RSL Queensland Scholarships
RSL Queensland’s charitable activities extend beyond those who have served or are serving in the Australian Defence Force to include their dependants, with the RSL Queensland Scholarship scheme providing funding to assist children of Australian veterans in achieving tertiary qualifications.
Launched in 2017, RSL Queensland’s scholarships program provides funding and support to help the children and spouses of ADF members and veterans in achieving tertiary or vocational qualifications.
RSL Queensland Scholarship Program – Veteran Dependants
Twenty scholarships are available to children and grandchildren of ex-serving ADF members for university study or vocational education.
RSL Queensland AVCAT Scholarship recipients, 2016. The RSL Queensland Scholarship program was expanded in 2017 to include partners and spouses of current and ex-service people.
Each scholarship is worth up to $12,000 paid over three years and can be used towards educational expenses such as course fees and educational resources.
Successful applicants are determined based on factors including merit, financial hardship and deservedness.
Applications for the 2018 RSL Queensland Scholarship open on 18 August, 2017 and close on 31 October, 2017. Successful applicants will be notified in early 2018.
The scholarship program is managed by the Australian Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust (AVCAT) on behalf of RSL Queensland. AVCAT is a national, independent charity helping give the children and grandchildren of Australian veterans a better future through education.
Veteran Dependent Scholarships
RSL Queensland Partner Education and Training Scholarships
Scholarships are available to partners of current or ex-serving ADF members for tertiary or vocational courses. Each scholarship is for $4,000 annually for up to three years; however, if the applicant’s chosen course is less than 12 months of full time study, the scholarship will be reduced accordingly.
Applications for the 2018 RSL Queensland Partner Education and Training Scholarship are now open. Successful applicants will be notified via email once their application has been assessed.