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Accommodation Bursary -St Paul's Wing

In 2015, a generous benefactor of the College inaugurated an annual Bursary of $5,000 to give financial assistance to a potential first year JCU student wishing to reside in the St Paul's Wing of the College but, because of financial circumstances, may not be able to afford the fees.  The Bursary would offset the cost of accommodation at the College.

Any prospective student (male or female) who has applied for a place at the St Paul's Wing of Saints Catholic College, via the JCU Accommodation webpage, can apply for the Accommodation Bursary. The candidate should be able to demonstrate that they (or their parents/guardians) are residents of North Queensland, a member of the Catholic Church and in financial need.  Please read the Terms and Conditions of the Bursary, available via the link below, for more information. 

If you wish to apply for the Bursary please complete the Application Form cover sheet (see link below) and forward it, together with your supporting documentation, to:

The Principal
Saints Catholic College
James Cook University
Townsville Qld 4811

or email it to [email protected]

Your application should reach the College by the closing date of 27 January 2017.


Gloria Lazzarini Prize

The Gloria Lazzarini Prize is intended to be a memorial to honour the memory of Gloria Lazzarini former Deputy Principal of St Raphael’s College, who died on 1st August 2015. Gloria placed a high value on formal education but a greater value on engaging the community in which she lived and the issues of the day. She was a great advocate for social justice and was passionate about politics and current affairs. Gloria loved literature, especially poetry and was an enthusiastic sportswoman and sports follower.

The eligibility shall be open to competition among female candidates who have successfully completed their second year of undergraduate study at James Cook University and has been in residence at Saints Catholic College for two years.

For more details about this bursary please refer to the College Handbook.


College Bursaries

Each year the College offers Bursaries totalling $1,000 to assist students who may be struggling to pay their accommodation fees.  Written applications will be called in second semester and applicants will be informed of the criteria to be addressed.  The bursaries are then awarded in the form of discounts off accommodation fees for the remainder of the year.


JCU Scholarships/Bursaries

JCU offers various scholarships and bursaries. You are directed to the JCU Scholarships/Bursaries and Grants link on the JCU website for more information about other types of sponsored assistance.  www.jcu.edu.au/scholarships