At St Mary's College, we aim to educate our students with an
appreciation of the spiritual as well as the intellectual and physical aspects
of their lives. We strive to create an environment that puts the student at the
centre and where that student is supported by dedicated teaching staff and
tremendous community spirit. We aim to instil a can-do attitude in all
our students and work with them all to engender high aspiration and a range of
personal skills and qualities including self-confidence and leadership
abilities. We ensure that we are developing our students not just academically,
but as well-rounded young adults ready to be future citizens who will
positively contribute to their community and the wider society when they
For the 2021 year, the College will provide two (2) Scholarships
for Year 7 2021 students. Scholarships will be awarded based on merit as
determined by an application and interview. Scholarships will be awarded
to students who demonstrate potential for a commitment to a holistic education,
in preparation for the values of Service, Courage and Justice at St Mary's
Applications for Scholarships (Year 7 2021) open on Monday
September 7 2020 and close Friday 16 October 2020 at 4.00pm.
There are two (2) Scholarships available at a value of $1,000
per year over three (3) years of attendance at the College. Over these
three years, the Scholarship recipient must maintain the College values as a
student to continue receiving the Scholarship support over the outlined period.
SMC Scholarships 2021.pdf
SMC Scholarships 2021 Application form.pdf
Under the QCE Scholarship Program, QATSIF provides two-year
scholarship funding to support students commencing in Year 11. QATSIF funds
successful schools which then provide scholarships to individual students. The
intention of the funding is to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander
student retention in Years 11 and 12 rather than simply sustain existing
retention rates, and funding has to be used to complement and build on existing
school and community programmes and support for individual students.
An eligible QATSIF Scholarship Applicant:
is a person of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
descent who identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, is
accepted as such by the community in which he/she lives.
is an Australian citizen and resident of Queensland.
is enrolled at a Queensland school as a student in 2020
OR has enrolment confirmed at a Queensland school for 2021.
is currently in Year 10 or 11.
intends to undertake and complete his/her Queensland
Certificate of Education during the school years 2021-2022 and have the
ability and their school's confidence of fully completing their QCE by
Year 12 Graduation.
has current school attendance of 85% or more.
is under age 35.
is currently achieving A-C in English and a C or higher
in other subjects in Year 10 or if currently in Year 11 must be “on track”
to receive their QCE by the end of 2021.
demonstrates effort and behaviour of a C or above.
participates in school activities which enhances his/her
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural identity.
demonstrates willingness to fully participate in the
life of the school and be a worthy role model for other students.
Applications for Scholarships (Year 11 and 12 in 2021) open on
Monday May 11 2020 and close Friday 7 August 2020. St Mary's makes these
applications on your behalf, please contact the College Office.
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