Students benefit from $42,000 in scholarships through the Hollomby Foundation

Twenty Geraldton Universities Centre students will share in $42,000 in scholarships awarded through the Hollomby Foundation this year.

The GUC’s Hollomby Foundation is dedicated to the advancement of tertiary education in our region.  Named in honour of the late Joe Hollomby, the Foundation supports GUC and Mid West students to fulfil their dreams, building the capacity of our region.

This year’s recipients were chosen from the largest and strongest field of applicants yet, reflecting the record number of students studying at GUC in 2016.

2016Hollomby Foundation scholarship recipients:

Hollomby Foundation Scholarships in Nursing: Natalie Watts, Melissa Kiddle, TenaeMcCombe

Deepdale Bursary: Zoe Harrington

St John of God Health Care Geraldton Scholarship: Kimberly Ryles

St John’sKu’arlu Scholarship: DainiraPapertralk

Horwood Family Education Scholarship: Rachel Clancy

Mid West Development Commission: Jade Briggs

City of Greater Geraldton: Mikala Cooper, Morgan Freeman

Shire of Irwin Scholarship: Kobi Jeffery

Shire of Northampton: Melissa Mellan, Sonia Williams

The Hon. Paul Brown MLC, Member for the Agricultural Region: Brodie Drage, Ciarra Ryan

The Hon. Darren West MLC, Member for the Agricultural Region: Shaun Chester

Ian Blayney MLA, Member for Geraldton: SitaAjaran

Bendigo Bank: Michael Patrick

Bundiyarra Community Aboriginal Corporation: Rianna Pension

Rotary Club of Batavia Coast Scholarship: Danyelle Cowan

Enquiries from businesses or individuals wanting to sponsor a new scholarship are welcome, and should be directed to GUC on 9920 4400.