The Broken Hill & District Hearing Resource Centre Inc. has created the Catherine Bonnes AM Scholarship with the intention of enabling those who are deaf or hard of hearing to enhance their education by enrolling in post-secondary classes.
The following are the goals of the scholarship:
To offer financial aid to those who are deaf or hard of hearing in order to facilitate and increase their participation in and access to higher education It is especially crucial to expand educational possibilities for children who are deaf or hard of hearing who come from rural and remote regions, the indigenous community, and backgrounds in which English is not their first language.
About the Scholarship Sponsor:
In 1960, the University of Adelaide was given about 300 acres of land in Bedford Park so that it could build a second campus there. It might have had to do with about 150 hectares of land. This led to the start of Flinders University. After a year of planning and getting ready, building finally began in 1962. In 1965, the Australian Labor Party (ALP) won a state election and used the money from that to buy privately owned land in Bedford Park and start a university there. They thought this was the next logical step after reaching their goal. Flinders University was founded on July 1, 1966. It is named after the British explorer and geographer Matthew Flinders. Without the University Act, there would be no college education in the United States. On that March day in 1966, there were only 400 students and 90 teachers at the school.
Sir Mark Mitchell and Peter Karmel were the first people to live on campus. They were named the university’s first Chancellor and Vice Chancellor. The main campus of Flinders University makes sense because all of its other campuses are in the southern part of Australia. The main campus of the school is in Bedford Park, which is about 12 kilometers from the center of the city. On campus, there are many places for students to study, work, and learn, such as computer labs, study rooms, a library, and public areas with free wireless internet. They have a baseball diamond and a softball field in addition to the usual soccer field, volleyball court, and basketball court. Victoria Square, which is in the business center of Adelaide, is a great place for students to study and get ahead in their studies. People often say that a school’s campus is its “lifeblood.”
In the South Australian town of Tonsley, there is a campus of Flinders University. The university has its main campuses in Adelaide, Melbourne, and Darwin. It also has a number of satellite campuses in other parts of the country. Students at Flinders University can choose to study business, the arts, education, engineering, the health sciences, or public administration, among other things. There are many overseas universities to choose from. As well as China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia all provide numerous employment opportunities. At the institution, there are 26,000 students and 2,600 teachers, staff, and administrators. The university is taking these measures in accordance with the requirements of its membership in the Consortium of Innovative Research Universities (IRU) (IRU).
Because of its many international partnerships, this school’s students can continue their education in places like Canada, China, the UK, and Germany. Some of the most famous people in the world went to Flinders University. Mario Andreacchio has been given an Emmy for all the great things he has done for television. He has experience in both film production and direction. Alex Frayne is quickly becoming known in the film and photography worlds. Noni Hazlehurst is well-known for her acting roles, but she is also a skilled writer, director, and producer. She has been recognized by the Australian Recording Industry Association and the Australian Film Institute (ARIA) (ARIA).
Academy Award for Best Picture went to Shine, a film based on the life of singer David Helfgott and directed by Scott Hicks. Hicks created and oversaw this project. Hicks did more than just write the script and direct the movie. He was the film’s executive producer, so it was also his job to keep an eye on how it was made. Becoming Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Tonga was one of the most important things Hicks did. Brendon Coventry has built a strong name for himself in the fields of immunology and surgery. Most people agree that he was the one who found out about the immunological cycle. He did well to realize that he had really found it. The journalistic work of Christopher Pearson is widely read and respected. His resume includes stints as both editor of “The Adelaide Review” and speechwriter for former Australian Prime Minister John Howard. Between his two jobs in the field, he learned a lot of useful things.
Sudesh Mishra has won many awards for his work as a poet. All the well-known people who taught there or attended classes there are included. On the organization’s main page, there is a link to a directory. Due to its location, Adelaide is a great place to start a weekend trip to a number of other cities. It also has beautiful golden beaches and hilly surroundings. These trips don’t go anywhere in particular. The 2016 Global Liveability Study says that it is one of the top five best places to live in the world. This finding is not all that surprising. Students come from all over the world to study here because the cost of living is much lower than in most other big cities. Several surveys have shown that Adelaide has a 14% lower cost of living than any of Australia’s other big cities. Because the cost of living has gone down in general, students in Australia now have more money to spend on the cheap tourist attractions in their country.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Flinders University
Scholarship Country: Australia
Scholarship Worth: $2,000
Scholarship Type: Postgraduate
Nationality: International Students
At least one Scholarship will be made available every year, and it may be used for aid with tuition, text materials, a computer or laptop, or any other support that may be deemed required by the Scholarship panel and given its approval. The Catherine Bonnes AM Scholarship will have two rounds per year, with each round granting a maximum of $2,000 in financial aid to the winners.
Eligibility for Scholarship
Applicants are need to be:
- Citizens of Australia or people who have a permanent residence in Australia
- attaining the age of 18 during the academic year in which the scholarship is made available; applicants who are under the age of 25 may receive preference.
- Bona fide Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, with preference given to pupils who have a hearing disability that significantly affects their education
- Selected for admission to a recognized post-secondary education course (full-time or part-time) at a university, college of further education, or other such institutions judged appropriate by the Scholarship Panel.
- Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing who come from one or more of the following categories may be given preference.
- Rural & distant area
- origins other than the English language
- An indigenous person
- Community of signers who are deaf
Awarding international students with tuition waivers for the 2022-2023 school year in select degree programs, the University of Innsbruck in Austria is committed to removing financial barriers to education. This award is for international students who have demonstrated academic excellence. Scholars of all levels are urged to apply for the upcoming 2022-2023 academic year at the university.
The Flinders University 2022 Catherine Bonnes AM Scholarship is open to all International Students
- Individuals from all throughout Australia are encouraged to submit their applications.
You will need to provide the following information on your application:
- Personal information is requested on the application form.
- A personal statement that explains your academic goals and other interests in addition to those goals. This section should include the field of study that you want to pursue as well as the reason you wish to become a Catherine Bonnes AM Scholar. Your declaration can’t be more than a thousand words, and it has to be worded in a straightforward manner. You are required to use ink to sign your name and date the statement.
- Admissions notice (attach copy)
- A photocopy of either your birth certificate or another document that verifies your age or residency in Australia is required.
The application deadline for Flinders University 2022 Catherine Bonnes AM Scholarship is December 31, 2022.