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About the scholarship

  • Australia, New Zealand
  • Currently completing high school
  • Part-fee
  • Actuarial Science, Architecture and Built Environment, Business and Commerce, Communication and Creative Media, Health Sciences, Hotel and Tourism, International Relations and Humanities, Law, Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling, Sport

Applications for this scholarship open 1 May, 2021 and close 5 September, 2021.

The Bond University Leadership Scholarship aims to recognise current Year 12 students who have outstanding leadership experience and community involvement with a partial-fee tuition remission scholarship. Eligibility is based on applicants meeting a minimum academic requirement as well as providing evidence of outstanding leadership and community achievements.

Bond University Leadership Scholarships are available to applicants beginning their study at Bond University in the following January semester.

To be considered applicants must:

  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen, or an Australian permanent resident currently completing Year 12 (or equivalent) inside or outside of Australia OR An Australian or an Australian permanent resident completing high school outside Australia OR International students completing Year 12 (or equivalent) in Australia AND

  • Be predicted to achieve a minimum of ATAR 84 or IB Diploma 30.
  • Hold outstanding leadership, community and extra-curricular achievements, both at school and within the community.  Applicants will be asked to provide evidence of all achievements as supporting documents.
  • Meet the standard entry requirements for their chosen program of study.

Bond University Leadership Scholarships cover up to 25% tuition for any single or approved combined undergraduate degree (excluding the Bond Medical Program).

How to apply

Applications for this scholarship open 1 May, 2021 and close 5 September, 2021.

Upon completion of the Bond University Online Study Application form, eligible students can apply for scholarships via the Scholarship Application Form

We encourage students to apply for as many scholarships as they are eligible for. Students will only be considered for the scholarships they have applied for.

Students must complete and submit their scholarship application prior to the application closing date. No late scholarship applications will be considered. If you are applying for more than one scholarship with different application closing dates, it is important to submit your scholarship application form by the earliest scholarship closing date.

Bond University Leadership Scholarship applicants will be required to submit the following documents as part of their scholarship application:

  • A School reference (you will be asked to provide your Career Advisors details as part of the scholarship application form and we will follow-up with them directly to provide a reference); 
  • Completion of the Bond University Leadership Scholarship Supporting Document. This should be uploaded as a supporting document to the scholarship application form and all leadership achievements/experience must be supported through evidence (e.g. references, certificates, photos);
  • Evidence of your leadership, initiative, and service to your school and/or community. Please use the Summary of Achievements template to present this evidence and upload as one Word or PDF document; and
  • Essay responses to two questions. The 2021 essay questions will be available prior to the 1 May application opening date. Essay responses should be written in a Word document and uploaded as part of the scholarship application. As an example, the two questions asked of applicants in 2020 were:
    1. What would you say is your greatest talent or skill? How have you developed and demonstrated that talent over time? (200 – 300 words)
    2. Describe the most significant challenge you have faced and the steps you have taken to overcome this challenge. How has this challenge impacted your academic achievement? (200 – 300 words).