Scholarships & Bursary's

Student Scholarship Program 2019

Applications are invited for funding under Council's Student Scholarship Program.  To be eligible for consideration, applicants must reside within Murrumbidgee Council Local Government area, and be undertaking tertiary education at a university, TAFE or other education facility in 2019.  

Criteria and application form are available at Council's offices in Darlington Point, Coleambally and Jerilderie or click on Student Scholarship 

Applications close 5.00pm Wednesday 13 February 2019.


Charles Sturt University Foundation Scholarship

Murrumbidgee Council sees education as a key process in the development and growth of its residents, particularly its youth. In order to aid this development and to ease the transition and expenses for rural students, Murrumbidgee Council offers this scholarship to students who reside within the Murrumbidgee Council Local Government Area.

Entries for 2019 are now open and close on 3 February 2019.

For more information about the Foundation Scholarship go to


Bendigo Bank Scholarships

For details on what is available through the Bendigo Bank please visit:


2018 Sir John Monash Education Bursary

Applications are now closed for the Sir John Monash Education Bursary.  Applicants were invited to submit an essay: “In a modern world that espouses the importance of credible role models, please define Sir John Monash’s eligibility to sit comfortably within this privileged sphere”.  The recipient of this year's bursary was Zac Barlow. He was presented with his award at the evening of the Sir John Monash Dinner and Lecture, held on Monday evening, 8 October 2018.  Details of the dinner can be found here.