Maev O'Collins Social Work Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Ellen Maev O’Collins for the purpose of assisting ACU’s Social Work and Health Sciences students at the Canberra campus to overcome financial disadvantage.

Scholarship details

Value: $3,500 approx. total

Duration: 1 Year

Availability: 1 scholarship offered

Application dates

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This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Financial equity
Academic merit

Areas of study:

  • Health services and support
  • Social work

At Institution:

  • Australian Catholic University

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate coursework
  • Postgraduate research

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • ACT

Eligibility Criteria

This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all the following criteria, by the scholarship application close date:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students;
Faculty: Health Sciences;
Campus: Canberra;
Study load: full-time;
Financial hardship.

How to Apply

If you would like assistance with completing your application, please contact your local Indigenous Higher Education Unit.

Further Information

Applicants will be required to provide the following as part of the application:

Evidence of financial hardship:
most recent Tax Assessment Notice; or
Centrelink Income Statement; or
the most recent 60 days of bank transactions AND pay slips from the last 6 weeks

Evidence of academic merit from your most recent studies (applies to future students only)
ATAR or equivalent; or
academic transcript (including GPA)