one lump sum.
There is one scholarship available.

Student type
Current Students Or Future Students


This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria, and complete the application form before the closing date:

  • Citizenship: domestic and international students
  • Faculty: any
  • Course: any ACU undergraduate degree
  • Campus: Ballarat
  • Year level: first or second year (or part time equivalent)
  • From a rural or regional area

Application process

Please provide the following as part of the application:

  • A written statement of approximately 500-800 words outlining:
    • How you engage with your local community and how does this reflect the mission and values of ACU?
    • The hardship or barriers you have faced in accessing higher education, and how your degree will change your future.
  • Three written references
  • Evidence of relocation or residence in a rural or regional area

Selection criteria

Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:

  • Written statement
  • Written references

Selection process

Applicants will be shortlisted by the Scholarships Office and recipients selected by the donor.

Ongoing requirements

  • You are requested to submit a Scholarship Impact Statement for the donor explaining how the scholarship has assisted you. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October each year that you receive payment for the scholarship.
  • The recipient will be required to submit an annual report to the Scholarships Office by 1 October each year on their progress and the ways they have demonstrated their commitment.

For more information visit official website https://acu.fluidreview.com/p/a/110263/

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