George Gregan Scholarship

Tue, Oct 11, 2022, 4:35 AM
ACT Brumbies Media
by ACT Brumbies Media

Named in honour of Wallaby and Brumbies great, George Gregan, this prestigious sporting scholarship provides an opportunity for outstanding Rugby Union players to pursue their education at the University of Canberra while having their tuition fees waived for subjects passed.

The goal of the scholarship is to prepare the recipients for life beyond elite rugby. They can achieve an indternationally recognized degree in the discipline of their choice, while pursuing a pathway through the Brumbies Academy and playing in Canberra’s premier club rugby competition.

Download your applications form here.

Eligibility requirements and selection

· Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents, NZ Citizens

· Accepted into an undergraduate degree at the University of Canberra

· Selected for the Brumbies men’s Academy [Please note: Brumbies Core Training Squad (CPS) and Wider Training Squad (WTS) contracted players are not eligible]

· Selection will be made based on the Brumbies’ assessment of the applicant’s level of demonstrated potential to succeed at Super Rugby level and beyond. Where two or more applicants are considered equal in the selection process, the applicants‘ academic achievements will be used for selection

2023

Terms and Conditions

· Up to three scholarships are available per year

· At least 1 will be awarded to an indigenous player

· Scholarships will cover up to 100% of recipients’ HECS debt and SSAF for subjects passed only

· Recipients should maintain a minimum of a pass average and adhere to the University of Canberra’s undergraduate policies and procedures as at https://guard.canberra.edu.au/policy/Academic/Progress

· Recipients who do not maintain a pass average may have their scholarship withdrawn

· Recipients must continue in the Brumbies Rugby pathway to a suitable standard at the discretion of Brumbies staff

· Recipients must agree to be profiled to promote scholarships offered by the University of Canberra

· The University will reserve the right to re-allocate the scholarship if for any reason the scholarship is withdrawn

Applying

·Expressions of interest are due by Friday 31st October, 2022

·These will be considered by Brumbies Rugby as soon as possible after this date

·Applicants may be asked for additional information where required including Year 11 and 12 school reports and an endorsement letter from a Level 3 Rugby Union coach

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