OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarships applications are open!

4 May 2016

Studying abroad is huge financial investment, and the whole OzTREKK team would like to show our support by offering three scholarships to those students who embody the OzTREKK vision: passion for their chosen career and the courage to go after it! We applaud students who refuse to give up on their dreams!

OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarships

The OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarships were created to assist students who have demonstrated leadership, compassion, and innovation in their communities. We feel it is important to support Canada’s future professionals! Regardless of your program of interest, all OzTREKK applicants are welcome to apply.
We believe in supporting our community, and we want to reward like-minded students. The OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarships are our way of saying Good on ya! We support you, the OzTREKK student, because you represent Canada’s future!
How much are the scholarships worth? There are three OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarships available to qualified applicants:
1. $10,000
2. $8,000
3. $7,000
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 one of the scholarships.
How are the winners selected?

OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarships
Learn more about the OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarships

The OzTREKK Scholarship Committee will select three (3) winners from eligible applicants. Selection will be based upon the student’s contribution to his/her community. We are especially interested in a student’s

  • leadership and initiative;
  • community engagement; and
  • creativity!

Please note scholarship winners must

  • have applied through OzTREKK;
  • have accepted their Australian university offer via OzTREKK by 4 p.m. December 16, 2016. Eastern Standard Time; and
  • be enrolled in their Australian university program at by the census date (this date varies by institution).

What is the timeline for the OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarships?
Applications opened: May 3, 2016
Applications close: October 7, 2016*
2017 Winners announced: December 16, 2016
*Please note late applications will not be considered.
How do you apply for an OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship?
Applicants must submit a one-page / 500-word (no more) letter highlighting their community involvement, their leadership qualities, and their passion for their future career.
Applicants are encouraged to also submit a 30-second video explaining why they should be considered. We encourage you to be creative and tell us about yourself! Videos may be sent via email (or published in a Dropbox, Google Drive or other similar application) or uploaded to YouTube via the link provided in the application.
Applicants must submit their one-page letter and video to scholarship@oztrekk.com by 5 p.m. EST, Friday, October 7, 2016.

Do you have any questions about the OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarships? Contact us at info@oztrekk.com or ask  your admissions officer! We look forward to your submissions!