INSPIRE: Female students who are committed to making a difference can apply for the bursaries.
INSPIRE: Female students who are committed to making a difference can apply for the bursaries. YakobchukOlena

Bursaries available for inspiring female students

YOUNG South Burnett women could be eligible for a bursary aimed at encouraging inspiring women.

The National Council of Women of Queensland will be giving out 34 bursaries to female students.

The council encourages people to share the details about the bursary with any eligible women.

"We encourage you to share the details with the women in your lives that inspire you, those who serve our community, are studying or returning to study and who have a drive to make a difference,” they said.

Nominations opened this week for the 2019 program and will remain open until May 20.

Any female students who live in the South Burnett, Maranoa region, regional or rural Queensland, Logan or Moreton Bay are encouraged to apply.

There will be specific bursaries available for indigenous students or anyone aspiring to, or already studying, to be a teacher.

Anyone female student with a family member with cancer, disability or mental illness or someone with a passion for volunteering are encouraged to apply.

Female students who are keen to work in aged care, studying journalism, a physical science, speech pathology, audiology, medicine, law, justice or a STEM course.

Any students who may be investing time into increasing skills in leadership and governance and preparing themselves for board membership or able to demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities.

There is a large range of bursaries from $1000 on offer including ones catering to Year 12 students, TAFE students, bachelor degree students and PhD students.

Nomination forms can be downloaded from the NCWQ website www.ncwq.org.au/bursaries.

Any inquiries can be directed to bursaries@ncwq.org.aa.

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