The Hancock Prospecting Swimming Excellence Scholarship is among the most prestigious scholarships available in Australia, targeted to provide an opportunity for a series of high performance swimming scholars to compete at an elite level, while gaining an outstanding education at Bond University.
The Bond Swimming Club currently provides access to some of the best swimming coaches in Australia, some of whom are based on the Gold Coast.
Applications open 10am on Tuesday, 2 May, 2023 and close 5pm on Tuesday, 5 September, 2023.
Being a Hancock Prospecting Swimming Scholar
As a Hancock Prospecting Swimming Excellence Scholar, you will be awarded with 100% tuition remission for any single diploma program, single undergraduate degree* or single postgraduate degree, and you will commence in the following January semester.
In addition, as a Hancock Prospecting Swimming Excellence Scholar you would also receive a living allowance of $21,000 for each year of study (up to three years) as a cash payment. The cash bursary may be used as you wish, however it is intended to be spent on accommodation, food, sporting equipment, participation in sporting events and training, the Student Services and Amenities Fee, and textbooks.
As a recipient of this scholarship, you will also be provided with a unique mentoring experience through Bond Swimming Ambassadors, including Bond University Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallists. Bond Swimming Ambassadors will provide both sport and career mentoring, to assist in the development of the students’ sporting performance and preparation for life beyond sport.
*Students applying for the following programs are not eligible to apply for this scholarship; Bond Medical Program, Doctor of Physiotherapy, Master of Psychology (Clinical) and Master of Professional Psychology. For a Bachelor of Laws this scholarship applies for a maximum of 6 semesters.