Dr Cherrell Hirst AO Learning Potential Fund Scholarship

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

The Dr Cherrell Hirst Learning Potential Fund Scholarship was established by Dr Cherrell Hirst as a tribute to her family. The scholarship aims to encourage disadvantaged and low-income female students to undertake an undergraduate degrees in health, science or justice.


Applicants must: be female; be Australian or New Zealand citizens, permanent resident, or humanitarian visa holders; come from a low-income background; and be enrolled in, or applying for, any undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Health, Bachelor of Science majoring in Biological Sciences or Chemistry, Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science, Bachelor of Justice, or Bachelor of Human Services/Bachelor of Justice double degree.

Amount $3,500

The scholarship is valued at $3,500, paid in 2 equal instalments of $1,750.

Closing date End November; Early February
Frequency Annual
Duration year
Student type Australian and New Zealand
Gender Female
For Australian students
For international students
Level of study Undergraduate / VET
Field of studys Health services and support
Humanities and social sciences
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