CEHL  SCHOLARSHIP  APPLICATION  FORM

Copy for Scholarship Launch: 2019

The CEHL Scholarship facilitates access to educational opportunities for co-operative households by providing financial aid for further education. The CEHL Scholarship (previously known as the Education Award), was launched in 2010 and is funded by rebates from trade alliances and contributions from CEHL’s insurers and private lenders.

Scholarship Categories

CEHL is providing two $2,000 Scholarships in each of these categories:
  • Certificate Level Study (including Apprenticeships and Traineeships and other vocational training)
  • Diploma and Advanced Diploma Study
  • Undergraduate Study
  • Postgraduate Study.
Applications are welcome from all current or potential students living in CEHL co-operative or CEHL managed housing, particularly those who are single parents, Indigenous, mature age, living with a disability or in a remote geographical location, or from non-English speaking backgrounds.

Applicants must demonstrate that:
  • they meet the eligibility criteria
  • the Scholarship will have a significantly positive impact for them.
Scholarships will be provided to eight eligible applicants who demonstrate that they will receive the greatest positive impact from the Scholarship.

Guidance about preparing an Impact Statement is provided in the section called ‘Your Impact Statement’ below.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for the CEHL Scholarship, please provide proof that you are:
  • Currently living in a CEHL Shareholder Co-operative either as a Co-operative Member or as an immediate family member of a Co-operative Member
  • Actively pursuing enrolment onto a further education course
  • Aged 16 or older
No more than One Scholarship will be provided to each Co-operative Household each year. 

Scholarship Panel
  • Your application will be assessed by a Scholarship Panel.       
  • The Panel is made up of a CEHL Manager, a CEHL employee with relevant expertise, and a Co-operative Member, and may also include relevant external experts or funders by express invitation.

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* 1. PERSONAL  DETAILS

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* 2. ELIGIBILITY: Are you able to answer ‘Yes’ to these four questions at time of applying?:

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Are you currently living in a CEHL Co-operative as a Co-operative Member or as a family household member of a Co-operative Member?
Are you actively pursuing enrolment onto a further education course?
Are you aged 16 or older?
Are you an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident?

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* 3. Please provide photo identification showing that you are aged at least 16 and entitled to live permanently in Australia.

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* 4. WHAT ARE YOU ENROLLING OR RE-ENROLLING TO STUDY?
Please tell us about the course you are enrolling or re-enrolling for?

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* 5. Please provide proof of your course enrolment or renewal. 

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* 6. REFERENCES:
Please provide names and contact details of two people who can confirm that you are eligible for the CEHL Scholarship and that you are committed to your studies and will receive a positive impact from the CEHL Scholarship.

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* 7. SECOND REFERENCE:

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* 8. YOUR  IMPACT  STATEMENT:
  • Please explain in no more than 1,000 words “What significant positive impact this course and this Scholarship will have on my life.”
  • For example, you might explain why the course you are enrolling or re-enrolling for is important for you and your interests and ambitions, and how the scholarship will help you with this.
  • Your Impact Statement will be given to the Scholarship Panel.  It will be assessed together with Statements from other applicants.  The Scholarship will be awarded to the eight eligible applicants who demonstrate the most significant positive impact.

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