OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship applications are open!

25 July 2017

Last year we introduced the Community Leaders Scholarship for OzTREKK students. We know that studying abroad is huge financial investment, and once again, all of us at OzTREKK would like to show our support by offering a $10,000 scholarship to a student who embodies the OzTREKK vision: passion for their chosen career and the courage to go after it!

Who may apply for an OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship?

All OzTREKK students are eligible to apply, regardless of their program of interest. If you have applied to an Australian university via OzTREKK, you are eligible to apply for an OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship.

Find out how you can apply!

How is the winner selected?

The OzTREKK Scholarship Committee will select one (1) winner from all eligible applicants. Selection will be based upon the student’s contribution to his/her community. Think you’ve got what it takes? Here’s the breakdown:

  • Tell us how you’ve shown leadership in your community.
  • Why are you inspired to study in Australia?
  • Who are you? Show us your personality!

Please note the scholarship winner must

  • have applied through OzTREKK;
  • have accepted his/her Australian university offer via OzTREKK by 4 p.m. December 6, 2017 Eastern Standard Time; and
  • commence his/her program after October 2017; and
  • be enrolled in his/her Australian university program by the census date (this date varies by institution).

What is the timeline for the OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship?

Applications open: July 25, 2017
Applications close: November 8, 2017*
2018 Winner announced: December 2017 (date to be finalized)
*Please note late applications will not be considered.

When and how will the winner receive the scholarship?

The scholarship winner will be notified via email in December 2017. Unsuccessful applicants will not be notified. Funds in Australian dollars will be deposited directly to the student’s Australian university tuition account. Please note the timing of the payments of funds is at the sole discretion of OzTREKK and will occur after the winning student’s census date. The scholarship will not be paid in time to meet the deposit or first semester payment deadlines.

How do you apply for an OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship?

Applicants must submit a video explaining why they should be considered. We encourage you to be creative and tell us about yourself! Videos must be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo (or any other platform that can be accessed by OzTREKK via a link). It must not require log-in or a password.
The video must be no more than 2 minutes in length.
Applicants may also submit a max. 1-page personal statement that explains your community leadership; however, this is not mandatory.
Applicants must submit video link (and letter, if desired) to scholarship@oztrekk.com by 5 p.m. EST, Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

Find out more about the OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship. Let us know if you have any questions! Contact us at info@oztrekk.com or ask your admissions officer. We look forward to your submissions!