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Our scholarship student Daniel completed a TAFE Diploma of Nursing and has been working as an enrolled nurse in a hospital setting. Wanting to upskill and take his career to the next level, he commenced a Bachelor of Nursing at the University of South Australia in 2022.
Our scholarship student Cleo was struggling under the pressures of full-time work and study. Here’s how a scholarship brought balance to her life.
Our scholarship student Jasmine is following her dream to become a social worker, recently beginning her master’s degree at the University of Sydney.
Despite a difficult childhood, dedicated student Andre is looking forward to an impressive career in engineering. Please welcome our new scholarship student!
As COVID-19 restrictions relax we were so excited to hold our first event in a long time. Their Excellencies the Governor-General and Mrs Linda Hurley recently hosted a morning tea at Admiralty House to celebrate the Foundation’s Tertiary Scholarship Program. Below is a transcript of the Governor General’s speech for supporters who could not attend.
Nathan Stevens is an impressive young man who overcame a family tragedy to take charge of his future. Here, in his own words, he tells us about growing up, university life, and how being part of our Tertiary Scholarship Program helped him land a fantastic role.
Tasha overcame a family tragedy and difficult upbringing to become the first in her family to graduate from university.
Our scholarship student Faraz has fought hard for her right to an education, something many of us take for granted. Like most of our scholarship recipients, she had a traumatic childhood and was unable to count on her family for support. Now, through her studies, Faraz is finding a voice for storytelling.
Completing a degree or certificate isn’t easy but it’s even tougher if you don’t have supportive parents to provide guidance and encouragement. Serra had spent many years couch-surfing until she got her own place when she was 16. Here, she shares her story about how she was heading down the wrong path when the opportunity to receive a scholarship changed her perspective and her future.
Scholarship recipient Terri graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing from Australian Catholic University. She was the first in her extended family to both complete the HSC and attend university, and is a source of inspiration and pride to her younger siblings.
The many stories captured in our latest Annual Review showcase the wide range of projects the Sisters of Charity Foundation continues to support.
asylum seekers & refugees babies & children Community Grants COVID-19 disability domestic violence elderly employment assistance environment events First Nations food relief Gifts in Wills grief health care homelessness housing human trafficking media mental health mentoring modern slavery news out-of-home care Providence House rural & regional scholarships substance abuse tax tips unemployment volunteering young people
Each year we’re able to make a difference to thousands of people across the country with funds generously donated by compassionate Australians. We support initiatives that focus on benefiting the disadvantaged, marginalised and socially isolated people in our community.
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