Expand on your learning at Somerville House, meet new people and discover more about the world.
Applications are now open, closing Friday 25 August 2017.
Year 12 students of Somerville House wishing to study or contribute to a community project overseas throughout 2018 are invited to apply for the Somerville House Foundation Overseas Study Scholarship. The Foundation scholarship provides a contribution of up to AU$10,000 to be applied towards an overseas study experience.
Applications are open now, and will close at 4:00pm on Friday 25 August 2017.
The scholarship is intended to contribute to the recipient’s academic and personal development through their study at an overseas educational institution or participation in an overseas community project. It is designed to support a student who can clearly demonstrate how their proposed overseas study experience will benefit their development.
Acceptance of the scholarship indicates the recipient’s willingness to contribute to the Somerville House community upon their return by sharing their experiences and benefits of the scholarship with the extended School community.
Please note that funding for the overseas study experience will be provided upfront to the successful applicant, with evidence of completion to be sought at a later time.
In order to apply for the scholarship, the Somerville House student must be:
The overseas study experiences eligible to be funded include, but are not limited to:
Students are not eligible to apply for the scholarship if their proposed overseas activity has not been adequately researched.
The scholarship will be awarded based on merit. This includes consideration of the applicant’s:
The successful recipient will also be able to demonstrate:
Applicants are required to email the following information to email@example.com by 4:00pm on Friday 25 August 2017:
A copy of a transcript or scanned copy of their most recent semester report.
The assessment process will include:
The successful applicant will be announced by the Principal at a School Assembly.
Our Foundation is devoted to providing exceptional learning opportunities for current and future Somerville House students to encourage and inspire them to become the best they can be.
Our Foundation partners with the School to deliver projects and programs that have a lasting and personal impact on the educational journey of Somerville House students. It honours and builds upon the generosity of past School communities by strategically managing and growing funds to support the School’s current and future priorities.
Our Foundation is committed to the continual advancement of Somerville House, fostering a strong belief in philanthropy throughout the extended School family and contributing to the warmth of the School’s community spirit.
The Overseas Scholarship is an initiative of our Somerville House Foundation and is awarded on an annual basis.
2015 Scholarship Recipient, Miss Natalie Pearce: 12 month Rotary International Youth Exchange Program in Austria.
To further discuss 2018 overseas study and career options please contact Somerville House Career Counsellor Ms Nyree Hatzimihail on 07 3248 9265 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any enquiries about how to apply for the Somerville House Foundation Overseas Scholarship, please contact Ms Renaee Giles, Development Manager, on (07) 3033 9289 or email@example.com